PARKING AND DIRECTIONS

Transportation and parking options for Henry Maier Festival Park include:

Quick Links

Getting Here 

Henry Maier Festival Park is set on Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. Remember to plan ahead and allow extra time for travel during events.

As part of the Milwaukee Streetcar project, the following impacts will be in place:

  • St. Paul Avenue, between Plankinton Avenue and Water Street, is open to one lane of traffic eastbound
  • Michigan Street, between Milwaukee Street and Cass Street, is open to one lane of traffic in each direction

Find a way around the Milwaukee Streetcar construction by visiting www.themilwaukeestreetcar.com

Visiting the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Office 

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc
639 E. Summerfest Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA

Coming down to meet one of our Sales or Event team to plan your event? Our corporate office is located just outside the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds.

Visitor Lot and parking map

Visitor Parking is available in Lot A which is located near the Summerfest South Gate and across from the Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. office. Guests may park anywhere in Lot A when visiting Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. There are 2 entrances/exits to the lot and an opening for pedestrian traffic at the corner of the lot, kitty-corner from the Milwaukee World Festival Office. Please exercise caution when crossing the road. 

Please note that Lot A can not be used for parking while there are any active events on the Henry Maier Festival grounds. If visiting the office during an event, please confirm alternate parking with your Milwaukee World Festival contact. 

Car / Bike / Motorcycle Event Parking

Car: All event parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no RV parking on the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds. For information on nearby RV parking please visit the Wisconsin State Fair RV park. Vehicles must have appropriate plates or permits to park in accessible spaces. 

Motorcycle: Free motorcycle event parking is located near the Mid Gate and opens at 9:00 am, sponsored by Harley-Davidson®, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bicycle: Bicycle parking is located near the Mid, North and South Gates.

Bublr Bikes: Milwaukee’s bike share program. Bublr Bike Stations are available across the area. For information on station locations and how to borrow a bike, visit bublrbikes.com.

Park Milwaukee

Another parking option for event parking would be to let Park Milwaukee help you get the most out of your Milwaukee experience with the least amount of hassle. For an extensive list of public parking lots in the area, visit Park Milwaukee.

Train Service to Milwaukee

Amtrak Hiawatha Service

Coming to Milwaukee from Chicago or Racine/Kenosha? This summer, jam without traffic by taking the train with Amtrak Hiawatha Service between Chicago and Milwaukee. Amtrak Hiawatha offers easy access to Henry Maier Festival Park from the downtown Milwaukee Intermodal Station. You can catch the train from Chicago Union Station, Glenview in the northern suburbs and Sturtevant in the Racine/Kenosha Area. Visit AmtrakHiawatha.com for details.