Upcoming Event: Taste of Madison
Are you ready to enjoy some excellent food throughout Madison? The Taste of Madison is coming back on September 3rd and 4th. This event will be held on Labor Day weekend and will offer the 40th annual holding of this event. It will be held on Capitol Square and presented by Starion Bank.
If you're looking for one of the best festivals in Madison, this is the one for you. Taste of Madison offers more than 75 food vendors, many beverage options, and a ton of live music throughout the entire event. It's a free event to attend, too!
Of course, the Taste of Madison has to include incredible food vendors. There will be many options to check out throughout the event including:
- Bob's BBQ Emporium
- Ben's Soft Pretzel
- Cafe Costa Rica
- Common Pasta
- Curd Girl
- Ember Foods
- Little Tibet
- Mediterranean Cafe
- Monona Bakery and Eatery
- Nothing Bundt Cakes
- Poke Poke
- Taco Local
- TNT's Catering
- Ugly Apple Cafe
- And more!
There are many incredible options to check out this year. If you want to enjoy plenty of great food from places throughout Madison, all in one spot, Taste of Madison is right for you.
Along with food, there will be beverages found throughout the events. Some craft beers and wine will be available with options from Wisconsin Brewing Company, Elmaro Vineyards, and more.
While you might come for the food, you'll stay and enjoy plenty of great music throughout the evening. Ryan Griffin is the headliner for Saturday with Conner Smith headlining on Sunday. Other musical acts you will enjoy include:
- Ben Gallaher
- Hannah Ellis
- Kirstie Kraus
- Aaron Goodvin
- Rick Monroe & The Hitmen
- Michael Alexander & Big Whiskey
- Frank Martin Busch & The Names
- Elizabeth Mary
More musical entertainment may also be added to the schedule before the event happens.
The Taste of Madison will be open on Saturday, September 3rd, and Sunday, September 4th.
- On Saturday, the event will run from 2:30pm to 8:30pm.
- On Sunday, the event will run from 11am to 7pm.
Both days, you can enjoy the Taste of Madison at Capitol Square.
There is no admission for the Taste of Madison. There will be a cost for any food or beverage you decide to purchase. The revenue from food and beverage helps pay for the event and tips left at beverage stands will stay with the non-profit group running the stand.
Food will run from $1 to $5 with each serving at six ounces or less and smoothies at 12 ounces or less. Beverages range in price.
Cash will be accepted for all purchases. There will be ATMs located throughout the event grounds, too.
Street parking will be available, some with meters and others without. You can also park at one of the nearby ramps in the downtown area. Of course, you can also take public transportation to get to and from the event.
If you want to learn more about the Taste of Madison coming for Labor Day, visit the event website here.