The Edgewater is abuzz with activity all year long – whether it is a live music concert series in the summer months, or open ice skating on The Edgewater Ice Rink in the winter months. View our in-house events below and click through to learn more about each one. We are excited to be Madison’s place for entertainment, for community events, for live music, for Badger fun and so much more. We hope you join us, every time, and experience The Edgewater for yourself!
7th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Friday, November 26, 2021
Join us as we celebrate the 7th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at The Edgewater!
**UPDATE As we prepare for our annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, our hearts are with the Waukesha community and the families impacted by Sunday’s tragic events. On Friday, November 26 at 2pm, we will be begin the ceremony with a moment of silence to honor their memory.**
We’re thrilled to bring back this Madison favorite for all ages to enjoy. Kick off the season with Santa, Mrs. Claus and several special guests. Outdoor events will begin at 2pm and the trees will be lit at 6pm with Santa & Mrs. Claus.
Event is free and open to the public, food and beverage will be available for purchase.
2:00p A Moment of Silence for Waukesha
2:01p Grand Plaza opens w/ Bucky Badger, Mickey & Minnie AND Frosty & Friends
2:25p Mickey’s Christmas Carol Outdoor Screening
3:00p Ballet Performance
3:30p Frosty’s Winter Wonderland Outdoor Screening
4:20p Ballet Performance
4:50p Video Message from Santa!
5:00p Twas the Night Before Christmas Outdoor Screening
5:45p greenTONES a cappella
6:00p Santa & Mrs. Claus Arrive for the 7th Annual Tree Lighting
6:10p Sing-a-long with greenTONES
Read here for more info on outdoor movies, music, hot cocoa and more!