In the heart of the city, where State Street meets the Capitol Square, you will find the area's best destination for shopping, dining, entertainment and events: Downtown Madison!

Downtown Madison

Maxwell Street Days

More than 40 years of great bargains on clothing, jewelry, gifts, artwork, sporting goods, books and more, plus fabulous food from State Street and Capitol Square shops and restaurants.

See All Events

Little Luxuries

A specialty gift and accessory store providing a fun, satisfying and aesthetic shopping experience with purses, scarves, hair accessories, jewelry, reading glasses, gift books, journals, gadgets, spa products, games, tabletop, and baby items.


Farmers' Market Season Opens!

The award-winning Dane County Farmers' Market has been a Madison tradition since 1972. With approximately 270 members, the DCFM provides the best of each season's bounty.
Read more »

Announcing Downtown Doors 2019

Downtown Doors is an outdoor gallery on in the heart of the Madison, WI.
Read more »

Madison Night Market Set for 2019

It isn't summer yet, but we're gearing up for another great run of night markets.
Read more »

Tours & Places to See

An updated list of tours and unique places to see while visiting Downtown Madison
Read more »

Arts, Culture & Museums

An updated list of museums, galleries, arts centers, performance spaces and unique places in Downtown Madison
Read more »

More News

All news »