First major show: Selena Gomez to headline Marcus Amphitheater on opening night of Summerfest

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials announced Monday, October 5th the first major show slated for Summerfest 2016.  Selena Gomez will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on the opening night of Summerfest, Wednesday, June 29th.

Tickets for Selena Gomez go on sale Saturday, October 17 at 10:00 a.m. and include Summerfest admission.

Tickets can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office in person and by phone at 1-414-27-2600, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at and by phone at 1.800.745.3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1-866-448-7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line).  Patrons may also utilize “ticketfast” at to print barcoded concert tickets from home.  Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.

Citi cardmembers and music store customers will have access to a presale beginning Tuesday, October 13 at 9:00 a.m. via  For complete tour details please visit,  and for early ticket access and other exclusives, visit

Summerfest fans get access to “Stay Connected” Pre-sales before tickets go on sale to the general public when they subscribe to receive Summerfest News email alerts at, “Like” Summerfest on Facebook or follow Summerfest on Twitter.  The Selena Gomez presale will run Thursday, October 15 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm CDT or until pre-sale inventory has been exhausted.

Summerfest 2016 will take place June 29 – July 3 and July 5 – July 10 from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, July 4.