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June 3, 2023 11:00 am
June 4, 2023 6:00 pm
June 1, 2023
Bucyrus Plaza/Da Crusher Plaza
1101 Milwaukee Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI, 53172, United States
Crusherfest in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 3-4, 2023

South Milwaukee hosts quite a cool thing Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th: Crusherfest! Named for native son and professional wrestler Reggie “Da Crusher” Lisowski, Crusher Fest is a Wild combination of fun and competitive activities, promising “cold beer, polka, live wrestling, and more!”

The Mr. Saloon Competition at Crusherfest, June 3-4. 2023 in South Milwaukee, WisconsinMr. Saloon Competition

Da Crusher loved talking about his days growing up around saloons on the rough and tumble blue collar streets of South Milwaukee, and new this year, the Mr. Saloon Competition salutes this with Keg Holding, Trivia, Throw-the-Drunk, Sausage Eating, and Beer Drinking – among other things – all in the pursuit of being crowned Crusherfest’s Mr. Saloon and walking away with a championship belt. The event will take place at Crusherfest on Sunday, June 4th starting at 1pm. Men and women are welcome to participate. Participants must be over the age of 21 and bring a photo ID with their birthdate to the event. Participants must bring a smartphone to the event. Give it a try!


Shop Some Great Vendors

Crusherfest welcomes vendors offering everything from cigars to retro outfits, jewelry to signs and artwork. They include Hollyville, Thurston’s, Lake Country Cigars, The Lamb Shop, All in a Jar, Minimalist Martha, Say It Louder, Rhubarb and Ice, Twisted Tree Creations, Ron Dunn Art, Finch’s Vendor Expo, and Bellajack Design. Find out more about them here.

Blizzard Brawl with Great Lakes Championship Wrestling, Meet & Greets, Bolo Bash, and Da Crusherfest Showdown

Meet wrestling stars “Cowboy” Bob Orton Jr., Greg ‘The Hammer’ Valentine, Al Snow, Marty Jannetty, and Ted DiBiase. Real wrestling happens Saturday night at 6pm before the final matchup with Da Crusherfest Showdown Sunday afternoon at 3pm. The wrestling events require ticketed admission, which you can buy here. You can also do meet & greets with the wrestlers; we do not suggest you try and wrestle them. Full details.

Live Music & Great Food

Music lineup for Crusherfest, June 3-4, 2023 in South Milwaukee, WisconsinCrusherfest features live music both days, including:

Saturday, June 3rd:
11am – 1pm Larry Lynne
1pm – 2:30pm Size 5’s
2:30pm – 4:30pm Bad Behavior
5pm – 7pm Jesse Haines
7pm – 9pm Fire & Ice

Sunday, June 4th:
10am – Noon Jeff Winard
Noon – 2pm The Squeezettes
2pm – 3:30pm Blues Addiction
3:30pm – Close Bad Boy

Food vendors include everything from savory BBQ to sweet treats. Among them are the South Milwaukee Lions Club, Sweet Delight, Bakehouse 23, Carries Crispies, Short & Sweet Desserts, BeBe’s Bistro, Smokin’ C’s, The Gutt Truck, Smiling Dawgs, and Atwood HWY BBQ. Find out more about them here.

Crusherfest runs Saturday, June 3rd from 11am – 9pm and Sunday, June 4th from 11am – 6pm.

Crusherfest Address:

1101 Milwaukee Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Crusherfest Website

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