Festivals

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Four more 2020 Wisconsin fairs canceled

Published June 1, 2020

Washington County, Waukesha County, Jefferson County and the Northern Wisconsin State Fairs have decided to halt this year's festivals in the face of COVID-19 fears.

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MKEfest Virtual ArtWalk Series starts Saturday

Published May 15, 2020

In previous years, MKEfest was an annual one-day event that celebrated diversity in Milwaukee through art, music and culture in a festival-like setting. This year, like so many live events, it's moving online.

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May kite festival at Veterans Park postponed

Published May 12, 2020

The 32nd Annual Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival has been postponed by Gift of Wings at Veterans Park, but the new dates have not yet been announced.

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Bastille Days and Jazz in the Park postponed due to coronavirus

Published April 23, 2020

The Milwaukee summer festival season got even quieter today as the East Town Association announced this morning that, due to the coronavirus outbreak, Jazz in the Park and Bastille Days have been postponed, with eyes toward rescheduling in the fall.

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10 photos that transport us back to Brady Street Festival, 1973

Published April 2, 2020

Especially in this moment, when we can't be together and when the weather certainly doesn't look much like what you see in these photographs, it feels like stepping back in time and outside to the Brady Street of yore for the annual Brady Street Festival.

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ICC cancels 2020 Festa Italiana

Published March 31, 2020

The 2020 Festa Italiana, which had already been shortened due to the Democratic National Convention, has now been completely canceled.

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Irish Fest announces 2020 music lineup

Published March 10, 2020

Irish Fest is gearing up for its 40th annual festival at the Milwaukee lakefront and it has announced the lineup of entertainers on tap for that event, which takes place Aug. 13-16 at the Henry Maier Festival Park.