Summerfest: The World's Largest Music Festival

2023 Festival Dates:
Week 1: June 22 - June 24
Week 2: June 29 - July 1
Week 3: July 6 - July 8

What is Summerfest?

For 9 days, starting June 22rd, 2023, Henry Maier Festival Park is the place to be for all music fans. "Rolling Stone" called it one of the U.S.'s "must-see musical festivals." With hundreds of acts playing on 12 stages, you’ll find alternative, rock, country, R&B, pop, reggae, and more, from national headliners to indie bands. Your Summerfest ticket gets you access to all 11 of the grounds stages, spanning the 75-acre festival grounds. The American Family Insurance Amphitheater hosts today's hottest artists and music icons alike in the 23,000-seat venue with nightly ticketed concerts. All of this takes place at Henry Maier Festival Park, set along the stunning shores of Lake Michigan.

The 2023 Summerfest Headliners Include:

  • Eric Church (6/22)

  • Zac Brown Band (6/23)

  • James Taylor & His All-Star Band (6/24)

  • Dave Matthews Band (6/29)

  • Odesza w/ Bonobo (6/30)

  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie + Trippie Redd + City Girls (7/1)

  • Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band (7/6)

  • Zach Bryan (7/7)

  • Imagine Dragons (7/9)


As if more music than any one person can listen to wasn’t enough, Summerfest has a whole lot more to offer. A variety of popular Milwaukee restaurants are on-site offering tasty treats to keep you fueled up and ready to rock, and you can shop for everything from music-themed jewelry to puppets at unique vendors at four shopping marketplaces. The Northwestern Mutual Community Park will keep kids enraptured all day, with performances by magicians, jugglers, dance groups, puppets, and more.

Spend the day people-watching at the lakefront, shopping, or enjoying local and emerging artists on the grounds stages – the headliners start at 8 and 10 p.m. The American Family Insurance Amphitheater will be the star of the show complete with improved sight lines, new food and beverage offerings and more, the Amphitheater will make cheering for an encore or singing along to your favorite song more comfortable and accessible than ever before.

There’s a reason that Summerfest is a Milwaukee tradition and the highlight of the summer for both locals and visitors – it’s a festival experience like no other!