Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard Stage

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.

  • Split hospitality deck with fantastic views of the stage for live entertainment viewing, a center elevator, and stairs, as well as stairs accessing each side. Both sides of the deck have private bars and share private restroom access
  • The permanent stage house features four (4) dressing rooms, private restrooms and a satellite office for entertainment and production operations
  • Briggs and Stratton Backyard Technical Handbook available upon request
Stage Capacity

39’ – 48’ deep x 55’ wide (depth includes usable space behind the typical stage curtain location; curtain may be opened to adjust the overall stage depth)

8,600

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