Milwaukee's first-ever, outdoor immersive arts & lights festival experience — extending summer for one more breathtaking moment.
The dazzling live spectacle, to be held during the last gasp of summer on the evenings of Sept. 8-9, brings 4D projection mapping technology to Milwaukee’s iconic Historic Mitchell Street Neighborhood. A multi-story building at 710 W. Historic Mitchell Street — home to Mitchell Street Arts — will serve as the mesmerizing backdrop for the show.
CELEBRATE THE NIGHT
LIGHT. ART. DANCE.
MUSIC. FASHION. FOOD.
Nitelight will feature a fashion show, a variety of local vendors, dance performances, and an impressive music lineup. The event is family-friendly and free to the public. After sundown, the event will set the grounds alight with an amazing motion graphics show.
Water Street Dance
Families with children will have plenty of options to indulge in memory-making activities throughout the festival.
Life-sized Lite Brite
Make your own art to light up the night with this nostalgic favorite!
A fun, multilingual learning adventure with a variety of hands-on activities to learn, create and grow!
Getting Here & Parking
7th & Historic Mitchell Street
Nearby Street Parking
There is a mix of metered and unmetered street parking on Historic Mitchell Street and on the surrounding side streets. Many of the paid metered parking spots are free after 7:00 PM.
Uber, Lyft, carpooling, and other ride sharing services are great options for getting to the event!
Meet the Artists
We are proud to have worked with Milwaukee-area artists and students to shine a light on the region's artistic talent and bring the light show to life.
Click on each artist’s name below to learn about their work.
There are a variety of ways to sponsor the event as a whole, specific programs or even individual artists!
Please contact Stephanie Sherman for more information at email@example.com.
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