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Henry Maier Festival Park

200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Historic Third Ward)
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Ranked #10 of 90 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Description: Situated on the Lake Michigan shore, this park plays host to Milwaukee's sizzling summer circuit of ethnic and music festivals.
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Henry Maier Festival Park is an awesome venue for entertainment, ethnic festivals, ethnic foods, dance and music. The best festivals all summer long.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Love the music and people watching. Great to get dropped off and take the free bus back to park and ride. Lots of choices from local restaurants and drinks. Always a highlight. Great deal for seniors to get in at a discount too.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love to go to all the festivals...it has one for every nationality through out the summer. Great music, food and fun for all!

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Atlantic City
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I stopped counting the number of Irish Fests I've been to and it is an arduous journey from Atlantic City. This year's lineup was best ever.. I felt I had my entire trip costs justified after the Thursday night programs. So Friday, Saturday snd Sunday were bonus. The Sunday liturgy inspires both spiritualy and logistically. And the weather was best... More

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We came from La Crosse WI to enjoy German Fest. I love this venue and wish we had something like it. What a great way to use space on the water front. Many stages with live music, places for vendors, and tones of places to eat or get a beverage. And tons of restrooms!!!!! And very clean.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Excellent venue for several ethnic festivals and summerfest we have always found it clean, well supervised and to have modern, maintained, and working facilities. Plenty of room for both outdoor and covered activities and events

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SE WI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Almost every weekend in the summer there is an ethnic festival here, such as Mexican Fiesta, Festa Italiana, Irish Fest, Indian Summer, German Fest, etc. The end of June and beginning of July is the largest music festival in the country; Summerfest!

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Milwaukee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This park has several festivals throughout summer. Summerfest is one of my favorites, Lots of music and food. I think It is the largest music festival in the world.

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Morris, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

While visiting the art mus. someone suggested the Irish fest which was held at this park. what fun and the park is beautiful. We were so glad we went. it was so worht.it. Will look forward to other fest held there

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MKE
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

to have festivals go, this is the paradigm! Go to a festival anywhere else and the facilities will pale in comparison. You want fests? We have 'em and they're usually either close or are the largest of their type...and that's where HMFP rules! Want real bathrooms everywhere? Check! 100s of food vendors to choose from? Check! Beer, likker, and wine... More

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