Join us for a free, family-friendly celebration of all things fish & boats on the 600 block of East Greenfield Avenue, in front of the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Check out our waterfront park, Harbor View Plaza, enjoy live music, local food, boat tours, the Milwaukee Boat Parade & more.
Above photos by William Archer Photography
If you would like to participate as a vendor or exhibitor at Harbor Fest, you can fill out an application below. Applications and entrance fees are due by Friday, July 31, 2020.
Harbor Fest is taking place at the east end of Greenfield Avenue in front of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) along Milwaukee’s harbor waterfront.
If coming from I-43/I-94, the nearest exit is at Lapham Boulevard/Mitchell Street (Exit 312A). Parking is available on city streets west of the Harbor Fest grounds or in several parking lots provided by Rockwell Automation and shown on the map below. All vehicles must park to the west of the railroad bridge on Greenfield Avenue and walk to the Harbor Fest grounds via Greenfield Avenue.
Via Public Transit
Harbor Fest is served by several Milwaukee County Transit System bus lines including the Green Line, route #15, and route #56 which all stop at 1st & Greenfield. Routes #17, #52, and #54 stop 3 blocks further south at 1st & Mitchell. Routes #19, #23, and the Blue Line stop several blocks to the north at 2nd & National. For current information visit RideMCTS.com.
Via Bicycle or On Foot
South 2nd St is the closest street with an on-street bicycle lane. The KK River Trail is an off-street paved bicycle path that will leave you at the corner of E Washington St and S Barclay, a few blocks north of the SFS. From 1st & Greenfield go east under the railroad tracks and Harbor Fest is in front of you.