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Entertainment > Venues > City of Milwaukee > Downtown > Henry Maier Festival Park

Henry Maier Festival Park [edit]
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-3378
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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

June 14, 2014
Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run

"Take It To The Bridge!" Registraton includes: One (1) FREE Summerfest General Admission ticket (valid any day during Summerfest 2014), Finishers Medal for All Participants, Tech Shirt for Half and Quarter Marathon Finishers (Men's and Women's sizing), Exceptional Course Support (featuring 10 aid stations), Great Post-Race Party (Enjoy live music on the Summerfest Grounds), One (1) FREE Beer for Registered Participants. Join the M2 challenge! Sign up for the Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run Half Marathon and the Madison Mini Marathon to complete the M2 Challenge and receive a third additional medal.

June 14, 2014
Kids Run to Read Fun Run

“Kids Run to Read” Fun Run will be held at the 4th annual Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 14 at Henry Maier Festival Park. Children ages 6-12 are invited to participate in the one-mile race, which will be capped at 250 registered runners. Registration is $12 in advance or $17 at the event on race day, if the race is not at capacity. Register now at The run will benefit SHARP Literacy and the Summerfest Foundation.

June 25, 2014 - July 6, 2014

Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6, from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest.

July 18, 2014
Wheels & Heels 2014 5K

NSCIA-SWC (The National Spinal Cord Injury Association - Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter) presents the Wheels & Heels Rush on Festa, a 5k run and a fun walk/casual wheelchair race. The event was created as a means of raising public awareness of disability issues and to generate funds to support our programs and to assist individuals with spinal cord injuries or disorders to become more independent. A portion of funds raised goes towards funding seed grants for research.


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