2009 Madison Winter Festival


Capitol Sledding Hill
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!

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Fontana Sports Nordic Fun Zone
Fontana Sports'
Nordic Fun Zone
Come join Fontana Sports for some free cross country skiing on Madison's Capitol Square!

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DreamBank Winter Village
DreamBank Winter Village
All families are welcome to the DreamBank Village to experience ice hockey, curling and snowboarding just like an Olympic athlete.

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Ice Sculpting
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.

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Frosty Kids' Fun Run
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.

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Frosty 5 K Run & Walk
Frosty 5K Run & Walk
Frosty 5K run and walk event starting and finishing near the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Frosty 1.5 Mile Dog Jog and Walk
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.

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Skijoring on the Square
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!

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Snowshoe Scurry on the 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.

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Snow Sculpture
Snow Carving
On Saturday and Sunday come watch expert artists create frozen works of art, and bring 4'x4'x6' blocks of snow to life.

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Open public Skiing
Public Cross Country Skiing
Come enjoy cross-country skiing in an unlikely setting, the Capitol Square!

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U.S. Fat Bike Criterium National Championships
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.

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Erehwon Obstacle Course
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.

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High School State Championships
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.

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Madison Childrens' Museum Rooftop Activities
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. Go »
Historical Museum Tour
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.

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Kids in the Rotunda
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.

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