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SummerFest 2024

About 208,135 people will attend SummerFest 2024 in Milwaukee.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Summerfest 2024

Summerfest 2024 is just around the corner, and it's time to start planning your trip to Milwaukee, WI, for the hottest music fest of the summer! Summerfest, presented by American Family Insurance, is a three-weekend blast from June 20 to July 6 held along the picturesque Lake Michigan. Picture noon to midnight, packed with tunes, food, and vibes. So, if you're eyeing this festival, consider this your inside scoop on making the most out of your Summerfest experience.

The Grand Venue: American Family Insurance Amphitheater

Known as the world's largest music festival spreading over three weekends, Summerfest has been a staple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, since 1968. The event takes place at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater and the BMO Pavilion, two venues known for their incredible acoustics and capacity to hold large crowds. The festival is a celebration of music, food, and culture, attracting millions of visitors from around the world.

The Lineup: A Musical Buffet

Summerfest 2024 is throwing down a mammoth lineup with over 175 acts spread on dates June 20-22, June 27-29, and July 4-6, 2024. We're talking big names like Mötley Crüe, Maroon 5, Keith Urban, and the explosive Tyler Childers. The festival spans genres, eras, and vibes with artists like Lil Uzi Vert, Illenium, Carly Rae Jepsen, and the Goo Goo Dolls taking the stage. Whether you're into rock, pop, country, or EDM, Summerfest has you covered, as there are even more artists to be announced. Don't miss out on the headliners at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, recently revamped for an even more epic live music experience.

First Weekend Lineup

The first weekend of Summerfest 2024, happening on June 20 and June 21, is going to be exciting! Fans will get to see Kane Brown, who mixes country music with pop, and his songs are loved by many. Rock fans will be happy to hear that Mötley Crüe will be there too, known for their lively shows and famous songs. The Goo Goo Dolls will also perform, bringing their well-known emotional songs to the stage. With such a mix of music, the start of Summerfest on these days promises to be fun and memorable for everyone.

Stage Highlights

With stages scattered across the grounds, each offers its unique flavor. The BMO Pavilion is your go-to for a lakeside jam, while the Miller Lite Oasis serves up a diverse musical menu in the heart of the action. EDM and hip-hop fans should hit up the Generac Power Stage, and for an intimate vibe with Wisconsin's finest, the Johnsonville Summerville stage is the spot.

Other Festival Activities

Summerfest isn’t just about the music; it's a holistic festival experience. Engage in sports activities at the Gruber Law Offices SportsZone, or take a peaceful Skyglider ride for breathtaking views. For the kids and kids at heart, the Northwestern Mutual Community Park is a must-visit for family-friendly entertainment.

A Memorable Travel Experience

Summerfest 2024 promises to be an event like no other. With a lineup of top-tier musicians and bands, delicious local cuisine, and a vibrant atmosphere, it's an experience you won't want to miss. The festival is also known for its unique outfits and costumes, so don't forget to pack something fun and festive!

Dress Code and Atmosphere

Summerfest is all about comfort meets style. Think festival chic – light layers, breathable fabrics, and comfortable footwear because you’ll be on your feet grooving or exploring. The vibe is electric, casual, and all-embracing. It’s a mix of laid-back lakefront lounging and energetic concert hopping, with something for everyone from families to the party crowd.

Foodie Heaven

The fest is a culinary adventure, boasting an array of food options that go beyond your typical festival fare. From local vendors serving up Milwaukee specialties to international cuisines and classic festival bites, your taste buds are in for a treat. Don't forget to hydrate with a plethora of drink options, including local brews and craft cocktails.

Activities Outside the Festival

While the music is the main attraction, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy. From art installations to interactive exhibits, there's something for everyone. If you need a break from the festival, Milwaukee offers a variety of attractions, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Harley-Davidson Museum, and the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline.

Special Events

Keep an eye out for special events sprinkled throughout the festival, like Latin Music Day and the awe-inspiring Big Bang Fireworks. These are moments that truly make Summerfest a unique experience.

Shopping and Experiences

With nearly 100 vendors, the shopping at Summerfest ranges from boutique clothing to unique crafts. Stroll through the South Market or check out the Artisan Makers Market for a piece of the festival to take home with you. Also, indulge in interactive experiences like face painting or henna for that extra festival flair.

Bag Policy: Know Before You Go

To keep things smooth and safe, Summerfest has a clear bag policy. Backpacks are a no-go, but small bags and purses are fine. Check the size limits before you pack to avoid any entry hiccups. Remember, it's all about keeping everyone safe and ensuring a fantastic fest experience.

Why Bounce Luggage Storage is Convenient at Summerfest 2024

When attending a festival like Summerfest, the last thing you want to worry about is your belongings. That's where Bounce comes in. As the largest luggage storage platform, Bounce offers short-term luggage storage solutions in over 2,000 cities worldwide, including Milwaukee.

Enjoy the Festival, Worry-Free

With Bounce, you can drop off your bag at one of our local partner locations, such as souvenir shops, hotels, or cafes, and enjoy the festival without the burden of carrying your luggage around. Each item stored with us comes with $10,000 in BounceShield™ Protection, so you can rest easy knowing your belongings are safe.

Our service is easy to use, affordable, and flexible. We don't have a size limit on bags, and we don't charge extra for larger items. Plus, we offer free cancellation in case your plans change. So why not give Bounce a try? It's the perfect solution for a hassle-free festival experience.

Things to Do in Milwaukee

Aside from Summerfest, Milwaukee has plenty to offer. Here are some must-see attractions:

See You in Milwaukee?

Summerfest 2024 is set to be an unforgettable experience. With its incredible music, vibrant atmosphere, and the convenience of Bounce luggage storage, it's an event you won't want to miss. So save the date, pack your bags, book your tickets, and we'll see you in Milwaukee!

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All you need to know

  • Who plays at Summerfest 2024?

    Summerfest 2024 features a diverse lineup including Mötley Crüe, Maroon 5, Kane Brown, Keith Urban, Tyler Childers, Illenium, and Carly Rae Jepsen, among over 175 acts across multiple stages.

  • How long will Summerfest last?

    Summerfest 2024 will take place over three consecutive weekends, spanning nine days in total. The festival dates are June 20-22, June 27-29, and July 4-6, running from noon to midnight each day.

  • What's the latest you can enter Summerfest?

    At Summerfest, the gates are open from noon until midnight.

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