Key Milwaukee

June 2013

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

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YEAR AFTER YEAR, Summerfest delivers an unforgettable live music experience, showcasing the top touring talent on the planet on 11 stages, including the 23,000 seat Marcus Amphitheater. This year, the world's largest music festival celebrates its 46th anniversary. The 2013 festival runs June 26-30 and July 2-7 (closed Monday, July 1) at Henry Maier Festival Park, a 75‐acre permanent setting along Downtown Milwaukee's Lake Michigan shoreline. • Experience life aboard a WWII sub • Stroll the streets of a 19th century port town • Operate locks & sail a boat downriver • Fire up a 65-ton steam engine • Come to "Fourth on the Shore" Celebrate July 4th With Us! Approximately 900,000 music fans from throughout the world attend this 11-day mega‐event each year. Summerfest offers something for all musical tastes, more than 800 acts and 1,000-plus performances by today's hottest national touring acts, emerging artists and everything in between. On any given day, attendees can enjoy national alternative rock, country, blues, R&B, Top 40, Hip Hop, Reggae and more. See the Marcus Amphitheater lineup in this issue's Arts & Entertainment listings, tips for enjoying Summerfest in our Nightlife Guide and suggestions for families on the family page. Families and kids can enjoy interactive exhibits and displays, children's performers and attractions, professional sports demonstrations, comedy acts, video and technology pavilions and shopping at four extensive marketplaces. The grounds host more than 40 different food and beverage vendors, offering a wide variety of delectable cuisine. Get the free mobile app at: 28 General admission is $17, with information about special passes and pricing for weekday admission, seniors and kids at Marcus Amphitheater tickets are sold separately and include admission to Summerfest. Text "SMILE" to SFEST (73378) for updates, connect at Facebook or Twitter, visit for information or phone 414-273-2680.

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