Directions to the BMO Harris Pavilion

The BMO Harris Pavilion is located on the south end of the Summerfest Grounds on Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. Remember to plan ahead and allow extra time for travel during events. Passenger drop off and entrance gates are located at the end of East Summerfest Place east of Harbor Drive. Below are some quick notes on how to get to the BMO Harris Pavilion. 

All event parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no RV parking on the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds. For information on nearby RV parking please visit the Wisconsin State Fair RV park website. Also, please note that vehicles must have appropriate plates or permits to park in accessible spaces. 

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Bicycle: Bicycle parking is located outside the South Gate.

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 new streetcar provides an easy, fun and free option for traveling from numerous downtown destinations. 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. From there it’s just a 15-minute walk to the South Gate. 

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

The City of Milwaukee’s bike share system. The system 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