Community Programs at Monona Terrace

Imagine a place in downtown Madison, Wisconsin where community and culture come together, creatively charged by the architecture and the natural landscape. Monona Terrace proudly offers free community programs which serve more than 50,000 people in the Madison area and beyond each year!

See a list below of what’s happening NOW at Monona Terrace. Come join us for all the fun!


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Dane Dances!
Friday, August 22, 5:30-9:30pm, Rooftop Garden 
Altered 5
PechaKucha Night Madison
Thursday, August 28, 7pm 
'Biotech as a "metaphor" for Life! x PechaKucha'
Presented by High Tech Happy Hour (HTHH) 
Dane Dances!
Friday, August 29, 5:30-9:30pm, Rooftop Garden 
Orquesta De Kache
The Eddie Butts Band

Thursday, September 4, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, September 8, Noon-12:45pm
Wednesday, September 10, 5:30-7pm, Rooftop Garden
Copper Box
Thursday, September 11, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, September 15, Noon-12:45pm
Thursday, September 18, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, September 22, Noon-12:45pm
Wednesday, September 24, 5:30-7pm, Rooftop Garden
Universal Sound
Thursday, September 25, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, September 29, Noon-12:45pm
Tuesday, September 30, 7-8pm
"The Search for Second Earth"
Presented by Lucianne Walkowicz

Wednesday, October 1, Noon-1pm, Lecture Hall
"Thriving: The Pursuit of Health and Happiness"
Presented by Robert McGrath, PsyD, ABPP
Wednesday, October 1, 5:30-7pm, Exhibition Hall
Dixie Doodlers of New Berlin w/ Aftin Warren

Thursday, October 2, Noon-12:45pm
Friday, October 3, 7-9:30pm, Rooftop Garden
Monday, October 6, Noon-12:45pm
Thursday, October 9, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, October 13, Noon-12:45pm
Thursday, October 16, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, October 20, Noon-12:45pm
Monday, October 27, 11:45am-12:30pm
Wednesday, October 29, 7pm, Madison Ballroom
Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks

Monday, November 3, 11:45am-12:30pm
Monday, November 3, 7-8pm, Lecture Hall
"The Next Big Shift: Urbanism Redefined"
Presented by Mitchell Joachim
Wednesday, November 5, 5:30-7pm, Exhibition Hall
John Ludy Puleo & the Rodrigo Villenueva Jazz Trio
Monday, November 10, 11:45am-12:30pm
Monday, November 17, 11:45am-12:30pm
Wednesday, November 19, 5:30-7pm, Exhibition Hall
Line Dancing with instruction by Nancy Wrensch
Thursday, November 20, 7pm, Ballroom
"Dynamic Duos x Pechakucha"
Presented by Monona Terrace
Monday, November 24, 11:45am-12:30pm
Monday, December 1, 11:45am-12:30pm
Monday, December 8, 11:45am-12:30pm
Monday, December 15, 11:45am-12:30pm


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