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Summerfest (Weekend I) - 27th June To 1st July 2018

Summerfest (Weekend II) - 3rd To 8th July 2018

Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202

The Summerfest, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as ‘The World’s Largest Music Festival, is held every year at the Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, United States. Started in 1968, the festival lasts for 11 days and features more than 800 acts from musicians across various genres such as rock, country, R&B, pop, reggae and more.


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You can find a wide range of accommodation options in the following areas:

  • Downtown Milwaukee (approx. 1 mile  to venue) is the neighborhood closest to the venue. It also has attractions such as Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World and the Potawatomi Bingo Casino.
  • Waukesha is a city 14 miles from the grounds, but has a direct shuttle service from the venue, with accommodation pricing which is lower than Downtown Milwaukee. It has its own Museum and an exhibit dedicated to inventor and musician Les Paul.

 You could also consider staying in the following neighborhoods:

  • Glendale (approx. 4 miles to venue)
  • South Milwaukee (approx. 6 miles to venue)
  • Wauwatosa (approx. 7 miles to venue)
  • Racine (approx. 22 miles to venue)

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Port Washington

350 E Seven Hills Rd, Near Possibility Playground

285 Reviews

USD 119.02

Hyatt Place Milwaukee West

11777 W Silver Spring Drive, In the suburbs

342 Reviews

USD 139.41

Wyndham Garden Kenosha Harborside

5125 6th Ave, In Kenosha (Downtown Kenosha)

358 Reviews

USD 109

AmericInn Hotel & Suites Hartford

1527 E Sumner St, In Hartford

142 Reviews

USD 98.9

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mt. Pleasant-Racine West WI

13339 Hospitality Court, Near Skydive Midwest

143 Reviews

USD 109.03

Radisson Hotel Milwaukee NW (Menomonee Falls)

N88 W14750 Main St, Near Harley Davidson Factory

352 Reviews

USD 159.03

Aloft Milwaukee Downtown

1230 N Old World Third St, Near BMO Harris Bradley Center

613 Reviews

USD 299.04

La Quinta Inn Pleasant Prairie/Kenosha

7540 118th Ave, In Pleasant Prairie (Kenosha - Pleasant Prairie)

228 Reviews

USD 78.99

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

1611 West Canal Street, In Milwaukee (Downtown Milwaukee)

191 Reviews

USD 179.03

Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

4620 S 5th St, Near the airport

196 Reviews

USD 159.04

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Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202

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You can reach venue through following ways.


The closest airports to the Henry Maier Festival Park are:

  • General Mitchell International Airport
  • Dane County Regional Airport
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  • Midway International Airport
  • Chicago Rockford International Airport


From General Mitchell International Airport (MKE):

  • Shuttle buses are there between MKE and the Airport train station.
  • The 15-minute train ride takes from the station takes you to the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, which is one mile away from the Summerfest grounds.


From Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD):

  • You can get a roundtrip shuttle from ORD to the Milwaukee Amtrak Station, one mile way from the Summerfest grounds.
  • For more details on the shuttles, visit www.coachusa.com.


From MDW  - Chicago Midway Airport:

  • You can take the CTA Orange Line to Quincy and then walk 10 minutes to Union Station for the train on the Hiawatha line to Milwaukee Amtrak Station, one mile way from the Summerfest grounds.
  • Alternately, take the hourly Airport Express Shuttle to Chicago O’Hare Airport for transfers to the CoachUSA shuttle.
  • You can use the following taxi services in Milwaukee to reach the venue:
    • American United Taxi Cab 414-220-5000
    • Airport Taxi Service 262-574-5800
    • Yellow Cab Milwaukee 414-271-1800
    • GoRiteway 414-570-5200
  • You can check www.taxifarefinder.com for approximate taxi fares in the city.

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