Ways to Save!
Active Military: Active military receive free admission to the festival, plus one guest. Go to any gate ticket window and show your valid service I.D. to receive your free ticket. Thank you for your service!
Thursday, August 18:
Donate School Supplies
Donate school supplies at the gates to receive free admission. All supply donations support Hope House of Milwaukee, an emergency homeless shelter and community center.
Friday, August 19:
College students with a valid student I.D. will receive a $3 discount off of General Admission tickets at any gate ticket window, at any time during Friday's festival hours.
Sunday, August 20:
Donate Nonperishable Food Items
The South Gate will open at 8 AM for Mass. Anyone donating nonperishable food items by 11 AM at the South Gate will receive free admission to the festival. *The Hunger Task Force kindly asks for donations specifically of canned pears or peaches.* Patrons are welcome to attend Mass at 9:30 AM or enjoy breakfast at Paddy's Cafe or Ward's House of Prime and receive free admission to the festival once the gates open at 11 AM. Those donating food who choose not to attend the service can also receive a hand stamp valid for free entry at any time that day during regular festival hours (11 AM to 9 PM). All nonperishable food will be donated to the Hunger Task Force.
Veterans and military personnel receive free admission, with valid I.D., plus one guest, all day on Sunday. Retrieve free ticket at any gate ticket window.