News Archive


First EVER Downtown Group Gift Card Sale Announced

October 01, 2020

Fall Gift Card Program read »

Announcing the Downtown Madison Fund

August 17, 2020

The purpose of this fund is to promote the vitality of downtown and leverage opportunities within and immediately adjacent to Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID). read »

COVID 2020 Updates

March 17, 2020

Downtown Madison Information and Updates during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic. read »

Handmade and Handcrafted 2019

December 17, 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. read »

Your Holiday Traditions Start Downtown

November 01, 2019

Start your season of celebration in Downtown Madison, WI.
Holiday Lights, A Winter Night Market, A Holiday Open House and a Cookie Walk… read »

Perfect Fall Day

October 10, 2019

Here, three individuals with roots in Downtown Madison share what’s on their respective itineraries for a perfect fall day in downtown. read »

Take a family-friendly foray in Downtown Madison

August 15, 2019

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

BID Renewed for 5 MORE Years!

August 02, 2019

The property owners in Madison's Central BID have voted to renew the district for 5 more years. read »

8 Tips to Make the Most of Madison’s Maxwell Street Days 2019

July 01, 2019

Slated for July 19-21 this year, this annual shopping event is not only a massive draw for State Street and adjoining streets, it’s the OG of Madison festivals. read »

Farmers' Market Season Opens!

April 09, 2019

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 »

Announcing Downtown Doors 2019

March 01, 2019

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

Madison Night Market Set for 2019

February 12, 2019

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

Tours & Places to See

January 01, 2019

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

Arts, Culture & Museums

January 01, 2019

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