More than 100 musical acts will perform in venues around the Twin Ports, and there also will be film, visual arts and craft beer.
The town in which Bob Dylan was born celebrates the singer's 80th birthday with a Blood on the Tracks train ride, a singer-songwriter contest, a bus tour, films, music and a trivia contest.
There's a carnival, craft show and car cruise, but don't miss the 10 a.m. Saturday band parade in this northern Iowa town, which Meredith Willson made famous in "The Music Man.''
There's music on four stages, plus kids' games, a sports zone, carnival rides and Sunday fireworks. Headliners include Smash Mouth. Admission is free. Outside the Alliant Energy Center.
This street festival in the Northcenter neighborhood, on Lincoln Avenue between Irving Park Road and Warner Avenue, features barbecue plus indie, roots, rock and alt country music.
There's a Kids Square with games and a rib-eating contest Friday with professional eaters.
During this afternoon music festival, 19 bands perform for 45 minutes each on porches around town. There will be food vendors, too.
Luke Combs and Darius Rucker headline this festival just west of Minneapolis.
The blues festival is at Riverfront Park.
This year's big outdoor festival near Chippewa Falls features Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley and Kane Brown.
Brothers Osborne, Jon Pardi and Ratt are among the headliners at this music-and-camping festival at Brainerd International Raceway.
In addition to concerts, this musical and cultural festival at the Marriott Madison West features comedy, theater, film and writers' workshops.
In addition to the headliners in this southwest Chicago suburb, there will be magic shows, kids' games, food and fireworks on the last evening.
More than 20 bands perform in Rotary Park during this free festival, which includes artisans, food, beer, wine and fireworks on the Fourth and on Sunday.
This downtown festival features a Culinary Row, Fun Zone for kids and fireworks in addition to music.
This easy-going, family-friendly festival features more than 70 performers from eight countries, food and hand-made art from around the world plus a fun play area for children.
Many people camp on-site at Birds Hill Provincial Park. Tickets are cheapest when bought in advance.
They call this the world's largest music festival. More than 1,000 acts perform on 12 stages along Lake Michigan.
This year, performers at this big fest include Neal McCoy, Travis Tritt and Darius Rucker. There's a band contest, too.
Praise the Loud at this ticketed rock-music fest at the Basilica of St. Mary on the edge of downtown.
This year's outdoor festival near Chippewa Falls features Limp Bizkit, Korn and Disturbed.
Morgan Wallen, Chris Young and Jon Pardi are among the headliners of this fest. There's camping on-site.
This folk-music festival in Tourist Park also features a juried arts and crafts show and camping on-site.
This free, all-ages festival is in Mears Park.
Listen to island music on the shore of Lake Superior.
Listen to music on the square in this town just over the Wisconsin border from Lake Geneva.
This Mississippi River festival on historic St. Feriole Island features 12 bands on two stages, with onsite camping.
This music festival is held downtown.
This family-friendly festival includes music on five stages and workshops at El Rancho Mañana Campground, 20 miles west of St. Cloud.
Since 1972, fans of this Jazz Age cornetist and composer have held this festival in his hometown on the Mississippi.
Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line are among the headliners at this big country festival in west-central Minnesota.
More than 180 singer-songwriters perform at more than 40 venues along College Avenue downtown.
This nonprofit festival is in the southwest Wisconsin bluffs, half an hour north of Winona, Minn.
Headliners include Jefferson Starship, Foreigner, Toby Keith, Switchfood and Little Big Town. Thursday admission is free, and Friday-Saturday tickets are $20-$30. In addition to music, there will be an arts fair, children's activities and Saturday fireworks.
The annual music fest on the Lake Superior harbor showcases national and regional acts on three stages.
This family-friendly festival, just off the Paul Bunyan State Trail, features more than 40 bluegrass shows and free workshops.
Few settings are more beautiful than Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park on Lake Superior; 25 national and regional blues, folk and bluegrass acts perform.
Enjoy a day of blues in Lyran Park, with food from local restaurants.
Enjoy a weekend of music in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior.
This free Fox Cities jazz festival is in Jefferson Park, on the shores of Lake Winnebago.
This Douglas Park music festival also features a circus sideshow revue and carnival.