Farm to Feast
June 5, 2016
Chef Michael Pruett of Cento will prepare a farm-to-table feast served on the grounds of Taliesin in Spring Green—home to the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. This is a ticketed event.
Mad City Vegan Fest
June 18, 2016
For more than five years, curious omnivores and longtime vegans alike have gathered at this event to celebrate the accessibility of veganism and enjoy delicious vegan dishes. This is a free event.
National Mustard Day at the Mustard Museum
August 6, 2016
The Mustard Museum has been the official sponsor of National Mustard Day since 1991, and annually welcomes more than 6,000 people to downtown Middleton. This is a free event.
Madison Magazine Top Shelf Summer Taste
August 8, 2016
Sip it. Sample it. Taste it. Hear it. The alfresco version of this top-shelf tasting event features local distilleries, wineries and purveyors, plus live music and fresh-air fun. This is a ticketed event.
30th Annual Great Taste of the Midwest
August 13, 2016
This event, organized by the Madison Homebrewers and Tasters Guild, is one of the premier beer festivals in the U.S. and features more than 150 of the Midwest’s finest craft brewers. This is a ticketed event.
Stoughton Coffee Break Festival
August 20, 2016
This event combines coffee, cars and crafts and includes family-friendly fun such as the 5k Java Jog—as well as music and food stands throughout the festival. This is a free event.
Yum Yum Festival
August 21, 2016
Yum Yum Fest—in its third year in 2016—gives Madison’s chefs an opportunity to highlight their creative and collaborative skills at a community event held in Central Park. This is a ticketed event.
Taste of Madison
September 3-4, 2016
Eat your way around the Capitol Square as part of Taste of Madison! This annual Labor Day weekend event features more than 80 local restaurants, 20 beverage stands and 3 music stages.
This is a free event.
14th Annual Thirsty Troll Brew Fest
September 10, 2016
This signature event in Mt. Horeb features more than 25 craft brewers with more than 100 beers to sample. New this year: a homebrewers’ competition! This is a ticketed event.
10th Annual Bike the Barns
September 18, 2016
A fresh take on riding events: consume more calories than you burn! Bike the Barns participants take a recreational tour of CSA farms in southwest WI, sampling all the way. This is a ticketed event.
September 24, 2016
This hip interpretation of the classic, German-style fest features more than 40 Wisconsin-focused brewers, as well as artisan sausage and cheesemakers for unlimited sampling and fun. This is a ticketed event.
23rd Annual Quivey’s Grove Beer Fest
October 1, 2016
Cold beer! Local music! Hot food! The best of all worlds are found at this fest, held on the wooded grounds of Quivey’s Grove. Sample more than 100 beers from 45 different brewers and food from the outdoor smoke roaster. This is a ticketed event.
REAP Pie Palooza
October 30, 2016
Pie for brunch? You bet! This annual event celebrates locally grown ingredients and all things pie. Take your pick from sweet and savory pies, plus tarts, quiches, turnovers and more. This is a ticketed event.
34th Annual Herb Fair
November 5, 2016
Growing and using herbs is the focus of this fun and educational event held at Madison’s renowned Olbrich Gardens. Workshops and demonstrations give growers a taste of the benefits of herbs. This is a free event.