Press Release
Press Release

2015 Sun Fair Shines Again on Historic Mitchell Street

The Southside’s Largest Street Carnival Returns to Historic Mitchell Street!

By - May 26th, 2015 09:55 am

Milwaukee, WI (May 26, 2015) – The 2015 Sun Fair, sponsored by the Mitchell Street Business Improvement District 4, returns again, for the fifth consecutive year, beginning at 4:00 pm. on Friday May 29th, until 9:00 p.m., Sunday May 31. The celebrations will take place on Historic Mitchel Street, between 7th and 11th Streets. The annual revival of the historic festival will be a “blast to the past,” recalling memorable times on Mitchell Street, once known as the “Downtown of Milwaukee’s South Side.”

Admission is free, the event will be held rain-or-shine, and ample free parking is available.

The 3-day fun-filled festival will feature the Rainbow Valley Carnival, games, family-friendly activities, music, general merchandise vendors, and a variety of food and beverage vendors, including ethnic cuisines provided by local restaurants and Pitch’s Cantina. Mitchell Street’s Historical church, St. Anthony Church, will be participating in the 3-day family event.

The Opening Ceremony, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 29th, will include City dignitaries, business leaders, and special guests, with music provided by Los Tres Amigos Mariachi and DJ Monk.

The 2015 SUN FAIR Schedule:

Friday, May 29: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 30: Noon – 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 31: Noon – 9:00 p.m.

Don’t miss the 2015 SUN FAIR, the largest street festival on Milwaukee’s South Side, on Historic Mitchell Street, sponsored by Mitchell Street Business Improvement District #4.

This year’s generous sponsors, include Pete’s Fruit Market, Reflections Jewelry, La Perla Restaurant, Gorman & Company, Inc. Witkowiak Funeral Home, US Bank and Bryant’s Lounge.

Bring your family and friends, and enjoy the festivities and history of a wonderful, memorable, fun-filled days, at the 2015 SUN FAIR!

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One thought on “2015 Sun Fair Shines Again on Historic Mitchell Street”

  1. Tara Tarsy says:

    Hi! It’s Tara from Creme de la Cree Concessions I’m interested in participating at Sun Fest 2017. My tel. is 262 975-0280 and my email is texttmt@ Would you kindly send me an application for next year when they become available.We serve a wonderful variety of sweet and savory crepes , baked potatoes,paninis, muffulettas, poutine, Belgium fries with dipping sauces, haystacks,wontons,bakery items,pierogies,hot pockets, smoothies and assorted drinks. Thanks look forward to hearing from you.
    Tara Tarsy

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