Community Activities

Cows on the Concourse
Saturday, June 2
Cost: FREE
Time: 8am-1pm, Rain or Shine!
Location: Downtown Madison – 100 block of MLK
This annual family-friendly event kicks off June Dairy Month in Dane County. Meet and greet cows from local dairy farms.

Saturday Science: Sounds of the City
Saturday, June 2
Cost: FREE
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Town Center of the Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St, Madison
This event has interactive exploration stations for kids and families. Explore the city and all the sounds it makes!

Ride the Drive
Sunday, June 3
Cost: FREE
Time: 11am-3pm
Location: Brittingham Park, Olin Park, and Law Park in Madison
Take part in the 4 mile route to all three parks or choose a park and enjoy the activities, food, fun and entertainment there.

Madison Children’s Museum: Free Family Night
Wednesday, June 6
Cost: FREE
Time: 5-8pm
Location: Madison Children’s Museum, 100 N. Hamilton St, Madison
The entire community is invited to enjoy the museum for free!

Warner Family Fun Night
Friday, June 8
Cost: $5 per family
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Warner Park Community Recreation Center, 1625 Northport Dr, Madison
A variety of activities for all ages. Kids age 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Event: Safety Saturday
Saturday, June 9
Cost: FREE
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: DreamBank, 1 N. Pinckney Street, Madison
Learn ways to make safer decisions, prevent injuries, and use life-saving devices. Get a free child ID, enjoy hands-on activities, and fun giveaways!

SummerPalooza at Madison Children’s Museum
Saturday, June 9
Cost: FREE
Time: 9:30am-5pm
Location: Madison Children’s Museum, 100 N. Hamilton St, Madison
In addition to the Museum, enjoy free performances outside from 10am-12pm with a community parade around the Capitol Square at noon.

Camp Randall Movie Night
Friday, June 15
Cost: FREE
Time: Approximately 7:15pm
Location: Camp Randall Stadium, 1440 Monroe Street, Madison
Despicable Me 3 will be shown on Camp Randall’s videoboard. Bring your picnic blanket to sit on.

Copp & Bobbers
Saturday, June 16
Cost: FREE
Time: 8am-1pm
Location: Lakeview Park, 6300 Mendota Avenue, Middleton
Bring your own fishing gear if you have it (bait will be provided). There will be fun contests and prizes. Arrive early – FREE fishing rod, reel & bobber to the first 150 kids age 15 and under!

Friends of the Madison Public Library Book Sale
Friday, June 16 & Saturday, June 17
Time: Friday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9am-3pm
Location: First floor of the Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin Street, Madison
This book sale offers the perfect opportunity to encourage summer reading with a large selection of books for children and teens. The Bag Sale starts at noon on Saturday – $5 per bag.

Sassy Cow Creamery 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, June 23
Cost: FREE
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Sassy Cow Creamery, W4192 Bristol Road, Columbus
Enjoy farm and creamery tours, pedal tractors, wagon rides, live music, product samples, and activities for the whole family.

Dane County Farmers’ Market
Time: 6:15am-1:45pm
Location: Capitol Square, Downtown Madison
All of the items for sale are grown, raised, and produced in Wisconsin by the person behind the stand.

Guided Garden Strolls
Cost: FREE!
Time: 1:30pm & 3pm
Location: Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison
Get an insider’s view of the outdoor gardens. Strolls start and end in the lobby near Garden entrance and last 45-60 minutes. All ages welcome!

Open Gym Options in Dane County:
Legacy Academy – Fitchburg
Madtown Twisters – East & West Madison
PlayN Wisconsin – Middleton
Pump It Up – Fitchburg
Rockin’ Jump – Madison
Sky Zone – Madison

Festa Italia, June 1-3, Fitchburg
Verona Hometown Days, June 1-3, Verona
Mt. Horeb Summer Frolic, June 7-10, Mt. Horeb
DVFD Festival, June 8-10, Deerfield
St. John Fest, June 8-10, Waunakee
Marquette Waterfront Festival, June 9-10, Madison
Firemen’s Festival, June 14-17, Cottage Grove
Juneteenth Day Celebration, June 16, Madison
Shake the Lake, June 23, Madison