Case Study: Henry Maier Festival Park

Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with nearly 1 million people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience at Henry Maier Festival Park.  During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Maier Festival Park also hosts additional large-scale outdoor charity and ethnic festival events during its months of operation.

Venue Info

  • Facility: Henry Maier Festival Park, a 75 acre outdoor entertainment venue alongside the lakefront in Milwaukee
  • Events: Summerfest, additional charity and ethnic festival events
  • Months of Operation: May through October annually
  • Annual Visitors: nearly 1 million
  • Address: 200 N. Harbor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
  • Coordinates: N43°01′41″ / W87°53′56″

Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Info

  • Equipment Room: Free-standing concrete communications shelters
  • Coverage Zones: 24
  • Remotes: 32, supporting MIMO 700 / 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz bands
  • DAS OEM: Commscope ION-M System
    • Commscope qua-band layer supporting 700 / 850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz bands MIMO on ION-M
  • Centralized DAS management with remote configuration and troubleshooting
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