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1919 Allian Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713
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  1. Bratfest is held every year on Memorial Day Weekend Friday - Monday on Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center. It moved to Willow Island a few years ago after being held in the Sentry Foods parking lot when it first began.

    In 2008 the fest set a world record for the most brats consumed in a weekend. Each year they try to break their own world record by selling more and more brats.

    In addition to Brats, Bratfest also offers hotdogs and Boca Brats (vegetarian) for very reasonable prices.

    Free live entertainment is available on two stages as well as carnival rides and sweet treats. Rutabega also offers kayaking for kids.

    Admission is free, parking is free, and a large portion of profits go to dozens of Madison area charities. Check it out! Posted by: madisonian on Jul 14, 2008 (3) (0)
  2. Brat Fest starts today, May 22nd, running through May 25th. The 2009 Brat Fest will try to top 2008's Word Record of 191,712 brats eaten. That's nearly a brat per Madison resident in a single Memorial Day weekend. No wonder Madison's called the Brat Capital of the World! Posted by: Anonymous on May 22, 2009 (1) (0)
  3. Johnsonville sponsors the annual "World's Largest Brat Fest". It is usually held Memorial Day weekend on Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center. Parking, admission, and music are all free. Carnival rides and games are available. The rides cost $2-$4 each. Brats and hot dogs are relatively inexpensive ($1.50 in 2008). A large portion of the proceeds go to local charities. Posted by: sweeperq on Jun 11, 2008 (1) (0)
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Brat Fest
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