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June Events in Milwaukee

A Listing of Events in the Milwaukee Area for June 2013


June Events in Milwaukee

The Lakefront Festival of the Arts will take place Friday, June 21 - Sunday, June 23 on the Milwaukee Art Museum Grounds.

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  • Flying Car Milwaukee
    When: Saturday, June 1 - Wednesday, July 10
    What: Ten days of workshops, networking, pitches, and a gala celebrating innovation and a better tomorrow
    Where: locations throughout the city.
    How much: Prices vary from free to $25 to attend the gala.
  • Breast Cancer Showhouse
    When: Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, June 16
    What: a home tour and breast cancer fundraiser
    Where: 228 E. Newberry Blvd., Milwaukee
    How much: $25, $20 in advance
    Contact: 414.297.9152
  • Jazz in the Park Season Premiere
    When: Thursday, June 6
    What: jazz and wine
    Where: Cathedral Square Park, between Wells and Kilbourn Streets at Jefferson and Jackson
    How much: free
  • Downtown Dining Week
    When: Thursday, June 6 - Thursday, June 13
    What: More than 40 of Milwaukee's hottest restaurants will present special menus for just $10 for lunch and $20 or $30 for dinner
    Where: Various restaurants throughout downtown Milwaukee
    How much: $10 for lunches, $20 or $30 for dinner
  • Bead & Button Show Marketplace
    When: Friday, June 7 - Sunday, June 9
    What: designated public shopping hours during huge bead convention
    Where: Delta Airlines Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    How much: varies with activities elected
    Contact: 800.533.6644
  • Pridefest
    When: Friday, June 7 - Sunday, June 9
    What: Celebration of all things LGBT
    Where: Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: $16, $100 VIP tickets
    Contact: 414.272.3378
  • Locust Street Festival
    When: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9
    What: Riverwest is home to the Locust Street Festival, a Sunday tradition featuring six music stages, arts and crafts, and plenty of food and drink. The festival also kicks off each year with a 1.8 mile beer run.
    Where: Locust Street, from Humboldt to Holton
  • Polishfest
    When: Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16
    What: An ethnic festival celebrating polish heritage
    Where: Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: $12, $10 in advance
    Contact: 414.529.2140
  • Lakefront Festival of the Arts
    When: Friday, June 21 - Sunday, June 23
    What: art fair featuring more than 180 artists
    Where: Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
    How much: $15, $8 members
    Contact: 414.224.3854
  • Summer Soulstice
    When: noon - midnight, Saturday, June 22
    What: A North Avenue street festival featuring a full day of live music on two stages, plus a special kid-friendly activity area with juggler, a special visit by the Brewers' racing sausages and more. Local restaurants and vendors will also line the street offering great food and cold beverages.
    Where: North Avenue, from Oakland to Prospect
  • Summerfest
    When: Wednesday, June 26 - Sunday, June 30; and Tuesday, July 1 - Sunday, July 7
    What: the world's largest music festival
    Where: Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr.
    How much: $16

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