City Events

The City hosts several events and parades through out the year including; Movies in the Park, the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks, Red, White & BOO, Light Up Madison, and the Christmas Parade. 

Movies in the Park

At this time the city is hosting drive-in movies. The city hopes to move back to movies in Bicentennial starting August 1st. For details on the drive-in schedule, click HERE.

Each summer and into the fall the city shows family friendly movies at Bicentennial Park. These screenings are free to the public. 

The city will post a poll on social media to allow the community to have a voice in which movies are played that year. 

The movie schedule will be released in April. 

*Showings are cancelled when there is inclement weather

4th of July Parade and Fireworks

Regatta and the Parade have been cancelled for 2020. The firework show will still take place. Please click HERE for more details. 

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Madison and join us for the the Madison Regatta festival,  the City of Madison "Let Freedom Ring" Parade, and the City of Madison Firework Display. 

While the festival and races require an admission fee, the parade and fireworks are free to the public. 

The Madison Regatta is an H1 Unlimited hydroplane boat race held annually on Independence Day weekend on the Ohio River.

Red, White & BOO

Started in 2001, the City of Madison hosts a free, safe Halloween festival at the Brown Gym on October 31st each year. The festival includes; games, contests, treat bags, and activities for all ages. 

Light Up Madison

The Friday following Thanksgiving, the City of Madison hosts a celebration at the the Historic Broadway Fountain to illuminate the city Christmas tree and fountain. 

Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade 

The Very Merry Madison Christmas is an annual Madison tradition allowing the community to join amazing floats, marching bands, favorite characters, and giant helium balloons as they usher in the season! 

Entry registration forms will be available on October 1st on the City’s website or in-person at City Hall.

The parade route begins at Jefferson & Main Street and continues through Madison’s historic shopping district to Mill Street.