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: $15 after 4 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday
Adults: $7 noon to 4 p.m. weekdays
Seniors (60+): $4
Children (3-10, with adult): $4
Children (2 & under): Free
2012 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 27: 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 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, June 29: Miller High Life - Give a Veteran a Piece of the High Life Day
The first 2,000 patrons, 21 and older, who bring six Miller High Life or Miller High Life Light bottle caps between noon and 3 p.m. will receive one free admission ticket. Visit www.millerhighlife.com for details on how to become involved in the national "Give a Veteran a Piece of the High Life" program.
Friday, June 29: U.S. Cellular 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 30: Goodwill Industries Day
The first 1,500 visitors who bring an original donation receipt, documenting a donation to a Goodwill Store & Donation Center between June 1 - June 30, 2012 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, July 1: 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 3: H.O.G. Day
Visitors presenting a valid Harley Owners Group card between noon and 3 p.m. at the tent located at the northwest corner of Chicago Street and Harbor Drive 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 3. Limited space; first come, first served.
Wednesday, July 4: 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 $9 weekday admission. The coupon will be available in the Sunday, July 1 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No copies will be accepted.
Thursday, July 5: 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.
Friday, July 6: 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 cereals of 10 ounces or larger (dated between June 27 - July 6, 2012), will receive one free admission ticket. No copies or handwritten receipts will be accepted.
Saturday, July 7: Northwestern Mutual “Make a Child Smile Day”
The first 1,500 visitors between noon and 3 p.m. to donate a new, indoor children's toy, art supplies or PG or G DVD worth at least $10 will receive one free admission ticket. Items must be in original packaging or have original tags. Proceeds to benefit Children's Hospital of Wisconsin System.
Sunday, July 8: Summerfest Fan Appreciation Day!
All visitors attending between noon and 3 p.m. will receive free admission, compliments of Summerfest.
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