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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!

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Graduation on the Lake

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Join us on The Grand Plaza at The Edgewater for UW Commencement weekend as we celebrate graduates across the city!

Our Saturday line-up features live music from Nuggernaut, a local instrumental quintet playing jazz, fusion and funk followed by a performance from one of Madison’s Favorites, Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, a nationally touring New Orleans-style jazz band—all free and open to the public. Enjoy draught beer from favorite local breweries, Wisconsin inspired craft cocktails and a Bubbly Bar to toast your graduate.


May 11
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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