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Summerfest & Other Festivals

Ride MCTS to the main gate of Summerfest, Wisconsin State Fair, the Lakefront Festivals and more! Getting to and from Summerfest and other festivals is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! No matter if you take a local route from Bay View, Bronzeville or the East Side, the Downtown Shuttle from downtown or a Freeway Flyer from the suburbs; MCTS offers several choices to get to all of the great fests Milwaukee has to offer.
Summerfest

June 28 - July 2 / July 4 - July 9

Getting to and from Summerfest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route from Bay View, Bronzeville or the East Side, the Summerfest shuttle from downtown or a Freeway Flyer from the suburbs; MCTS offers several choices to get to the Big Gig.

Click here for Downtown Shuttle & Freeway Flyer Service and Fare Information. 

Wisconsin State Fair

August 3 - 13

MCTS is the blue ribbon choice for an easy, safe and convenient way to get to the Wisconsin State Fair!

Our Shuttles, Freeway Flyers and local routes all take riders straight to the gates of State Fair Park August 4 through August 14. 

PrideFest

June 9-11

PrideFest returns to Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront June 9, 10 and 11! With nine stages of live entertainment from noon until midnight, PrideFest offers something for every visitor throughout the three-day weekend. Getting to and from PrideFest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront.

Polish Fest

June 16-18

Polish Fest highlights Polish and Polish-American entertainment on five stages, Folk Art, Polish artists, demonstrations and a marketplace in a Cultural Village and offers authentic Polish fare.

Getting to and from Polish Fest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Festa Italiana

July 21-23

Milwaukee's Italian community hosts this exciting celebration of Italian culture where patrons enjoy world-class performances, both local and national, cook-offs and eating contests and a wide range of other new events.

Getting to and from Festa Italiana is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

German Fest

July 28-30

Getting to and from German Fest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Getting to and from German Fest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Irish Fest

August 17-20

Irish Fest has been part of the Milwaukee community for more than 30 years and the Smithsonian Institution called it "the largest and best Irish cultural event in North America." 

Getting to and from Irish Fest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Mexican Fiesta

August 25-27

Mexican Fiesta celebrates the sound, culture and taste of Mexico and other Latin American countries each year with three days of fun, food, Mariachi and Fiesta for everyone. 

Getting to and from Mexican Fiesta is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Indian Summer

September 8-10

The mission of Indian Summer Festival is to educate, preserve and promote American Indian cultures and showcase the diversity that exists within tribal cultures. 

Getting to and from Indian Summer is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving! 

No matter if you take a local route or the Downtown Shuttle; MCTS offers several choices to get down to the Lakefront. 

Brewers Line

Baseball fans can catch an MCTS Brewers Line (Route 90 - Miller Park) bus along Wisconsin Avenue and ride to Miller Park for all Milwaukee Brewers home games, starting with opening day

  • The Brewers Line (Route 90 - Miller Park) buses operate approximately every 30 minutes for two hours before game time (except on opening day and Marquee games when buses operate more frequently). Return trip bus service leaving Miller Park operates for one half-hour after the end of the game.
  • The Brewers Line begins at Broadway & Ogden and makes stops along Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street to 38th Street. Buses drop off passengers at the MCTS transit area on Yount Drive on the north side of Miller Park. On the return trip, buses serve all eastbound stops.
  • Fares each way for the Brewers Line are $2.25 for adults paying cash and $1.75 if you use your M•CARD, children aged 6-11 pay only $1.10. Commuter Value Pass, GO Pass, New Freedom Pass or an M•CARD with an active 1-, 7- or 31-day pass are accepted as full fare.

Brewers fans can also ride Rt. 23 (Fond du Lac-National)GoldLine (Wisconsin-UWM) or the MetroEXpress BlueLine (Fond du Lac-National) that stop within walking distance of Miller Park.

Information subject to change without notice

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