Madison Events | 2022

Upcoming Events in Madison, WI

Mar
22
The Prom
Everyone’s invited to the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine hails as “smart and big-hearted” while The New York Times declares it “makes you believe in musical comedy again!” The Pr...
Mar
24
¿Sabes cómo mantener a tu perro disciplinado, saludable y feliz?
¿Quieres aprender a mantener a tu perro bien educado, sano y feliz? ¡Tomarse el tiempo para incluir el entrenamiento es un paso muy importante en su rutina diaria! En este taller virtual aprenderás...
Mar
24
Do You Know How to Keep Your Dog Disciplined, Healthy and Happy?
Want to learn how to keep your dog well-behaved, healthy and happy? Taking the time to include training in your everyday routine is the most important step! In this online workshop you’ll learn five...
Mar
25
Downtown Madison StoryWalk®
Explore downtown Madison while practicing active reading with the whole family on the Downtown Madison StoryWalk®! Madison’s Central Business Improvement District is excited to bring this safe, fun...
Mar
29
Trial Class: Spring Together in the Park
**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, spots limited! https://naturinginmadison.com/trialclasses Naturing in Madison is a nature organization offering outdoor play experiences for children and their families in ...
Mar
29
Book Club for Kids: Women’s History Month Edition
Join DreamBank for our first ever Book Club for Kids! In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ll be reading author Pat Zietlow Miller’s picture book, “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville” ...
Apr
1
Candle Making Workshop: Make a Mother’s Day Candle
Candle Making Workshop: Make a Candle for Mother’s Day. This workshop is for kids 12+. 20 spots are available (Minimum attendance is 10. If class size is not met ticket price will be refunded). ...
Apr
1
Candle Making Workshop: Happy Hour
Candle Making Workshop: Happy Hour. Class is for 18+. 20 spots available. Class minimum of 10 ticket sales to run. If class minimum is not met tickets will be refunded. Ticket Includes: Materials to m...
Apr
1
Grounded Dads Group Monthly Meetup
Feet planted firmly on the ground, present for ourselves and our families. We meet the first Friday of each month to discuss challenges and successes of parenthood. Open to all dads of any age and num...
Apr
1
STOMP
Stomp is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and ...
Apr
7
Athleta Friends & Family Event – West Towne Mall
Your local Athleta is hosting their bi-annual Friends & Family Event from Thursday, April 7th to Monday, April 11th. There will be free exercise classes in-store on each day, special giveaways and...
Apr
8
UW Science Expeditions
2022 UW-Madison Science Expeditions Campus Open House – April 8-10, 2022 Come explore UW-Madison – your public land-grant research university – and experience science as exploring th...
Apr
9
Forward Garden Tour
Join us for a 1-hour tour of Forward Garden on Saturday, April 9th, 2022, at 1:00p.m. with Matt Lechmaier, Farm Manager. Forward Garden is Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens’ newest 12-acre garden plo...
Apr
9
The Wizard of Oz
Dance Wisconsin presents its new ballet, “The Wizard of Oz”, April 9th and 10th at the Mitby Theater. Choreographer Chelsey Bradley brings the story by L. Frank Baum and the characters of the belo...
Apr
10
Mom Advocacy Book Signing at Leopold’s in Madison
Visit author Cynthia Changyit Levin at Leopold’s Books Bar & Caffe. Her new book, “From Changing Diapers to Changing the World,” will be on sale there all weekend. She’ll b...
Apr
10
Paint: LEGO Portrait
What kind of LEGO would you be? Enjoy this artsy bonding experience for ages 7 and up. Lego character is custom drawn on for you to add your personality too. Aprons and supplies are provided. Max 15 p...
Apr
10
Paint Wooden Bunny
Paint a bunny to celebrate spring. Enjoy this artsy bonding experience for ages 7 and up. Aprons and supplies are provided. Max 15 painters. $25 a person Register here https://buytickets.at/ovcregistr...
Apr
12
FAMILY: Easter Bunny and Animal Friends –Visit
Looking for a way to bring springtime fun to your family from home? Join your friends at DreamBank as we hang out with cute and cuddly Tiny Tails animal friends, including the Easter Bunny, baby chick...
Apr
14
FAMILY: Super You – Celebrating Kids’ Day / Super Peque – Día de los Niños
We’re welcoming all English- and Spanish-speaking families to join Karen Haygood, children’s book author and bilingual teacher with over 15 years of experience, for a bilingual play date via Zoom!...
