Miller Lite
BMO Pavilion with city backdrop
BMO Pavilion Day
BMO Pavilion along the lake
BMO Pavilion

BMO Pavilion


Celebrating spectacular artists in a state of the art facility

One of the many stages included with your Summerfest admission, the BMO Pavilion with Miller Lite located on the south end of the grounds features large video screens along with a contoured seating bowl with lakeside bars and restrooms located conveniently nearby. 

BMO Pavilion has featured artists from across all genres including classic rock, country, hip-hop, and alternative. Artists previously featured on this stage include Steve Miller Band, Chicago, Styx, Kip Moore, Cheap Trick, Sheryl Crow, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Willie Nelson, Billy Idol, and Hollywood Vampires.

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BMO Pavilion Show Schedule

Please download the Summerfest App for real-time performance times. 

*Show times are subject to change.


Summerfest will offer seating options at the BMO Pavilion with Miller Lite for all evening headlining performances. This policy offers Summerfest fans the choice of free general admission seats or reserved seats available for purchase, beginning at 7:00 p.m. for the evening headliners. All seats will be clearly marked within the venue. 

  • FREE Festival Seating: FREE to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, the day of the show in Sections 6 - 13. Similar to other Summerfest stages, fans may occupy seats as they are available from the time Summerfest gates open with general admission.

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  • Advance Purchase Tickets: Reserved tickets will be available for each evening headlining concert, in sections 1 - 5. Tickets go on sale this week and include same-day admission to Summerfest. View the grid below for on-sale dates and ticket links.


The BMO EMpower Grant program is a long-term platform that helps support minority-owned businesses through BMO’s partnership with Summerfest. This year, 6 minority small business owners received funding, along with business banking-related educational opportunities, to support their work as vendors during Summerfest 2023. Check them out here or at Summerfest!

These grants are part of BMO’s EMpower program, a more than $40 billion commitment to address key barriers faced by minority businesses, communities and families in the United States. For more information, visit BMO EMpower.

2023 BMO Empower Grant Program Recipients

Meet this year’s grant recipients:

Bianca Gedeon Golden Reign

Golden Reign
Executive Director Bianca Gedeon offers sterling silver jewelry accented with select stones. Gedeon says, “Our jewelry represents on some level the wonders and exoticness of cultures from all over the world– it’s what makes our work unique.”

Kalina Eichstaedt Kalina & Co. Jewelry

Kalina & Co. Jewelry
Founder and owner Kalina Eichstaedt offers welded Forever Bracelets in a variety of styles in sterling silver or 14K gold. Eichstaedt says, "I have always been an entrepreneur at heart and people have always been my passion. Creating a company where I could build people up and bring them together was always a dream of mine."

Cesar Cornier Keepnitmil

Owner Cesar Cornier offers hip-hop streetwear clothing, hats, fanny packs, and art – including posters and buttons. Cornier says, “Keepnitmil’s mission is to help unify people through music, fashion, and art. I believe that people can be empowered by using these creative tools together.” 


Elizabeth Hahn Philomena + Ruth

Philomena + Ruth
Owner Elizabeth Hahn offers handcrafted and indie clothing and small goods including buttons, stickers, posters, hats and mugs. Hahn says, "My mission is to be a brand that makes people feel good. 'Bad vibes killer' is a phrase I use often. It doesn't mean there are no bad vibes, it just means you can handle the good with the bad."

Ashley Bester Scents & Such

Scents & Such
Owner Ashley Bester creates all natural, essential oil infused scented soy wax container candles, diffusers, and melts. Bester says, “My love of chemistry has always kept my imagination ignited which often meant gifting friends and family with scented concoctions of some sort. It was those gifts that caused my tribe to gently nudge me into sharing my creations with the world.” 

Jaclyn Gapko Wisconsin Up

Wisconsin Up
Founder Jaclyn Gapko offers hoodies, tanks, tees, hats and handcrafted bottle openers. Gapko says,  "We are for the people of Wisconsin and we're a proud group of people here. We don't cowboy up, we Wisconsin up. Our vision is to spread the love of Wisconsin to absolutely everyone, one piece of apparel at a time." 



ADA Information

During Summerfest, accessible seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Accessible picnic tables, drinking fountains, and accessible restrooms are located throughout the grounds.