Summer Concert Series: Concerts on the Square
The Concerts on the Square series provides a popular choice with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. It's one of the largest outdoor concerts held in Madison. More than 120,000 people attend this series every summer and enjoy plenty of great music.
The concert series will be held on the Capitol Lawn again this summer with six different dates. All concerts within the Concerts on the Square series will be held on Wednesdays at 7pm. Here's what you can expect this year.
Performance Dates and Information
Six Wednesdays in a row will provide performances on the Capitol Lawn. Dates for the Concert on the Square events include:
- June 28th, 2017
- July 5th, 2017
- July 12th, 2017
- July 19th, 2017
- July 26th, 2017
- August 2nd, 2017
Each show will begin at 7pm. You can start placing blanked to save your spot at 3pm. Any blankets placed before 3pm will be removed. At 5pm before the show, the food and beverage booths will open, along with the kids' area.
A number of vendors will be available providing food and beverage options. Vendors for this year's concert series include:
- Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Providing Beer, Wine, Soda and other beverages
- Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream - Providing ice cream, cheesecake, pie, cookies and cupcakes.
- Curt's Popcorn - Providing gourmet popcorn in a variety of flavors.
Along with these three vendors, there will be several Box Supper Vendors. You can reserve your meal in advance of the show. Box Supper Vendors include:
- Cranberry Creek Cafe & Grill
- Eldorado Grill
- Five Star BBQ
- Greek Street
- Papa John's
- The Rodeo Wagon
- SOHO Gourmet Cuisines
- True Coffee
- Umami Restaurant & Dumpling Bar
Make sure to reserve your meal ahead of time.
Tables for Sale
If you want the ultimate experience for this summer concert series, you will want to reserve a table. Tables range in price from $310 to $7,800, depending on how many concerts you prefer and the location of the table. For more information on table sales, visit the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra website.
Pay on Entry parking will be provided for $5 per vehicle starting at 4:25pm and running through 7:05pm at the City Parking ramps. Some street parking may also be available.