2018 Summer Festival Roundup | Greater Madison Area

Our FAVORITE time of year is finally here! After a long winter we are ready to embrace SUMMER in MADISON!! We are fortunate to live in a city so abundant with outdoors fun and community activities. One of our favorite resources to share with our readers is our comprehensive roundup of Summer Festivals in the Greater Madison Area. And guess what?! It looks like there is something almost every single weekend all.summer.long! Summer festivals are such a fun way to get out and enjoy the community. Some include parades, some have races, all have FUN!
To make it easy, we did the research and have a streamlined list in order by date. You can check the link for each one to confirm the address and activities – but we have the list ready for you so you should be off to a good start. You will want to save this one and check back often so you can take in as many as possible!
Happy Summer!
Fitchburg Days – May 18-20
Brat Fest
 – May 25-28
Green County’s 38th Annual Breakfast on the Farm – May 26
New Glarus
Festa Italia – June 1-3
Verona Hometown Days –  June 1-3
Cows on the Concourse – June 2
Madison (During Farmers Market)
Mt Horeb Summer Frolic – June 7-10
Mt. Horeb
Beer, Bacon & Cheese (New Glarus) – June 9
New Glarus
Marquette Waterfront Festival – June 9-10
Cottage Grove Festival – June 14-17
Cottage Grove
Isthmus Jazz Festival – June 1-10
Oregon Summer Fest – June 21-24
Shake the Lake – June 23
Milwaukee Summerfest – June 27 – July 8
Monona Community Festival –  July 3-4
Stoughton Fair – July 4-8
Blues, Brews & Food Truck Festival – July 14
New Glarus
Art Fair on the Square – July 14-15
Dane County Fair – July 19-22
Waunakee Waunafest – July 26-29
Atwood Fest – July 28-29
Wisconsin State Fair – August 2 – 12
PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day – August 3
New Glarus Firefest – August 4-5
New Glarus
Music in the Park – August 12
New Glarus
Stoughton Coffee Break – August 18
Milwaukee Irish Fest – August 16-19
Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival – August 16-19
Sun Prairie
Middleton Good Neighbor Festival –  August 24-26
New Glarus Wilhelm Tell Festival – August 31-September 1
New Glarus
Taste of Madison – Sept 1-2
McFarland Family Festival – Sept 14-16
Willy Street Fair – Sept 15-16
Oktoberfest – Sept 28-30
New Glarus
Interested in a day trip? Milwaukee has some great festivals too — check out this Festival Roundup from MKE Moms Blog!

One Response to 2018 Summer Festival Roundup | Greater Madison Area

  1. Lena Olson May 15, 2018 at 5:20 am #

    You missed a seriously good time happening in Stoughton – this weekend (May 18-20) is Syttende Mai! It’s a great weekend with a canoe race, plays, music, parades, 17 mile run and cheese curds! https://www.stoughtonfestivals.com

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