Things to do during May in Madison

on May 5, 2016

With Mother’s Day around the corner and the weather seeming to stay nice for more than a day at a time, spring fever is sweeping across the Madison area. And with the nice weather comes an abundance of incredible fun things to do around the city. Check out some of our top picks for Madison Events this May:

  • The Farmer’s Markets

The city of Madison has many different markets located all around and offered on different days of the week to meet your needs. However we highly recommend checking out the Dane County Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings around the Capitol Square.

List of all the Farmer’s Markets here

  • Mindful Yoga at the Monona Terrace

In with the good, out with the bad. The Monona Terrace offers free yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the month of May for anyone who is interested. Take a well deserved 45 minute break from your day to enjoy yourself and the views at the Monona Terrace.

Check out the Monona Terrace free health programs here

  • Re-opening of Memorial Union Terrace

Head to the Memorial Union Terrace to celebrate the re-opening on May 20th. Just think: pitchers of beer, Lake Mendota, and the quintessential chairs of Madison are back for the summer.

  • Isthmus Food Cart Fest

Make your way to over 30 of the most popular food carts in Madison, all in one location. Buy your tickets now for this May 22nd event, and start making room for all the delicious food now!

See a list of the vendors and buy your tickets here

  • Madison Marathon – Twilight 5K/10K and Half Marathon

For those who are ambitious and love to run, Madison offers some great races over Memorial Day weekend with twilight runs and half marathon. It’s not too late to sign up!

Click here for more information on the different races

  • The World’s Largest Bratfest

The sausage bonanza will be here again over Memorial Day weekend offering free live music, lots of rides, and an insane amount brats (of course). Don’t miss out on the ultimate Wisconsin celebration.

The World’s Largest Bratfest site

Photo credit: https://union.wisc.edu/visit/terrace-at-the-memorial-union/

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