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!

FEBRUARY
18-23 The Color Purple – Madison/Overture Center
21-Mar. 1 Beloit Film Festival – Beloit/various locations
23 Mardi Gras party with Madison Jazz – Madison/Wyndham Garden Hotel
23 Femmestival – Madison/Garver Feed Mill
26 Business Day in Madison – Madison/Monona Terrace
28 Cocktails in the Conservatory – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
28 Go Red For Women Luncheon – Madison/Monona Terrace
29 Butterfly Ball – Madison/Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
29 Madison Re-Prom – Madison/Monona Terrace
29 Bounce – Madison/Monona Terrace

MARCH
1 Rotary Pancake Breakfast & Craft Show – Sun Prairie/Prairie View Middle School
Feb. 21-Mar. 1 Beloit Film Festival – Beloit/various locations
1 Badger Cheer and Dance Championship – Madison/Monona Terrace
4 Free Family Fun Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
3-5 Cheese Contest and Championship – Madison/Monona Terrace
6 The Canopy Sessions – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
6-8 Madison Symphony Orchestra: The Miracle – Madison/Overture Hall
7 Cheers to 100 Years (AFCH Gala) – Madison/Monona Terrace
7-8 Magic 98 Women’s Wellness Retreat – Madison/Madison Concourse Hotel
7-8 Madison Kids Expo – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
7 Primula Sale – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
10 Kindness Celebration – Sun Prairie/Colonial Club
10 ATHENA Award Celebration – Madison/Concourse Hotel
11 The Revivalists – Madison/The Sylvee
11 The Lumineers – Milwaukee/Fiserv Forum
13 Toto’s Gala – Madison/Monona Terrace
13 OPEN’s 11th Annual Dinner – Madison/Monona Terrace
14 Let’s Make a Laugh Comedy Night – Johnson Creek/Comfort Suites
14 Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra presents: Obras Maestras Latinas – Beloit/Eaton Chapel
15 Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra presents: Obras Maestras Latinas – Janesville/Janesville Performing Arts Center
7-22 Spring Flower Show – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
17 Rotary St. Patrick’s Day Cash Raffle – Sun Prairie/Full Mile Beer Company & Kitchen
11-29 Wicked – Madison/Overture Center
14-22 Children’s Theater of Madison presents: Peter Pan – Madison/Capitol Theater
21 Third Eye Blind – Madison/The Sylvee
22 Madison Family Fest – Madison/Monona Terrace
24 One Night of Queen – Madison/Overture Center
27 Cocktails in the Conservatory – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
27 Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra presents Yolanda Kondonasis, harp – Madison/Capitol Theater
29 Feed the Need – Madison/Madison College Truax Campus
29 Mad City Bridal Expo – Madison/Monona Terrace
29 Michael Buble – Milwaukee/Fiserv Forum

APRIL
2 Scooby Doo! And the Lost City of Gold – Madison/Capitol Theater
2 MercyMe 20/20 – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
3 The Canopy Sessions – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3-5 Madison Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak Requiem – Madison/Overture Hall
5 Peppa Pig Live! – Madison/Orpheum Theater
9 Cher – Madison/Kohl Center
11-12 Madison Ballet presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Madison/Capitol Theater
18 Send Off and Welcome Home for Veterans – Madison/Dane County Regional Airport
21-26 My Fair Lady – Madison/Overture Center
23 NAMI Dane County Awards Banquet and Gala – Madison/Monona Terrace
30 Alysha Umphress – Madison/Capitol Theater

MAY
8-9 Plant Sale with the Pros – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
10 Mother’s Day Concert – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
16 Kids Building Wisconsin – Fitchburg/McKee Farms Park
22-24 Brat Fest – Madison/Willow Island

JUNE
14 Ironman Wisconsin – Madison/various locations

JULY 
11-12 Art Fair off the Square – Madison/Monona Terrace
25 Opera in the Park – Madison/Garner Park
26 Daryl Hall & John Oates – Milwaukee/American Family Insurance Amphitheater
31-Aug. 1 Sugar Maple Music Festival – Madison/William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park

AUGUST
July 31-Aug. 1 Sugar Maple Music Festival – Madison/William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park
8 The Stadium Tour – Milwaukee/Miller Park
15 The Beach Boys – Milwaukee/Wisconsin State Fair
30 Maroon 5 – Milwaukee/American Family Insurance Amphitheater

SEPTEMBER
13 Ironman Wisconsin – Madison/various locations
13 Steve Martin and Martin Short – Madison/Overture Hall
15 KISS – Milwaukee/American Family Insurance Amphitheater

ONGOING
Lake Geneva Ice Castles – Lake Geneva
Dream Bank
– Madison/downtown
MSCR Art Cart
– Madison/various locations
Overture Center– Madison
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