2019 Summer Music Series, Kid-Friendly Beer Gardens, and More!
Summer is in the air and it’s the perfect time to get outside, have a brew, and listen to live music! We love beer gardens and concerts in the park because they are totally kid-friendly! Load up the van, and head to your local summer music series for a great family night of entertainment!
We’ve rounded up ALL of the awesome events we could find in the area! See details below.
Black Husky Brewing Traveling Beer Garden
Fridays, 4:00 – 9:00 PM
Saturdays, 3:00 – 9:00 PM
May 31 – Sept 14
Various Washington Co Parks
Washington County is bringing city brews up to our county parks with the help from Black Husky Brewing! Join us every weekend this summer as we host our Traveling Beer Garden Series through our parks across the county with Black Husky Brewing beer, ever changing food trucks on site, local music acts and family activities for all!
Tuesdays in the Gardens – Allenton
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 8:00 PM
June 25th – August 6
The Gardens Wedding Center
Food trucks, farmers market, beer, live music, crafts and much more! You don’t want to miss Tuesdays in the Gardens in Allenton!
Depot Beer Garden – Menomonee Falls
Saturdays, 3:00 – 9:00 PM
June 1 – Sept 28
Old Falls Village Historical Park
Enjoy music, food, and kids activities all summer long! Saturdays at Old Falls Village.
Summer Sounds – Cedarburg
Fridays, 6:30 – 10:00 PM
June 14th – August 16th
Cedar Creek Park
Everyone is invited on Friday nights to Cedarburg’s beautiful Cedar Creek Park for outstanding music, food and fun. The party is always on, music from 6:30pm at the park. And, it’s FREE!
Summer Beer Garden – Cedarburg
Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:30 PM
June 6 – August 19
Cedarburg Art Museum
Music, food & libations
Bilda’s Brews, Bands, & BBQ – Hubertus
Thursdays, 5:30 – 9:00 PM
June 13, July 11 & August 8
Glacier Hills County Park
Bilda’s Friess Lake Pub is bringing a new Thursday series to Glacier Hills County Park filled with good brews, local bands & Bilda’s famous BBQ!
Children & teens 17 and under are FREE! Adults pay a $5 cover charge for the evening event. Annual park sticker holders (limit 2 adults/vehicle) will not be charged the cover fee.
Music On Main – West Bend
Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
June 6th thru September 5th
Old Settler’s Park & Main Street in West Bend
Downtown West Bend is the place to be during the Summer! Music On Main – Summer Concert Series in Old Settler’s Park. ** Due to Health Regulations, pets are not allowed. Indoor venue available in case of inclement weather.
Tosa Tonight – Wauwatosa
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
June 12th – August 21th
Rotary Performance Pavilion – Hart Park
Join Tosa for evenings of fantastic music under the stars, featuring local, national, and international talent. Your food and beverage purchases from our local sponsors help raise money for the ongoing non-profit operation of the Rotary Performance Pavilion – home of the Tosa Tonight Summer Concert Series. Music starts at 6:00pm – Concerts are held rain or shine, but may be cancelled due to lightning or severe weather.
Starry Nights Series – Brookfield
Fridays, 6:30 – 10:00 PM
June 28 – August 16
Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater
All performances begin at 6:30pm in our Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater. Audiences are welcome to pack their picnic baskets and lawn chairs; food and beverage vendors will also be available onsite for each concert.
City Green Music Series – Sheboygan
Thursdays, 5:30 – 9:00 PM
June 20 – August 22
City Green (7th & New York)
Concerts will be held on the City Green open lawn venue, located on 7th and New York. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for their seating comfort. Grounds, food, and concessions open at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings.
Leicht Memorial Park Concert Series – Green Bay
June 19th – August 27th
Leicht Memorial Park
The first Levitt AMP Green Bay Music Series will infuse the joy of free, live music into Leicht Memorial Park, an underused riverfront park in the heart of Green Bay’s downtown area. The upcoming series will aim to transform this three-block, open green space into a welcoming, community-wide destination for concertgoers to come together and enjoy an eclectic lineup of music that celebrates the city’s increasingly rich diversity.
Live at the Triangle Summer Concert Series – Saukville
Every Other Wednesday, 7:00 – 9:30 PM
June 12th – August 21st
With the continuing success of Saukville’s Live At The Triangle Summer Music Series at Veterans Park in the heart of downtown Saukville, a full schedule of six FREE concerts has been lined up once again for the summer of 2019. Concerts start at 7 p.m. on scheduled Wednesday evenings and run until 9:30 p.m. Bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs and enjoy!
Concerts at the Beer Garden – Menomonee Falls
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
& Fridays 6:30 – 9:00 PM
June 13th – August 30th
Mill Pond Plaza
The community is invited Downtown to enjoy free music at Mill Pond Plaza, aka the Downtown Beer Garden. New for 2019 – free concerts and food and beverages on both Thursday AND Friday nights during the summer!
Summer Concerts in the Park – Germantown
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30 PM
June 12 – August 21
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy some great live music!
Music at the Pavillion – Germantown
Every other Thursday, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
June 13 – August 22
Live Music, Beer, and Food…doesn’t get much better than that! Event begins at 6:00, music kicks off at 7:00 at Gehl’s Performing Arts Pavilion!
Music Under the Stars – Fond du Lac
Mondays, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
June 10 – August 26
Buttermilk Creek Park
It’s again time to grab your lawn chairs or blankets for those fabulous Monday evening “Music Under The Stars” band concerts. Each week features a different band from Fond du Lac or beyond.
Live at the Leach Amphitheater – Oshkosh
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8:30 PM
July 9th – August 13th
Gates Open at 5:30 pm | Family Fun 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm | Music Plays 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Bring your family to the Leach Amphitheater to enjoy a FREE concert featuring a popular local bands. Returning in 2019 due to high demand: family friendly entertainment before the show and food trucks!
Heid Music Summer Concert Series – Appleton
May 30 – August 29
Move, groove and relax to the rhythm of the region’s hottest live bands during free concerts Downtown. Before or after you are Downtown enjoying the live music, visit one of our 70+ local restaurants or bars and clubs for a bite to eat or something cool to drink and check out the retailers who stay open later on Thursdays.
Jackson Beer Garden Series – Jackson
4:30 – 9:00 PM
June 12th – 16th
The 2019 Jackson Beer Garden will kickoff June 12th! Join us for entertainment every night at Jackson Park, craft brews in addition to some domestic favorites, soda, Sangria, pizza, popcorn, and hot sandwiches.
Summer Concerts – Plymouth
Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
June 13th – August 15th
Bring a blanket and your love of music and join us this summer on Thursday nights for free concerts in the park. The bands play in the City Park band shell and concessions are available at the cake stand. All concerts begin at 7 pm except German Night which begins at 6 pm.
Summer Concert Series – Manitowoc
June 11 – August 20
Family-friendly music from a variety of artists!
Raised Grain Pop Up Beer Gardens
Thursdays & Fridays, 4:00 – 9:00 PM
Saturdays 3:00 – 9:00 PM
May 24th – September 28th
Various Waukesha County Parks
Join Raised Grain at a near you for a Pop-Up Beer Garden. Bring your family, meet your friends, and enjoy our beautiful Wisconsin summer over a beer!
Annual Waukesha County Park sticker members will have access to the park, while day pass visitors will receive a beer token with their daily entry pass ($6 for entry and one token).
Summer Music Series Must Haves!
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Steph & Shannon, Team Busy Kids