Bored? Here’s how to find fun events in Madison

August 29, 2017 By Emily Hamer

Students dance to a concert by rapper G-Eazy as he performs on the main stage outside the Memorial Union in 2014. Photo: Jeff Miller

With concerts, sporting events, movies, festivals and more, there’s almost always something to do in Madison.

But if you’re coming to campus for the first time, it can be hard to find events beyond what your house fellow tells you. And even if you’ve been in Madison for a while now, you still might not know about all the different things happening on and around campus.

When you run out of club meetings to get free pizza from, here’s how you can find new things to experience in the city.

How to look for events

There are a number of different organizations that have calendars of all the events happening in Madison. Just click on one of the following links, select the day you want something fun to do and browse through your options. It’s that easy.

If you’re still looking for more options, you can click on the “events” tab in Facebook, then select events near Madison.

Concert venues to check out

Concerts are usually listed on the event pages mentioned above, but if you’re looking strictly for music, it’s probably easiest to look at the schedules for these popular concert venues.

If you need something to do and can’t find an event that sparks your interest, there are still plenty of things to do around Madison. The following options are fun things you can almost always explore in Madison.

Ways to appreciate the arts

Outdoors

Museums

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