Held in Riverwest on Center Street between Holton and Humboldt, Center Street Daze is an annual event that began in 1996. The festival is operated by the Riverwest Neighborhood Association with the goal of showcasing businesses, artists and other vendors of Riverwest and Milwaukee. Highlights of this block party include a cart race, a dodgeball tournament sponsored by Lakefront Brewery, a dunk tank and a host of vendors. There are multiple stages featuring live music, with shows at The Uptowner, Company Brewing, Club Timbuktu, Jazz Gallery and Quarters.
11 a.m. on Aug. 6; Center Street in the Riverwest neighborhood; FREE; centerstreetdazefestival.com