Directions to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater

The American Family Insurance Amphitheater is located on the south end of the Henry Maier Festival Park on Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. Remember to plan ahead and allow extra time for travel during events. Passenger dropoff and entrance gates are located at the end of East Summerfest Place and Harbor Drive.

Amtrak Hiawatha Service

Coming to Milwaukee from Chicago or Racine/Kenosha? This summer, jam without traffic by taking the train with Amtrak Hiawatha Service between Chicago and Milwaukee. Amtrak Hiawatha offers easy access to Henry Maier Festival Park from the downtown Milwaukee Intermodal Station. You can catch the train from Chicago Union Station, Glenview in the northern suburbs and Sturtevant in the Racine/Kenosha Area. Visit for details.

The Hop streetcar provides an easy, fun and free option for traveling from numerous downtown destinations to Henry Maier Festival Park. Whether arriving in Milwaukee at the Intermodal station or heading down from East Town or the Lower East side, ride The Hop to either Historic Third Ward platform or the Lakefront. 

Visit to learn more about Milwaukee’s streetcar, including route maps, system schedules and real-time arrival information.

Pre-purchase parking in advance for downtown parking structures located within walking distance to the festival grounds. To park in the downtown lots, drivers should exit at any of the downtown exits PRIOR to the Lakefront exit, and then proceed to park.

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation's leading parking reservations app. To reserve your parking spot, visit the American Family Insurance Amphitheater SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot.

The City of Milwaukee’s bike share system. Currently the system has over 30 stations and conveniently serves the Summerfest grounds. Users can check out a bike from any station and check it back in at any other station. For information on station locations and how to borrow a bike, visit