Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

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Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week

Sun May 7 - Sat May 13


Celebrated annually the first full week in May, National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) was created by Congress in 1983 as an annual tradition to celebrate the U.S. travel community.

NTTW is an annual industry tradition celebrating the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal well-being.

Join us May 7-13, 2023 to celebrate NTTW’s 40th anniversary as we showcase our industry’s role in fostering vibrant communities, encouraging emerging innovations and powering a strong economic recovery.

  • Sunday May 7th – Kick-off NTTW with FREE Park Entrance to Clifty Falls State Park
  • Monday May 8th – Wear red for NTTW week!
  • Tuesday May 9th – Stop by Visitor’s Center for free photo booth photo 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday May 10th:
    • American Countess docked in Madison all day (no public tours, but get your pictures from the shore!)
    • Trolley rides available 11:30am-3:30pm -Comfort Station (Open to American Countess passengers & Public).
    • Jefferson County Historical Society open 5-7pm (special evening hours) to promote Art of the Dress. Regular admission price.
  • Thursday May 11th – Explore History with Discount Deals 4-7PM
    • HMI offering “After Hours at Shrewsbury Windle House”. 7pm. Experience the Shrewsbury Windle House in the evening and be done in time to enjoy the sunset along the riverfront. Led my HMI’s Director of Programs, this tour will be one you don’t want to miss! Normally $20pp, NTTW special price $10pp.
  • Friday May 12th –
    • Live music throughout Indiana’s Music City :
      • Live Lunch at Lytle Park 11:30 – 1Pm
      • Vaguely Familiar Band live at Red Bicycle Hall 2-5PM
    • Spring Celebration at Cuckoos Roost featuring poet Carolyn Lopez + prizes 5-7PM
  • Saturday May 13thLive music throughout Indiana’s Music City
    • Free Trolley Rides around town from Noon-3PM -Comfort Station
    • Live music with Vaguely Familiar Band at The Pearl Plate 2-5PM
    • Taylor Eversole live at Fountain Alley Body care 2-5PM
    • Mitch Ellis live at HH Apothecary & Co. 2-5PM
    • Caleb Hawkins live at Red on Main 2-5PM

Please tune into our social media channels for highlights on local favorites, attractions, history, and more! 



Sun May 7
Sat May 13


Visit Madison, Inc.
812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956
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Madison Visitors Center
601 W. First St.
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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