Downtown Madison Gift Certificates

Downtown Madison Gift Certificates are accepted at more than 150 participating businesses in the State Street and Capitol Square area, including shops, restaurants, galleries, museums, cafes, night spots and more. They make great gifts for holidays, graduations, birthdays, or customer and employee incentives.

How do they work?

Downtown Madison Gift Certificate are accepted at participating businesses. When redeeming a certificate, if the amount of the purchase is less than the amount of the gift certificate, the business will give change in cash. Downtown Madison Gift Certificates do not expire.

Order Information

Online orders will be processed within 2-3 business days.

Holiday Ordering
During the holiday season please allow 1-2 extra business days for processing due to high volume. Orders should be placed no later than one week prior to desired delivery date.

Buy Gift Certificate

By Phone
To order by phone, please call (608) 512-1341 .

Delivery options:

  • First Class Mail, USPS (1-3 days)
  • Pick up at our office.

For shipping to other countries, please contact us in advance at (608) 512-1341 or email

In Person
To buy Downtown Madison Gift Certificates in person, please visit the Overture Center Ticket Office, 201 State St., or the University Book Store, 711 State St. location (buy at front registers).


  • Certificates are packaged in an envelope with a list of participating businesses and a Downtown Madison Map & Guide.

  • You will have the option to enter “To” and “From” names and a brief gift message.

  • Certificates are issued for amounts of $25 and under. Orders over $25 will be fulfilled with multiple certificates that add up to your total order amount.

  • Certificate purchase will appear as a charge from “Downtown Madison Inc.” on your credit card statement.

  • We are unable to replace lost, stolen or destroyed certificates.

  • No returns or refunds.

See here for more Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy.

Questions? Contact the Madison Central BID Office at or (608) 512-1341 .