Apr
14
Parent Night: Paint Madison Skyline
Show your city some love with our Madison Skyline painting! credit to artist: albiedesigns on etsy Paint on 8×10 canva. All supplies, aprons and instruction are provided. No experience is necessa...
Apr
15
The Couillard Solar Foundation Solar Series – Seeding Solar
Family friendly event – Join us for three short presentations on community gardens, farm to school and native plantings around solar arrays. Interactive gardening activity for the kids. Free eve...
Apr
16
Spring Egg-Stravaganza
Come out to Verona for a community egg hunt and spring festival! Planned features include Haven’s Petting Farm, a variety of games and crafts for kids, food and drink, and face painting. For the mos...
Apr
16
Earth Day Bouquet
Nature Net and its member organizations are preparing to celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April. Nature Net has published its annual “Earth Day Bouquet of Events” online, featuring a co...
Apr
17
Easter Brunch
Celebrate Easter with the whole family at Everyday Kitchen from 8 am – 3 pm. Enjoy our regular brunch menu and specials. Reserve online or by calling (608)470-5500. Seating is limited.
Apr
21
Downtown Madison Spring 22 Wine Walk
It’s Back! The Downtown Madison Wine Walk! The Downtown Madison SPRING Wine Walk is hosted by Madison’s Central Business Improvement District. This evening event is a fun, safe way to shop and...
Apr
21
Trinity Irish Dance Company
It’s everything you expect, but like nothing you’d imagine. A fusion of Ireland’s vibrant and longstanding dance-form and elements of American innovation, Trinity Irish Dance Company (TIDC) dazz...
Apr
22
Kids Consignment Sale – Just Between Friends
Join us for Dane County’s Large Kids Consignment Sale! Just Between Friends hosts pop-up kids consignment sales, providing a marketplace for families to buy (at 50-90% below retail price) and se...
Apr
23
Project Sunshine 5K: How Far Will You Run For Pediatric Patients
Join us for a fun 5K Run/Walk in the downtown Madison area to support pediatric patients and their families. All of the proceeds for this event will go directly to the National Project Sunshine Chapte...
Apr
23
Kids Art Club – East Side w/ OVC
Children need a safe and enriching place to go while their guardians catch up with errands or loved ones. Our Vibrant Community – Art Club will focus on creative exploration. Activities could ra...
Apr
24
Kids Art Club – West Side w/ OVC
Children need a safe and enriching place to go while their guardians catch up with errands or loved ones. Our Vibrant Community – Art Club will focus on creative exploration. Activities could ra...
Apr
24
The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Grateful Dead for Kids
The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (...
Apr
27
Tracy Jane Comer @ Buck & Honey’s (Sun Prairie WI)
Tracy Jane Comer is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, known in the Madison area for her solo work as well as her work with Top Shelf, Common Chord, Clarksville Station, and formerly...
Apr
29
THE HUNT
THE HUNT is a county-wide scavenger hunt that features fun and engaging Missions that get HUNTers outside and exploring their local community. This year, THE HUNT will run April 29th to May 22nd, 2022...
Apr
30
Half-Pint Resale Spring Sale
The Madison area’s largest children’s consignment sale, featuring tens of thousands of items for pregnant moms, expecting parents, and young families, featuring items of all types for ages 0 – 1...
Apr
30
Free Outdoor Recreation Event
Join the Wisconsin Hoofers for outdoor activities as the Hoofers celebrate their 90th anniversary! All are welcome, no membership needed. The Hoofers are excited to commemorate this milestone with a n...
Apr
30
Concert Series: Renée Fleming
Opera legend Renée Fleming beguiles audiences with her sumptuous voice and compelling stage presence.
May
2
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
2
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
6
Grounded Dads Group Monthly Meetup
Feet planted firmly on the ground, present for ourselves and our families. We meet the first Friday of each month to discuss challenges and successes of parenthood. Open to all dads of any age and num...
May
7
Jurassic Parks 5K & 8K Run
Register for the FIRST EVER Jurassic Parks 5K/8K/Dog Jog/FREE Kids Dino Dash! There is something for the whole family. Join Parker N. Rex, our official mascot, on May 7th to run through the parks on o...
May
7
NATURE IN BLOOM TERRA COTTA POTS + MIMOSAS MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION!
Grab that special mother in your life and join us to celebrate Mother’s Day with this fun DIY (Design It Yourself – we will be taking you step by step through the project). Each ticket is ...
