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.

Premier Wisconsin Jazz Festival
Premier Wisconsin Jazz Festival

You won't find better Jazz anywhere than our outstanding Milwaukee neighborhood festival.

Jamaican food in Milwaukee
Jamaican food in Milwaukee
Celebration of Black Heritage
Celebration of Black Heritage

Drum lines, dancing, and unique food offerings also highlight our amazing Milwaukee street festival.

Great food, great music!
Great food, great music!

You will love Milwaukee's best neighborhood festival.

Get your eat on, Milwaukee!
Get your eat on, Milwaukee!

Homes and businesses get into the act at Garfield Days.

Best Milwaukee Summer Festivals
Best Milwaukee Summer Festivals

We are proud to be the anchor, host and organizing leader behind Garfield Days. We love taking a leadership role in Milwaukee and are proud of our festival. You will be too.