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Advance Purchase Ticket Deal

Advance tickets will be available in April.  Visit our online ticket page for updates.

At the Gate

Tickets can be purchased for $13 at the admission gate July 19-21, 2019.

Children 12 & Under

Children ages 12 and under are admitted free all three days when accompanied by an adult!

Friday Admission Deals

Friday Hours: 3 P.M. – Midnight

VIP Day: Noon – 3:00 P.M.

VIP Day for those with physical challenges along with their caregivers receive free admission and half-price on two selected food items. Courtesy of Festa Italiana.  Special VIP ticket needed. Please pick up your ticket at the Italian Community Center.  VIP ticket holders receive one piece of fresh fruit donated by Milwaukee-area produce merchants in the Miller Stage area 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. only.

*VIP Day is from Noon – 3:00 p.m.  If you do not have a VIP day voucher during this time frame, you will need to purchase a ticket for entry. 

Saturday Admission Deals

Saturday Hours: Noon – Midnight

Sunday Admission Deals

Sunday Hours: Noon – 11:00 P.M.

Festa Italiana Mass and Procession / 11:00 A.M. (Gates open at 10:15 A.M.)

Please join us for our annual Festa Italiana Mass and Procession on Sunday, July 21 in the Marcus Amphitheater. Hunger Task Force will be collecting non-perishable food items at Festa Italiana upon entrance to Mass outside the Marcus Amphitheater.

Admission into the Ampitheater area is free on July 21, 2019, whether you attend the celebration of the Catholic  Mass or not.  When the grounds open to the public you can enter into the festival part of the grounds for free from the Ampitheater area.  Please enter at the South Gate or Gate 11.

Day of Service: Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Teachers and Military Enter Free

To honor your service, Festa Italiana is providing free admission for the individual of service and one guest on Sunday, July 22. To receive your free entry, present a valid employee ID at the cashier window at the main gate.


In recognition of your dedicated service, Festa Italiana invites all active and former military members and one guest to receive free entry on Sunday, July 22. Present a valid military ID or DD-214 with a valid ID at the cashier window at the main gate.

Festa Italiana thanks you for your service!

Festa Welcomes the MPD K9 Foundation to Festa

Festa Italiana is proud to welcome the MPD K9 Foundation on Saturday and Sunday from approximately 2:00 – 6:00 PM. Stop by the Cucina area and support the Milwaukee Police Department’s K9 Unit and purchase merchandise and shirts, as well as stuffed German Shepherds. Members of the MPD K9 Unit will be available for meet-and-greets with handlers at Festa. The Milwaukee Police K9 Unit has been serving the citizens of Milwaukee since 2007. The unit currently has nine K9 teams. Your support is appreciated. For more information, visit:


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