Endless recreational opportunities await you in MGE's service area - from skiing and biking to boating and hiking. Spend a day at the Dane County Farmers' Market. Walk around our beautiful lakes or through the Arboretum. Check out Olbrich Gardens to brighten a rainy day. It is easy to find your favorite activity or try something new.
- Greater Madison Area
- Dane County Expo Events
- Wisconsin Department of Tourism
- Henry Vilas Zoo
Choose from museums, galleries, theater, dancing and much more.
Visit the Overture Center for the Arts, a world-class performing and visual arts facility in downtown Madison, housing Overture Hall, the Capitol Theatre and the Playhouse. The Bartell Theatre is home for the Madison Theatre Guild, the Strollers Theatre, the Mercury Players and others. And, we are less than an hour from the famous American Players Theatre in rural Spring Green.
Enjoy our outdoor Concerts on the Square and other performances by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Madison Symphony, the Madison Symphony Chorus and the UW marching band. The Madison Jazz Society hosts an annual Capitol City Fest. Madison is home to a large variety of bands of many music styles.
Madison is home to a number of museums.
- Chazen Museum of Art
- Wisconsin Veterans Museum
- Wisconsin Historical Museum
- Madison Children's Museum
- Museum of Contemporary Art
High school and college sports teams have huge followings in our area. And, if your style is to be in the thick of things, you'll enjoy the Mad City Marathon, Ironman Triathlon or maybe the annual Paddle and Portage. From spectator to participant, there are sports teams and competitions for all.
- Columbus 151 Speedway
- Great Lakes Dragaway
- Madison College Athletics
- Madison International Speedway
- Madison Lakes
- Madison Mallards Baseball
- Mad City Paddlers
- Madison Nordic Ski Club
- Madison School and Community Recreation
- UW Badgers
- Wisconsin Hoofers - Outdoor Recreation
- Yahara Fishing