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Venues

Henry Maier Festival Park has a mixture of large permanent stages and small intimate venues that can be used individually or combined for any size event. With 75 acres of venue space, our flexible collection of venues can create the perfect environment offering a lakeside setting with a view of Milwaukee’s skyline. Detailed event planning resources are also available to help create a memorable event that addresses all your success metrics.

Henry Maier Festival Park offers flexible guest amenities that are critical when considering the scope and scale of your event:

  • Proximity to downtown/hotels
  • Venue-adjacent parking included
  • Shuttle service / taxis / Uber locations
  • Dedicated information technology services and infrastructure
  • Permanent restrooms, water fountains and restaurant infrastructure
  • Accessibility / ADA compliant
  • On-site security
  • Fully-gated property
  • Permanent First Aid locations
  • Internal Sign Shop
  • Wheelchair and stroller availability
  • VIP entrances and private hospitality area

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. is grateful for the opportunity to play a role in making your event a success. Contact us today to get started:

Matt Leibham
Director of New Revenue Development
Phone: 414-270-6515
Email: MLeibham@Summerfest.com

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Intimate Private Event Venues

There are eight intimate private event venues that can be rented May 1 – October 31. These venues can be combined with additional spaces and stages for larger events.

Amphitheater Founder's Club

Amphitheater Founder's Club

Amphitheater Founder's Club

Location: 

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 400 guests

American Family Insurance Amphitheater Founder’s Club- The Founder’s Club will be completed in May of 2020 and this spacious hospitality deck will offer beautiful views of Lake Michigan, downtown Milwaukee and the Summerfest grounds. The space includes permanent bars and private restrooms. The venue comes with a standard seating layout with tables, chairs, and high-top tables, but can be modified for the needs a reception up to 400 guests.

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Amphitheater Stage Floor

Amphitheater Stage Floor

Amphitheater Stage Floor

Location: 

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 1,000 guests

Designed and remodeled in 2020, the venue has a flexible seating stage floor that can adjust to your event footprint. Additional rows of seating add to the capacity of up to 18,000 guests. The Amphitheater also features three private hospitality decks, and concourse space to cater to your guests' needs.

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Johnson Controls Pavilion

Johnson Controls Pavilion

Johnson Controls Pavilion

Location: 

Johnson Controls Pavilion & Mid-Gate Entrance

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 1,000 guests

The Johnson Controls Pavilion contains a stage house featuring dressing rooms and two private restrooms. The Pavilion contains two permanent bars and can accommodate up to 3,200 guests when setting up for a stage performance. There is a permanent restroom building directly adjacent to the Pavilion to accommodate all the guests for your event.

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BMO Harris Pavilion Club Bar

BMO Harris Pavilion Club Bar

BMO Harris Pavilion Club Bar

Location: 

BMO Harris Pavilion

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 400 guests

Located within the pavilion itself, this covered seating area offers a beautiful lakeside setting. With great views of downtown Milwaukee and Lake Michigan, the BMO Harris Pavilion Club Bar has a permanent fixture bar that only you and your guests will be able to access, as well as private restrooms. Space can accommodate up to 400 people, depending on the desired table and chair arrangement.

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Briggs & Stratton Stage VIP Deck

Briggs & Stratton Stage VIP Deck

Briggs & Stratton Stage VIP Deck

Location: 

Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Stage

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 350 guests

This party deck will give your group an exclusive area in a shaded, elevated setting. This space features access to private bar and bathrooms along with perfect views of the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Stage and Henry Maier Festival Park.

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Klements Stage and Structure

Klements Stage and Structure

Klements Stage and Structure

Location: 

Klements Sausage & Beer Garden

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 350 guests

An open-air stage footprint located on the North End of Henry Maier Festival Park, the Klements Sausage and Beer Garden features a stage and a permanent bar. Modelled as a “backyard” picnic-style area, there is a seated lounge area and picnic tables. There is a permanent restroom building directly adjacent to the Pavilion. A 30x50 tent structure adds convenient seating and space for food catering.

