Upcoming Events in the Metro Area - 7/13-7/23 - METRO MLS Blog

The summer is in full swing, and tons of events await you throughout Wisconsin. From vibrant festivals to thrilling outdoor events, there are activities that cater to all interests and ages. So grab your sunscreen, embrace the warm sunshine and immerse yourself in the endless possibilities that await you this summer in Wisconsin.

Below are activities to do in the Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties over the next few weeks.

Milwaukee County

Bastille Days – July 13-16: The city’s beloved French festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary. You can expect great food, entertainment, the infamous Storm the Bastille Run/Walk, and fresh new twists to create an authentic French flavor. 

Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival – July 13-16: Celebrate the Milwaukee company’s 120th anniversary with fun activities and entertainment for enthusiasts of all ages, including live performances by some of the biggest names in music, including Foo Fighters and Green Day.

Milwaukee Night Market – July 19: A free outdoor event showcasing a variety of local vendors, performers and artists. The market transforms the heart of downtown into an exciting fusion of all the city has to offer.

Ozaukee County

Food Trucks in the Park, Thiensville – July 13: Enjoy an amazing lineup of food trucks, a beer garden, family activities and live music. 

Port Washington Fish Days  July 13-15: A three-day event filled with fun family activities, live music, beer garden, car show and fireworks. 

Sheboygan County

WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman at Road America  July 13-16: One of the largest vintage racing events in the U.S., this road race features over 400 vintage and historic racecars competing across serval days. 

Rotary Lobster Boil  July 21: Enjoy lobster at the park or take out at Fountain Park in Sheboygan. There will be beverages, soups, desserts and sandwiches available. Besides the food, you can also enjoy a 50/50 raffle and live music. 

Walworth County 

Elkhorn Ribfest  July 12-16: Enjoy mouthwatering barbecue, live entertainment and carnival rides at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. This event will include world-renowned professional BBQ champions. 

Music by the Lake – Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra  July 16: Experience places across the United States through music, including songs from Sinatra and the Beach Boys.

Washington County

26th Annual Gardens of West Bend Tour – July 15-16: See six beautiful gardens in West Bend and live music, artists, vendors and more. 

German Night – July 19: Eat German food, dance to German music from River City Blaskapelle and sample some fantastic beer.

Waukesha County

Monday Night at the Movies – July 17: Bring your blanket and chairs and enjoy family-friendly free movies under the stars at the Les Paul Performance Center in Cutler Park. 

Waukesha County Fair – July 19-23: Enjoy live concerts, great food, rides, games, animals and more at Wisconsin’s oldest county fair and the largest event in Waukesha County.