2020 Updates From Downtown Businesses
Updates as of 7/9/20 - Please contact businesses directly for updated hours
Stay up to date on current business specials including availability of take-out, delivery, curbside services, gift certificates, and virtual experiences. And don't forget to follow along on our Facebook page!
Specials & Online Shopping
You can find a comprehensive list of how best to support the retailers, organizations, and other types of stores on our new page 2020 Updates Shop !
Take-out, Delivery & Curbside
You can find a comprehensive list of how best to support the restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, bars, and food specialty shops on our new page 2020 Updates Dine !
Online Gift Certificates Available
These business have gift certificates available for sale their on their websites or by phone.
A Room of One's Own
Anthology - (By phone 608-204-2644)
Artist and Craftsman Supply
Boulders Climbing Gym
Casetta Kitchen and Counter
The City Bar and Restaurant Call 608-250-2489
Context (e-mail us)
Fair Trade Coffee House (Pick-up in Store)
Food Fight Restaurant Group
Goodman's Jewelers (Leave a message on facebook, or call (608) 257-3644)
Graft (email email@example.com or call 608-229-8800)
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
Little Luxuries (By phone 608-255-7372)
Madison Children's Museum (Purchase tickets and memberships now for use on future visits. For every two passes purchased recieve a third pass free when we re-open.)
Madison Modern Market : (Via Facebook Messenger)
Mimosa Books and Gifts (By Phone)
Nick's Restaurant (By Phone)
Porta Bella Restaurant
Red Square Flowers
Revel Craft Bar
Sencha Tea Bar
Short Stack Eats
The Soap Opera
State Street Brats
Taiwan Little Eats (Pick-up in Store)
Teddywedgers (In store or by phone)
Vom Fass State Street
Service Industry Relief Funds & Business Resources
Reopen Guidelines For Businesses (5/11/20) : Resources, guidelines, and best practices for businesses to reopen after the stay at home is lifted.
City of Madison Parking : The City of Madison has relaxed some on-street parking rules. Visit the webpage for more details regarding specific rules.
gener8tor Emergency Response Program : gener8tor is hosting emergency one-week virtual programs for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs will feature daily webinars designed to identify, understand and help small businesses secure resources to withstand the current crisis. One-on-one office hours will also be available.
Madison Virtual Tip Jar : Look for your favorite Madison area service industry professionals and help fill their virtual tip jars.
sli.do : Enter #ASK4BIZ to be directed to the Chamber of Commerce run question and answer forum for businesses.
UW Health Support Information : Learn how to help provide supplies and support for our health care workers on the front lines.
Virtual Classes & Experiences
These business or organizations are offering special virtual experiences.
Badger Talks Live
: Follow us on Facebook and tune in beginning April 9 to engage with UW– Madison faculty and staff experts on a variety of interesting, helpful and fun topics.
All April presentations will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 noon, followed by a Q&A.
Boulders Climbing Gym : Daily workout and yoga sessions via Facebook.
The Camera Company : You can create a free wisconsinprints.com account. Using our free iPhone app, Wisconsinprints makes it easy to backup phone pictures and create all kinds of fun image projects including books, calendars, and cards.
Campus Ink : Check out our artist portfolios online. Follow us on social media for updates.
Context : Follow us on social media.
Ellsworth Block : Follow us on social media for a preview of this new event and meeting space!
Fromagination : Follow us on social media for live videos.
Laquerus : Laquerus is offering virtual manicure classes all through the month of August! Visit https://laquerus.com/product-category/kits/ or stay tuned to our Instagram (@laquerus) for more information!
Live Stream Music Madison : A Facebook group dedicated to live streaming video of your favorite local musicians. Musicians are able to accept tips via Venmo, PayPal, and other sharing apps.
Madison Children's Museum : We will be offering virtual programming and sharing daily tips for activities to do at home, on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/madisonchildrensmuseum
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art : Follow us on social media.
Madison Public Library : Explore the Madison Living History collection online!
Mimosa Books and Gifts : Psychic readings and online classes offered virtually
Revel Craft Bar : Follow us on social media for fun at-home crafting projects.
Sencha Tea Bar : Follow us on instagram for free tea conversations at 3pm on Sundays.
WESLI : All classes have been moved online. New students can still enroll.
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra : Check our website for upcoming online performances. First performance Friday, March 27th at 7:30pm.
Wisconsin Union Experiences : Check out the growing list of ways to have virtual experiences for a lifetime with the organization that, for more than a century, has brought you year-round events and activities.
Wisconsin Veterans Museum : Visit us on our website and social media for virtual experiences.
Businesses Outside Madison's Central BID
We appreciate our community so we're sharing the love. As we recieve info from businesses near our district we will post it here. If you have a business in the genral downtown area submit your info using the link below.
3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling : 3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling Is Now Offering “No-Contact” House Painting and Deck Building Quotes To Madison Area Clients In Need Of A Painting Contractor Or Deck Builder In Madison, WI. Please Visit https://3rdgenpainting.com/madison-wi/
Avenue Club and Bubble Up Bar : Curbside pick-up and delivery availble Daily from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Bar Corralini : Pick-up and delivery available Tues - Sun from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Basset Street Brunch Club : Curbside pick-up and delivery available daily from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Brass Ring : 11am-8pm M-F; 1pm-5pm Sat. No contact pick-up available or delivery via Eatstreet. We sell gift cards. They can be purchased via our website or over the phone. Play live virtual trivia with us here
Come Back In : We are accepting takeout (608-258-8619) and delivery orders (via EatStreet) from 4-10 p.m. daily. Pick-up in store, or curbside service upon request (call upon arrival). Gift certificates are available over the phone - 608-258-8619.
Curbside Composter : Curbside Composter is still operating weekly pick-up service as normal. To find out more about home, office, and restaurant composting services go to curbsidecomposter.com
Eldorado Grill : Curbside pick-up and delivery avialable daily from 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Essen Haus : We are accepting takeout (608-255-4674) and delivery orders (via EatStreet) from 4-10 p.m. daily. Pick-up in store, or curbside service upon request (call upon arrival). Gift certificates are available over the phone - 608-255-4674.
Garth's Brew Bar : We will have pop up open hours. Check our website or social for updates! Curbside pick-up available. Gift Certificates available at https://www.toasttab.com/garths-brew-bar/giftcards
Gigi's Cupcakes : Normal Store Hours. M-Th 10am-8pm, Fr, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-6pm. Curbside pickup upon request, call ahead. Call the store for gift cards. Delivery through GrubHub. Quarantine Cakes to “infect happiness” and DIY cupcake survival kits
Karben4 Brewing : 3p-8p every day for pick up and to go only. Delivery Available. Gift Certificates avialable in store or by phone. We are offering our normal menu and a taco kit special for touchless pickup or fee free delivery (within 5 miles) for 2 or 4 people. This includes an appetizer, choice of taco fillings, dessert, and a 6 pack of beer of your choice to go for $25 or $40 respectively. Also the taproom is open for a la carte beer sales to go including all packaged beer (we’ve got the best selection in town!), growler fills and howler fills.
Monty's Blue Plate Diner : Curbside pick-up and delivery avialable daily from 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Rocky Rococo's Pizza : Customers can request curbside pickup or come in and take food to go. Online ordering and delivery available. Gift Cards available in store.
Tex Tubbs : Curbside pick-up and delivery avialable daily from 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Register Your Special
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