DirectionsThe Marcus Amphitheater and Summerfest grounds are located in downtown Milwaukee on Lake Michigan. For events outside of Summerfest: Once downtown, take Water Street to Chicago Avenue. Travel east on Chicago Avenue to Harbor Drive. Go south on Harbor Drive to Polk Street. Make a left turn on Polk Street for passenger drop off and the Box Office. Turn right on Polk Street for event parking.
During Summerfest: Harbor Drive is closed to public traffic during Summerfest. From Water Street, turn east on Erie Street and follow signs to the parking lots nearest the Marcus Amphitheater. Patrons may also park in any outlying downtown parking lot and take a shuttle bus to the festival’s North Gate.
ParkingParking nearest the Marcus Amphitheater may be accessed by traveling east on Erie Street from Water Street. Access to this lot is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-paid parking for this lot may be purchased in advance on Ticketmaster.com or at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office.
Box Office NumbersThe Box Office number is 414.273.2600. Summerfest’s number is 414.273.2680 and the official website is www.summerfest.com.
Box Office HoursThe Marcus Amphitheater Box Office's regular hours begin Wednesday, April 1 and are as follows: Monday through Friday from 10AM to 6 PM and Saturdays from 10AM to 1PM. Closed Sundays. The Box Office will be open from 10 AM until the headliner takes the stage for concerts taking place Monday-Saturday and 10 AM until the headliner takes the stage for concerts on Sundays.
Types of Payment AcceptedThe Box Office accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, traveler’s checks, and valid Summerfest gift cards. The Box Office DOES NOT accept personal checks, money orders, cashier’s checks or Ticketmaster gift cards.
Will CallWill Call tickets can be picked up at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office on the day of show only. The purchaser or the person authorized to pick up tickets during the online ticket purchase process must bring a photo ID, confirmation number, and the credit card used for purchase when picking up Will Call tickets.
Accessible SeatingThe Marcus Amphitheater is wheelchair accessible and provides accessible seating at all price levels. Limit one companion ticket for each accessible seat purchased. To purchase accessible seating, you can do so on Ticketmaster.com or, please call the Box Office at 414-273-2600 Monday to Friday from 10AM to 6PM during the concert season or visit the Box Office in person during regular hours of operation. For more information about accessible seating, please visit http://www.marcusamp.com/accessibility.cfm
General RulesPersons entering the facility may be subject to search for contraband, cameras, video equipment and recording devices which are expressly forbidden on facility premises and subject to confiscation. No backpacks, large bags or other carry-ins, glass, bottles, cans, wagons, in-line skates, skateboards, kites, frisbees, lawn chairs, laser pointers, pets, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, weapons,-or objects that could be used as weapons. No strollers or umbrellas are allowed in the Marcus Amphitheater. MWF reserves the right to alter carry-in policies at any time.
Children RulesAll children ages 3 and older require a ticket to gain admittance to the Marcus Amphitheater. Children ages 2 and under do not require a ticket, but must sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. We strongly recommend parents provide hearing protection for their children.
MiscellaneousTickets for shows that take place outside of Summerfest can be purchased at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office. Summerfest admission tickets can be purchased at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office. The Box Office does not sell tickets for any of the cultural or ethnic festivals held on the festival grounds before or after Summerfest.