A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Check Out Brat Fest

Grills are sizzlin' with brats, people are groovin' to live music and we're kicking off summertime in Madison! For over 40 years, The World's Largest Brat Fest has brought our community together on Memorial Day weekend with a culinary festival you won't want to miss! Brat Fest is an annual…

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The History Behind Taliesin's Culinary Connections

Food – growing it, processing it, and sharing it with others – has always been a cornerstone of the culture at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin home, Taliesin. For more than a century, Wright and his ancestors worked in harmony with the fertile hillsides to raise crops and enjoy the fruits of their…

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Press Play: The Wisconsin Film Festival is Back

In Madison, we are passionate about celebrating and acknowledging the importance of arts and culture in our community. For over 25 years, The Wisconsin Film Festival has played an strong role in recognizing our city's creativity and expression by entertaining, educating and enriching hundreds of…

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36 Things to Do This Summer

Your guide to summer in Madison is here. Nothing beats moving from lake to biergarten to museum to nightlife in just one day. And you can fit even more than that in one weekend. Our vibe is loved by the outdoor enthusiasts and urban explorers alike. We're a Midwest summer vacation destination that…

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How Frank Lloyd Wright Left a Legacy in Madison

Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most famous architects who ever lived, called Madison home. His legacy can be seen far and wide on our skyline and throughout the region. Wright was born in nearby Richland Center and moved to Madison in his middle and high school years. He went on to take engineering…

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Your Guide to a Romantic Getaway in Madison

Madison has something to offer for every couple's version of romance. It's where you'll find classic date night offerings like dinner and a show. Relaxing retreats like visiting a spa. And the chance to embark on adventures that bring you closer together. A romantic getaway in Madison is the perfect…

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