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Recreation: Events

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Ever Widening Circle is an entertainment festival sponsored by the World Institute on Disability and the Corporation on Disabilities and Telecommunication. The event features professional performers with disabilities. Talents include music, dance, comedy and many others. For more information, call the event hotline at (510) 251-4370 (Voice), (510) 208-9493 (TTY).


Festa Italiana, held the third weekend of July, is one of several lakefront festivals held throughout the summer months on Milwaukee's Summerfest Grounds. Festa Italiana offers people of all backgrounds a taste of Italian culture, cuisine and entertainment. Festa has designated opening day as VIP Day, a day in which people with disabilities, their family members and / or caregivers can enter the grounds for free between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, call (414) 223-2193.

Milwaukee Summerfest is the music and entertainment festival of the summer. Following are just a few of the accessible features that Summerfest has to offer their patrons with disabilities:

Located on Henry Maier Festival Park, on Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee, Summerfest (June 26th - July 6th) is continuously striving to make the grounds barrier-free and wheelchair accessible. They welcome your comments! You can reach them by calling (414) 273-2680 (voice), or by e-mailing information@summerfest.com.

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