Madison Central Business Improvement District
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Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Events
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Going on Downtown


Ongoing

  • DCFM Winter Market at Monona Terrace November 18 - December 16
  • Shine on Madison Seasonal Lighting and Events November 18 - January 7
  • Olin Fantasy in Lights November 18 - January 2

    December

  • Madison Ballet Presents The Nutcracker December 9-26
  • CTM Presents A Christmas Carol December 9-23
  • Downtown Holiday Trolley & Carolers December 16, & 23
  • UW Last Day of Class December 13
  • UW Final Exams December 15-21
  • Dance Wisconsin Presents The Nutcracker Ballet December 16-17
  • UW Winter Commencement December 17

    Community and Partner Calendars

  • Summer in YOUR City Programming May - September
  • Monona Terrace Community Events
  • Wisconsin State Capitol events
  • Majestic Theater events
  • Orpheum Theater events
  • Overture Center for the Arts events
  • Wisconsin Union Theater events
  • Other arts, culture & museums

    Visit our facebook page for more event ideas, or see what our partners have going on.
    Downtown Madison Events on Facebook
    GMCVB Event Listings
    Isthmus Events

    Coming Up Downtown


    December

  • Madison Public Schools Winter Break December 22 - January 2
  • My Family New Years' Eve December 31

    January

  • RENT January 2-7
  • Madison Public Schools Resume January 3
  • DCFM Late Winter Farmer's Market January 6 - April 7
  • UW Spring Semester Begins January 23
  • Folk Ball Festival January 19-21
  • Winter Restaurant Week January 21-26
  • Frostiball January 27

    February

  • Frozen Assets Festival February 2-4
  • WPT Garden Expo February 9-11
  • GMCVB Hotel Week February 9 - 19
  • WIAA Boy's Swimming & Diving February 16-17
  • WIAA Individual Wrestling February 22-24
  • International Festival (Overture) February 24

    March

  • WIAA Boy's Hockey March 1-3
  • WIAA Girl's Hockey March 2-3
  • WIAA Team Wrestling March 2-3
  • Midwest Geekcraft Expo March 3-4
  • WIAA Boy's Basketball March 15-17
  • Shamrock Shuffle March 17
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17
  • Natural Family Expo March 18
  • UW Spring Break March 24-April 1
  • Madison Public Schools Spring Break March 24-April 1

    April

  • Badger Family Spring Visit Weeknds
  • Les Miserables (Overture) April 3-8
  • Wisconsin Film Festival April 5-12
  • DCFM Outdoor Farmer's Market April 14 - November 10

    For Kids & Families
  • DreamBank-American Family Insurance
  • Madison Children's Museum
  • Overture Center Kids in the Rotunda, free performances, every Saturday during the school year.
  • Kid Art Adventures, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Madison Central Library programs and events.
  • Madison Children's Activity Calendar
  • Family Fun in Greater Madison




    Book your own gig downtown!
    How to book the downtown public performance spaces (Peace Park, 30 on the Square, and Rotary Plaza) for music, crafts, art, performance, dance, or community events.