Indian Summer Festival 2017
"Language is Culture"


Friday, September 8
    Education Day, 9am - 2:30pm
    General Admission, 4pm - 12am

Saturday, September 9
    12pm - 12am

Sunday, September 10
    Prayer Ceremony, 10am - 11am
    General Admission, 11am - 8pm

Tickets: Adults $15, Elders (60 and over) $12 and children 12 and under free. 

         On Friday, September 8 from 6pm - midnight all adult admissions are $5.
         The $5 tickets can only be purchased at the box office and will not be
         honored the rest of the weekend.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.indiansummer.org/store

Free Entry Opportunities:

Free entry all weekend to Military (active and veteran) with proper I.D. (VA-ID, DD-214, or Military ID)

Friday, September 8 free entry from 4pm - 6pm with donation of school supplies to benefit the Milwaukee Indian Education Committee. 
Free 4pm - midnight for persons with disabilities and one (1) caregiver.

Saturday, September 9 - No Free Entry except Military.

Sunday, September 10 free entry to the Prayer Ceremony from 9:30am - 10am with donations of three (3) non-perishable food items 
to benefit the Hunger Task Force. (Attendees to the ceremony can enter the festival at 11am.)
Free entry from 11am - noon with donations of three (3) non-perishable food items to benefit the Hunger Task Force.

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


For tent camping, you can go to Jellystone Park in Caledonia, WI – Located 15 minutes from Milwaukee, this Wisconsin campground is

perfect for Indian Summer Festival attendees and features cabin rentals, tent sites and RV camping. Contact the park at 262 835-2565.


How to Get There:

For driving directions, click here.

(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

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. We do not have scooters available for rent.