Parking & transit

The Henry Maier Festival Park (commonly referred to as the Summerfest grounds) is located at the Milwaukee lakefront at 100 N Harbor Dr.

Arrive by car

Parking is available in lots H, P-East and P-West for $10. You can access these lots via Erie St or E Summerfest Pl.

Arrive by THINKLimo

Avoid drinking, driving, traffic and parking altogether with the convenience of THINKLimo. Download their app and use discount code THINKTaco to get 20% off your first ride.

Arrive by bike

The festival grounds are easily accessible via the Oak Leaf Trail. The closest Bublr Station to the festival ground’s South Gate is located at Trestle Park. Check out the interactive Bublr Bikeshare map to plan your trip and check out your bikes with the BCycle app.

If you’re bringing your own bike, there are also dozens bike racks to lock to, conveniently located to the left of the South Gate.

Nearest Bublr station

  • Trestle Park (501 E Erie St)

Bublr stations within 4 blocks

  • Erie & Menomonee (253 E Menomonee St)

Other nearby stations

  • Broadway & St. Paul (400 N Broadway)
  • Discovery World (500 N Harbor Drive)

Arrive by bus

The 15, 18 and Green Line are all high-frequency (HF) lines and will get you the closest to the South Gate. Get off on Chicago Street and walk 6 blocks. Plan your trip with the MCTS bus trip planner and pay with the UMO app.

Closest bus lines

  • 15 (HF) Holton – Kinnickinnic
  • 18 (HF) National – Greenfield
  • GreenLine (HF)

Other nearby lines

  • 14 Humboldt – Forest Home
  • GoldLine (HF)

Arrive by streetcar

You can ride The Hop for free. If you get off at E St Paul St and N Milwaukee St, the festival grounds are roughly a 7 block walk away.