We know how to throw a party! We’ve been doing this since 1809….there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. There are home tours, music events, garden tours, holiday events, parades, arts/crafts shows, 5Ks, car shows, food & wine tastings, and beer on tap – just to name a few.

Our largest events include Madison River Jam (formerly RiverRoots), Madison Regatta, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew Festival, Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes, and Wonderland in the Park.


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Jack-O-Lantern Walk & Trick or Treat

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stroll the front lawn of Lanier Mansion Halloween night, Sunday, October 31st, for the ‘Jack-O-Lantern Walk and Trick or Treat’ event. Enjoy different carved and lit pumpkins lined along the Lanier sidewalks. Trick or treating will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. for a socially distanced sweet treat, walk ends at 9:00 p.m. Brought to you by Visit Madison, Inc..
Help light up & line Lanier Mansion sidewalks with Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween night’s ‘𝑱𝒂𝒄𝒌-𝑶-𝑳𝒂𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒏 𝑾𝒂𝒍𝒌 & 𝑻𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒌 𝒐𝒓 𝑻𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕’ event – Dusk to 9:00 p.m. – October 31st.
Carved & ready to set Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin DROP OFF will be Saturday, October 30th from 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the North Lawn entrance to the Lanier Mansion or Visitor Center entrance.
For those who drop-off a pumpkin(s) and wish to reclaim them, pumpkins must be picked up after the event is over at 9:00 p.m. or they will be disposed of.


October 30
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


VisitMadison, Inc.
812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956


Lanier Mansion
601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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