Festivals

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Jazz in the Park adds virtual events

Published Aug. 6, 2020

This is the first summer since 1990 that there's no Jazz in the Park in Cathedral Square Park Downtown, but don't worry music lovers, because Jazz is going virtual with a couple August events.

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Chill on the Hill is canceled for 2020

Published June 18, 2020

Another Milwaukee summer staple has unsurprisingly nixed its plans this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as the Bay View Neighborhood Association announced today that Chill on the Hill has been canceled for 2020.

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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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Country star Sam Hunt will return for rescheduled Summerfest

Published April 14, 2020

Country star Sam Hunt today announced his rescheduled summer tour on social media, complete with a new headliner date at Summerfest - Friday, Sept. 4 - making him the first performer to confirm his return to the September-set Big Gig.