Like many other ethnic festivals this year, Black Arts Fest MKE has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will return in 2021.



12pm Noon – 12am Midnight. Ticket sales at the gate will stop at 10:30pm.


2019 Gate Ticket Prices

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.

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