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MCTS’ Polish Fest Shuttle Runs June 15-17

Milwaukee, WI – Polish Fest returns to Milwaukee’s lakefront and MCTS is ready to take festival goers straight to the gate! To get to the Henry Maier Festival Park quickly and easily with affordable, round-trip fares, take the Polish Fest Shuttle or Local Routes June 15-17.


During Polish Fest, the Polish Fest Shuttle takes you directly to the festival grounds.

The Polish Fest Shuttle runs approximately every 30 minutes and makes stops along both sides of Wisconsin Avenue (see map), between N. 6th Street and N. Jackson Street, at all bus stops marked with the Summerfest smile logo.

Shuttle service runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16, and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 17.

Shuttle Fare

  • Round-trip: Adults
  • MCTS M•CARD: $2.50
  • Cash: $3.00
  • M•CARD 1-, 7- or 31-Day Pass: Free

Round-trip: Children (ages 6 - 11), seniors (65 and over) and persons with disabilities with proper ID.

  • MCTS M•CARD: $1.25
  • Cash: $1.50
  • MCTS M•CARD with a 1-, 7- or 31-Day Pass: Free

Children under age 6 ride free when accompanied by an adult.

Pay full amount of fare when boarding the Downtown Shuttle to Polish Fest. Exact fare is required. On the Shuttle, U-PASS (summer semester only), GO Pass ($1 Day Pass), New Freedom Pass and Commuter Value Pass are accepted as full fare.


Not coming for downtown? No problem. Routes 14, 15, GreenLine and GoldLine all drop you off within walking distance of the Henry Maier Festival Grounds. Plan your trip at RideMCTS.com or by downloading the RideMCTS App.