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.

JULY
18 Concerts on the Square – Madison/Capitol Square
19 Pints for Parks – Madison/The Biergarten at Olbrich Park
19 Concerts on the Rooftop – Madison/Monona Terrace
19-22 Dane County Fair – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
19-August 12 Olbrich’s Blooming Butterflies – Madison/Olbrich Botanical Gardens
20-22 Maxwell Street Days – Madison/State Street
20-22 Heavy Bombers Weekend – Madison/Dane County Airport
21 Opera in the Park – Madison/Garner Park
21-22 American Girl Benefit Sale – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
22 Adult Field Day – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
21-22 Janesville Warbird Weekend
24-29Rock County 4-H Fair – Janesville
25 Concerts on the Square – Madison/Capitol Square
26 Reducing Stress: Mindfullness at Work – Madison/Overture Center
26-29 WaunaFest – Waunakee/Centennial Park
27 Dinner & A Swim at the Goodman Pool – Madison/Goodman Pool
27 Shake the Lake Festival – Delavan/Lake Lawn Resort
28 Shoreline Swim – Monona/Lake Monona
28 Disability Pride Festival – Madison/Tenney Park Shelter
28-29 Atwood Fest – Madison/Atwood Ave.

AUGUST
1 Concerts on the Square – Madison/Capitol Square
1 Free Family Night – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
1 Vince Gill – Madison/Orpheum Theater
1-5 The Crossfit Games – Madison/Alliant Energy Center
2-12 Wisconsin State Fair – Milwaukee/Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
3 Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Garden Tour – Spring Green/Taliesin estate
4 David Foster: The Hitman Tour – Milwaukee/The Pabst Theater
5 Angell Park Flea Market – Sun Prairie
8 Jazz at Five – Madison/Capitol Square
9 Madison Night Market – Madison
10 The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show – Madison/Overture Center
15 Jazz at Five – Madison/Capitol Square
16-19 Sweet Corn Festival – Sun Prairie
17 Dinner & A Swim at the Goodman Pool – Madison/Goodman Pool
18 Chicks with Sticks – Madison/Bridges Golf Course
18 Stoughton Coffee Break Festival – Stoughton/Mandt Park
19 Yum Yum Fest – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
19 Outreach Pride Parade – Madison
22 Jazz at Five – Madison/Capitol Square
24-26 Good Neighbor Festival – Middleton
27 Sensory Friendly Museum Time – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
29 Jazz at Five – Madison/Capitol Square
29-Sept. 3 Walworth County Fair – Elkhorn/Walworth County Fairgrounds
31 Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Garden Tour – Spring Green/Taliesin estate

SEPTEMBER
1-2 Taste of Madison – Madison/Capitol Square
Jazz at Five – Madison/Capitol Square
7-8 Chilimania – Edgerton
13 Madison Night Market – Madison
14-16 McFarland Family Festival – McFarland/McFarland Ice Arena
15-16 Willy Street Fair – Madison
19 Counting Crows – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
22 Isthmus OktoBEERfest – Madison/Breese Stevens Field
22 Madison Heart and Stroke Walk/5K Run – Madison/Madison Mallards Baseball Stadium
24 Sensory Friendly Museum Time – Madison/Madison Children’s Museum
28-30 Oktoberfest – New Glarus/Downtown New Glarus

ONGOING
Mad City Ski Team – Madison – Law Park
Bucky on Parade
, through September 12 – Madison (various locations)
Madison Night Market – Downtown Madison
Warner Park Family Fun Nights
– Madison/Warner Park
Creekside Cruise Night – Evansville
Badger Sports (schedules for all sports)
– Madison/various locations
Bucky on Parade
– 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