Memorial Day Weekend: Madison WI
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Saturday, May 25


Side-by-Side Burn Demonstration

On Saturday at 12:30pm and 3:00pm Firefighters of Southern Wisconsin will conduct a fire and sprinkler side-by-side burn demonstration at ...more
Daily Features, Displays / Exhibits

Brat Fest Bun Run 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Kid’s Run!

The Brat Fest 10K Bun Run starts and finishes on the grounds of Willow Island. Runners will enjoy the scenery ...more
Adult Sports, Advanced Registration, Kid Friendly8:00am

Sports Zone

The Brat Fest Sports Zone will be the perfect place for the adults to play. The Sport’s Zone will include ...more
Adult Sports, Competitions, Daily Features, Free Event8:00am-7:00pm

Hot Dog Jog

The Brat Fest 5K Hot Dog Jog starts and finishes on the grounds of Willow Island.  Participants and their four-legged friends will ...more
Adult Sports, Advanced Registration, Kid Friendly8:10am

Disc Golf Tournament

Join us for the First Annual Brat Fest Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 25th! The cost to register for ...more
Adult Sports, Advanced Registration, Competitions, Daily Features8:30am

Bratteyball Tournament

Join us, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 25th for the brattiest volleyball tournament you’ve ever seen. With four different divisions, there’s ...more
Adult Sports, Advanced Registration, Competitions9:00am

Mr. Ed’s Magical Midways Carnival

Mr. Ed’s Magical Midways carries over 35 quality attractions including spectacular, thrill, family, and kiddie rides.  In addition to our exciting rides ...more
Daily Features, Kid Friendly10:00am-9:00pm

Kid’s Art Zone

The great people from REACH-A-Child bring you this year’s Brat Fest Kid’s Art Zone. As families enter the tent, they will be ...more
Daily Features, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-8:00 pm

Home Town Heroes

Help us celeBRAT the fire and safety professionals who help keep Madison safe in our Home Town Heroes area. We recognize ...more
Displays / Exhibits, Feature of the Day, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-6:00pm

Bounce Zone

The kids will be bouncing off their Brat Fest energy in our Bounce Zone! 3 rides for $5 or $12 ...more
Daily Features, Kid Friendly10:00am-7:00pm

Kid’s Zone

Hold on to your Brats—the Kid’s Zone is the place you want to be at Brat Fest 2018! Whether your ...more
Daily Features, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am- 8:00pm

Petting Zoo

Brat Fest is excited to welcome Patrick’s Funny Farm to Brat Fest! Come visit all different types of animals in ...more
Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-7:00pm

Henry Vilas Zoo Shuttle

A FREE shuttle will be going between Henry Vilas Zoo and Brat Fest during the festival! Go check out Madison’s ...more
Daily Features, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-5:00pm

Ultrazone Laser Tag

Ultrazone is excited to be back at Brat Fest for the third year in a row!  Swing by the Kid ...more
Adult Sports, Daily Features, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-8:00pm

Bucky on Parade

Bucky on Parade is a free public art event that brought approximately 100 life-size Bucky Badger statues to the streets ...more
Daily Features, Displays / Exhibits, Kid Friendly10:00am-8:00pm

Soccer Tennis

Forward Madison FC, Madison’s new professional soccer team, will be kickin’ it at Brat Fest all weekend! They will be ...more
Adult Sports, Free Event, Kid Friendly10:00am-8:00pm

Vietnam Memorial

The Vietnam Memorial exhibit features a photo for each of the 1,161 Wisconsinites listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in ...more
Daily Features, Displays / Exhibits, Free Event11:00am-7:00pm

Doggie Day Care

Brat Fest is an event for your whole family. Don’t leave one of the most beloved member, Fido, at home! ...more
Daily Features, Free Event12:00pm-5:00pm

Log Rolling Exhibition

During the times of 12:00pm and 3:00pm on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26- MLRC will display their impressive ...more
Displays / Exhibits12:00pm-3:00pm

Giant Inflatable Balls

Bring the kids to the Kid’s Zone where they can float or roll around in one of the giant inflatable ...more
Daily Features12:00pm-7:00pm

UW Marching Band & Bucky Badger

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see some of your favorite Madison icons! They will only be around for ...more
Free Event, Kid Friendly1:00pm-2:00pm

Budweiser Clydesdales

The Budweiser Clydesdales were first introduced to the public on April 7, 1933, to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition. August A. ...more
Daily Features, Free Event3:30pm-4:30pm

The Tommy Award

Brat Fest’s Tradition of Music Award is named after the founder of Brat Fest, Tom Metcalfe. This award is given ...more
Awards and Contests6:45pm

VIP Fan Experience

For big-time fans only! Take part in one of the newest Brat Fest traditions, a VIP Fan Experience for Brat ...more
Daily Features7:00pm, 8:00pm