Get Your Copy of Milwaukee Magazine’s 2023 Summer Guide!

From festivals to food truck, the June issue is your handbook to everything summer in MKE.

It’s finally summer again in Wisconsin, and we have an issue full of things for you to do. Our Summer Guide edition, out today, has live music, ethnic festivals, food trucks, farm dinners, beautiful patios and dozens more recommendations to help you make the most of these fleeting warm months. Here are just a few of the stories you’ll find inside:

  • Insider tips for making the most of Summerfest
  • Wisco books to pack in your beach bag this summer
  • Our editors favorite outdoor dining spots in the city, and some brand-new patios opening this season
  • 12 mobile food establishments to keep on your radar
  • Spots to glamp around Wisconsin
  • Farm dinners highlighting homegrown Wisconsin food
  • Flea markets to explore
  • Statewide festivals worth a road trip
  • Live music events happening every night of the week
  • Three months worth of the best festivals and events in MKE

The June issue also includes:

  • “How Milwaukee Are You?” Our ultimate Cream City quiz
  • A feature on Wisconsin’s tight-knit but growing surfing community 
  • A personal essay by John Gurda following his mid-’70s misadventures, after he bought 30 acres in southwestern Wisconsin to get closer to nature. 
  • MilMag’s editors share their perfect summer days

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