We know how to throw a party! We’ve been doing this since 1809….there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. There are home tours, music events, garden tours, holiday events, parades, arts/crafts shows, 5Ks, car shows, food & wine tastings, and beer on tap – just to name a few.

Our largest events include Madison River Jam (formerly RiverRoots), Madison Regatta, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew Festival, Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes, and Wonderland in the Park.


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Madison Ribberfest


August 2020

Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues

August 22
Bicentennial Park, 106 West Vaughn Dr.
Madison, IN 47250 United States

Madison's Indiana State Barbecue Cook-off held along the Riverfront. Music, food, bbq competitions, and more. Fun for the entire family. Presented by Koehler Tire. BUY WRISTBANDS NOW! FLAT PRICE for 2020 -  $15 wristbands | Children 5 & under Free LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE  (No food coupons, same price at gate this year) 800-559-2956 or 812-265-2956. Annual Event. Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) this event has been reduced to a one-day event. See www.MadisonRibberfest.com for more details and press release.

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