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

VIRTUAL Madison Night Market

Handmade products, local art, artisan gifts, prepackaged foods and fresh produce. The event includes live music, artists, special visiting food carts and pop-up restaurant experiences.

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Downtown Visitor Center

The Visitor Center will be open 11am-5pm Thursdays - Sundays in August.

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COVID 2020 Updates

Downtown Madison Information and Updates during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Handmade and Handcrafted 2019

When it comes to gift-giving, it pays to shop — and craft — local. “…Shopping local directly supports your community,” says Kira Rosenstiel, manager of Art Gecko, 510 State Street.
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Your Holiday Traditions Start Downtown

Start your season of celebration in Downtown Madison, WI. Holiday Lights, A Winter Night Market, A Holiday Open House and a Cookie Walk...
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Perfect Fall Day

Here, three individuals with roots in Downtown Madison share what’s on their respective itineraries for a perfect fall day in downtown.
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Take a family-friendly foray in Downtown Madison

Downtown Madison isn’t just for college students and office workers. It’s a welcoming atmosphere for all, children and families included.
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Downtown Madison Businesses

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