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Student Article: "Summerfest"

The following article was submitted by a student reporter in Mrs. Clark’s Communications Class at Sacred Heart Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.


By Katie McDonald

7th Grade

Do you like going to concerts and listening to music? Well, if you do Summerfest is definitely for you. This event is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year! Set on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Summerfest will not disappoint! It goes on for 11 days, June 28- July 9, with over 800 acts participating, and 1,000 performances! If you only like listening to certain types of music, don’t worry! Local favorites, today’s hottest stars, including The Chainsmokers, P!NK, and Luke Bryan, and even emerging talent will be there participating!

The Guinness World Records book has named Summerfest “The World’s Largest Music Festival” since 1999. Summerfest is also very very popular attracting between 800,000 and 900,000 people each year. It’s not all just music! Summerfest has tons of entertainment, including shopping, vendors, fireworks, family activities, and more! Another cool thing you can do there is sample different foods from Milwaukee Area Restaurants! Would you ever consider attending Summerfest?


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