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!
This coastal fall tradition is finding its home right here on the shores of Lake Mendota – join us for Madison’s only Oyster Fest! Sample the best oysters in the Midwest, prepared just for you by Chef Joe and his culinary magic squad, and sip on glorious beer pairings from Elysian Brewing! Plus–we’ll be featuring Prosecco Cocktails and Oyster Shooters!
OYSTER DESCRIPTIONS | EAST COAST + WEST COAST
SKIPJACK | Harvested in the mid- Chesapeake Bay, these medium sized oysters are the perfect amount of salty.
WHITE STONE | Raised in White Stone, Virginia, these oysters have a medium salt flavor complemented by a smooth, buttery finish.
PLYMOUTH CHAMPAGNE | The perfect oyster to pair with some bubbly. These lightly briny and very sweet oysters come from Plymouth Bay, MA.
HANGTOWN | Grown in the tidelands of a glacier carved fjord in Puget Sound. A well balanced oyster that starts off sweet but finishes with a unique butter soft brine finish.
DABOB BAY | Harvested from Dabob Bay, Washington, this oyster is delicate in texture, briny, yet sweet in flavor and finishes with a fresh fruitfulness.
FANNY BAY | Grown on the east coast of Vancouver Island; this plump oyster is the perfect amount sweet.
BEER | Elysian Brewing Seattle WA
SPACE DUST IPA, ABV 8.2%
AVATAR JASMINE IPA, ABV 6.3%
IMMORTAL IPA, ABV 6.2%
NIGHT OWL IPA, ABV 6.7%
LIVE MUSIC LINE UP
4-6PM – The Roc 5 (Members of Mama Digdown’s Brass Band)
Event is outdoors, so please follow us on social media for any inclement weather updates and real-time show updates.