Black Arts Fest MKE
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Canned Peaches + Pears + 100% Natural Juice = Free Admission to Black Arts Fest mke!

Black Arts Fest mke recognizes the importance of food donations to stop Milwaukee families from going hungry.

By - Jul 29th, 2019 12:21 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wis. –July 29, 2019 – Black Arts Fest mke is proud to be part of FESTS FEED MKE, a promotion benefiting Hunger Task Force. On Saturday, August 3, those heading to the festival and arriving between noon and 2:00pm can get in FREE by bringing three (3) cans of peaches or pears in 100% natural juice.

The Hunger Task Force will have their big blue truck on-site for food collection. People with cans simply bring their donation to the volunteers in exchange for an admission ticket. Then, head toward the gates and into the festival for a great day!

If you already have your ticket but would like to donate cans, feel free to drop them off. Every donation is appreciated and put to good use.

Prior to donating, it is requested and appreciated that people check the expiration dates on their cans.

FESTS FEED MKE, an initiative of the United Ethnic Festivals (UEF), an organization of the festivals at Maier Festival Park and Holiday Folk Fair International. FESTS FEED MKE allows participants of the UEF to determine if their festival would like to host the promotion.

If you know you can’t arrive by 2:00pm, save now on Advance Adult (ages 12 – 59) tickets that can be purchased for just $9, a 30 percent savings off the gate price ($12). Tickets for Youth (ages 8 – 11) and Senior (60 and older) are also available for $8. Children (0 – 7 years of age) and Military and Veterans with a photo ID and proof of service will be admitted free at the gate. Tickets are only available for purchase online and are on sale now through August 3 at The Advance Adult ticket is only sold through midnight, August 2. There are no transaction fees for customers.

Visit for vendor applications and future updates on festival programming, or connect with us at Black Arts Fest mke on Facebook.  #

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