Indian Summer Festival 2015 Gathering of Clans (learn more about Clans) Hours: Friday, September 11, 9am - 2pm (Area Schools - Education Day) Friday, September 11, 4pm - Midnight (General Admission) Saturday, September 12, 12pm - Midnight Sunday, September 13, 10am (Prayer Ceremony, Mid-Gate open from 9:30am - 10am) Sunday, September 13, 11am - 8pm (General Admission) Free Entry Opportunities: Friday, September 11 Free entry with suggested donation of new school supplies from 4pm until 6pm to benefit the Milwaukee Indian Education Committee. (This free entry period is being sponsored the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation.)
Free entry for all disabled persons and one (1) caregiver all day.
Saturday, September 12
There are no free admission periods on Saturday
Sunday, September 13
Free entry 9:30am - 10am with a suggested donation of three (3) non-perishable food items to benefit the Hunger Task Force.
Free entry for all veterans and active duty military personnel (with proper military I.D.) all day. Sponsored by Ho-Chunk Nation. Free entry for Dylan's Run participants wearing their t-shirt. Dylan's Run participants should register at 8am at the Mid-gate. Tickets: Adult: $15 Elders $12 (60 and over) Children 12 and under free. Advance tickets are $12 and can be purchased online at our store here or at one of the participating retail outlets. Advance ticket sales stop on Thursday, September 10. (Tickets purchased online after close of business Friday, September 4 will NOT be mailed but will be held at the Indian Summer Will Call window. Printed receipt and proper I.D. will be required to claim them.) Where to Stay: Indian Summer has partnered with many local hotels to provide special rates for guests coming in from outside of the city. Click here for a list of hotels.
Campers and RVs may be parked overnight near the festival grounds in the Italian Community Center parking lot. Rates will vary depending on the size of the camper. Hook-ups for water, gas, and electricity are not available at this site. Phone: 414 223-2800
How to Get There: For GPS systems, use the address 200 N Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (For parking there are public lots surrounding the festival grounds, which charge between $5 and $20 dollars as well as metered street parking.) The public lot directly across from the main gate has handicapped parking spaces available. For public transportation, visit www.ridemcts.com or call 414 344-6711 For driving directions, click here. Wheelchairs and strollers are available to rent at the Information Booth across from the main gate for $5. A valid drivers license must be left as collateral.