5th Quarter Tour

Duration: 11:00am-2:00pm (3 hours)

Location: The tour will begin at SCONNIEBAR located at: 1421 Regent Street





Tour operates Fridays and Saturdays, Memorial Day-Labor Day.

Tour capacity is 8 participants.

Anyone over the age of 10 requires an adult ticket.

Tickets are not able to be refunded or exchanged.

Enjoy one of the most historic neighborhoods in Madison through food and history on a tour that is sure to leave you saying "On Wisconsin!"

  • Relish in all of Wisconsin's delicacies including gourmet bratwursts, Ellsworth cheese curds, plenty of beer, and a Bloody Mary
  • Get a chance to appreciate one of the oldest college football stadiums in the country as well as the history of Wisconsin athletics
  • Learn the noteworthy, untold history of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods while enjoying the sights of Regent Street

All ages and fitness levels

Available Fridays and Saturdays (Memorial Day-Labor Day)

Begins at 11:00am

Tours operate rain or shine

Vegetarian friendly

Alcoholic beverages included

Moderate, 2 mile walk

Wheelchair accessible

All the game day foods and feels Wisconsin lives for football weekends, and on the 5th Quarter Tour you get to experience all of the most popular places near Camp Randall.  Our tastings include 4 different local brews, gourmet bratwurst, and a sweet treat from the one and only “Donut Man”. Samples are all included in the ticket price and there is enough food to leave you feeling satisfied for the rest of the afternoon.

An entertaining afternoon being a total Badger fan All of the tasting locations that we visit are within walking distance from one another allowing you to spend the afternoon outdoors enjoying the vibrant Regent Street area. The tour is an easy 2 mile walk that is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs. We move at a comfortable pace that allows you to relax and take in all of the unique sights of the historic Greenbush Neighborhood.

A great time for visitors and residents alike Our goal at Capital City Food Tours is to provide all of our guests with a memorable afternoon sampling delicious food and drinks while learning about Madison’s remarkable sports culture and the history of the area. Tour guides provide you with interesting stories that we’ve gathered from the restaurant owner’s themselves, giving you the VIP experience at each tasting location. Our tour stops into some of the oldest buildings on Regent Street, discusses about the unique bicycling culture that Madison boasts, and even takes a sneak peek at one of the oldest college football stadiums in the nation.  Whether you’re an alumnus, a fellow Badger fan, or just visiting the city to enjoy the sights this tour is perfect for you.

Enjoy one of Madison's oldest neighborhoods through food, history, and ambiance at five local gems.


Classic Wisconsin sports themed bar that has been helping Badger fans "Celebrate Wisconsin" for decades

Lucky's 1313 Brewpub

Historic auto garage turned massive brewpub, Lucky's is a favorite destination for many local sports legends

Greenbush Bakery

One of the only Kosher style bakeries in the Madison/Milwaukee/Chicago/Minneapolis area, serving up classic old fashioned donuts

Jordan's Big 10

Classy sports bar that is famous for their exceptional food and service including the most popular Friday Fish Fry in town

Mickies Dairy Bar

Iconic 1940's diner that is a common ESPN Game Day hangout and is well known for their over the top portions

Your tour guide will meet you outside of SCONNIEBAR and will be wearing a hot pink t-shirt.

SCONNIEBAR has limited free parking for the duration of the tour. Your tour guide will provide you with a pass to display on your dashboard.

Street parking is mostly limited to 2 hours near Regent Street and enforced on weekdays. We recommend that you read signs carefully before parking on the street.

We recommend Union South Garage if SCONNIEBAR's lot is full on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, tickets need to be purchased by 10:00PM the day before the tour. Tickets are only available for purchase with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard through our website or by calling (866) 736-6343. Cash is not accepted.

Are bathrooms available during the tour?

Yes, bathrooms are available at multiple stops throughout the tour.

What happens if it rains or the weather is bad?

The tour will run whether there is rain or snow. Please check the weather the day of your tour and come dressed and prepared for anything. We will provide umbrellas in the event that it begins raining and you do not have an umbrella.

How much food will we eat on the tour?

There will be multiple tastings on the tour, which most participants feel is enough for a meal. We do encourage that you have a light meal a few hours before taking the tour because the tour is not intended to replace multiple meals.

Is the tour only about food?

Not even close! Our goal is to not only feed your stomachs but also your minds. On our tours we also incorporate the history, architecture and culture of the area we are walking through.

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"[Capital City Food Tours] provides a fun, informative and, most importantly, delicious tour! Go hungry. You won't be disappointed."

Mary, Trip Advisor

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