BMO Harris Pavilion Stage

At the intersection of Water & Water, this stage offers some of the most beautiful views at our park! Designed and built in 2012, the permanent stage house features four (4) dressing rooms, a video room, and a satellite office for entertainment and production operations. With two large LED video screens, everyone inside and out has an up-close view of live performances. The Pavilion also features a Club Bar that is open to the public during shows or may be used for private hospitality, as well as a large tent behind the stage for band catering or private hospitality. Both have access to a private bathroom.

Please Note: Dates for this venue can be held with priority behind concerts. The date is guaranteed eight weeks from the selected date. It is recommended to hold multiple dates if possible for your event.

  • Perfect views of BMO Harris Pavilion stage, downtown Milwaukee, and Lake Michigan
  • 5 Public bars including Club Bar (can be public or private)
  • Private bar and restroom access for Club Bar and behind stage hospitality tent
  • BMO Harris Pavilion Technical Handbook available upon request
Stage Capacity

Venue owned flexible stage (varies in size): typical size is 40’ – 47’ deep by 68’ wide (depth includes usable space behind the typical stage curtain location; curtain may be opened to adjust the overall stage depth)

10,000 (includes 5,000 standing room)

Other Venue Information

An Operations Manager from our venue will be assigned to your account to help coordinate your planning efforts with our venue staff and contractors. Additional event planning resources are available.

Food catering will be provided by Saz’s Hospitality. A menu and quote will be developed for your event. Milwaukee World Festival will manage the beverage service for the event.

Other charges for this venue footprint can include but are not limited to, sound & lights, stagehands, additional electrician services, additional table & chairs, forklift & boom lift rental, video. We can provide you our exclusive and preferred vendor list anytime.

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