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Garfield's 502 is the anchor of one of Milwaukee's best festivals. 

This year marked the 19th Anniversary of the Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival.


This amazing neighborhood celebration features a Youth Talent Show, outstanding stages of live music, and a variety of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

The Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival was founded in 1997 by local businessmen; Evertte “Bobbie” Moore, Attorney Tom Jacobson and LaMarr Franklin as a way to show appreciation for their loyal customers. What started out as a half day, two block festival is now a two day festival that covers 6 blocks, showcase over 150 vendors, host over 16 local bands and attracts over 20,000 people every year.

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