Opening day of Summerfest


by Adam Wilhelm

MILWAUKEE -- The world's largest music festival, Summerfest, is now open down by the lakefront.

It's the 45th anniversary of the Big Gig.

The big new addition this year is the BMO Harris Pavilion. It features a capacity of approximately 10,000.

CBS 58 is once again is handing out fans again this year. CBS 58 is also a proud sponsor of the Hooters Hole-in-One Contest.

Click to watch live team coverage from the CBS 58 News at 5:00.


Which of these new Wisconsin State Fair snacks are you going to try?

  • BBQ Chicken Cone
  • Deep Fried Maple Bacon Cookie Dough
  • Reeses Funnel Cake
  • Deep Fried Racine Kringel