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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June 2020

CANCELLED – Madison River Jam Music Festival

June 13
Bicentennial Park, 106 West Vaughn Dr.
Madison, IN 47250 United States

Madison River Jam looking ahead to 2021 Dear loyal RiverRoots Fans, You have been anxiously awaiting information about this event. As some of you may have heard this event is being rebranded and renamed 𝑴𝒂𝒅𝒊𝒔𝒐𝒏 𝑹𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓 𝑱𝒂𝒎. Although this is considered a new event, we are hopeful to honor the RiverRoots vibe, and continue to celebrate jammin’ on the Riverfront. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and government guidelines on public gatherings and crowds, Madison River Jam will have to wait…

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September 2020

50th Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art

September 26 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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FREE

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS in 2020! Enjoy Southern Indiana's premier outdoor juried fine arts & crafts show featuring artists & craftsmen from across the nation. Riverfront food fest, entertainment, and children's activity tent. Historic neighborhood between Broadway & Vine Streets and along Ohio Riverfront. Saturday and Sunday 10-5 p.m.  Free admission. 800-559-2956/812-265-2956.  Annual Event www.madisonchautauqua.com

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October 2020

Historic Belle of Louisville Sunset Cruise

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$15

Historic Belle of Louisville 2020 Sunset Cruise! Cruise 7pm-8:30pm, boarding at 6:30pm. TICKET PRICES (per person): $15/ adults and seniors $10/child ages 3-12 Advance reservations are recommended. This cruise sells out early. For more information or to make a reservation: Call 502-574-2992 or (toll free) 866-832-0011 or check out www.belleoflouisville.org https://starling.crowdriff.com/js/crowdriff.js

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November 2020

Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour). For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956  for discount pricing. Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 handling fee per ticket

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Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour). For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956  for discount pricing.   Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 handling fee per ticket

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December 2020

Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3pm-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5. Sponsored by the VisitMadison, Inc., 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour. For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956  for discount pricing. Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 handling fee per ticket

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Nights before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Downtown, Main Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$20

Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm.  Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5.  Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956. Pre-sale tickets $15 for adults (this price ends 2 weeks before the first night of the tour) Online and phone orders are subject to a $1 handling fee per ticket. For groups of 20 or more call 812-265-2956 or 800-559-2956  for discount pricing.

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Wonderland in the Park

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - December 12 @ 9:00 pm
Bicentennial Park, 106 West Vaughn Dr.
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Free, donations appreciated

Merry Madison's newest Christmas event. Walk through an enchanting festive winter wonderland filled with family-friendly fun on Historic Madison's riverfront & Bicentennial Park! Come back for more details. Friday and Saturday, December 11th & 12th - both days 5:30pm-9pm FREE ADMISSION, donations accepted. For more information contact 800-559-2956 or email info@visitmadison.org  Interested in being a sponsor? Contact us today!

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