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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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Ice Rink: Family Night + Friday Night Fish Fry

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 28, 2018

Join us every Friday of the season for Family Night and Friday Night Fish Fry at The Ice Rink! Take a spin around the rink overlooking beautiful Lake Mendota and enjoy Wisconsin's winter season. Then,…

Holiday Happy Hour in Augie’s Tavern with Capital City Theatre Carolers

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

  Jingle & Mingle at The Edgewater this Holiday Season Celebrate the season with a festive happy hour at Augie’s Tavern every Friday in December before Christmas. Join us from 5-7pm for our winter cocktail…

South Wisconsin Figure Skating Club Ice Rink Event

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  Enjoy a beautiful exhibition at 2pm from the South Wisconsin Figure Skating Club! Mini lessons available from club skaters following the show. Be sure to check The Ice Rink page for rink/skate rental pricing and day-of weather…

SOLD OUT Holiday Tea at The Statehouse

December 15 @ 2:30 pm - December 16 @ 2:30 pm

Celebrate the season by joining us for our second annual Holiday Tea at The Statehouse. Enjoy a traditional English-style afternoon tea, complete with currant scones, finger sandwiches, delicious desserts and more. Seatings are available at…

Frozen Skate with Anna, Elsa & Olaf

December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Do you wanna build a snowman? Join us for a FROZEN Skate with Anna, Elsa and Olaf! Warm up during the event in The Ice House with hot cocoa, soup, cheese curds and other favorites.…

Holiday Disco Skate

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Break out your disco dance moves for this special skating night! Move and groove to the tunes of DJ Nick Nice under the twinkle lights of the holidays. Get cozy in the Ice House with…

Santa Skate!

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kick off the holiday weekend by skating with Santa! Join the big guy on the rink for a family night to remember. Then, warm up in the Ice House with a Wisco dinner tradition. Be sure…

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at The Statehouse

December 24 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 25, 2018 at 7:00am

  Spend the Christmas holiday surrounded by family, friends overlooking a beautiful winter view of Lake Mendota. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, The Statehouse will offer a limited menu and holiday specials, including duck…

Christmas Grand Brunch Buffet

December 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Bring your friends and family and join us for Christmas Brunch in The Grand Ballroom. The Christmas Brunch offers traditional Christmas favorites including a prime rib carving station, cherry-glazed local Wisconsin ham, fork smashed…

Wisconsin Men’s Hockey Team Free Skate

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

MADISON, Wis. – Fans have the opportunity to meet select members of the Wisconsin men's hockey team as they host their fourth-annual Outdoor Skate at The Edgewater on Sunday, Dec. 30 from 10-11 a.m. Skating, autographs and…

Destination New Year’s Eve: THEN & NOW

December 31, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 2:00 am

The Edgewater has been Madison’s Place for New Year’s Eve for the last 70 years! Back THEN we had Don Voegeli and his orchestra, NOW we have front man Jimmy Voegeli and The Jimmys. THEN…

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