Updates From Downtown Businesses

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 and Instagram pages!

Please note that we began collecting this information in March 2020, we continue to update it in 2021.

Virtual Classes & Experiences

These business or organizations are offering special virtual experiences.

7 Iron Social : Book a private VR gaming session today! Open M/Tu 11am-10pm, W 10:30am-10pm, Th/Sa 11am-11pm, and Su 10am-5pm. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for the latest!

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.

Boulders Climbing Gym : Follow along on Facebook for workout and yoga sessions. Be sure to follow them on Instagram too!

Campus Ink : Check out our artist portfolios online. Follow us on social media for updates. You can find Campus Ink on Facebook and Instagram .

Chazen Museum of Art : Now open with limited hours and galleries - admission is by appointment! Follow along here for their online events! Follow along on Facebook and Instagram .

Children's Theater of Madison : Bringing you their annual performance of 'A Christmas Carol' for FREE online! They've reimagined it for our times and are delivering it right to your home. Learn more here! Virtual theater classes ongoing for your little ones! Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for more!

Context : Follow along on Facebook and Instagram !

Dragonfly Hot Yoga : Coming to you daily, wherever you are - both in your practice and physically! Stream Dragonfly on the go and from home!

Ellsworth Block : Follow us on social media for a preview of this new event and meeting space! You can find Ellsworth Block on Facebook and Instagram .

Fromagination : Follow us on social media for live videos.You can find Fromagination on Facebook and Instagram .

Laquerus : Follow along on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date!

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 Bike Center : NOW OPEN! They're your local resource for all things bicycle! They're born of a collaboration between local bike non-profit Madison Freewheel Bike Co and the City of Madison, and have taken up shop in the new Judge Doyle Square building! They're a resource for all levels of bicyclists. They're open 9-5 M-F for refurbished bike and accessory sales and professional bike service. Limited capacity inside. Call or stop in for more information. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for more and for bike classes!

Madison Children's Museum : We will be offering virtual programming and sharing daily tips for activities to do at home, on our Facebook , Instagram , and YouTube .

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art : Follow us on social media. MMoCA can be found on Facebook and Instagram .

Madison Public Library : Explore the Madison Living History collection online! Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for the latest from the Library!

Mimosa Books and Gifts : Psychic readings and online classes offered virtually. Connect with them on Facebook and Instagram .

Revel Craft Bar : Follow us on social media for fun at-home crafting projects. You can find Revel on Facebook and Instagram - while you're there, check out their new incarnation, Limited Edition a gorgeous micro-event space!

Sencha Tea Bar : Follow us on Instagram for free tea conversations at 3pm on Sundays. You can also find them on Facebook .

Villari's Martial Arts Cooperative : Now offering their classes online for all ages. Head to their website for more details on kids classes, adults classes, women's self defense, and workout classes. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for more!

WESLI : Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for the latest information on classes!

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra : Check our website for upcoming online performances. Find them on Facebook and Instagram .

Wisconsin Historical Museum: Posting weekly challenges for kids and families. Each activity will be something you can do at home, with materials you already have. They encourage you to share your creations by tagging us on Facebook or on Instagram and use #BIGHistoryIsHappening.

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. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram .

Wisconsin Union Theater : Bringing you all their incredible events live to your home with virtual! Head to their website for an inspiring musical line up and book your tickets today! Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for the latest!

Wisconsin Veterans Museum : Head to their website for a full list of virtual experiences! They've got a wide selection of great FREE programming available online AND their “Talking Spirits Cemetery Tours: Myths and Realities” starts October 15 - make sure you follow along online here. You can find them on Facebook and Instagram !

Businesses temporarily closed

These businesses aren't gone forever, just taking a break. They hope to see you again soon!

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