May
7
FAMILIA: Canto a la Madre
Celebrate moms everywhere through music with the American Family Insurance DreamBank! Join Mariachi Continental de San Diego and Fredd Sanchez for a Mother’s Day concert! With the help of music, you...
May
8
Mother’s Day at Everyday Kitchen
Celebrate the mom figures in your life with unforgettable modern comfort food on Sunday, May 8. We will be open for brunch (8 am – 3 pm) and dinner (4 pm – 9 pm). Reservations are limited....
May
8
Doodle POP
A mischievous duo starts to doodle… and ends up creating a whole imaginative world! They invite us along on their sea adventure with a tiny little turtle. What will happen as we follow their vivid d...
May
9
TECHSPO Chicago 2022 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)
The 7th annual TECHSPO Chicago, two-day technology expo returns May 9th and 10th, 2022 to the iconic Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. TECHSPO Chicago brings together some of the best develo...
May
9
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
9
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
12
Tune in with the Dove Self-Esteem Project for Dove Real Talk, #DetoxYourFeed with Jess Weiner and Nadia Addesi.
Join the Dove Self-Esteem Project for a FREE #DetoxYourFeed live-stream event and Q&A session with cultural expert Jess Weiner and leading psychotherapist Nadia Addesi, to learn how to fight toxic...
May
14
Kids Building Wisconsin
Kids Building Wisconsin is a fun, free event centered around the construction industry. Sprinkled across beautiful McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg, WI will be over forty hands on and interactive exhibit...
May
14
Fromm Petfest Pop-Up
The Fromm Petfest Pop-Up features a sampling of festival faire that can be found at the main Petfest event. Guests can enjoy free open play for their dogs on a fully-fenced dog park, try agility obsta...
May
14
Second Saturday of the month Playgroup at University Houses Preschool
Come along to play, chat and sing with your little ones. Bring a snack and talk to other families while the kids enjoy our toys and outdoor classroom/playground. Saturday, 10:30 – Noon, Oct 9, Nov 1...
May
15
Kids Art Club – West Side w/ OVC
Children need a safe and enriching place to go while their guardians catch up with errands or loved ones. Our Vibrant Community – Art Club will focus on creative exploration. Activities could ra...
May
15
Candle Making & Brunch w/Mom
Candle Making & Brunch w/Mom Tickets are $100 for 2 tickets. You are purchasing these tickets in pairs. 10 tickets are available/20 spots. Minimum attendances of 10 people (5 ticket sales). If min...
May
15
Paint LEGO Portrait w/ OVC
What kind of LEGO would you be? Enjoy this artsy bonding experience for ages 7 and up. Lego character is custom drawn on for you to add your personality too. Aprons and supplies are provided. Max 15 p...
May
16
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
16
Monday Night Kid Music with David Landau
This is a super-fun music and comedy show for kids age 2-8 years. The kids have a blast while the parents entertain themselves by ordering food and drinks from the bar and relaxing. There is a Cover c...
May
17
FAMILY: Asian Elephants Sanctuary Field Trip
Join us in celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Awareness month as we take a virtual journey to Thailand! In this online field trip, we’ll explore the Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary for...
May
19
Chuck E. Cheese Community Fundraiser Event
Chuck E. Cheese, the nation’s No. 1 family entertainment and dining venue, celebrates its commitment to the community with a special fundraising event for two local elementary schools at its recentl...
May
19
Learn Sign Language w/ OVC
There’s one language which you can talk with your mouth full, Sign Language. Grab a drink or a Bierock and learn basic sign, body expressions and a bit of what it’s like to face the everyd...
May
21
Oregon PTO Community Fun Run
Join us for the Oregon PTO Community Fun Run/Walk to raise money for the Oregon PTO! We are excited to bring this event to the Oregon Community! This is an event for everyone regardless of athletic ab...
May
21
Thrive in Stride
Wisconsin Youth Company announces its inaugural Thrive in Stride fun run/walk fundraiser to support essential out-of-school time programs. Thrive in Stride will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Orchi...
May
21
Kid’s Storytime and Crafting
Join us at Kismet Books for Kid’s Story Time! While the kiddos enjoy stories, coloring, and crafts, parents are invited to have some complimentary coffee and tea. Be sure to browse our large sel...
May
21
Lake Wingra Watershed Gathering
Lake Wingra Watershed Gathering is a multi-neighborhood event celebrating one of our beautiful Madison Lakes, Lake Wingra! Did you know Lake Wingra has access and opportunities for all to enjoy tim...
