|Upcoming Family-Friendly Happenings|
|June 11 - 14 | Thursday - Sunday
|Mount Horeb Summer Frolic
Carnival opens 5pm Thurs
@ Grundahl Park, Mount Horeb
|The Mount Horeb Summer Frolic consists of carnival
rides, live entertainment, a bean bag toss tournament, a
dog show & more! Fireworks are set for Saturday at
10pm, and a parade travels down Main Street at Noon
|June 12 - 14 | Friday - Sunday|
|St John's Parish Festival,
Fri @ 5:30pm - Midnight
Sat @ 5pm - Midnight
Sun @ 9am - 3pm
|Several kid-friendly activities, from inflatable fun & photo
booths, to art stations & music by a DJ; also food tents,
game tent, a Fun Run, live music, craft fair & bake sale.
|Deerfield Firemen's Festival
Carnival opens 5pm Friday
@ Deerfield Firemens Park
|Activities include a carnival midway, kiddie tractor pull,
softball & baseball games, live music in the evening, a
kids water fight. Details are currently posted on the
Facebook page of the Deerfield Volunteer Fire
|June 13 | Saturday
8am - 1pm
@ Capitol Square
[Click for locations/info]
|The City of Madison Fire Department, in collaboration of
over 25 public and private organizations throughout
Dane County hosts the Safety Saturday event each year.
Interactive displays and exhibits provide attendees with
hands-on learning opportunities.
10am - 2pm
@ Madison Children's Museum
|The SummerPalooza features free museum admission
all day, outdoor performances/entertainment, activity
stations and a kids parade on the Capitol Square at
|Food Cart Cinema
@ Winnequah Park, Monona
|Food carts will start serving at 6:00 pm and the movie
(TBD) will begin at dusk, approx 8:45 pm. Enjoy some
great food, and listen to music from the era of the movie
while you wait.
|June 14 - August 12 | Sunday, Monday, Wednesday | <<< Recurring >>>|
|Kids Summer Film Series
10am - Sun/Mon/Wed
@ Marcus Theatres
- Palace Cinema, Sun Prairie
- Point Cinema, Madison
|Marcus Theatres offers a line-up of G-rated & PG-rated
movies for kids at a special admission of just $2/person
every Sunday, Monday & Wednesday, June 14th thru
August 12th. Show times are at 10am at Point Cinema &
the new Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie. Get FREE
passes from participating American Family Insurance
Agents > click here
|June 20 | Saturday
@ Colonial Club, Sun Prairie
|In addition to 1,000 quarts of fresh strawberries, come
out to find a craft sale, kids race, used book sale,
strawberry themed treats available, raffle drawings and
other activities. See website about taking a shuttle bus to
|Junior Gardener Workshop
10am - 11am
@ Bruce Company, Middleton
|Learn about insects that are good to have in the garden.
An insect puppet show will explain two different insect
life cycles. Junior Gardeners will play a pollination game
and plant morning glory flowers to take home.
|June 21st | Sunday
|Make Music Madison
@ Throughout Madison (& beyond)
|More than 380 artists will be performing on stages,
street corners, parks & other venues throughout the
Greater Madison area! Find a complete schedule on the
website, and browse to learn more about the artist, or
use the map to identify an area to check out performers
in your neighborhood.
|Pop's Knoll Father's Day
11am - 2pm
@ Donald Park, Mount Horeb
|Bring your Pop to Pop's Knoll! This annual Father's Day
event take place in the Pop's Knoll picnic area. Bring a
picnic or grill out, or purchase a hot dog & root beer float.
There will be activities for all ages, self-guided hiking,
and live music by Bluegrass Tea & Company.
|I am still compiling details for more June happenings, along with my annual
listing of pool locations, outdoor music venues and summer recurring activities,
please check back! ~ Thank You ~
|June 25 - 28 | Thursday - Sunday
|Oregon Summer Fest
@ Kiser Fireman's Park, 245
Brook St, Oregon
|A few highlights include: Fireworks at dusk Thursday;
Summer Fest Classic Run/Walk (10K, 5K & 2 Mile) at
9am Saturday; parade on Sunday at 12:30pm. See
complete schedule for other activities, such as live
music, softball tournaments and more.
|June 26 - 28 | Friday - Sunday
|Cross Plains World's Fair
@ Baer Park, Cross Plains
|Carnival & midway opens at 5pm Friday. A run/walk,
more activities and kids entertainment scheduled for
Saturday; fireworks display at dusk on Sunday, 28th.
|June 27 | Friday
|Shake the Lake (Fireworks)
@ Lake Monona (John Nolen
Drive - at Law Park & Monona
See viewing map
(Be sure to read key)
|Shake the Lake will set off fireworks over Lake Monona
near Monona Terrace, after a night of live music, and
other entertainment throughout the Event Zone (Law
Park near Monona Terrace), along with scheduled
performances on the Rooftop ($15 tickets available).
See website for maps of parking, entertainment and
other suggested viewing areas.
||Note: Events are posted approximately 30 days
in advance, but often revised or late-notice
events may be posted days ahead.
|Search Madison with Kids on FACEBOOK! Often last-minute reminders and added events |
are posted, and an easy way to share with your family & friends!