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Madison Night Market
Madison Night Market is a celebration of Madison's unique and inspiring creative culture. Vendors showcase handmade products, local art, artisan gifts, prepackaged foods, and fresh produce. The event includes live music, giant board games, special visiting food carts and pop-up restaurant experiences. The Market is presented by Madison's Central Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with the City of Madison. The Market, located along West Gilman Street in the heart of downtown Madison is held the second Thursday of May, June, August and September in 2018. From 6pm - 11pm visitors and downtown
residents are invited to come celebrate all things Madison. www.madisonnightmarket.com

InstaQuest 3
Celebrate the end of the Summer in YOUR City with a fun, interactive game using one of the fastest growing social media tools - Instagram.

From August 8th through August 15th you are invited to participate as "IQuesters" in a variety of challenges on a social media/photography quest throughout Madison's Central Business Improvement District.

Registration is NOW open online. Individual and team registrations are available. Prizes will be awarded along the way, for the most points and for best team efforts.

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Summer in YOUR City Event Series
Be sure to check out our new event series Summer in YOUR City at various locations throughout downtown! Events include: YOUR Lunchtime Live, Ian's Pizza Open Mic, Live & Local Concert Series, Kids Create at Top of State, & More!

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Downtown Madison one of "Best Travel-Worthy State Capitals," USA Today
Dane County Farmers Market rated #1, The Huffington Post
State Street Ranked in Top Eight Shopping Districts in America, MSN

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Downtown Visitor Center, 452 State St.
Madison's Central Business Improvement District (BID) is in the heart of downtown Madison. Set on an isthmus between two scenic lakes, the famed State Street pedestrian mall links the Wisconsin State Capitol Square to the University of Wisconsin campus.

This unique shopping, business and entertainment district is home to more than 370 shops, galleries, restaurants, and night spots, many locally owned, plus museums and cultural destinations. The BID works to market the district as a whole, create a welcoming downtown environment, and further community relations. From visitors to residents, students, business and property owners - downtown Madison welcomes you! The BID is here to help you shop, dine, work and play.