Fathers Day Festival, Milwaukee

Fathers Day Festival, Milwaukee; (c) Soul Of America

Milwaukee Events

All events held in Milwaukee, unless indicated otherwise.

JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; Milwaukee; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

MARCH

Indian Summer Festivals Winter Pow Wow
Featuring Indian Market, traditional food, Aztec Dancers; Wisconsin State Fair Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

Taste of Milwaukee
Annual event feauring sampling gourmet delights from over 20 area restaurants and silent auction; Hyatt Regency; http://www.milwaukee.org

APRIL

Metroparent’s KIDSfest
Annual event for parents and kids, with themed areas featuring Sports, Arts & Activities, Animals & Nature, Learning Lab, Travel, Health & Safety; Wisconsin Exposition Park – State Fair Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

MAY

Cinco de Mayo
Wisconsin State Fair Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

RiverSplash!
Downtown Milwaukee; http://www.milwaukee.org

JUNE

Juneteenth
One of the country’s largest Juneteenth celebrations featuring entertainment and food; Martin Luther King Drive; 2460 North 6th Street;
http://www.milwaukee.org

Summerfest
World’s largest outdoor festival featuring Jazz, R&B, Blues and more on 13 stages; food, comedians, children’s play area, amusement park rides; Henry Maier Festival Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

JULY

Garfield Avenue Blues, Gospel & Arts Festival
Annual festival featuring blues, jazz, gospel music, delicious barbecue, Louisiana boil; Garfield Avenue between 4th and 7th streets; http://www.milwaukee.org

AUGUST

Wisconsin State Fair
Annual event featuring International Bazaar, thrilling midway, blue ribbon livestock, and 30 free stages of live entertainment; Wisconsin State Fair Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

African World Festival
Annual three day summer festival celebrating African Diaspora heritage; enjoy the marketplace, music, and delicious cuisine from many participating restaurants; Henry Maier Festival Park; http://www.milwaukee.org

Jazz Festival: A Summer Sizzle
A free outdoor festival featuring Jazz, food and many specialty vendors; Historic Third Ward; http://www.milwaukee.org

SEPTEMBER

Ziegler Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival
Outdoor festival featuring contemporary jazz musicians; past performers include Boney James, Ramsey Lewis, David Benoit, David Sanborn, Riverside Park, West Bend; http://www.milwaukee.org

NOVEMBER

Milwaukee Holiday Parade
Annual parade featuring 20 bands, 30 ft. helium balloons, floats, live animals, clowns, and Santa Claus; Downtown Milwaukee; http://www.milwaukee.org

DECEMBER

Christmas in the Ward
Historic Third Ward District; http://www.historicthirdward.org

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues in Memphis; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations

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