Summer Soulstice Date

10AM - MIDNIGHT ON EAST NORTH AVE

Milwaukee’s official celebration of the summer solstice, now in its 15th year!
Presented by Miller Lite & hosted by The East Side Business Improvement District. 

Largest free showcase of top music acts in the region along with visual artists, arts fair, creation stations, East Side chefs, dodgeball and BMX stunt bikes, family-friendly activities and more. 

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SUMMER SOULSTICE MUSIC LINEUP

It’s all about the music of Milwaukee. We’ve got the top talent, different sounds and different vibes throughout the festival. Each stage kicks off with a Young Musicians Showcase where you’ll see our city’s youngest rock bands from grade schools to high school. 

SUMMER SOULSTICE ACTIVITIES

3 Stages of MKE's Best Music Acts
10AM to MIDNIGHT
SSMF offers you the chance to see what all the music buzz is about –for free. We’re proud of our stellar line-up, and SSMF is always on a band’s bucketlist of ‘big gigs’ to play.
SOLSTICE SUN SALUTATIONS
10 AM
New this year! Kick off the day with series of Sun Salutation Yoga poses, led by Urban Om. The East Side's new yoga studio will host this official SUN SALUTATION in North Point Water Tower Park at the end of E. North Ave (look for the fairy tale tower & fountain.)

SPONSORED BY

Urban Om Yoga
YOUNG MUSICIANS SHOWCASE
They’re grade school thru high school and they can rock! Young rock bands on 2 stages. The only way to kick off a music festival.
EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fresh produce, artisan products, vintage goods and more.
ARTS/CRAFTS FAIR
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Unique, quirky and fantastic finds by local ‘makers’ of Milwaukee’s arts/crafts scene.
EAST SIDE FOOD COURT
11 a.m. - Midnight
The best of the best small plates, fair food and select guest vendors.
BMX BIKE STUNT SHOW
Noon/ 1 PM / 2 PM West End
This East Side professional BMX team is back with a special show for our 15th anniversary that will keep you on the edge of your seats.
RAGE IN THE CAGE DODGEBALL
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Summer Soulstice's Annual Rage In The Cage Dodgeball Tournament is back! Register your team today with our partners MUSA Dodgeball. Must be registered by June 14th. Must be 18 years or older to play. Contact Nicole @ neoleary22@gmail.com to register.
ADVENTURE ROCK WALL
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Climb and bask in the sun like a lizard, for all-ages. Get a taste of what it'll be like to have Adventure Rock opening soon on The East Side.
Arts For All Ages Make/Take Stations
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Young and young-at-heart can make a variety of arts items to bring home. We're pleased to welcome Artists Working In Education to Arts Ave. Visit the face-painting station and get your festival face on.
Visual Artists
All Day
Bass Structure | Jeff Redmon | Jonah Spaay | Flash Painters | Watch music & art collide on & off stage
Rickshaw Rides
All Day/Eve
Free bicycle-rickshaw rides will be offered by Buddha Lounge, our West Stage sponsor. Relax and enjoy the ride. Departs from Oakland/North (west end of festival).

SPONSORED BY

Buddha Lounge

SUMMER SOULSTICE SPONSORS

Miller Brewing
Educators Credit Union
Buddha Lounge
Gruber Law
Columbia St. Mary's
Zip Car
WMSE
88 Nine
FM 102.1
Info* Milwaukee
Whole Foods
Made In Milwaukee
Uber
Yelp
Divino
Hotel Foster
Vituccis
Hooligan's
BBC
Von Trier
Rascals
Urban Milwaukee
School Yard
Milwaukee Record

VENDOR INFORMATION

We are no longer accepting vendor applications for 2015 but you may request to be added to the wait list by contacting: OnlyOntheEastSide@gmail.com   

We are still accepting sponsors, please contact us for details

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