Play. Discover. Explore. Madison with Kids has partnered with us to provide you and your family fun and interesting ways to spend time together each week.
To suggest an event for the family fun guide, email the family fun guy [email protected]
Earth and Health Fair
Take care of the Earth and take care of yourself! You’ll find information and booths from many different vendors. From florists to massage therapists you can find out how to help your garden and yourself.
WHERE: Belleville Community Park
WHEN: Sunday, April 29 from 1–4 pm
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a boy? Join the Palace Theater as they take to the skies all the way to back Neverland with their production of the classic Peter Pan. When the young Peter and his fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children one night, they all journey across the night sky together on a journey filled with lost boys, evil pirates, a ticking crocodile, and of course plenty of pixie dust. The Palace Theater is excited to celebrate their 4th-year sharing a Twist on this Timeless tale. The show is 1 hour long and suitable for children aged 2 and older.
WHERE: The Palace Theater; 564 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
WHEN: March 12–April 20, day time shows only see schedule for details
This event is free and open to the public. It features interactive exploration stations for children and families.
Learn about aerodynamics, creatures that fly, weather and much more at this free monthly event! Uncover the secrets that make birds, bats and bugs amazing fliers; delve into the connection between air and our weather and climate; discover what makes it possible for humans to fly in airplanes and rockets; explore interactive stations led by UW-Madison biology and physics honors students; enjoy activities designed with the Morgridge Kids Science Council; and more.
WHERE: Discovery Building; 330 N. Orchard St. Madison, WI 53715
WHEN: Saturday, May 4 10 am
We believe everyone should be celebrated!
Night to Remember is a prom-like experience designed to celebrate kids, teens and adults with special needs. Participation is completely free of charge, and includes dresses, tuxedos, make-up, hair styling, jewelry, corsages and boutonnières, limo rides, a walk down the carpet with a cheering crowd, photography, a gift bag, snacks and a night of dancing! It truly is a night to remember!
WHERE: Monona Terrace
WHEN: Sunday, May 5 5:30–8:30 pm
Kids Building Wisconsin, just like the construction industry, is a rain of shine event and provides hands on fun activities with a construction focus. From Boom lift rides to building toolboxes, Kids Building Wisconsin has activities for children from 3-12 age range. Take a look at many of the exhibits here.
WHERE: Mckee Farms Park; 2930 Chapel Valley Rd. Fitchburg, WI 53711
WHEN: Saturday, May 11 9–4 pm
COST: Free, pre-register here
Go behind the scenes of one of Madison’s most stunning architectural achievements and get an inside look at some of the nation’s most stunning theaters. Groups may schedule a tour in advance for any time during business hours. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and are designed for ages 12 and up. Please note that performance schedules may preclude tours from visiting certain venues.
WHERE: Overture Center for the Performing Arts, downtown Madison
WHEN: Select Saturdays at 11 am (click link above for specific dates)