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South Pavilion

South Pavilion

South Pavilion

Location: 

South Pavilion – Amphitheater Forecourt

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 1,000 guests

A 17,000 sq ft. mixed-use, permanent roofed pavilion with curtained sides, the South Pavilion offers multi-purpose flex space that can be used for anything from dining to exhibits to live performances. The pavilion is adjacent to a permanent public restroom and an area for the catering operations.

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Miller Lite Brew House

Miller Lite Brew House

Miller Lite Brew House

Location: 

Mille Lite Oasis stage area

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 350 guests

Guests will enter the Park through the Mid-Gate and immediately land at the Miller Brew House. This multi use area can accommodate seating and interactive activities. The Brew House contains a permanent bar and can accommodate up to 350 guests. There is a permanent restroom building directly adjacent to the Brew House to accommodate all the guests for your event.

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Stages

There are seven permanent stages at Henry Maier Festival Park, including the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, all with different designs and capacities

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

American Family Insurance Amphitheater

Location: 

Located on the South End of the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 23,000 guests

For more than 30 years, the Amphitheater has been synonymous with music’s biggest acts, drawing fans from across the country to one of the most unique settings available in the world. Set on the shores of Lake Michigan with incredible views of the Milwaukee skyline, the American Family Insurance Amphitheater provides an unparalleled live music experience.

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BMO Harris Pavilion

BMO Harris Pavilion

BMO Harris Pavilion Stage

Location: 

Located on the south end of the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 10,000 guests (includes 5,000 standing room)

Located within the pavilion itself, this covered seating area offers a beautiful lakeside setting. With great views of downtown Milwaukee and Lake Michigan, the BMO Harris Pavilion Club Bar has a permanent fixture bar that only you and your guests will be able to access, as well as private restrooms.

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Miller Lite Oasis

Miller Lite Oasis

Miller Lite Oasis Stage

Location: 

Near the Mid Gate of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 11,400 guests

Newly renovated with a completely redesigned stage facade, a new Miller Lite Brew House side stage bar, video screen upgrades new bar areas, expanded hospitality areas, and a reconfigured marketplace area.

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Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage

Location: 

Near the Mid Gate of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 11,400 guests

The area features a permanent stage house, hospitality decks, four (4) permanent restaurant buildings, and a wayside seating area along the lake.

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Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard

Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard

Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard Stage

Location: 

Near the Mid Gate of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 8,600 guests

The area features a permanent stage house, hospitality deck, three (3) permanent restaurant buildings, an adjacent public restroom, and is in close proximity to the South Admission Gate

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U.S Cellular Connection Stage

U.S Cellular Connection Stage

U.S Cellular Connection Stage

Location: 

Near the north end of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 5,700 guests

Located on the north end of the grounds, the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage provides a view of Lake Michigan; a 25-foot LED screen – the largest screen on the grounds; benches with charging amenities along the lakefront; a new bar area; and improved walkway.

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Uline Warehouse Stage

Uline Warehouse Stage

Uline Warehouse Stage

Location: 

Near the north end of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 7,300 guests

A new reimagined stage and seating area with an expanded footprint to accommodate larger crowds. Located on the north end of the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds.

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Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

Location: 

Near the north end of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 3,200 guests

A mixed-use, permanent roofed pavilion with open sides, the JCI Pavilion features a stage house featuring three (3) dressing rooms, office, and two private restrooms. There is no permanent stage, making this space great for private parties.

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South Pavilion Stage

South Pavilion Stage

South Pavilion Stage

Location: 

On the south end of the Henry Maier Park Festival grounds

Capacity: 

Accommodates up to 2,700 guests

A mixed-use, permanent roofed pavilion with open sides, the South Pavilion features a stagehouse featuring three (3) dressing rooms, office and two private restrooms. There is no permanent stage, but one can easily be put in if desired.

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