A streetcar named HOP!


With Summerfest is full force downtown, there are extra modes of transportation available including extended operating hours for The Hop!

Check out the press release for all the info!

Milwaukee –The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, today announced extended hours to accommodate Summerfest attendees staying until the festival closes each night. For all nine nights of the Summerfest run, the streetcar will extend operations until 1 a.m.

The streetcar’s two Historic Third Ward stations are just a 10-minute walk from the Summerfest main gate, making The Hop a convenient and free option for accessing The Big Gig. Festivalgoers can avoid the hassle and expense of trying to park near the Summerfest grounds by hopping on the streetcar, exploring downtown, and enjoying a safe ride both to and from the festival.

Streetcar riders can plan their trip by seeing the real-time positions of the streetcars and exploring destinations or parking options along the route by visiting thehopmke.com/interactive-map/. The Transloc app also provides real-time streetcar information and can be accessed via thehopmke.com/real-time-app.

The complete Hop schedule during Summerfest is as follows:

Thursday, Sept 2:      5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 3:         5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 4:      7 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Thursday, Sept 9:      5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 10:       5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 11:    7 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Thursday, Sept 16:    5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 17:       5 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 18:    7 a.m. – 1 a.m.

For more information on The Hop, visit thehopmke.com.

Photo: Getty


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