Indoor Golf, Miniature Golf

in Attraction, Entertainment by

Vitense Golfland


Golf Range open year round and miniature golf indoors!


Rainforest in Olbrich Gardens

in Entertainment, Events by

garden1Visit the tropics without leaving Madison! 

The Bolz Conservatory, a sunny 50-foot high glass pyramid, houses a diverse collection of tropical plants, a rushing waterfall, free-flying birds, and blooming orchids.  See the plants on which some very common foods grow, such as banana, coffee, and vanilla.  Conservatory range from 65 degrees to 95 degrees Fahrenheit year-round,

making this a truly tropical escape.


Visit the Wisconsin Dells Famous for Indoor Water Parks

in Attraction, Entertainment by

Where to stay & play, in the Dells! 


Swirl, splash, romantic retreats, 90 restaurants, wineries, shopping, live entertainment and more!


New Year’s Eve, Watch the Ball Drop at The Edgewater

in Attraction, Entertainment by

Destination New Year’s Eve Party

9pm-2am, December 31


Join The Edgewater for the party of the year!  Destination New Year’s Eve brings the Big Apple to Madison with an iconic ball drop, Empire State-inspired fare and ice skating on our own mini Rockefeller Center rink- all sure to put you in a New York state of mind. 

The party includes complimentary beer, wine and champagne 9pm-12am, live music from Talk of the Town, access to our special New Year’s Eve countdown and a Midnight “Breakfast at Tiffanys” buffet featuring the best of the Big Apple.

Jersey Boys, Overture Center for the Arts

in Attraction, Entertainment, Events by

overture-logo-lrg1Jersey Boys

Best Musical!  Tony Award & Grammy Award Winner!

The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

More than 40,000 theatergoers cheered when Jersey Boys made its premiere in Madison in 2012.  Worldwide, more than 22 million people have seen Jersey Boys.  And now, the show that made critics and audiences cheer for three weeks will return to Overture!

Halloween At The Henry Vilas Zoo!

in Entertainment, Events, This Month by

content%20header%20-%20halloween%20at%20the%20zoo1Sunday, October 30th from 9:30am – 3:00pm.

 Henry Vilas Zoo along with local businesses will host a trick-or-treating at the Zoo as you walk the exhibits.  Be sure to stop by the activity tent for some extra fun!  Pumpkin Decorating Contest- new this  year!


As part of our commitment to animal conservation, Henry Vilas Zoo ensures all candy served at the Halloween at the Zoo is made by companies that are members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil.   Sponsored by Culver’s, Associated Bank and Chick-fil-A

  Learn more at



Madison Symphony Orchestra Season Opener

in Attraction, Entertainment, Events by

Lose yourself in the music, the passion, and the moment….and find yourself at the Symphony!  The Overture Center for the Arts, Madison


Sept 23-25 The Planets: An HD Odyssey

Oct 21-23 Beethoven’s Pastorale

Nov 11 Paired to Perfection

Dec. 2-4  A Madison Symphony Christmas

Jan 14 & 15 2017  Beyond the Score  Scheherazade

Festivals For Autumn

in Attraction, Entertainment, Events, Parks & Recreation by

Autumn in Wisconsin is rich with fall festivals, fairs and events providing plenty of family fun!  Celebrate apples, Octoberfest, wine and harvest festivals and more through out Wisconsin!


Terrace After Dark – Live Music and Film Series

in Attraction, Entertainment, Events by

TAD-780x460[1]Thursdays-Saturdays Live Music & Sundays films ( Wed., Open Mic Night)  through September 5th, 2016

Presented by the Wisconsin Union Dirctorate,

Sunny days and sunsets never get old, but nighttime on the Terrace is something truly spectacular.  A summer-long program that blends music and film with warm summer nights in one of Madison’s most popular places. 


Terrace after dark: Bluegrass and Americana Series

in Entertainment, Events, Parks & Recreation by

TAD-780x460[1]A summer-long program that blends music and film with warm summer nights on one of Madison’s most popular places, Terrace After Dark.

Thursdays through August, 11, 2016

Memorial Union Terrace from 5:00pm-7:00pm