Lake Express - High Speed Ferry
2009 Madison Winter Festival
Capitol Sledding Hill
Slide your way through the MLK Boulevard Capitol area at the Capitol Sledding Hill where fun is guaranteed and the cost is free!
Nordic Fun Zone
Come join Fontana Sports for some free cross country skiing on Madison's Capitol Square!
DreamBank Winter Village
All families are welcome to the DreamBank Village to experience ice hockey, curling and snowboarding just like an Olympic athlete.
Kids Icey Play Station
Come see the Icey Play Station with ice games and activities for kids. Build a castle with ice blocks, paint on the ice canvas or play tic tac ICE.
Frosty Kids Fun Run
Children of all abilities are invited to participate in the 7th annual Frosty Kids Fun Run. The non-competitive 550m event kicks off the 2016 Frosty 5K Run and Walk.
Frosty 5K Run & Walk
Frosty 5K run and walk event starting and finishing near the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Frosty 1.5 Mile
Dog Jog & Walk
Bring Fido and join us for the 2016 Frosty 1.5 Mile Dog Jog & Walk benefiting Dane County Humane Society.
Skijoring on the Square
Skijoring on the Square is a fun and exciting 3K skijoring race held on the Winterfest snow course around our beautiful Capitol Square!
Snowshoe Scurry on the Square
Snowshoe Scurry is a fun and exciting 3K snowshoe race held on the Winterfest snow course. Sign up as a solo racer or a team of 3.
On Saturday and Sunday come watch expert artists create frozen works of art, and bring 4'x4'x6' blocks of snow to life.
Public Cross Country Skiing
Come enjoy cross-country skiing in an unlikely setting, the Capitol Square!
U.S. Fat Bike Criterium National Championships
Be a part of the first group to race around the Wisconsin State Capitol and ALL ON SNOW on a Fat Bike.
Fontana Sports' Snowshoe Station
Come join us for some fun snowshoeing on Madison's Capitol Square! There will be free demo snowshoes to try out.
High School State Championships
Join Wisconsin’s best young skiers as they compete for the State Sprint Championship title in this spectator friendly and fast-paced event.
Madison Children's Museum Rooftop Activities
Come up to the Rooftop for sky-high ice skating and winter games. Make a winter-themed toy to take home, eat flavored snow, and try your hand at snow art.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Visit
Enjoy the special exhibit "Wisconsin Goes Hollywood," featuring famous Wisconsinites who’ve made their way to Hollywood along with their costumes and photographs.
Kids in the Rotunda
Wayne the Wizard will wow with astonishing illusions, impressive tricks, audience participation and a ventriloquist act that will leave you wondering if puppets really can come to life.
Travel to the Square