2017 TICKET INFORMATION: Pricing and discounts are subject to change


Adults                                           $15.00
Advanced Tickets                        $12.00 Adults
Seniors, 60+                                 $7.00
Students with valid school I.D.   $7.00
Friday Tickets (Online Only).      $3.00
3 Day Pass (Online Only)            $21.00
Children Under 12 ALWAYS FREE when accompanied by an adult

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY– $3 admission for everyone on Friday, July 28th.
Free Admission for Active Military, Veterans and their immediate family members, with proper I.D. on Friday, July 28th at all gates.




Sunday July 30th South Gate Only

The United Ethnic Festivals Feed Milwaukee
Bring three non-perishable food items to support the Hunger Task Force and receive FREE ADMISSION Sunday from Noon-3pm at the South Gate only.



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MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY– $3 admission for everyone on Friday, July 28th.

Free Admission for Active Military Personnel All Day, Any Day  In support of the United States’ service personnel, German Fest is pleased to offer free admission to all branches of the Military + their immediate family members with an active Military ID. Active Military status includes all Armed Forces, National Guard Reserves, Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian and Military.

Free Admission for all Veterans – Friday, July 28th, with proper I.D., at all gates.

Free Admission for all Disabled/Physically Challenged with one escort – Friday, July 28th from 3:00-5:00 pm.

Sunday July 30th – Free admission from 11:30 am – Noon at the South Gate only.

Check regularly for additional discount offers.


German Fest Milwaukee strongly urges all patrons to avoid purchasing tickets on the street and from unauthorized sources, as the tickets may be counterfeit. For your own protection, tickets should only be purchased at German Fest Milwaukee ticket booths,, authorized sellers listed on the Admission page of, or the German Fest Milwaukee office. Counterfeit tickets will not be honored.

Grounds Restrictions

The following items are ALLOWED on the Summerfest Grounds:

  • Umbrellas (Note: Umbrellas are not allowed inside the Marcus Amphitheater)
  • Strollers (Note: Strollers are not allowed inside the Marcus Amphitheater)
  • Disposable Camera
  • Small Camera (No Professional Grade Cameras and Video Equipment)
  • Small Bag or Purse
  • Drawstring backpacks are allowed

The following items are NOT ALLOWED on the Summerfest Grounds:

  • Backpacks
  • Large Bags over 9X10X12 inches
  • Camelback style hydration packs
  • Picnic Baskets
  • Outside food and beverages
  • Cans or glass bottles
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs or substances
  • Firearms
  • Knives
  • Weapons or objects that could be used as weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Professional grade cameras or video equipment without pre-authorization
  • Recording devices
  • Pets (except service animals and pre-registered Dachshunds)
  • “Selfie sticks”
  • Banners or flags on poles
  • Laser pointers
  • Lawn chairs
  • Skateboards or skates
  • Wagons
  • Kites
  • Frisbees
  • Other carry-ins as determined by management

There are a limited number of wheelchairs & strollers available for use at no charge on the grounds. Because there is a limited number, we offer this on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure one, you will need a valid driver’s license along with a second form of ID.