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]
Come check out all the changes that have taken place at BECM over the past 2 years!
WHERE: Black Earth Children’s Museum, 1131 Mills Street, Black Earth, WI
WHEN: August 17, 9 am – 5 pm
Come celebrate in home of the birth of the coffee break. Experience a car show, craft fair, 1-mile FunRun, 5k Java Jog and more.
WHERE: Mandt Park, Stoughton, WI
WHEN: August 17, 9 am – 3 pm
In order to show our love for orangutans, International Orangutan Day has been set for August 19th, every year! Come learn about how you can help wild orangutans.
WHERE: Henry Vilas Zoo, 702 S. Randall Avenue, Madison
WHEN: August 19
Since 1964, the Good Neighbor Festival has brought the Middleton community together during the last weekend in August. Many family activities including a parade, Family Movie Night, art show, carnival and so much more.
WHERE: Firemen’s Park, Middleton, WI
WHEN: August 23-25
It’s almost time for school to start again- to get your brains warmed up for learning, we are hosting a Back to School Games Day! We will feature games that are exciting, fun, and get your minds pumped for learning, all while having a great time. This event will feature staff demonstrations and learn-to-play tables of board and card games for all ages and interests, with themes that tie in to classic school subjects like literature, history, art, language, logic, zoology, biology, chemistry, and more.
WHERE: Noble Knight Games, 2835 Commerce Park Dr, Fitchburg, WI
WHEN: August 24
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)