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Major Events Calendar

Don't miss out on any of Milwaukee's great events!

You’ll find info on some of the city's biggest and best events in one convenient place – our Major Events Calendar. From exciting summer festivals to holiday celebrations, make time to explore Milwaukee's favorite events while you're in town.

Jan. 1 Cool Fool Kite Festival Milwaukee Lakefront 414-305-3145
Jan. 9-11 Building Lifestyles Home Show Wisconsin Center 262-436-1122
Jan. 16-17 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee 414-273-1173
Feb. 12-15 The 53rd Annual Home Improvement Show Expo Center at State Fair Park 414-771-4071
Feb. 13-15 Anime Milwaukee Wisconsin Center 414-908-6001
Feb. 21-22 Cedarburg Winter Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg 262-377-5856
Feb. 21-March 1 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show Wisconsin Center 414-359-9000
Feb. 26-March 1 Tripoli Shrine Circus UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena 414-908-6001
March 4-8 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show Expo Center at State Fair Park 414-408-7748
March 14 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee 414-276-6696
March 14 18th Annual Blarney Run/Walk Village of Wauwatosa 414-774-8672
March 14-15 Indian Summer Festivals Winter Pow Wow Expo Center at State Fair Park 414-604-1000
March 20-23, 25-29 Realtors Home and Garden Show Wisconsin Exposition Center 414-778-4929
April 17-18 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee 414-273-1173
May 16 Cuban Day Street Festival Cubanitas 414 225-1760
May 26-June 8 Bead&Button Show 2015 Wisconsin Center 414-908-6001
May 31 UPAF Ride for the Arts  Downtown Milwaukee 414-276-RIDE
June 4–Sept. 3 Jazz in the Park (Thursdays) Cathedral Square Park 414-271-1416
June 5-7 Pridefest Henry Maier Festival Park 414-272-FEST
June 6 Scottish Fest/Milwaukee Highland Games Hart Park, Wauwatosa 262-422-9235
June 10-Aug. 26 River Rhythms (Wednesdays) Pere Marquette Park 414-276-6696
June 12-14 Polish Fest Henry Maier Festival Park 414-529-2140
June 13 Summerfest Rock n' Sole Run Henry Maier Festival Park 800-837-3378
June 16-Aug. 26 Tosa Tonight (Wednesdays) Hart Park, Wauwatosa 414-939-9819
June 19 Juneteenth Day Martin Luther King Drive 414-372-3770
June 19-21 Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum 414-224-3200
June 24-28, 30-July 5 Summerfest Henry Maier Festival Park 414-273-2680
June 27-28 Cedarburg Strawberry Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg 262-377-5856
July 3 Downtown Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront 800-554-1448
July 4 Wauwatosa's 4th of July Parade & Celebration Wauwatosa 414-479-8900
July 9-12 Bastille Days East Town 414-271-1416
July 10-11 Gathering on the Green Rotary Park, Mequon 262-242-6187
July 11-12 Milwaukee IndyFest Milwaukee Mile at State Fair Park 414-326-4303
July 16-19 THE HAWK w/ Brian Redman Int'l Challenge Road America, Elkhart Lake 800-365-7223
July 17-19 Festa Italiana Henry Maier Festival Park 414-223-2808
July 18 Port Fish Day Port Washington 800-719-4881
July 20-26 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 920-426-4800
July 24-25 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee 414-273-1173
July 24-26 German Fest Henry Maier Festival Park 414-464-9444
July 25 Brady Street Festival Farwell to Van Buren Streets 414-272-3978
July 25-26 Milwaukee Air & Water Show Bradford - McKinley Beach 414-554-1448
August 6-16 Wisconsin State Fair Wisconsin State Fair Park 800-884-FAIR
Aug. 8-9 Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair Marcus Center for Performing Arts 414-259-1440
August 8-9 USA Triathlon Championships Milwaukee Lakefront 719-597-9090
August 13-16 Irish Fest Henry Maier Festival Park 414-476-3378
August 20-23 Milwaukee A La Carte Milwaukee County Zoo 414-771-3040
August 21-23 Mexican Fiesta Henry Maier Festival Park 414-383-7066
Sept. 3-7 Milwaukee Rally Various Dealerships in Milwaukee 262-860-2060
Sept. 4-26 Oktoberfest (weekends) Heidelberg Park 414-462-9147
Sept. 11-12 TosaFest City of Wauwatosa 414-453-2330
Sept. 11-13 Indian Summer Festival Henry Maier Festival Park 414-604-1000
Sept. 19-20 Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg 262-377-5856
Sept. 19-20 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee 414-277-7795
Sept. 19 Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park 414-455-3750
Sept. 24-27 Harvest Fair/World Beef Expo Wisconsin State Fair Park 800-266-7000
Sept. 24-Oct. 8 Milwaukee Film Festival Various venues 414-755-1965
Oct. 4 Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon Grafton to Milwaukee Lakefront 414-476-7223
Oct. 16-17 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee 414-273-1173
Oct. 16-18 Hunting Moon Pow Wow Potawatomi Casino & Hotel 414-847-7320
Nov. 7 Veterans Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee 414-273-5533
Nov. 19-Jan. 3 Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee 414-220-4700
Nov. 21 Milwaukee Holiday Parade Downtown Milwaukee 414-220-4700
Nov. 22-Dec. 31 Christmas in the Country Grand Geneva Resort 800-558-3417
Dec. 4-5 Christmas in the Ward Historic Third Ward 414-273-1173




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