Black Arts Fest MKE


Through Sept. 8

Fathoms Below Floral Show

This summer garden inspired by the ocean floor takes on an undersea theme with colorful fish sculptures swirling around plants.

Mitchell Park Domes


Through Sept. 2, weekends & Labor Day

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Re-enact the days of yore with era-appropriate food and beverages, kids’ activities and feats of strength.

12550 120th Ave., Kenosha


July 30

Grafton's Traveling Food Truck Tour

Enjoy 15-20 food truck vendors, live DJ, family friendly music, a beer garden, and activities for children.

Veteran's Memorial Park, Grafton


July 31-Aug. 4

Milwaukee Comedy Festival

Largest multi-day comedy event in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.



Aug. 3

Black Arts Fest MKE

Honors African and African American culture with four stages of diverse entertainment.

Summerfest Grounds


Aug. 3

Red Hot BBQ Art Crawl

Visit over 175 artists in 20 venues. Shop the boutiques, listen to live music or indulge in food and drink.

Downtown Waukesha


Aug. 3-4

14th annual

Milwaukee Concours d'Elegance

Classic Car Show

High-end motorcars of all eras on display along with timeless performance cars.

Veterans Park on Milwaukee's lakefront




Aug. 3-4

Fire Fly Art Fair

More than 90 juried artists. Art includes paintings, photography, jewelry, woodworking, and sculpture. Enjoy homemade treats and an historic exhibit “Tosa Goes to War”.

The Kneeland-Walker House, 7406 Hillcrest Dr. Wauwatosa


Aug. 5-11

Luxembourg Fest

Includes traditional opening parade, food, music and activities for all.



Aug. 6, 5-8pm

North Shore National Night Out

Police-community partnership showcasing FBI agents, sheriffs, police, fire department, search-and-rescue, and highway patrol with their equipment, tools, and vehicles. Enjoy demonstrations, food trucks and entertainment.

Parkway Elementary School, 5910 N Milwaukee River Pkwy.


Aug. 6

Ladies Night Out in Grafton

Downtown Grafton


Aug. 9

World Elephant Day

Learn about conservation efforts for the world’s largest mammal with fun interactive activities.

Milwaukee County Zoo


Aug. 9-10

Waukesha Bluesfest

Featuring 14 national, regional and local blues-based acts over 2 days. Headliners this year are Joanne Shaw Taylor, the British blues rock guitarist and singer, on Aug. 9 and The Fabulous Thunderbirds, an American blues rock band formed in Texas in 1974.

Naga-Waukee Park


Aug. 10-11

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair

Find a plethora of custom pieces available for purchase that range from museum-quality furniture to hand-made stoneware vessels to bead woven jewelry and hand painted silk scarves.

Fiserv Forum


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