Things to Do in Dane County on Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day 2021 formally known as Decoration Day, is a federal holiday observed yearly on the last Monday of May. Started in 1971, this U.S. federal holiday is observed on the last Monday of May to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. Here are some things to do during the long weekend.

Build Your Own Brat Fest

This year there are many places around town that are celebrating Brat Fest. Check out the list:

  1. Brat Fest at Yahara Bay Distillers
  2. Brat Fest at LJ’s
  3. Brat Fest at Beef Butter BBQ
  4. Official Brat Fest Location at Bierock
  5. Live for Brat fest – Breakwater, Monona
  6. Mars Hall – Bratfest 2021 – Quivey’s Grove
  9. Brat Fest at Funk’s Pub
  10. Brat Fest & Car Show
  11. Build Your Own BRAT FEST – Monks Bar & Grill
  12. Bratfest 2021 – Karben4
  13. Drive-Thru Brat Fest
  14. Taylor and Von Live At Breakwater (Build Your Own Bratfest)
  15. Brat Fest – Stoughton Pizza Pit

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Farmer’s Markets

Get local veggies, fruit, flowers, etc at some of the farmer’s markets around Madison.

  1. Dane County Farmers’ Market
  2. Monona Farmers Market
  3. Hilldale Farmers’ Market
  4. Northside Farmers Market
  5. Madison Eastside Farmers’ Market
  6. Monroe Street Farmers Market
  7. McFarland Farmers’ Market
  8. Westside Community Market

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The Arts and Theatre

There are on-going exhibits and shows at these fantastic museums and theatres.

  1. Overture Center
  2. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMOCA)
  3. Chazen Museum of Art
  4. Garver Feed Mill
  5. American Players Theatre

Other Weekend Activities

Check out some of the other activites going on this weekend.

  1. Mad-City 2021 First Free Ski Show
  2. Run Madtown
  3. Bikes N’ Bite Food Tour
  4. Music on the Lake
  5. Madison Mallards vs. Lakeshore Chinooks
  6. Memorial Day Concert: Salute to Veterans Ceremony
  7. Pete Lee – Comedy on State

Please let us know if there are any other events you want us to add in the comments.

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