Milwaukee Event

Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2022/23

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Date Name Location
MAY 2022
May 20-22 Maifest Germantown Germantown
May 21 Bubble Run State Fair Park - North Parking Lot (West Allis)
May 27-30 Jamboree Burlington
JUNE 2022
June 2-4 Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 5 Scottish Fest / Highland Games Croatian Park (Franklin)
June 5 UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
June 12 Locust Street Festival Riverwest (Milwaukee)
June TBD Braise Garlic Fest Walker's Point (Milwaukee)
June 10-12 Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Lakefront Festival of Art - CANCELED Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June 23- July 9 Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 25-26 Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2022
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July 7-10 Gathering on the Green Mequon
July 14-17 Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July TBD Balloons Over Mukwonago Mukwonago
July 16 Croatian Fest Croatian Park, Franklin
July 15-17 Festa Italiana - CANCELED Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 16 Port Fish Day Port Washington
July 20-24 Waukesha County Fair Waukesha County Expo Grounds, Pewaukee


July 21-Sept 29

Jazz in the Park Cathedral Square Park, Milwaukee
July TBD German Days Old Heidelberg Park, Glendale
July 23-24 MKE Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
July 26 World's Largest Coffee Break Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
July 26-31 Washington County Fair Washington County Fair Park, West Bend
July 27-31 Racine County Fair Racine County Fairgrounds, Union Grove
July 29-30 Riverwest 24 Bike Race Riverwest, Milwaukee
July 29-31 40th Annual German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 30 Brady Street Festival East Side Milwaukee
July 30 Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront
August 3-7 Ozaukee County Fair Ozaukee County Fairgrounds, Cedarburg
August 4-14 Wisconsin State Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)    
August 6-7 Toyota USA Triathlon Discovery World (Milwaukee Lakefront)
August 6-12 Black Arts Fest MKE Henry W. Maier Festival Park    
August 7 Brewtown Rumble Deer District, (Downtown)
August 7 Starving Artist Fair DeKoven Center (Racine)
August 13 Dragon Boat Festival Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
August 12-13 Waukesha Rotary Bluesfest Naga-Waukee Park, Delafield
August 14-15 Morning Glory Craft Fair Marcus Center (Downtown)
August 18-22 Kenosha County Fair Kenosha County Fairgrounds, Wilmot
August 18-21 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 18-21 A la Carte at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
August 20 Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest/Walk to Cure Arthritis Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 20-21 Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts Fowler Park, Oconomowoc
August 26-28 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 1-5 Milwaukee Rally Harley-Davidson Museum and various locations
September 2-4 Wisconsin Highland Games Waukesha Expo Center
September 3-4 Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
September 8-15 Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee    
September 9-10 Tosa Fest Wauwatosa
September TBD Frank Mots International Kite Festival Veteran's Park (Milwaukee Lakefront)
September 17 Briggs & Al's Run & Walk Milwaukee Lakefront
September 17 Bay View Bash Bay View
September TBD Harbor Fest Harbor District (Milwaukee)
September 14 Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park (Milwaukee)
September 18-20 Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
September 23-24 Oktoberfest @ the Schwabenhof The Schwabenhof, Menomonee Falls
September 23-25 Harvest Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
September 24 Fromm Petfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 24-25 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee
Sept. /Oct. Oktoberfest Heidelberg Park (Bavarian Bierhaus)
October TBD Oktoberfest Historic Downtown Cedarburg
October 2 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Grafton - Downtown Milwaukee
October 9 Susan G. Komen More than Pink Walk Henry W. Maier Festival Park
October 2-9 Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee
October TBD Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest & BBQ Cook-Off Racine County Fairgrounds (Union Grove)
November 5 Veterans Day of Honor Parade War Memorial Center, Milwaukee
November 18-20 Holiday Folk Fair International State Fair Park, West Allis
November-Jan 1 Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee
Mid Nov - Early Jan A Victorian Christmas Historic Pabst Mansion (Westown)
November - Dec. Christkindlmarket Fiserv Forum (Downtown)
December 3 Santa Cycle Rampage Wauwatosa-Downtown Milwaukee
December TBD Mama Tried Motorcycle Show Fiserv Forum (Milwaukee)
December TBD Christmas in the Ward Historic Third Ward
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge/Dip Bradford Beach Milwaukee & Port Washington
January TBD Waukesha Janboree Waukesha
February TBD Winter Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
February TBD O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
MARCH 2023
March TBD Milwaukee RV Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
March TBD Journal Sentinel Sports Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
March 11 St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee
March TBD Greater Milwaukee Golf Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
March TBD Realtors Home & Garden Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
APRIL 2023
April TBD Art in Bloom Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
April TBD Milwaukee Comic Con State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
April TBD Milwaukee Bead Show Greenfield Community Center
April TBD Milwaukee Film Festival Various Locations - Milwaukee
MAY 2023
May TBD Greater Milwaukee Car & Truck Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)