Summer in Milwaukee means festival season, so make sure to partake in Festa Italiana this weekend. Check out the details on this and other events around the area this weekend.


Friday, July 22:

Festa Italiana: Food, music, games, a carnival, fireworks and more for the whole famiglia during this three-day event.

Henry Maier Festival Park

200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee

Open Friday from 2 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $10 for advance admission or $13 at the gate. Admission is free for children 12 and younger.


 Saturday, July 23:

African Heritage Community Potluck: Celebrate native African tribal diversity, culinary treasures and musical talents and this cookout.

Brown Deer Park

7853 N. Green Bay Road


2-9 p.m.

(414) 559-9939


Festa Italiana: 11:30 a.m.-midnight. See July 22 listing.


Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast: Try out the 19th century lifestyle by preparing a sunrise meal and then enjoying it.

Old World Wisconsin

W372 S9727 Highway 67, Eagle

8-11 a.m.



Sunday, July 24:

Festa Italiana: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. See July 22 listing.


Live at Peck Pavilion: See the Kids From Wisconsin perform.

Peck Pavilion at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

929 N. Water St., Milwaukee

2 p.m.


(414) 273-7206


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