Lakefront Festival of The Arts

JUNE 17–19, 2016

Celebrating Art, Food, Music, and Family Fun



Welcome to the Lakefront Festival of Art!

Relax beneath the Museum’s world-famous Calatrava-designed Burke Brise Soleil and enjoy specialty wines while overlooking the beautiful festival grounds and stunning Lake Michigan. More »

Feast on gourmet foods and beverages and listen to live, local groups at the outdoor stage throughout the day. On Friday night, we’ll be rocking until 10 PM. More »

Enjoy your favorite beer among friends or try a new micro brew at one of the beer tastings.
Samplings: Blue Moon Belgian White, Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat, Blue Moon White IPA More »


  • $17 General admission
  • $14 Students (w/ID), Seniors (65+)
  • $10 Milwaukee Art Museum Members
  • Free to Kids 12 & under.
  • $25 Three-day pass
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* Includes admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum


  • Friday, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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LFOA exists solely to raise money and to give it back to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Help us reach our goal of $50,000 this year through Text2Give and create a ripple effect throughout the community.

TEXT LFOA2015 to BIDPAL (243725)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday; Step-by-step mini lessons offered on the hour, every two hours. Channel your inner Dali, Kahlo or Picasso alongside artists from Wine and Canvas who will guide your creative spirit on a painting adventure, or feel free to paint whatever moves you at the moment. Additional fee required includes canvas, painting supplies, artistic assistance, and a glass of wine (or non-alcoholic beverage).