May
24
The Couillard Solar Foundation Solar Series – Exploring Energy Outdoors
This fun, interactive program shows kids ages 8-13 how to use the energy of the sun. We will set up and use a solar oven – plus have a tasty snack. Free event. Space is limited. Register early.
May
24
FAMILY: Virtual Star Party: Solar System Edition
Take a planetarium tour of the universe without leaving your seat! Join your friends at the American Family Insurance DreamBank and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry for a Zoom adventure trave...
May
26
Pope Farm Elementary School Tour
Join us on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 7PM for an inside look at Pope Farm Elementary School. This is the newest school in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District and serves Kindergarten throug...
Jun
2
Isthmus Dance Collective Presents Soles-stice
Join us for an evening of dance works by IDC members and dance artists Jacob Brooks, Aubry Dalley, Erica Pinigis, Liz Sexe, Marlene Skog, Amy Slater, and Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez celebrating light, wa...
Jun
2
Isthmus Dance Collective Presents Soles-stice
Join us for an evening of dance works by IDC members and dance artists Jacob Brooks, Aubry Dalley, Erica Pinigis, Liz Sexe, Marlene Skog, Amy Slater, and Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez celebrating light, wa...
Jun
2
Isthmus Dance Collective Presents Soles-stice
Join us for an evening of dance works by IDC members and dance artists Jacob Brooks, Aubry Dalley, Erica Pinigis, Liz Sexe, Marlene Skog, Amy Slater, and Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez celebrating light, wa...
Jun
3
Verona Hometown Days
Verona’s biggest party of the year! A three day festival of music, games, rides, food, and good times! Featuring the Hometown Hustle 5k Friday night, Cherry Pie in the beer tent Saturday night, and ...
Jun
3
Verona Hometown Days
Verona Hometown Days is an annual community festival held in the city of Verona, Wisconsin. Festival runs from June 3 to June 5, 2022. Verona is a city that always puts community first. When they say ...
Jun
3
Grounded Dads Group Monthly Meetup
Feet planted firmly on the ground, present for ourselves and our families. We meet the first Friday of each month to discuss challenges and successes of parenthood. Open to all dads of any age and num...
Jun
3
Hometown Hustle 5K Twilight Run
The Verona Hometown Hustle 5K Twilight Run is part of Verona Hometown Days. This fun and exciting race takes you through the Verona and ends at the Hometown Days Festival. Participants receive a great...
Jun
9
Learn Sign Language w/ OVC
There’s one language which you can talk with your mouth full, Sign Language. Grab a drink or a Bierock and learn basic sign, body expressions and a bit of what it’s like to face the everyd...
Jun
9
The Flying Karamazov Brothers Present 4 PLAY
Expect the unexpected with The Flying Karamazov Brothers, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics...
Jun
11
Spring Birding Tour at Pope Farm Conservancy
Calling Birders of All Ages: Join local birding expert Mike McDowell on an exciting early morning avian adventure through Pope Farm Conservancy on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. We typically see...
Jun
11
NHL Street Festival-Madison
Whether you are an experienced player, someone trying hockey for the first time, or an entire team looking to compete against other teams, NHL STREET has something for you! Join us at Bob Suter’s Ca...
Jun
12
Adult + Child Paint Animals w/ OVC
Paint your favorite animal! Enjoy this artsy bonding experience with your nephew, sibling, or even your grandchild. For ages 7 and up. Your animal is custom-drawn for you. Aprons and supplies are prov...
Jun
18
Madison Jazz Festival: Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band
Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band marks its 25th anniversary in 2022. Along with bassist Christopher Thomas and saxophonists Myron Walden and Melvin Butler, The Fellowship Band has developed a sou...
Jun
19
Juneteenth Jubilee: Christian McBride
Christian McBride, a seven-time GRAMMY® award winning jazz bassist, brings his relentless energy and boundless love of swing to Madison as part of Jazz Fest and the Wisconsin Union’s Juneteenth...
Jun
23
Fri-YAY! Eve
It’s Fri-YAY! Eve! Join DeForest Parks and Recreation for an evening of live family friendly entertainment at Fireman’s Park. Food vendors and beverages will be available for purchase. Bri...
Jun
26
Pregnancy Helpline 40th Birthday Bash
Free family-fun event! Pregnancy Helpline will reveal a new name and logo. Bouncy House and kids activities 1pm Live performance by David Landau- Children’s Entertainer Free cake and lemonade Li...

This is by no means a comprehensive list. If you know of any fun family activities or Madison events, please add it here.

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