Summerfest to kick off Opening Day by giving away 25,000 weekday admission tickets

MILWAUKEE -- Summerfest is thanking fans in attendance on Opening Day, Wednesday, June 27 at 5:00 p.m. with a ticket giveaway.

At 5:00 p.m. Summerfest grounds crew and security staff will help thank patrons by distributing 25,000 FREE Summerfest 2018 weekday admission tickets ($14 value/ticket). Fans visiting Henry Maier Festival Park who approach a participating staff member will receive one (1) weekday admission ticket, while supplies last.

“Last year celebrating the 50th was a chance for us to look back and as we head into this year’s Big Gig, we are truly looking forward as we unveil the reimagined North End of Henry Maier Festival Park, including a new North Gate entrance, U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, and the Klement’s Sausage & Beer Garden.  We care excited to have our fans experience these areas, from an easier way to get into the festival, to the tech forward U.S. Cellular Connection Stage featuring the largest video screen on the grounds, and the backyard picnic feel and acoustic music at Klement’s” said Don Smiley, President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.

Other Opening Day highlights include:

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