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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Madison, IN 47250 United States

December 2015

Men’s Night Out

December 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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5-8pm, downtown.  Man friendly promotions, shopping, snacks, prizes.

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March 2016

St. Patrick’s Party

March 8, 2016 - March 17, 2016
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Includes Pub Crawl on March 12th, for only $35, you’ll visit 5 of Madison’s favorite establishments on the Madison Trolley. Tickets are on sale now  at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 West First St. or by calling 800-559-2956. Try Irish Road Bowling beginning at 3pm on a short urban course, Irish music and more. Festivities begin March 8 and go through March 17.     Check out the full schedule of events.

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July 2019

City of Madison/ Madison Regatta Parade

July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free

Celebrate the Independence Holiday with the City of Madison/Madison Regatta Parade sponsored by German American Bank on Main Street. Parade is on Friday, July 5th. Starts at Jefferson Street at 7:00 p.m. Head over to the Roostertail Music Festival at Bicentennial Park after the parade.

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April 2020

Virtual Fourth Friday Downtown

April 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) this event has been switched Virtual. From 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. look for Madison Main Street businesses to go live and encourage online shopping. Follow Facebook event. . Fourth Friday traditionally is held on Madison Main Street and participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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June 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

June 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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July 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

July 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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August 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

August 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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September 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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October 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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November 2020

Fourth Friday Downtown

November 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

Participating stores have extended hours, great shopping, awesome restaurants, family activities, live music, and FREE trolley rides. 5-8/9pm 812-274-0195.

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December 2020

Cancelled – A Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade

December 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map
Free

UPDATE November 13, 2020: We are disappointed to announce the City of Madison “A Very Merry Christmas Parade” and “Christmas Festival on Main” are canceled. The lights at the Broadway Fountain will still be illuminated to kick off the season, but the city will not host this year’s “Light Up Madison” event. The Parks Department “Christmas Craft Show” is also canceled. “This was a difficult decision for us to make, but the health of our community must come first. Unfortunately,…

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May 2021

Fourth Friday Downtown

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Madison, IN 47250 United States + Google Map

Fourth Friday for the month of May is back! Shop local on May 28th for the chance to win a gift card to a Madison restaurant. - Make a purchase with a participating business on May 28th to get a stamp on your Fourth Friday pass! Fourth Friday passes with stamps will be entered into a drawing the following Monday. - Current participating businesses you can shop with for a chance at a gift card: Betty Jefferies Madison Buy, Sell,…

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