The Fun Page: Family Friendly Fun in Madison

The Fun Page is your one-stop-shop to find family friendly events in the Madison area! You’ll also find “ongoing” events towards the bottom of the page. To find more “to-do” themed resources, click here!

DECEMBER
Oct. 31-Dec. 22 A Christmas Story – Fort Atkinson/Fireside Theater
Nov. 7-Dec. 28 Agrace Holiday Pop-Up Shop – Madison/6716 Odana Road
Nov. 29-Dec. 29 Zoo Lights – Madison/Henry Vilas Zoo
Nov. 29-Dec. 30 2019 Holiday Light Show – Janesville/Rotary Botanical Gardens (various dates/times)
Nov. 9-Jan. 4 Fantasy in Lights – Madison/Olin Park
7-31 Olbrich’s Holiday Express – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
11-14 MSCR Annual Pottery Sale – Madison/MSCR-Hoyt
12 Holiday Pops: BJSO’s Songs of the Season Rehearsal – Beloit/Eaton Chapel
13 Festive Friday Eves – Mt. Horeb/downtown
13 Warner Park Family Fun Night – Madison/Warner Park
13-14 Victorian Holiday Open House to Benefit Friends of Noah – Janesville
14 Santa Cycle Rampage – Madison/various locations
14-15 Good Day Market – Madison/Garver Feed Mill
15 Holiday Pops: BJSO’s Songs of the Season – Beloit/Janesville Performing Arts Center
20 Festive Friday Eves – Mt. Horeb/downtown
20-23 Victorian Holiday Open House to Benefit Friends of Noah – Janesville
22 Menorah Lighting – Madison/Hilldale Shopping Center
7-31 Olbrich’s Holiday Express – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
7-22 A Christmas Carol – Madison/Capitol Theater
20-28 Madison Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Madison/Overture Center
27 Winter Celebration Concert with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (free admission) – Madison/Hamel Music Center

JANUARY
1 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
4 Elvis Birthday Bash – Madison/Coliseum Bar and Banquet Center
14-15 Trolls Live! – Madison/Overture Center
17-18 Yule Ball – Milwaukee/Turner Hall Ballroom
18 Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
26 Brewers on Deck – Milwaukee/Wisconsin Center

FEBRUARY
1 East Side Club Craft/Vintage Vendor Show – Madison/East Side Club
5 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
8 Frozen Assets Festival – Madison/The Edgewater
8 Disney On Ice: Dream Big – Madison/Alliant Energy Center

MARCH
4 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
29 Michael Buble – Milwaukee/Fiserv Forum

APRIL
2 Scooby Doo! And the Lost City of Gold – Madison/Capitol Theater
5 Peppa Pig Live! – Madison/Orpheum Theater
9 Cher – Madison/Kohl Center

AUGUST
8 The Stadium Tour – Milwaukee/Miller Park
30 Maroon 5 – Milwaukee/American Family Insurance Amphitheater

SEPTEMBER
15 KISS – Milwaukee/American Family Insurance Amphitheater

ONGOING
Dream Bank
– Madison/downtown
MSCR Art Cart
– Madison/various locations
Bucky on Parade Public Buckys
– Madison/various locations
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Events – Madison/MMoCA
Forward Madison Games – Madison/Breese Stevens Field – Madison/Madison College
Warner Park Family Fun Nights – Madison/Warner Park
Badger Sports (schedules for all sports) – Madison/various locations
Kids in the Rotunda – Madison/Overture Center
Madison Children’s Museum Special Events – Madison/Capitol Square
UW Space Place – Madison/UW-Campus (2300 Park St.)
Saturday Science – Madison/Discovery Bldg (330 N. Orchard)
History Sandwiched In – Madison/Wisconsin Historical Museum
Current Exhibits – Madison/Monona Terrace
Health and Wellness Programs – Madison/Monona Terrace
$5 Tuesdays at Marcus Theaters – Madison/Sun Prairie
Walking and Bike Tours (Madison Trust for Historic Preservation) – Madison/various locations
Olbrich Gardens – Madison
American Players Theatre – Spring Green
Events and Classes – Madison Public Library
Red Cross Blood Drives – Madison area/various locations
Volunteers Needed – Monona Terrace
Jelly Belly Warehouse Tours – Pleasant Prairie/10100 Jelly Belly Ln.
Michaels Kids Club – Madison
American Family Dream Bank Events – DreamBank/Capitol Square