Wristbands to leave and re-enter the festival are available at all gate areas from Noon until 6:30 pm daily. Re-entry wristbands will be valid for a single, same day re-entry until 7:00 pm. No re-entry wristbands will be issued after 6:30 pm and there are no re-entries after 7:00 pm.
Additionally, no wristbands for re-entry will be issued on Sunday, July 5, 2015.
Summerfest 2015 will be open Wednesday, June 24 - Sunday, June 28 and Tuesday, June 30 - Sunday, July 5 from Noon to Midnight.
The following items are ALLOWED at Summerfest:
The following items are NOT ALLOWED at Summerfest:
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. reserves the right to alter carry-in item policies at any time.
Yes, check in at one of the Information Booths on the grounds (located near each gate) for directions to a specific location.
A Summerfest General Admission ticket is valid any time the grounds are open (Noon - Midnight) and permits access to all grounds stages.
A Weekday Admission ticket is valid for entry before 4:00 pm, Tuesday - Friday and also permits access to all grounds stages.
A separate ticket is required for all Marcus Amphitheater concerts; however, this ticket will also grant access to the festival grounds, and permits access to all grounds stages.
Yes, limited rentals are available at the North, Mid and South Gates with proper identification.
Summerfest tickets are available online at the Tickets page as well as the Summerfest Box Office.
Summerfest strongly urges all patrons to avoid purchasing tickets on the street from unauthorized sources, as the tickets may be counterfeit.
For your own protection, tickets should only be purchased at Summerfest ticket booths, on the Tickets page or Ticketmaster.com.
Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.
Summerfest strongly urges all patrons to avoid purchasing tickets on the street from unauthorized sources, as the tickets may be counterfeit. For your own protection, tickets should only be purchased at Summerfest Ticket Windows, on the Tickets page or Ticketmaster.com. Counterfeit tickets and tickets purchased from unauthorized sources will not be honored.
There are many hotels in the downtown Milwaukee area and many offer great Summerfest packages.
For a complete list of hotels visit our Travel page.
For a complete listing of transportation options, visit the Travel page.
For complete information on accessibility on the grounds, a free brochure is available at all Information Booths on the festival grounds, the Summerfest Box Office and at the NSCIA Respite Pavilion or by visiting the Accessibility page.
Accessible picnic tables, drinking fountains and accessible restrooms are located throughout the grounds and in the Marcus Amphitheater. Accessible seating is also available at the Marcus Amphitheater and at all stage areas on a first-come, first-served basis. The First Aid Building pay phone includes a TTY option.
Spaces are available in Lots G & H. Vehicles must have appropriate plates or permits to park in accessible spaces. All parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.
View the Parking Map
Located south of the Miller Lite Oasis, this facility is specifically designed for the comfort of our patrons who have a disability or unique need. The pavilion includes a fully accessible shower and restroom facilities, air-conditioned rest area and an outdoor observation deck.
Program volunteers will be stationed at the Mid Gate and throughout the festival grounds to provide volunteer support and to promote the programs and services available to people with disabilities.
Lost and Found articles are turned into and can be claimed at the Police Command Post located just south of the Harley-Davidson® Roadhouse. The Milwaukee Police Department staffs the Lost and Found area.
Visit the Jobs & Volunteering page for more information.
Visit the Travel page for more information.
During Summerfest only, standard taxi service is available outside the South Gate two blocks west on Jackson Street, one block west of the Mid Gate on Chicago Street at Jackson Street and one block north of the North Gate on Michigan Street.
There are First Aid stations located at the North, Mid and South Gates. Ambulance service is provided by Bell Ambulance. Milwaukee Fire Department units are present at the site. See the Grounds Map for more details.
Visit the Press page.
The majority of vendors on the grounds accept credit cards. Additionally, ATMs are available and accept the following bank or credit cards: Plus, Star, MasterCard, Cirrus, Visa, Plus, American Express and Discover.
Please see the Grounds Map for locations.
Yes, visit the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Premier Seat Program page for more information.
Yes, service animals are allowed. Pets are not. For more information visit the Accessibility page.
Bicycle parking is located near the Mid and South Gates.
Stop by an Information Booth (loacted near each gate) to pick up the official Summerfest Schedule of Events.
Submit your media kit to ReverbNation.
Visit the Jobs & Volunteers for more information about employment opportunities with Summerfest.
Please visit the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Private Parties page for more information.
Visit the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Business Group Sales page.