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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CANCELLED – New American Countess Visit

June 6, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Take a stroll on Madison, Indiana’s beautiful riverfront and enjoy the sights of the New American Countess Steamboat docked on our shores. 7:00-6:00 pm
(No public access)

Built from an existing hull, the American Countess is undergoing significant reconstruction, including lengthening the boat by 60 feet. The paddle-wheeler boasts 4 decks, including a sun deck, cabins with modern design, and all of the features guests have come to expect on other American Queen Steamboat Company cruises.


June 6, 2020
7:00 am - 6:00 pm


Madison Riverfront
Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map

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