MKE 2020 Summer Events


As the world begins to slowly open up, we’re looking ahead to all the exciting summer events in Milwaukee and nearby areas. Our beautiful state is the perfect backdrop for elite athletes to showcase their prowess, for political leaders to unite and make great decisions, and for the best musicians in the world to bring down the house. No matter what you’re seeking, there’s something for everyone!

summer events in Milwaukee

USA Triathlon National Championships

August 8-9
Milwaukee, WI
USA Triathlon is racing back to Milwaukee for the Olympic-Distance and Sprint-Distance National Championships! Even if you’re not a qualifying athlete, you can compete with some of the best in your age group in the Time to Tri Open. If being a spectator is the name of your game, come out and experience the thrill of cheering on the athletes as they swim, bike, then run their way across the finish line. Visit Team USA Website>

summer events in Milwaukee

Democratic National Convention

August 17-20
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee has never hosted a party’s national convention and they could not have selected a more deserving and vibrant city! Not only will the Democratic Party be making presidential and vice-presidential nominations, party members will be developing the official 2020 Democratic Party platform throughout the DNC. Visit the DNC Website >


September 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19
Milwaukee, WI

Summerfest looks a little different this year, but it’s still the greatest music festival on the ‘Fresh Coast.’ Milwaukee and its guests will enjoy unforgettable live music, the beautiful lakefront, and don’t forget the unique and delectable food. Some shows have already been rescheduled and other dates will be coming soon, so be sure to check the Summerfest schedule for your favorite artists. This is one of the most anticipated dummer events in Milwaukee! View the lineup on >

Ryder Cup

September 25-27
Whistling Straits Kohler, WI

Host to three previous PGA Championships, The Straits at Whistling Straits will be the first public golf course to host the Ryder Cup in 29 years. Come out to see the legends on the links and take in the beauty of the rugged Lake Michigan shoreline. Or play the course yourself to find out what the Ryder Cup teams are up against.

Visit > Check out the American Club >

As the state is taking every step to ensure safe events and mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, timing and event schedules may change. Please check event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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