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2023 Harbor Fest

Join Harbor District Milwaukee, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and Riveredge Nature Center at Harbor Fest for another year of family fun celebrating all things fish, water, and boats! Harbor Fest will take place on Sunday, September 24, 2023 from 11am – 3pm in front of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences (600 E. Greenfield Avenue).

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The festival includes a wide variety of free, family-friendly activities related to boats, fish, rivers, art, and science. Harbor Fest is continuing to grow with more educational, hands-on experiences for children and adults. 

Harbor Fest Happenings:

  • Sturgeon Release with Riveredge Nature Center
  • Boat Parade presented by Milwaukee Riverkeeper
  • Live Music Stage 
  • Free boat tours of the Inner Harbor and Rivers 
  • Children’s Makers Tent with hands-on activities
  • Food from local vendors
  • Kiss a Donkey Booth from Urban Stables
  • Rock Wall and Bounce House
  • Fishing lessons from Wisconsin DNR
  • Neighboring Open Door Milwaukee tours – Komatsu’s Experience Center and UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Harbor District


600 E Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI, 53204
United States


(414) 643-1266
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11am – 3pm