Milwaukee Event

Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2022/23

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Date Name Location
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 Festa Italiana Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
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)
May TBD Maifest Germantown Germantown
May TBD Jamboree Burlington
JUNE 2023
June TBD Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Scottish Fest / Highland Games Croatian Park (Franklin)
June TBD UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
June TBD Locust Street Festival Riverwest (Milwaukee)
June TBD Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June-July TBD Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2023
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July TBD Gathering on the Green Mequon
July TBD Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July TBD Balloons Over Mukwonago Mukwonago
July TBD Croatian Fest Croatian Park, Franklin
July TBD Port Fish Day Port Washington
July TBD Waukesha County Fair Waukesha County Expo Grounds, Pewaukee



Jazz in the Park Cathedral Square Park, Milwaukee
July TBD German Days Old Heidelberg Park, Glendale
July TBD MKE Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
July TBD World's Largest Coffee Break Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
July TBD Washington County Fair Washington County Fair Park, West Bend
July TBD Racine County Fair Racine County Fairgrounds, Union Grove
July TBD Riverwest 24 Bike Race Riverwest, Milwaukee
July TBD 40th Annual German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July TBD Brady Street Festival East Side Milwaukee
July TBD Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront