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August
29

Labor Day Weekend Activities Near Madison

Labor Day in Madison

How will you spend the last three-day weekend of the summer? Join our real estate agents at these lively Labor Day weekend events taking place around Madison. 

  • Taste of Madison - Capitol Square, 100 Wisconsin Ave., Madison, WI 53703
    Celebrate 40 years of "the largest picnic on Capitol Square" at the Taste of Madison. Indulge in your favorite dishes or try some new ones from more than 75 food vendors on hand. Help some good causes by tipping beverage stand staffers who are from local volunteer groups near Madison homes for sale. A full lineup of live music is headlined by Daughtry, platinum artist and American Idol finalist. Hours are 2:30  8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 4. Admission is free.

  • Shifting Gears Bike Path Dance Festival - Capital City State Trail, Fitchburg, WI 53711
    Take a break from viewing Fitchburg homes for sale and get your groove on at the Shifting Gears Bike Path Dance Festival. For the second year, green spaces alongside Capital City State Trail will be transformed into performance spaces for an assortment of local dance groups. Join in the fun by walking, biking, or skating along the trail to visit the different sites. The festival takes place on Monday, September 5 from noon - 6 p.m., and admission is free.

  • Devil's Lake State Park - S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, WI 53913
    Devil's Lake State Park is a slice of heaven, just minutes from Baraboo homes for sale. With 29 miles of trails, there are gorgeous hiking opportunities for people with all levels of abilities. Experienced hikers enjoy the challenge of Balanced Rock Trail, with its namesake formation and sweeping views of the park. Water lovers head to Devil's Lake for swimming, canoeing and kayaking, scuba diving, and fishing. Picnic facilities include a number of shelters, both reservable and first-come-first-served. Park hours are 6 a.m. - 11 p.m., seven days a week. The entrance fee per vehicle is $13 per day or$28 annually.

  • First Friday on Monroe Street - 1400-3600 Monroe St., Madison, WI 53711
    Get a head start on the holiday at First Friday on Monroe Street. During this popular monthly event, participating shops along Monroe Street keep later hours and offer a variety of specials, from discounts to prizes. Other features include pop-up vendor stands, live music, and kids' activities. First Friday is also a great chance to dine at the incredible restaurants in the area. Hours are 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., and admission is free.

  • Riverfront Terrace - 27 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
    Wisconsin Dells homes for sale are near some of the most scenic spots in the state. It's the perfect location for Riverfront Terrace, an outdoor entertainment venue on the banks of the Wisconsin River. This year, Riverfront Terrace has added a food cart serving appetizers, pizza, and specials to go with their drink menu of beer, wine, specialty cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages. The music lineup for Labor Day weekend includes the jazz ensemble String Fever on Saturday, singer-songwriter Noah James Hittner on Sunday, and acoustic guitarist/vocalist Brian Beard on Sunday. Riverfront Terrace is open Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. - midnight, Saturday from noon-midnight, and Sunday from noon - 11 p.m.

Life near Madison is special every day of the year. Contact us for all your real estate needs.

August
4

One-of-a-Kind Bars in Dane County

Dane County Bars

If you're looking for a place to grab a drink in the Madison area, you have a wealth of options to choose from. From local brewpubs and microbreweries to cocktail lounges and arcade bars, our real estate agents have rounded up a list of the most unique places to wet your whistle in Dane County!

  • Atomic Koi Cocktail Lounge - 2685 Research Park Dr, Fitchburg, WI 53711
    Fitchburg's Atomic Koi Cocktail Lounge is one of the best places in the Madison area to enjoy a broad selection of expertly-crafted mixed drinks. From classic cocktails and martinis to unique champagne cocktails and ice cream drinks, there's something on their wide-ranging menu for every palate. Atomic Koi is also just minutes from many Fitchburg homes for sale.

  • I/O Arcade Bar - 924 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703
    Aimed squarely at "drinkers with a gaming problem," I/O Arcade Bar is certainly one of Madison's most fun watering holes. With their dizzying array of vintage arcade games and pinball machines, it's almost impossible not to have a good time here. They also serve a great selection of craft beer and custom cocktails and are located within walking distance of many Madison homes for sale.

  • Wando's - 602 University Ave, Madison, WI 53715
    Wando's is a three-level bar that offers an upbeat, welcoming atmosphere. Given their location on University Avenue, Wando's definitely attracts a college crowd during the months when school is in session. They offer great weekly specials, like "Free Bacon Tuesdays," and have happy hour every day of the week. 

  • Boulder Brewpub - 950 Kimball Ln, Verona, WI 53593
    Inspired by Colorado's wild natural beauty and Western architecture, Boulder Brewpub is one of the best gathering places for craft beer fanatics in the Madison area. With 24 rotating taps, there are always new and unique brews waiting to be sampled near Verona homes for sale. The kitchen also turns out some truly delicious modern pub grub. 

  • Christy's Landing - 2952 Waubesa Ave, Madison, WI 53711
    Nestled on the shoreline of Lake Waubesa, just 15 minutes from Downtown Madison, Christy's Landing is a beloved lakefront hangout, especially during the summer months. Along with a tiki bar and waterfront dining, Christy's Landing also offers boat docking and frequently hosts live music. 

  • Funk Factory Geuzeria - 1602 Gilson St, Madison, WI 53715
    The Madison area has a ton of outstanding microbreweries. But Funk Factory Geuzeria stands apart from the crowd by focusing on Lambic beer. This family of traditional Belgian beers relies on wild yeast for fermentation, resulting in unique flavors that resemble wine and cider, often with a touch of tartness similar to a sour beer. There's no better place in Dane County to experience these next-level brews.

  • Le Tigre Lounge - 1328 S Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI 53711
    This family-owned bar has the oldest liquor license in Madison, making it a long-standing local favorite. Le Tigre Lounge not only serves up fantastic drinks but the bar is themed around cats of all kinds, especially tigers. In fact, you can even watch a tiger cam while enjoying your drinks live streamed from a Florida rescue facility. 

Contact us today to learn more about life in Madison, WI, and the surrounding areas. If you're looking for your dream home, our real estate agents are dedicated to helping you find it in Dane County!

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