Wisconsin Summer Festivals

From the classic Wisconsin State Fair to the uniquely delicious Johnsonville Brat Days, head to Wisconsin to celebrate the dog days of summer.

**COVID-19 may have impacted some or all of these festivals. Please review the individual festival’s websites for the most up-to-date info.**

Midsummer Festival of the Arts

June 18-19, 2020

Sheboygan, WI

Just four blocks from the shores of Lake Michigan, you’ll find the 50th annual Midsummer Festival of the Arts in Sheboygan, WI. Referred to as one of the finest outdoor arts festivals in Wisconsin, more than 130 artists will bring work of jewelry, ceramics, glass, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography and more. This free festival includes live music and hands-on workshops for the entire family.

Cool City Classic Car Show and Cruise

June 26-27, 2020

Two Rivers, WI

Head to Two Rivers to enjoy the 2020 Cool City Classic Car Show and Cruise! Friday night includes local favorite, Conscious Pilot, playing in Central Park with food trucks and beverage stands available on both days. $5 VIP passes will be available for purchase at the front of the cruise and guarantees a parking place. Registration is $10 per entry.

Door County Wine Fest

June 27, 2020

Sturgeon Bay, WI

Savor award-winning wines from local wineries located on the Door County Wine Trail at the fifth annual Door County Wine Fest. Located in Sunset Park, this festival allows you to sip on wine while enjoying live music along the water of Sturgeon Bay. Tickets for this 21+ fest range from $15 to $80.

Mile of Music

July 30-August 2, 2020

Appleton, WI

This free music-first festival spans a full walkable mile in the center of Downtown Appleton, Wisconsin. Started in 2013, this original music festival offers music-lovers over 900 live music sets performed by 200+ up-and-coming (or emerging) artists. From coffee shops and bars to parks and other public spaces, music will be played at over 70 venues 

Johnsonville Brat Days

July 31-August 1, 2020

Sheboygan, WI

This classic Sheboygan summer festival began in 1953 and benefits local charities. Paying homage to a grand culinary tradition, the bratwurst, you can sample many nontraditional bites like a brat taco, brat pizza, brat egg rolls, brat jambalaya and corn dog brats. The fest features live music, family activities and is free for you to enjoy. 

Wisconsin State Fair

August 6-16, 2020

West Allis, WI

The annual Wisconsin State Fair is the state’s largest agricultural showcase, offering tons of fun for the whole family. The fair’s amusement ride and game area, SpinCity, features more than 55 rides and attractions and some of the best local bands and national headliners will be present. Admission varies by age and when tickets are purchased.

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