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Funnest Summer Events in Madison

by Anonymous on July 15 2009

Author Description: "I love summers in Madison!"

1. Concert on the Square In the summer months, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra holds free concerts on the capitol square in Madison every Wednesd...
Author Comment: "Concert on the Square is a great excuse to sit out on the capitol lawn and drink wine with friends. Oh yeah, and the music is good."
2. Dane County Farmer's Market The Dane County Farmer's Market is a larger producer only farmer's market. That means the people at the market actually ...
Author Comment: "The DCFM is the best. The selection is great. You can cook a week's worth of meals with what you get at the market. Good thing it takes place once a week."
3. Rhythm & Booms The Midwest's largest fireworks display, timed to music, is held at Warner Park in Madison, Wisconsin. The event always ...
Author Comment: "Bang!"
4. Duck Blind Officially called the "The Great Dane Duck Blind", this is of the ways you can watch the Madison Mallards baseball team....
Author Comment: "I love Mallards games, and nothing beats the Duck Blind, where you can eat and drink all you want...perhaps at the expense of getting hit with an errant foul ball (which no one sees because you're talking to your friends)"
5. Taste of Madison Taste of Madison 2009 is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 5th and 6th. Over 60 different restaurants will be...
Author Comment: "Sweet!"
6. Brat Fest Bratfest is held every year on Memorial Day Weekend Friday - Monday on Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center. It mo...
Author Comment: "It's kind of disgusting to think of all the brats we eat during a single weekend (about one brat for every man, woman, and child in Madison), but I must admit: it seems like a good idea at the time!"
7. Art Fair on the Square Located around Madison’s Capitol Concourse, Art Fair on the Square is a popular summer tradition that regularly attracts...
Author Comment: "It's nice to peruse the neat art, although I'm usually too broke to buy anything."
8. Hippie Christmas This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, man...
Author Comment: "Am I allowed to top it of with the least fun event in Madison? August 14th and 15th are total hell for students trying to move in and out of their apartments. Also, it's no treat for people trying to drive in the campus/downtown area. I'm glad I don't have to move this year."
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