MILWAUKEE, WI (July 20, 2017) – Are you a Fan for Life Winner?  On Sunday, July 9, 2017, Summerfest distributed 30,000 tickets valid for admission to Summerfest 2018. Each ticket contained a symbol correlating to a prize in the Fan for Life promotion. 

Festival officials announced that as of today there are unclaimed Fan for Life prizes and in an effort to award their fans, have extended the deadline to August 31, 2017 at 5 pm.  The Fan for Life giveaway took place during a special “Cheers to 50 Years” ceremony as a way to wrap up the 50th edition of the festival and thank fans for their loyalty and support.

 If Summerfest patrons received a ticket during the Fan for Life promotion, check the prize symbols located on the lower left front of the Summerfest 2018 ticket to determine if it’s a winning ticket:

  • Summerfest smile logo symbol:
    • 2018 Summerfest ticket
    • The ticket is a single day ticket for next year. Winners do not need to do anything, but hold onto the ticket for 2018.
  • Music Note symbol:
    • “50 Years of Smiles” – Summerfest commemorative book
    • Winners should come to the Summerfest offices (639 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, WI Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm) to pick up the book.
  • Guitar symbol:
    • Summerfest 2018 11 Day Power Pass
    • Winners do not need to do anything else, but hold onto the ticket, it’s their 2018 Power Pass.
  • Drum symbol:
    • Fan for Life – lifetime pass to Summerfest
    • If you have a drum symbol on your ticket, email [email protected] to schedule an appointment to fill out the winner’s affidavit. Once that is completed, winners must register their Lifetime Pass at The Lifetime Pass for 2018 cannot be claimed until the necessary paperwork is filed and completed.

Winners will need to produce the actual ticket in order to claim their prize. There will only be one prize awarded per person. Prizes won are not transferable. For complete rules and frequently asked questions on the Fan for Life promotion, visit