Key Milwaukee

August 2018

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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12 usical performances include top acts featuring mariachi, salsa, banda, bachata merengue, cumbia and morem, while the Rock en Español Stage brings contemporary sounds. A Mariachi extravaganza features three bands daily. The dance traditions of Mexico are showcased by several dance companies. There is a Festival de Muertos (Festival of the Dead) exhibition daily, Catrinas (Grand Lady of Death) Contest and a Dia de los Muertos Parade on Friday at 8pm. Tequila tasting and Tequila VIP Bar, mojitos, Sangria Lounge and wine bar are in the Harley- Davidson stage area, while margaritas can be found in the Sports Area. Don't miss the mouth watering Pan de Feria – traditional festival bread baked fresh every day by master bakers, while vendors offer Mexican and Latin American cuisine. Visit the Cultural Pavilion to see handmade crafts, folkloric dancers, music and craft workshops. More than 150 artisans from Mexico and other Latin American countries display their arts and crafts. This year's guest of Honor is the "City of Mazatlán". The genealogy area focuses on Batallon de San Patricio: the Irish Heroes of Mexico (a shared exhibition with Irish Mexican Fiesta brings the sounds, culture and tastes of Mexico to Milwaukee's lakefront Henry W. Maier Festival Park (Summerfest grounds) Aug. 24-26. The festival offers entertainment, exhibits, contests, shopping, food and other attractions from noon to midnight all weekend. Mexican Fiesta's contests include dance contests. 4 5 T H A N N I V E R S A R Y Mexican Fie a E T H N I C F E S T I VA L S M

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