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Henry Maier Festival Park [edit]
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-3378
www.summerfest.com
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Home to many of Milwaukee's largest festivals, such as Summerfest and ethnic festivals that run every weekend throughout the summer.

The Henry Maier Festival Park is located in downtown Milwaukee along the Lake Michigan shoreline.
 
Upcoming events

Sept. 21, 2019 - Sept. 21, 2019
Fromm Petfest

This year’s festival will bring back family and pet-favorite activities, including: dock diving, lure and agility courses, the Doggie Dash speed trial, Kitty City and more. The marketplace will return, as well as the kids’ amusement area, live music and entertainment and the highly anticipated Costume Contest and Owner/Pet Look-alike Contest. New attractions this year will include a larger Adoption Avenue featuring even more rescues and animal-related nonprofits, a new Vendor Village supporting emerging makers, crafters and small businesses and the Lap Dog Lounge- a restful area built for those puppies (and people) who need a brief respite when the day’s excitement catches up to them. Through the support of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., together with event sponsors and partners, Fromm Petfest is a family event including free admission and free parking. Dogs and cats of all kinds are welcome as long as they are on leash, up-to-date on vaccinations and sign the event waiver upon entering the grounds. Fromm will once again donate proceeds from ticket and pet food sales to a number of area animal-related non-profits, including the Wisconsin Humane Society.

Sept. 22, 2019
Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk

oin us for our second annual Komen Southeast Wisconsin MORE THAN PINK Walk™ and share your determination to support the survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer in our community and beyond. All funds raised support local education, screening and diagnostic programs, and global research efforts to find the cures. Register today and start fundraising to help us meet our ambitious $527,690 goal. Together we will be Bold. Be Fearless. Be MORE THAN PINK®.

Oct. 5, 2019 - Oct. 5, 2019
AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run

Celebrating its 30th anniversary on Saturday, October 5, 2019, AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run is the largest HIV fundraising event in Wisconsin. Starting and finishing on the Summerfest Grounds, this fully-supported event takes place on Milwaukee’s lakefront and includes rest stops, breakfast and the opening ceremony with our Honorary Chair (to be determined), all in a fun and festive atmosphere. Since its inception in 1990, the event has raised more than $13.5 million for the fight against AIDS. It is produced by and benefits the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW). Past Honorary Chairs include: Matt Bomer, Jane Lynch, Taye Diggs, Tim Gunn, Bette Midler, Clay Matthews, Ryan Braun, Magic Johnson and more. AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run Saturday, October 5, 2019 Summerfest Grounds, Milwaukee Lakefront (Henry Maier Festival Park 635 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202) Gates open 9:30 AM 5K Run 10:30 AM 5K Walk 12:30 PM Program Noon www.aidswalkwis.org (URL – http://www.aidswalkwis.org) 800-348-WALK (800-348-9255) Contact: Mari Lucco Development Associate – Special Events AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (414) 225-1590 mari.lucco@arcw.org Cost $0 for walk, $30 for run, $35 for run day of If you need any other information please contact Ms. Mari Lucco, Development Associate – Special Events, AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin at 414-225-1590, or mari.lucco@arcw.org.

Oct. 5, 2019
AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run

AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run is the largest HIV fundraising event in Wisconsin. Now in its 30th year, the Walk/Run has raised more than $13.5 million for the fight against AIDS. Taking place along Milwaukee’s lakefront, the event has brought together more than 130,000 walkers and volunteers since 1990, who raise pledges to help people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. The event starts and finishes at the Summerfest Grounds. Highlights include morning entertainment and activities, continental breakfast and an opening program with special guests. The route is fully supported with themed rest stops, medical support, and food/water. Past honorary chairs include Jane Lynch, Taye Diggs, Lance Bass and Michael Turchin, Tim Gunn, Clay Matthews, Bette Midler, Ryan Braun, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Bon Iver. AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run is produced by the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin.

 
 


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