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  • Visit Madison, Madison Indiana

    Madison, Indiana knows how to throw a party! That means that there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. This community features a variety of festivals, art, music, food, wine, and historic sites in addition to recreational activities like Rockin' Thunder Jet Boat Rides, Heritage Trail, Big Oaks Wildlife Refuge, Clifty Falls State Park, and more! 

    Madison is a vibrant and fun community! There are always things to do and things to see in Madison, Indiana!

    Check out Visit Madison for more!


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    Fourth Fridays Downtown Madison: (April-October): Live music, extended shopping hours, and more on Madison's Main Street.

    River Roots Music & Folk Art Festival:(3rd weekend in May): Live music, craft beer, and children's activities.

    Spring and Fall Old Court Days: (4th weekend in May/last full weekend in September): Free arts, crafts, antiques, and collectibles fair around the Courthouse square. September 29-30, 2017

    River Run Car Show: Classic car show along Madison's riverfront with awards, food, and music.

    Music in the Park: (June-September): Local produce, artisan goods, live music, and more around the Broadway Fountain.

    Madison Regatta: (1st weekend in July): Annual running of the world's fastest race boats. July 1-2, 2017

    Madison Ribberfest (3rd weekend in August): Annual BBQ cook-off featuring well-known blues musicians, boat rides, and food. August 18-19, 2017

    Rockin' on the River: (1st weekend in September): Classic car show along Madison's riverfront featuring awards, food, and music. September ​2, 2017

    Hispanic Festival: (2nd weekend in September): Celebration of Latin American countries with food, dance, and artifacts around Broadway Fountain. September 16, 2017

    Madison Chautauqua Festival of Arts: (4th weekend in September): Fine arts and crafts show featuring live music and children's activities. September ​30-October 1, 2017

    Hanover College's Homecoming: October 14, 2017

    Soup Stew Chili & Brew: (2nd weekend in October): Madison's only festival on Main Street! This fun, fall festival features delicious food, wine, beer, live music, children's activities, and shopping in the downtown historic district. This festival (organized by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce) supports local non-profits, businesses, and artists. Free admission! October 14, 2017

    Downtown Holiday Open House:Downtown merchants kick off the holiday season.  November 10, 2017

    Small Business Saturday: November 25, 2017

    Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes: (4th weekend in November/1st weekend in December): Tour of private homes decorated for the holiday season. November 24-25, 2017; December 1-2, 2017

    Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade: (1st Saturday in December): Featuring Santa and several children's storybook characters. December 2, 2017

    Madison Handmade Market: held at Little Golden Fox. December 2, 2017


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