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Music And Gastronomy Will Keep Your Ears Full And Your Bellies Singing At The Summerfest In Milwaukee

By Guest Author On December 21, 2010 Under Self Help Tips

So you are visiting Wisconsin Dells and comfortably booked into a fabulous resort such as, and at last you’re ready to explore? Well gear up for a day trip just two-hour drive to Milwaukee and delight your senses the plentiful outdoor musical fare. Not to mention being the residence of a preciously guarded secret – Summerfest, is certified by the Guiness Book of Records as the “World’s Largest Music Festival.”

Summerfest has been going for last 40 years and it takes place in downtown Milwaukee. The festival lasts 11 days starting mostly at some point in June and the gates are open from noon to midnight. It has 12 stages with enough beer tents at every corner, 45 eating places along with shopping to keep you plenty occupied; furthermore is the ultimate way to feel a cool Lake Michigan breeze.

The lineup of performers for the Summerfest is short of nothing; in the past, artists including Ludacris, John Mayer, The Black Crowes, Roger Waters, Heart, Daughtry, Toby Keith, INXS, Bon Jovi, B.B. King, Violent Femmes, Collective Soul, Arrested Development, Peter Frampton, Fuel, Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon among others have all graced the stages of Summerfest.

Knowing the quality of music to be had, you would think the tickets are very hot priced too, but you’ll be pleased to know, a ticket for a day is only $14 bucks for grown-ups and $3 bucks for youngsters and old folks. These tickets are valid for the main ground of the festival and you can find some of the bigger acts entertaining the masses upon the outdoor Marcus Amphitheater, a 23,000 seating capacity located on the 75 acre ground for the Summerfest.

Once you begin to get hungry from enjoying your favorite bands play, indulge in among the best Milwaukee restaurants set up shops at the Summerfest grounds which will offer you gourmet cuisines at economical prices. Cuisines include a flavor of Italian to Thai, Mexican, German, Greek, Chinese, and Cajun, as well as the general American menu. And don’t forget to give a Wisconsin micro-brews beer a try in addition to the range of beer tents throughout the festival.

The festival abounds with activities for the children to enjoy too, There will definitely be performers jamming impulsively, sports demos, national comedy performances, and witness one of the most breathtaking firework displays in the country. The festival has a crowd of over 1 million visitors each year as well as being documented in the Guinness book. If you haven’t been a part of this awesome festival, then come along this year. While you are in vicinity of Milwaukee, take into account that there are countless choices for lodging accommodations, including hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and even Bluegreen resort options.

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