Summer In the City

Fun In the Sun

Enjoy free concerts, markets, festivals, and more!

Summer in the City Milwaukee DowntownDowntown Milwaukee radiates with good vibes all year round, but never more so than during the summer! From returning crowd favorites that rock your lunch break to a new seasonal spin on Red Arrow Park's ice rink, Downtown is the place for endless summer fun. So, grab your favorite pair of sunglasses and head back to where lasting memories are made! 

Returning for a second year, Heart(beats) of the City powered by MGIC brings the area's best food trucks and bands to Red Arrow Park every Wednesday at noon from June through August. Meanwhile, at 411 East Wisconsin Center, PNC presents Tunes@Noon returns with weekly courtyard concerts. New this year, our Summer Spinz series will transform Red Arrow Park's ice rink into a roller skating party on the third Friday of the month. And, to top things off, Downtown Employee Appreciation Week returns with all the perks of where you work, August 14 - 18! 

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Summer Notes

Your Guide to Downtown's Free Summer Concerts 

Experience the sounds of summer as downtown streets, parks, and plazas come to life with live music every Tuesday through Thursday. From jamming out to downtown's newest riverside concert series across from the Milwaukee Public Market to relaxing to smooth jazz at Milwaukee's most renowned summer series in Cathedral Square Park, explore our guide to downtown's free concerts

Click here to view Downtown's Free Summer Concert Series Guide