Taste of Madison is an annual food festival that takes place in Madison, Wisconsin over Labor Day weekend.
The festival features over 80 local restaurants and vendors, offering a diverse range of cuisine to try. In addition to food, the festival also features live music and entertainment on multiple stages, a beer garden, and a children’s area with activities like face painting and games.
Taste of Madison is a popular event that draws large crowds, so it’s recommended to arrive early or be prepared for crowds. Like every year, hotel rooms are in high demand with surging prices during festival days. Therefore, it is highly recommended to book lodging accommodations ahead of time to enjoy preferable, better rates.
There is no admission fee to attend the festival, but food and drinks are purchased with tickets that can be bought on site. The festival takes place on Capitol Square, in the heart of downtown Madison, making it easily accessible by foot, bike, or public transportation. Parking can be limited, so taking public transportation or carpooling is recommended.
Overall, Taste of Madison is a great way to experience the vibrant food scene in Madison, while enjoying live music and entertainment in a festive atmosphere.
Additional information, entertainment line-up, how to get, FAQ etc. is present in the festival’s link website. See details below, under “Event Related Information” section.