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Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2024/2025

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Date Name Location
MARCH 2024
March 22-30 Realtors Home & Garden Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
APRIL 2024
April 18-21 Art in Bloom Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
April 14 Milwaukee Bead Show Greenfield Community Center
April 11-25 Milwaukee Film Festival Various Locations - Milwaukee
MAY 2024
May 4 ProHealth Care Walks for Cancer Mukwonago, Oconomowoc, Waukesha
May TBD Greater Milwaukee Car & Truck Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
May 17-19 Maifest Germantown Germantown
May 24-27 Jamboree Burlington
JUNE 2024
June 6-8 Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 1 Scottish Fest / Highland Games Croatian Park (Franklin)
June 2 UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
June 9 Locust Street Festival Riverwest (Milwaukee)
June 14-16 Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 16 Brewtown Rumble Deer District, (Downtown)
June 13-23 Tour of America's Dairyland 11 SE Wisconsin Communities
June 14-16 Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June 20- July 6 Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 22-23 Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2024
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July 25-28 Harley-Davidson's Anniversary venues throughout Milwaukee County
July 12-13 Gathering on the Green Mequon
July 11-14 Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July TBD Balloons Over Mukwonago Mukwonago
July 20 Croatian Fest Croatian Park, Franklin
July 18-20 Port Fish Days Port Washington
July 17-21 Waukesha County Fair Waukesha County Expo Grounds, Pewaukee

Thursdays, June-August

Jazz in the Park Cathedral Square Park, Milwaukee
July 26-27 Riverwest 24 Bike Race Riverwest, Milwaukee
July 24-26 German Days Old Heidelberg Park, Glendale
July 27-28 MKE Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
July 23-28 Washington County Fair Washington County Fair Park, West Bend
July 26-30 Racine County Fair Racine County Fairgrounds, Union Grove
July 26-28  German Fest  Henry W. Maier Festival Park 
July 20  Brady Street Festival  East Side Milwaukee 
July 27  Milwaukee Brewfest  Mckinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront 

July 31- 

August 4

Ozaukee County Fair Ozaukee County Fairgrounds, Cedarburg
August 1-11 Wisconsin State Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
August 4-6 Toyota USA Triathlon Discovery World (Milwaukee Lakefront)
August 4-6 Festa Italiana Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
August 3 Black Arts Fest MKE Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 4 Starving Artist Fair DeKoven Center (Racine)
August 9-10 Waukesha Rotary Bluesfest Naga-Waukee Park, Delafield
August 10 Dragon Boat Festival Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
August 10-11 Morning Glory Craft Fair Marcus Center (Downtown)
August TBD World's Largest Coffee Break Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
August 14-18 Kenosha County Fair Kenosha County Fairgrounds, Wilmot
August 15-18 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 17-20 A la Carte at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
August 17 Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest/Walk to Cure Arthritis Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 17-18 Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts Fowler Park, Oconomowoc
August 23-24 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 1-5  Milwaukee Hometown Rally Harley-Davidson Museum and various locations
August 30- Sept 1 Wisconsin Highland Games Waukesha Expo Center
August 31- Sept 1 Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
September TBD Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee
September 6-7 Tosa Fest Wauwatosa
September TBD Briggs & Al's Run & Walk Milwaukee Lakefront
September 16 Bay View Bash Bay View
September 21-22 Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
September 29  Harbor Fest Harbor District (Milwaukee)
September 21 Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park (Milwaukee)
September TBD Oktoberfest @ the Schwabenhof The Schwabenhof, Menomonee Falls
September 21 Fromm Petfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 28-29 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee
September TBD  Susan G. Komen More than Pink Walk Henry W. Maier Festival Park
Sept 27-29 Harvest Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
Sept. /Oct. Oktoberfest Heidelberg Park (Bavarian Bierhaus)
October 5-6 Oktoberfest Historic Downtown Cedarburg
October 6 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Grafton - Downtown Milwaukee
October 1-6 Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee
October TBD Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest & BBQ Cook-Off Racine County Fairgrounds (Union Grove)
November 9 Veterans Day of Honor Parade War Memorial Center, Milwaukee
November-Jan 1 Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee
November-Jan 1 Country Christmas Pewaukee
November - Dec. Christkindlmarket Fiserv Forum (Downtown)

November 22-24

Holiday Folk Fair International State Fair Park, West Allis
Mid Nov - Early Jan A Victorian Christmas Historic Pabst Mansion (Westown)
December TBD Christmas in the Ward Historic Third Ward
December 7 Santa Cycle Rampage Wauwatosa-Downtown Milwaukee
December TBD Waukesha Christmas Parade Downtown Waukesha
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge/Dip Bradford Beach Milwaukee & Port Washington
January TBD Waukesha Janboree Waukesha
February TBD Milwaukee Comic Con State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
February TBD Greater Milwaukee Golf Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
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 2025
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 TBD St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee