|Upcoming Family-Friendly Events & Activities|
|Fitchburg Back to
School Block Party
@ 2690 Research Park Dr
5pm - 8pm [activities]
8pm - 9:30pm [movie]
|This block party is sponsored by a number of Fitchburg
businesses for the community to enjoy live music (Hometown
Sweethearts 6-8pm), kids activities starting at 5pm; an
appearance by Bucky Badger & UW Cheerleaders; Open Gym at
The Little Gym (6:30 - 7pm ages 3 & under; 7:15 - 7:45 ages
3-12); and finally, The LEGO Movie shown outdoors at 8pm.
*Raffle drawing at 7:30 p.m. - funds benefit the Fitchburg Public
|August 14 - 17 | Thursday - Sunday
|Sweet Corn Festival
@ Angell Park, Sun Prairie
|This event features a carnival-midway complete with rides and
games, food booths, live bands, craft show, petting zoo, "kiddie
korner" with large inflatables, family entertainment and much
|August 16 | Saturday
|UW Football Family
@ Camp Randall
|Bring the kids for a chance to meet members of the UW Football
team and Bucky Badger. The UW Spirit Squad will also be in
attendance. Admission is FREE. Event will be moved to the
McClain Center if inclement weather.
|Tri 4 Schools Kids
@ Bauman Aquatic Center
|This swim-bike-run event is for kids, ages 3-14 and proceeds are
divided and benefit all schools listed by participants.
@ Westland Promenade,
|A variety of music throughout the day is the main attraction of this
annual event; while plenty of kids activities are sure to entertain
the whole family. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides,
mini train rides, face painting, children's shows & more.
Click for info
@ Warner Park, Madison
|Learn about Africa from local African immigrants through
demonstrations, songs, stories, food & more.$2 admission
adults, children 12 & under are free.
|August 22 - 24 | Friday - Sunday
|Good Neighbor Fest
@ Fireman's Park,
|Carnival, live music, children's performances & entertainment,
kids run, games, food & parade at Noon on Sunday, Aug 23rd.
Parade route is University Ave from Maple St to Fireman's Park.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
@ Madison Labor Temple
|Enjoy food, craft vendors & entertainment, including a kids tent.
|UW Volleyball Fan
UW Field House, Madison
|Doors open at 2:00 p.m. for the Fan Fest. Families and children
of all ages are invited to meet the Badger players and practice
volleyball skills with the team on the court. You can walk around
the Field House for other activities, including sidewalk chalk & a
Jump Castle. Stay for the scrimmage, which begins at 3:30 p.m.
|August 24 | Sunday
@ Warner Park, Madison
|CurdFest is hosted by the Madison Mallards, free admission.
Family-friendly activities include a petting zoo, inflatables and
kids games. Also enjoy live music, and sampling cheese curds to
help vote for the best cheese curds in Wisconsin.
|Ride the Drive
@ Eastside, Madison
[Activity stops at Olbrich
Park & OB Sherry Park]
|Ride the Drive-Eastside is 2.2 miles of car-free, care-free fun! We
are bringing the festival atmosphere to East Madison this year
with activities, entertainment, music and vendors in "villages"
along the route. Ride the Drive villages are stopping points that
include all kinds of family friendly activities, food, information
booths, merchandise tents, and bouncy houses. Route/Info:
@ Heistand Park
[Milwaukee St], Madison
|Bugs Bunny Roadrunner Movie will be showing 8:00 p.m. at
Heistand Park on Madison's east side, part of the Madison Parks
Moonlight Movie series. www.cityofmadison.com
@ Keva Sports, Middleton
8:30 [registration opens]
9:50 [Kids Fun Run]
10:00 [5k, 10k, 2 mi walk]
|Help to raise critical funds for the Badger Childhood Cancer
Network’s programs providing information, emotional support,
emergency financial aid, and transportation assistance for
families of children with cancer and blood disorders.
|August 30 - 31 | Saturday - Sunday|
|Taste of Madison
2pm - 8:30pm [Saturday]
11am - 7pm [Sunday]
@ Capitol Square
|Music stages, entertainment and nearly 100 food vendors selling
portions of popular menu items for typically $2 - $4.
||Note: Events are posted 30-60 days in advance, but
often revised or late-notice events may be posted days
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