20 Fun Things to Do in Madison, WI - Associated Dentists

20 Fun Things to Do in Madison, WI

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If you live in Madison, WI or are planning to visit the area, we’ve put together a list of fun things to do that we think you’ll enjoy. Be sure to bookmark this page or print it to make notes on for your visit. And then stop in and say hello to us!

  1. Madison Children’s Museum – Their calendar is full of fun events and activities for kids.
  2. Henry Vilas Zoo – The free zoo in Madison is open 365 days a year with lots to see.
  3. Memorial Union Terrace – Enjoy music or just hanging out with friends with a spectacular view of Madison.
  4. Olbrich Botanical Gardens – For just $2 or free (at some times) tour the conservatory or check out events.
  5. Dane County Farmers’ Market – Offering four different markets including a Saturday morning market on the Capitol Square.
  6. University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum – Take a walk through different types of environments and ecological communities.
  7. Monona Terrace – Convention center downtown inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  8. Concerts on the Square – Live performances Wednesday nights all summer long on the Capitol Lawn.
  9. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art – View exhibits or dine in the open air on their rooftop garden. In Downtown Madison.
  10. Bratfest – Outdoor concerts on Memorial Day Weekend and all the bratwurst you care to eat!
  11. Yum Yum Fest – Enjoy festival dishes and drinks from area chefs and restaurants.
  12. Taste of Madison – Food from area restaurants and music takes over the Capitol Square on Labor Day Weekend.
  13. Madison Mallards – Northwoods League baseball – fun for the whole family at Warner Park in Madison.
  14. University of Wisconsin Geology Museum – Kids will enjoy the free, self-guided tour on the UW-Madison campus.
  15. Wisconsin Historical Museum – Learn about the history of Wisconsin and travel back in time to when Wisconsin was founded.
  16. Brittingham Boats – Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle around Lake Monona.
  17. Epic Software Tour – Take a tour of the largest software company in the Madison area.
  18. Betty Lou Cruises – Enjoy a day or evening on the Madison lakes.
  19. Pope Farm Conservancy – This is a “must do” item when the sunflowers are in bloom. Located in Verona.
  20. The Sylvee – Check out what concerts and shows are coming to this Madison venue.

Go check off all 20 of these places/activities and then bring it in to our Madison dental office so we can congratulate you!