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August Events in Milwaukee

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August Events in Milwaukee
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August Events - A rundown of just a few of the many events going on around Milwaukee in August 2013.

  • Wisconsin State Fair
    When: August 1 - 11
    What: animals, rides and cream puffs
    Where: State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St.
    How much: $10, $7 seniors and military/veterans with ID, $6 children, kids 6 and under free
  • Rockerbox
    When: Saturday, August 3
    What: motorcycle show and street festival
    Where: Center Street between Humboldt and Pierce Streets
    How much: free
  • African World Festival
    When: Saturday, August 3
    What: African heritage festival
    Where: Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: ticket prices tba
  • Milwaukee Air and Water Show
    When: August 3 & 4
    What: an exciting display of military aircraft and ships
    Where: Between Bradford and McKinley Beach, main location at 2272 North Lincoln Memorial Dr.
    How much: $35 - $350
  • Irish Fest
    When: August 15 - 18
    What: ethnic festival
    Where: Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: $17, $12 seniors. $5 admission on Thursday.
  • Lebwoski Fest
    When: August 16 & 17
    What: Celebrate the Dude with a public screening of The Big Lebowski at Cathedral Square Park - Free and open to the public, on Friday, and a bowling party at AMF lanes on Saturyday. costume, trivia and other contests. Unlimited bowling and shoe rental is included with ticket.
    Where: Cathedral Square Park, Kilbourn and Jefferson Streets, AMF West Lanes, 7505 West Oklahoma Ave.
    How much: Movie party - $25, bowling party - $25
  • Mexican Fiesta
    When: August 23 - 25
    What: Mexican ethnic festival
    Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: $15

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