Free Admission to Summerfest – Promotions 2009

June 20 by
Filed under: Entertainment 

flickr-scottfeldsteinSummerfest is just around the corner! If you’re planning to check out some of the best entertainment and food around, it pays to plan ahead.  As usual, Summerfest has partnered with some great companies to provide free or discounted admission for most days.  First let’s take a look at the standard ticket price to Summerfest.

Admission to Summerfest is as follows:

  • Adult (over age 10) gate weekday ticket from (Noon to 4pm) – $8
  • Adult (over age 10) gate weekday evening ticket (after 4pm) – $15
  • Adult (over age 10) gate weekend ticket – $15
  • Seniors (over age 60) – $3
  • Children (ages 3-10 when accompanied by an adult) – $3
  • Children (2 and under) – Free

If you’re planning to visit Summerfest three times, you can save $12 off night and weekend rates by purchasing a three day pass for $33.

However, the best way to get into Summerfest is for FREE!  According to Summerfest.com, the following promotions allow you to get free or discounted admission to Summerfest:

Thursday, June 25th…Noon to 3pm…Stomp Out Hunger Day with FOX 6

  • All patrons arriving between Noon and 3:00 pm who donate three non-perishable food items will receive one free admission ticket.  Donations will be accepted at the Mid-Gate promotions tent as well as the North Gate.  All donations to benefit the Hunger Task Force.

Friday, June 26th…Noon to 3pm…Cedar Crest “Flip your Lid at Summerfest”

  • The first 1,500 patrons will receive one free admission ticket at the Mid-Gate promotions tent when they turn in a lid and receipt from Woodman’s or Sendik’s Food Markets, dated June 1 – June 26, for the purchase of one 48 oz. Cedar Crest ice cream. No copies or handwritten receipts will be accepted.

Friday, June 26th…Noon to 3pm…Time Warner Cable Admission Customer Appreciation Day

  • Present your Time Warner Cable Summerfest bill stuffer at any ticket window on Friday, June 26 from Noon to 3:00 pm and you may purchase one ticket and get one free!

Sunday, June 28th…Noon to 3pm…Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Coupon Discount

  • Purchase a $15 admission for only $8 ($7 savings) when presenting an original 2009 Summerfest coupon from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel at any ticket window. Copies of coupon will not be accepted. One discounted admission per coupon per person.

Monday, June 29th…Noon to 3pm…Time Warner Cable Children’s Fest Day with Today’s TMJ4

  • All patrons arriving between Noon and 3:00 pm will be admitted free!Spend a fun-filled day with the family enjoying free Children’s Fest activities including the Map of Fun and Family Ticket Package giveaways at 3:15 pm. Select food vendors will offer discounts on food & beverage items.

Tuesday, June 30th…Noon to 8pm…Kapco’s 2 Buck Tuesday

  • All patrons attending Summerfest on Tuesday, June 30 between Noon and 8:00 pm can purchase an admission ticket for only $2 compliments of Kapco! Purchase tickets now on Summerfest Instant Tickets.

Wednesday, July 1st…Noon to 3pm or while supplies last…Johnsonville & Pick ‘n Save/Copps Partyville Day

  • The first 2,000 patrons who show their receipts from any Pick ‘n Save or Copps Food Centers that specify the purchase of two Johnsonville Party Packs (fresh Brats or Italian sausages) at the Mid-Gate promotions tent will receive one free admission ticket. Receipt must be dated between June 14 and July 1. No copies of receipts will be accepted.

Wednesday, July 1st…Noon to 3pm or while supplies last…Wisconsin Lottery Discount

  • Purchase an $8 adult admission ticket for only $3 ($5 savings) by presenting a non-winning Wisconsin Lottery Summerfest instant scratch ticket at any ticket window. One discounted admission per lottery ticket per person.

Thursday, July 2nd…Noon to 3pm or while supplies last…Northwestern Mutual “Make a Child Smile Day”

  • The first 1,500 patrons who donate any new, indoor children’s toy, book, art supplies or children’s G or PG rated DVD movie with a $5 minimum value will receive one free admission ticket. All books donated will benefit the Next Door Foundation’s Books for Kids program. All other items collected will be used throughout the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin system. (All items must be new with original tags attached and/or original packaging).

Thursday, July 2nd…Noon to 3pm…H.O.G.® (Harley Owners Group®) Day

  • Receive one free admission ticket when presenting a valid H.O.G.® (Harley Owners Group®) card at the tent located on the northwest corner of Chicago Street and Harbor Drive. One admission ticket per card per person.

Friday, July 3rd…Noon to 3pm or while supplies last…Malt-o-Meal Day

  • The first 1,500 patrons will receive one free admission ticket when presenting an original receipt from any Wisconsin grocer that specifies the purchase of any two Malt-O-Meal Bag Cereals 10 oz. or larger. Receipt must be dated between June 25 and July 3, 2009. No copies or handwritten receipts will be accepted. To find the store nearest you go to Maltomeal.com

Saturday, July 4th…Noon to 3pm or while supplies last…CBS 58 Milwaukee/MDA Day

  • CBS 58 Milwaukee/MDA Day. The first 1,500 patrons contributing $10 or more to the Muscular Dystrophy Association will receive one free admission ticket.

Sunday, July 5th…Noon to 3pm…WE Energies Day

  • All patrons attending Summerfest on the final Sunday between Noon and 3:00 pm will receive free admission compliments of We Energies!

For full disclosure on these promotions and the most complete information on Summerfest, visit the official Summerfest website.

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