Relax & Unwind This Winter in MADISON, WI
Grab the grandkids or take a trip for two. From award-winning restaurants and cocktails to frozen lake festivals, elevate your winter in Madison.
Winter in Madison means memories to last a lifetime. Frozen lakes transform into winter playgrounds. Inside, breweries, distilleries and cideries make cozy cocktails and local libations, restaurants prepare seasonal fare and free museums offer a window into stories yet unheard.
All in a Day: Winter fun for everyone
Winter Activities for Kids
Soak in the quality time you've been craving with these activities kids will love.
Wager some fun at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison
Madison's casino features more than 1,300 themed slot machines and great eats at Gamer's Grill.
Walk through the history of Frank Lloyd Wright
Learn about one of Madison's most famous residents at the Monona Terrace Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit.
Delight in an experience where dinner is the show
Let the chefs at DelecTable guide you through an eight-course menu complete with fire and thrills.
End your day with a night cap
Tap into Madison's craft beverage scene and earn discounts when you sign up for Madison On Tap.
Indulge in the Local Food Scene
Relax around a fireplace and reconnect with those who matter most while savoring the local fare. From fine dining to fish fries, finding a foodie spot here is easy — we have the most eateries per capita out of any city in the U.S.
Dive into the local craft beverage scene with Madison On Tap, your guide to beer, bubbles, bourbon and beyond. Sign up for free to get discounts, earn prizes and find your next favorite beer, cocktail or cider.
Events to recharge your spirit
Dance to the beat, taste the flavors and feel the energy of Madison while attending one of dozens of events happening daily. Winter in Madison is in full swing during the iconic Frozen Assets and Winter Carnival festivals. Taste what makes Wisconsin great at Beer and Cheese Fest or unwind and enjoy live music at one of dozens of venues.