Top Music Festivals In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for live music this summer. Here’s our selection of outdoor music festivals sure to satisfy any musical taste.

Country USA - Oshkosh
June 23-27, 2015
Featuring country’s hottest headliners, Country USA is a five day non-stop musical festival. Great food, shopping, rides, games and performances make this music festival a fan favorite! While visiting the Oshkosh area stop by the EAA AirVenture Museum (right across the highway) for some high flying adventure! Stop back in July for Lifest.

Country Fest - Cadott
June 25-28, 2015
Tucked away in the northwest region of Wisconsin is a four day country music festival with 8,000 campsites and an all-star lineup. If the party becomes too much, take a break and head out to the Whispering Pines Golf Course for a quick nine. Come back to Cadott in July for Rock Fest!

Summerfest - Milwaukee
June 24-28 and June 30-July 5, 2015
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and billed as the world’s largest music festival, Summerfest rocks all day long with top-name pop, rock, country, folk and bluegrass entertainment on 13 stages. Staying in Milwaukee longer than the festival? Catch a Brewers game, shop the Milwaukee Public Market or visit the Milwaukee County Zoo. The entertainment options are abundant in this big city!

Lifest - Oshkosh
July 9-12, 2015
Visit Wisconsin’s biggest Christian music festival while in Oshkosh. With more than 150 acts and activities such as a 5k fun run/walk, petting zoo, inflatable games and much more, Lifefest is fun for the whole family! Take some time to visit Ardy & Ed’s Drive In for a blast from the past experience, roller skating, carhops and rock n’ roll from the 50’s and 60’s. Wisconsin’s northeastern region is full of entertainment; be sure to check out Country USA too!

Hodag Country Music Festival - Rhinelander
July 9-12, 2015
Top country acts perform in Wisconsin’s Northwoods at the Hodag Country Music Festival. Don’t miss the spirited battle of the bands featuring up-and-coming country bands from across the Midwest. Make sure you take a Wisconsin River Cruise while visiting the Rhinelander area; you may even spot bald eagles and other wildlife.

Country Jam USA - Eau Claire
July 23-25, 2015
Country music, zip lines, tournaments and more make Country Jam ‘your kinda party’. Three days of backwoods fun, leave the big city behind as you enjoy Eau Claire, located in Northwest Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley. Visit the Children’s Museum or even the Chippewa Valley Museum on your stay to revel in the fun and history of the Northwoods. 

Country Thunder USA - Twin Lakes
July 23-26, 2015
July gets even hotter with Southeast Wisconsin’s Country Thunder. Four nights of chart-topping performers, thrill rides, food vendors and a variety of campsites will leave you wishing you had one more day in Twin Lakes.

Rock Fest - Cadott
July 16-19, 2015
Taking place rain or shine, this four day festival promises nothing less than rock n’ roll. With more than 8,000 campsites on 320 acres in Northwest Wisconsin, Rock Fest is a true rock experience. Looking for a place to relax? Head to the Cadott Area Historical Museum and check out historical memorabilia of the area. Visit Cadott earlier in the summer and attend Country Fest!


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