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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VisitMadison, Inc.

812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956|https://visitmadison.org/

November 2020

Wonderland Drive

November 27 - December 31

Wonderland Drive is presented by 'Wonderland in the Park'. Each year the festival has increased the amount of lights it adds to the riverfront and bicentennial park. Drive down Wonderland Drive, also known as Vaughn Drive (riverfront) and enjoy thousands of lights and light displays.  This event allows for social distancing by being an outdoor event, mainly a driving experience. All those walking the riverfront and park, are encouraged to social distance from others. This event is brought to you…

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Cancelled – Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) this event is cancelled for 2020. Save the 2021 Dates: Nov 26 & 27 and Dec 3 & 4. Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour). For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956…

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Cancelled – Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) this event is cancelled for 2020. Save the 2021 Dates: Nov 26 & 27 and Dec 3 & 4. Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour). For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956…

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December 2020

Cancelled – Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) this event is cancelled for 2020. Save the 2021 Dates: Nov 26 & 27 and Dec 3 & 4. Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3pm-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5. Sponsored by the VisitMadison, Inc., 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour. For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or…

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Cancelled – Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) this event is cancelled for 2020. Save the 2021 Dates: Nov 26 & 27 and Dec 3 & 4. Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour) Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 handling…

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December 2021

Wonderland in the Park

December 10, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - December 11, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Free, donations appreciated

Merry Madison's newest Christmas event. Walk through an enchanting festive winter wonderland filled with family-friendly fun on Historic Madison's riverfront & Bicentennial Park! Come back for more details. Friday and Saturday, December 11th & 12th - both days 5:30pm-9pm FREE ADMISSION, donations accepted. For more information contact 800-559-2956 or email info@visitmadison.org  Interested in being a sponsor? Contact us today!

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