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Events In Madison | June 19-21, 2015

by Christina Otten | Jun 19, 2015

Madison is the best place to be, especially during summertime. Whether you’re taking a bike ride on the Monona Bike Path or enjoying a summer sunset on the Terrace, our city is filled with tons of fun things to do. Here is a look at some events around Madison this weekend; all are very near a BCycle station, so if you have never tried checking one out before, this would be a great time to give it a spin (pun intended)!

FRIDAY | June 19, 2015
Concerts on the Rooftop featuring The Boogie Men
Cost: FREE
Time: 7 - 9pm
Location:  William T. Evjue Rooftop Garden (One John Nolen Drive) 
Nearest BCycle stations: E. Wilson & MLK (38 East Wilson Street), W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson Street)

“Enjoy spectacular local bands accompanied by the best views in the city! Concerts on the Rooftop offer a wonderful opportunity for networking after work, or kicking back with friends and family.”

FRIDAY | June 19, 2015
Fish Fry Fridays with guitarist Ken Wheaton 
Time: 6 - 9pm
Location: The Edgewater (1001 Wisconsin Place)
Nearest BCycle station: W. Gilman @ Peace Park (229 W. Gilman St)

"Friday Fish Fry on The Plaza, need we say more! Join us on The Plaza every Friday and enjoy great fried fish, fabulous views, and live music."

FRIDAY & SATURDAY | JUNE 19 & 20, 2015
Isthmus Jazz Fest
Cost: FREE
Location: Memorial Union
Click Here for a full line-up of the FREE performers!
Click Here for information about headliner: Freddy Cole
Cost for Freddy Cole concert: $10 for students, $20 - $20 for general public
Nearest BCycle station: Memorial Union (699 N. Park St.)

SATURDAY | JUNE 20, 2015
Capital Lakes DragonFest
Time: Races begin at 8:30am
Location: Vilas Park (702 S. Randall Ave)
Nearest BCycle station: Vilas Park @ Arboretum (850 S. Mills St.)
Click Here for a the full schedule 

“The Capital Lakes DragonFest is a perfect opportunity to share this exciting new sport with the community, showcase another beautiful way to enjoy the City’s green space and lakes and build community through a family-friendly event.”

SATURDAY | June 20, 2015
Dane County Farmers Market
Cost: FREE
Time: 6am - 2pm
Location: Capitol Square
Nearest BCycle stations: S. Hamilton & W. Main (103 South Carroll Street), Wisconsin & East Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue), E. Doty & S. Pinckney (242 South Pinckney St), W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)

Visit the "The Largest Producer-Only Farmers' Market in the U.S.”!

SATURDAY | June 20, 2015
The Farmers Market Organ Concert
Cost: FREE
Time: 11am
Location: Overture Center
Nearest BCycle station: W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)

"Step into the cool expanse of Overture Hall on Saturday, June 20, during the Dane County Farmers' Market on the Capitol Square to enjoy the gift of beautiful music with the Madison Symphony Orchestra's Overture Concert Organ. Bring your family and friends for a relaxing 45-minute free concert. No tickets or reservations are needed and all ages are welcome!"

SATURDAY | June 20, 2015
Juneteenth Day Celebration
Cost: FREE
Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Olin Park (1156 Olin-Turville Court)
Nearest BCycle station: Sheraton Hotel (1702 Rimrock Rd)

"This special community celebration at Olin Park will include a parade, food vendors, crafts, and music."

SUNDAY | June 21, 2015
Make Music Madison 
Cost: FREE
Time: 7am – 9pm
Location: All around Madison
Check out a map of all of our BCycle stations to find the most convenient one for you! 

"A way for all Madisonians to celebrate the summer solstice, enjoying the longest day of the year, while sampling a buffet of musical merriment."


If you take any awesome BCycle pictures this weekend, we 
would love to see them! Feel free to share them with us on our Facebook page. 

Enjoy your weekend! And as always, #ridethered.

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