Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Milwaukee World Festival to Hold Job Fair on June 26 Hiring Over 2,000 Seasonal Workers

Invites Prospective Employees to Join for Historic Season

By - Jun 16th, 2021 05:00 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (June 16, 2021) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (MWF) seeks to hire over 2,000 seasonal workers for the festival season (July – October 2021), including the nine days of Summerfest.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at for immediate consideration.  Potential hires also have the option of participating in a job fair at Henry Maier Festival Park on Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Summerfest Operations Building, located at 114 North Jackson Street, Milwaukee, WI.  Parking is available adjacent to the building, or via street parking.

Positions offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling, paid training, and more.  Once hired, among the perks employees will receive are admission tickets to Summerfest and food vouchers.

Apply now and be a part of a historic season at Henry Maier Festival Park.

“We look forward to adding over 2,000 people to our team, as we bring back outdoor events to the lakefront,” said Don Smiley, President and CEO of Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. “It is an exciting time at Henry Maier Festival Park with a new $51.3 million American Family Insurance Amphitheater, a beautiful new Northwestern Mutual Community Park, the new Generac Power Stage, and a blockbuster lineup for Summerfest. We encourage job seekers to fill out an application and be a part of the fun festival environment this summer.”

A variety of exciting job opportunities are available in the following departments:

  • Security
  • Admissions
  • Facilities and ground operations
  • Culinary
  • Beverage Operations
  • Hospitality
  • Box Office
  • Sign Shop
  • Guest Services

Candidates should complete an online application at Scheduled interviews and in-person applications will take place at the Summerfest Human Resources Department, with on-the-spot hiring offered.

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About Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. is an independent, private 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1965 that produces Summerfest, presented by American Family Insurance, an 11-day festival that generates approximately $187 million in economic impact for the community each year.  Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. also maintains and improves Henry Maier Festival Park, located on 75 acres on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, WI.  In addition to Summerfest, Henry Maier Festival Park hosts a variety of ethnic and cultural festivals, concerts, walks, runs, and other special events, attracting nearly 1.3 million people.  The mission of the organization is to promote an understanding of different ethnic cultures, the histories and traditions of various nationalities, harmony in the community, civic pride and provide a showcase for performing arts, activities and recreation for the public and employment opportunities for the youth of the community. For more details, visit or Twitter: @Summerfest.

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