June 26- June 30 + July 2-July 7 (closed July 1)
The world’s largest music festival.
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
July 2, 7pm
Independence Day Parade & Celebration
Post-parade entertainment includes music and games.
77th St. & Greenfield Ave. to 70th & National Ave.,
July 3, 11am-6:30pm
Fireworks Kite Festival
Featuring the Giant kites of Yves LaForest. A fun fly for all ages, the goal is to fill the sky with lots of kites.
Adult and kid's triathlon, decathlon and 5k run. Swim Pewaukee Lake, bike around the lake viewing glacial rolling hills and run along the shoreline.
July 6-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. renfair.com
12550 120th Ave., Kenosha
16 mile point-to-point relay run.
Frame Park, Waukesha to City Lights Brewery
July 10, 5-10pm
NEWaukee Night Markets
Showcasing a variety of local Milwaukee vendors, performers, and artists includes a beer garden.
Wisconsin Ave. between 2nd and 4th Streets
July 11, 6:30-7:30
Food and Travel Photography
Kevin J. Miyazaki
(New York Times, Bon Appétit, National Geographic) discusses the fine art of travel and food photography.
Museum of Wisconsin Art
America’s largest French festival.
Cathedral Square Park
Bastille Days Late Night Happy Hour
$3 Domestics, $4 Well Drinks, $5 House Wine! 11pm-1am.
SafeHouse, 779 N Front St.
Grown Up Summer Camp
Rock wall climbing, canoeing, campfires, s'mores and beer.
Urban Ecology Center
Gathering on the Green
Music, ballet, opera, art activities and a Battle of the Bands.
Rotary Park, Mequon, 4100 W. Highland Road
Wild Ones: Vintage Motorcycle Rally
Vintage 1940s-style motorcycle rally. In partnership with the Antique Motorcycle Club of America.
Harley Davidson Museum
July 13, 11am-8pm
African Cultural Festival
Ethnic food, dancing and traditional African drumming.
Brown Deer Park, Picnic Areas 2-5
Whitefish Bay Art Fest
Art, live music and great food from local restaurants. Art activities for kids make this art fest a destination for art enthusiasts of all ages.
Whitefish Bay Along Silver Spring Dr.
Maxwell Street Days
600 spaces filled with antiques, collectibles, produce, seasonal items, tools, old toys, vintage treasures, architectural items, farm items and much more.
Firemen’s Park, Cedarburg