Locals know that summer in Fitchburg means fantastic outdoor events! Concerts in the parks, bike racing, family-friendly festivals and one famous art fair are all on the calendar for 2021. Be sure to save the dates for these “can’t-miss” events coming up:
June 21st, July 15th, August 16th – Concerts At McKee:
Catch the best show in town the third Monday of June, July and August this summer! Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine or have dinner and drinks at one of our many food carts and brew carts available to serve you at the concert. Food and drink carts open at 6pm along with Madison Music Foundry youth bands and headliners begin at 7pm.
The 2021 Lineup:
McKee Farms Park is also home to the free Fitchburg Splash Pad and Kids’ Crossing Dream Park so, the kids can enjoy those attractions, or they can dance and sing along with the bands. The whole family can enjoy this party in the park! McKee Farms Park is easily accessible by car and bike, it’s just off the Capital City Trail. Ample free parking is available.
July 10th: Fitchburg Festival of Speed
The Fitchburg Festival of Speed is an all-day festival taking place July 10, 2021 at the beautiful Agora complex in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. This event should top your list of "Can't-Miss" summer activities, whether you join as a spectator or participant.
Spectating is FREE and open to the public with a Kids Zone that's family-friendly. Live music will begin at 6:00pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks show at 9:00pm.
Wednesdays, August 11th-September 8th: Jazz At Five
Jazz at Five, a summer staple of the Madison music scene, is coming to McKee Farms Park for their 2021 season! See some of the regions best jazz performers for free Wednesday nights from Aug. 11th - Sept. 8th. Performances begin with a youth group at 4:30pm followed by headliners at 5:00pm and 6:45pm. Outside food is welcome, so pack a picnic or get takeout from your favorite restaurant! For more information and updates, click here.
August 21st - The Agora Art Fair
Over 100 Wisconsin artists will be showcased in the Fitchburg Agora Art Fair set amid the stunning architecture of Agora and the natural prairie landscape of southern Wisconsin. This event feature local and regional artists from every medium including painting, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, metals, woodwork, mixed media, fiber and sculpture. Visitors can also enjoy live music throughout the day and local food carts. Click here for more info