The world’s largest music festival takes the stage on June 26-30/July 2-7 (closed July 1). Summerfest offers something for all musical tastes. This year's lineup is impressesive. From one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s, Lionel Richie, on July 2 to a 17-year-old rising pop star Billie Eilish on July 6 both at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater. Natives from Wisconsin include Bon Iver at the Amphitheater on June 29 and GGOOLLDD on June 28 at the Johnson Controls World Stage. Snoop Dogg is part of an impressive hip-hop package at the Amphitheater July 7 with Lil Wayne and Schoolboy Q. Arguably the most famous person playing Summerfest this year is Jennifer Lopez on July 3.
Summerfest 2019 Headliners
For a listing of the American Family Insurance Amphitheater headliners and featured performers on other stages, click here >>
Families and kids
Enjoy interactive exhibits and displays, children’s performers and attractions, professional sports demonstrations, comedy acts and more on the permanent, 75-acre grounds. See more >>
Celebrate Summerfest on the water! This family friendly activity provided by Lakeshore Paddle Sports gives patrons the opportunity to relax and take in views of the festival and downtown Milwaukee. Located at the boat dock on the north end of the grounds.
Over 45 food and beverage vendors
An array of foods and flavors to satisfy fest-goers. From donuts to spaghetti, grilled cheese to fajitas, ribs and anything fried, find it at Summerfest.
“shop till you drop” crowd
Vendors offer apparel, jewelry, home accessories, artwork and more. The Summerfest Store offers official Summerfest Gear.
General admission tickets are $20, with admission promotions available. Tickets for shows at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater are not included in Summerfest general admission and must be purchased separately. (Tickets for shows at the amphitheater DO include admission to Summerfest.)
Transportation & Parking
Many bars and restaurants run shuttle services to and from the fest, including The Harp, Trinity Three Irish Pubs, and Milwaukee Brat House. Info on travel, best routes, public transportation and parking can be found here >>. Remember to plan ahead and allow extra time for travel.
11 Days • 12 Stages • Over 800 Acts • Over 1,000 Performances