Milwaukee: Fall Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss

Little River Band at the 2011 Richardson Wildflower Festival

Milwaukee is beautiful in the fall, and full of fun festivals that you will want to check out. Schedule your Milwaukee movers today, so you can be sure not to miss these great events.

 Indian Summer Festival

September 9, at the Henry Maier Festival Park, will be the 25th anniversary of the Indian Summer Festival. Existing to educate, preserve, and promote American Indian culture, this festival brings people together to celebrate. Enjoy the new Tribal Farmers Market that will feature goods produced by American Indians. Participate in the two-mile run for Autism research. Watch the parade commemorating 9-11. View the Wall of Honor, featuring photos of Native Americans serving in the military.


Near-Zero Waste Festival: Rock the Green

This unique, day-long music festival aims to educate the audience about an environmentally sustainable lifestyle while entertaining them with quality music. This year’s concert will feature national-level recording artists The Fray, Ben Folds, Fitz and the Tantrums, Michelle Branch, Christina Perri, and local favorite Evan Christian. September 18 at Veteran’s Park.


 Milwaukee Film Festival

Start this 11-day festival out with an opening night party to prepare you for all the great films you will see. The festival features the best contemporary American and international films presented at four Milwaukee-area theaters. Participate in pre- and post-screening events like educational panels and question and answer with the filmmakers. There is also a track of films for children. The event will be hosted September 22 – October 2.


Once your Milwaukee movers are finished, get out on the town and visit one of these festivals. You’ll meet new people and get to know your new city a little better.

(Photo attributed to flickr member @liveloudtx via the creative common license)