Print Posted by Blair Damson on 03/04/2017 in Music Festival
Summerfest 50th Celebration - 2017

Summerfest 50th Celebration - 2017

Henry Maier Festival Park
639 E Summerfest Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA

Start Time
06/28/2017 06:08 am
End Time
07/09/2017 06:08 am

Who knew that from our humble beginnings in 1968, Summerfest would become a festival that welcomes over 850,000 music fans annually.  Through our evolution, we’ve showcased musical greats Bo Diddley, Whitney Houston, Metallica, Tom Petty, Katy Perry, George Straight, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Foo Fighters and hundreds more.  

Well, we’re celebrating our 50th Summerfest in 2017 and the 50th isn’t only a celebration of our history as one of the longest running music festivals in the world.   It’s about what this festival continues to offer to our community of beloved fans decade after decade.  Maybe you saw your first concert here. Or, perhaps you share an annual tradition with your best friend of trying the most unique new food item. Maybe it's just the exhilaration of the live music experience that keeps you coming back for more. Whatever you’re favorite Summerfest memory is, there won't be a better time to relive it, or make a few more, than at our 50th celebration in 2017.  It’s going to be a big party and you’re invited.  In fact, we can’t do it without you!   

We’re really excited to celebrate with you and we’ve put together a photo gallery that highlight  some of the best live music moments of your favorite festival since 1968. 

Stay connected to Summerfest for major announcements in the coming weeks, special holiday and 50th Summerfest ticket offerings and for information about various ways you can celebrate with us, share your own memories and personal experiences and get ready for what is sure to be the best festival yet. 

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