The Fun Page

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. For more concert and theater listings for Wisconsin, click here.

SEPTEMBER
19 Counting Crows – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
19 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
20 Craft Beer, Chocolate, and Cheese Pairing – Monona/East Side Club
21  Justin Timberlake – Milwaukee/Fiserv Forum
21 William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – Madison/Orpheum Theater
22 Isthmus OktoBEERfest – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
22 Madison Heart and Stroke Walk/5K Run – Madison/Madison Mallards Baseball Stadium
22 Market Day Verona – Verona
22 Diaper Dash – Fitchburg/McKee Farms Park
22 Brown Paws Rescue Barn Dance – Madison/Emily’s Ten Oak Ranch
23 Java Jive – Madison/The Brink Lounge
23 MDA Muscle Walk of Greater Madison – Madison/Warner Park Shelter
23 Curdfest – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
24 Sensory Friendly Museum Time – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
26 Dashing Diva Virtual 5K and 10K Race – Various locations
27 Fall Bodega – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
28 Harvest Moon Festival – Madison/Lussier Family Heritage Center
28 Wagon Rides in the Park – Janesville/Riverside Park
28-30 Oktoberfest – New Glarus/Downtown New Glarus
28-29 Attic Angel Classic Clothing Sale – Madison/Attic Angel Association Building
29 Bucky on Parade Finale Party – Madison/Kohl Center
29 Wisconsin’s Best Bloody Mary Fest – Fitchburg/Yahara Bay Distillers
29 Indigo Girls – Madison/Orpheum Theater
29 Dane County Alzheimer’s Walk – Madison/Warner Park Shelter
29 Bark and Wine – Madison/Dane County Humane Society
30 Madison NEDA Walk – Madison/State Capitol
30 Zoo Run Run – Madison/Henry Vilas Zoo
30 Daylong Meditation Retreat – Madison/Monona Terrace

OCTOBER
1 Learn to Stargaze – Madison/Olbrich Park Winter Shelter
2-6 World Dairy Expo – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
3 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
4 Who’s Live Anyway? – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
5 Verona Fall Fest – Verona/Hometown USA Festival Park
5 Free Sale For Families – McFarland
6 Latino Art Fair – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
9-14  Something Rotten! – Madison/Overture Center
12 Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours – Madison/Forest Hill Cemetery
12 Kenny G – Madison/Capitol Theater
13 Downtown Baraboo Fall Fair on the Square – Baraboo/Downtown
13 A Better U Fair – Madison/Olbrich Gardens
13 Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours – Madison/Forest Hill Cemetery
13 Oak Bank’s 18th Annual Great Pumpkin Giveaway – Fitchburg/Oak Bank
13 Picnic in the Park – Madison/Olbrich Park
14 Gilda’s Run – Madison/Gilda’s Club
14 Quarter Auction & Silent Auction Fundraiser – Stoughton/Viking Lanes
19 Moon Over Monona Terrace – Madison/Monona Terrace
19-20 Haumerson’s Pond Haunted Hike – Fort Atkinson
20 Rocktoberfest – Blue Mounds/Cave of the Mounds
21 Trick or Treat Trail – Janesville/Palmer Park
21 Get the Led Out – Madison/Orpheum Theater
24 Downtown Madison Family Halloween – Madison/Capitol Square
24 Halloween at Overture – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
25-28 World Clydesdale Show – Madison
25-31 Hollow-een At The Cave – Blue Mounds/Cave of the Mounds
26 So You Think You Can Dance Live! – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
27 Carbone’s 5K Race for Research – Madison
29 Sensory Friendly Museum Time – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum

NOVEMBER
1 Downtown Madison Fall Wine Walk – Madison/Downtown
3 The Simon and Garfunkel Story – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
9-10 Attic Angel Holidays Galore and More Sale – Madison/Attic Angel Association Building
11 Madison Marathon – Madison13
13 REO Speedwagon – Milwaukee/Riverside Theater
17-18 Madison Women’s Expo – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
20 David Crosby – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
20-25  School of Rock – Madison/Overture Center
22 11th Annual Turkey Trot – Madison
23 An Evening with Jane Fonda – Milwaukee/The Riverside Theater
27 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – Madison/Overture Center for the Arts
28 Brew Lights – Madison/Henry Vilas Zoo
30 Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour – Madison/Orpheum Theater

DECEMBER
1 HolidayFest Arts & Crafts Fair – Madison/Warner Park Community Rec Center
1 Jolly Jingle Holiday Fireworks – Janesville
6 Ingrid Michaelson Trio – Madison/Orpheum Theater
8 Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera “Live in Stereo” – Madison/Orpheum Theater
11 A Charlie Brown Christmas – Madison/Orpheum Theater

ONGOING
Movies with Madison Parks (thru Sept. 22) – Madison Parks
Madison Night Market – Downtown Madison
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