The festival is open from noon – midnight. Ticket sales at the gate cease at 10:30pm.

Buy Early & Save $9 Adult (12 & over):

Buy online now through August 3 and save 30% off the gate price. No transaction fees apply.



$40 Festival Package:

Buy tickets to Summerfest and two ethnic festivals for just $40! Summerfest tickets valid on Sunday, July 1 only. There is a maximum of 12 tickets per customer. This special offer runs now through May 31.

BUY NOW! No fees apply.


At the Gate* (Saturday, August 4)

Adult (12 & over) $12
Seniors (60 & over) $8
Youth (8 – 11) $8
Children (7 & under) Free when accompanied by an adult
Military & Veterans In support of the United States’ service personnel, Black Arts Fest MKE is pleased to offer free admission to all branches of the Military and Veterans. Proof of service or an active Military ID is required. Active Military status includes all Armed Forces, National Guard Reserves, Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian and Military. Show proof of service and a valid photo ID at any ticket window to receive a complimentary ticket.

Special Admission Offers
Please visit us again to learn about special offers for customers that purchase tickets in advance!

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