Don't spend all your money on Summerfest admission tickets, save it for the good things you can buy within the gates. There are great Summerfest admission deals to be had every day, and even some through which you can get in for free. If you're a Summerfest die-hard, taking advantage of these daily admission deals could save you a lot of money.
Regular AdmissionAdults: $16 after 4 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday
Adults: $9 noon to 4 p.m. weekdays
Seniors (60+): $5
Children (3-10, with adult): $5
Children (2 & under): Free
2013 Free & Discount Summerfest Admission Deals
All admission deal exchanges take place at the Mid-Gate promotions tent between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. unless otherwise stated.Wednesday, June 26: Johnson Controls Stomp out Hunger with FOX 6
Bring three non-perishable food items to the Mid-Gate promotions tent or the North Gate between noon and 3 p.m. to receive one free admission ticket. Donations benefit Hunger Task Force.
Thursday, June 27: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Show Your Smile" Day
All visitors who present a special Milwaukee Journal Sentinel coupon between Noon – 3:00 p.m. will receive FREE admission with the purchase of one weekday admission. The coupon will be available in the Sunday, June 23 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No copies will be accepted.
Friday, June 28: Klement’s Sausage Day
The first 1,500 visitors to bring a Klement's product label (8 oz. or larger) and a non-perishable food item to the Mid-Gate promotions tent between noon and 3 p.m. will receive one free ticket.
Friday is also Klement’s Brat Day at Major Goolsby’s and Alpha Baking. Purchase a $1 brat (one per person, available from noon - 2 p.m.) and proceeds will benefit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Summerfest Foundation.
Friday, June 28: U.S. Cellular/Summerfest Bandana Giveaway
Starting at 5 p.m., the first 5,000 visitors will receive one U.S. Cellular®/Summerfest Bandana. While supplies last.
Saturday, June 29: Goodwill Industries Day
The first 1,500 visitors who bring an original specially-marked Summerfest donation receipt documenting a donation to a Goodwill Store & Donation Center between June 1 - June 29, 2013 will receive one free admission ticket. One admission ticket per person for each donation receipt. Offer good from noon to 3 p.m. or while supplies last.
Sunday, June 30: Kohl's Family Day
The first 2,500 patrons between noon and 3 p.m. who donate three non-perishable food items for kids will receive one free admission ticket! Suggested items include peanut butter, canned fruit and macaroni and cheese. Donations to benefit Hunger Task Force.
Tuesday, July 2: Sentry Foods and Dean’s Milk & Ice Cream Children’s Fest Day with TODAY’S TMJ4
Visitors arriving between noon and 3 p.m. will be admitted free! Families can enjoy free Children’s Fest activities including the Map of Fun and Family Ticket Package giveaways. Select food vendors will offer discounts on food and beverage items.
Wednesday, July 3: Mountain Dew Day
Visitors arriving between noon and 3 p.m. that present a specially-marked Mountain Dew Summerfest offer can will receive one free admission ticket.
Thursday, July 4: H.O.G. Day
Visitors presenting a valid Harley Owners Group card between noon and 3 p.m. will receive one free admission. Also, H.O.G. members will have exclusive access to the Harley-Davidson Hospitality Deck located at the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. on July 4. Limited space; first come, first served.
Thursday, July 4: Military Appreciation Day
All active-duty military personnel and veterans can present their Military I.D. at any gate for free admission for themselves and up to four family members. Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. is also hosting its 5th Annual "Summerfest Salute" to honor members of the U.S. military and their families with a celebration including music and displays.
Friday, July 5: Malt-O-Meal Day
The first 1,500 visitors, from noon to 3 p.m., to present a receipt from any grocery store in Wisconsin clearly showing the purchase of two Malt-O-Meal Bag or Box Cereals, Better Oats or MOM Best Cereals (dated between June 26 - July 5, 2013), will receive one free admission ticket. No copies or handwritten receipts will be accepted.
Saturday, July 6: Northwestern Mutual “Make a Child Smile Day”
The first 1,500 visitors between noon and 3 p.m. to donate a new or gently used children’s books (preferably picture/ board books for ages infant – 6 years) worth at least $10 will receive one free admission ticket. Books will be donated to the Next Door Foundation’s Books for Kids program.
Sunday, July 7: Summerfest Fan Appreciation Day!
All visitors attending between noon and 3 p.m. will receive free admission, compliments of Summerfest.
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