MADISON STREET FESTIVAL WILL START IN

Welcome to the 36th annual Madison Street Festival. Held in historic downtown, the Festival is a celebration of the people, art, food, and music of Madison, Alabama. The Festival is Madison’s largest event and brings neighbors together for a day of celebration and fun. Kicking-off with a big, colorful parade, the Festival includes an Artist Alley, Car Show, Children’s Area, Entertainment, Expo Area, Arts & Crafts, Information Booths, and of course . . . great Southern Food!

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The Madison Street Festival has been recognized as one of the top 20 fall festivals in the State of Alabama. With hundreds of vendors, artisans and performers, the MSF has something for everyone! Original works of art, muscle cars, music, floats, marching bands, and tons of food – the MSF has it all. For the third year in a row, MSF will feature gourmet Food Trucks!

SHUTTLE AND MAPS

Learn more about our free parking and shuttle service.

Shuttle will begin running at 6:00 a.m. and will run until everyone is back at their vehicle once the festival ends at 4:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION

We are only accepting applications for the parade and grants. We would love to have you for 2017. Please keep an eye out on our website starting in April of 2017 for Madison Street Festival.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

We would love to see all of your photos you take at the Madison Street Festival! Make sure you use the #MadisonStreetFestival2016 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

MADISON STREET FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

  • 101 Main Street
    Madison, Alabama

  • October 1, 2016
    09:00 am - 04:00pm

  • Use the Hashtag #MadisonStreetFestival2016

6:00 AM CrossPointe Church & Madison Stadium

FIRST SHUTTLE STOPS

Free Parking will be available at the Madison City Schools Football Stadium which will drop off at the Homes Realty Shuttle Stop on Martin Street and CrossPointe Church which will drop off at This Side Up Shuttle Stop on College Street.

6:30 AM Madison City Schools Football Stadium & CrossPointe Church

SECOND SHUTTLE STOPS

Free Parking will be available at the Madison City Schools Football Stadium which will drop off at the Homes Realty Shuttle Stop on Martin Street and CrossPointe Church which will drop off at This Side Up Shuttle Stop on College Street.

9:00 AM Downtown Madison

PARADE STARTS

The Parade will start on Skate Park Drive at 9:00 AM, proceed down Mill to Church Street, Front Street, Sullivan and disband at Madison Elementary School.

04:00 PM Downtown Madison

END OF MADISON STREET FESTIVAL

This is the end of the 2016 Madison Street Festival. The Shuttle will continue to run until everyone is back at their vehicle.

TESTIMONIAL

Find out what people will tell you about last year's Street Festival. Want some more. Click here to read all reviews.

“This is a must do!! One of the best events around!!”

Gina Parker Puckett
Gina Parker Puckett

“My wife and I had an amazing time. Thank you for making downtown Madison even better! ”

Joseph Gooding
Joseph Gooding

“Great event! Love going to this every year! Great vendors and food!”

Karen Marie Amborski
Karen Marie Amborski

“Do NOT miss this incredible event in our community!”

Brian Mayfield
Brian Mayfield

FAQ & QUESTIONS

There are some common questions which we’ve listed here. If you still have any questions, please feel free to email us at info@madisonstreetfestival.org.

What should I expect at the festival?

Great art, arts and crafts, exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment, a variety of food vendors, a community parade, information vendors, a children’s tent with lots of activities and FREE inflatables, and much more!

When is this year’s festival?

The  Madison Street Festival (MSF) is always held on the “1st Saturday in October” in historic downtown Madison, AL. The MSF is a RAIN OR SHINE event. The 2016 MSF will be: Saturday, October 1, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Downtown Madison, AL See you the 1st Saturday in October!

Is there an admission for the festival?

No. There is no admission fee for the Madison Street Festival.

Where can I park?

Free Parking will be available at the Madison City Schools Football Stadium which will drop off at the @Homes Realty Shuttle Stop on Martin Street and CrossPointe Church which will drop off at This Side Up Shuttle Stop on College Street.

What time will the shuttles start to run?

Shuttle Schedule Free Parking will be available at the Madison City Schools Football Stadium which will drop off at the @Homes Realty Shuttle Stop on Martin Street and CrossPoint Church which will drop off atThis Side Up Shuttle Stop on  College Street. See GPS location on map below. Shuttle #1 – Stadium – MARS Bus – 6:00 am – Until Shuttle #2 – Stadium – 25 Seat Passenger Bus – 6:30 am – Until Shuttle #3 – CrossPointe Church – MARS Bus – 6:00 am – Until Shuttle #4 – CrossPointe Church – 25 Seat Passenger Bus – 6:00 am – Until Some buses are handicap accessible (and would like to give priority status to those) and the drivers of these vehicles will do their best to accommodate those with strollers.  Our drivers of Shuttle 1, 3 and 4 will continuing running until all vendors/guests have made it safely to their vehicles at the designated area.

What time is the Parade, and what’s the route?

The Parade will start on Skate Park Drive at 9:00 AM, proceed down Mill to Church Street, Front Street, Sullivan and disband at Madison Elementary School.

Will I need to bring cash?

Yes. Many of vendors, such as the food trucks, will charge a fee for their products, but an ATM will also be available.

Will the train be active during the festival?

Yes. The Norfolk Southern Railway, which runs through downtown Madison, will be in full operation on the day of the festival. However, the Madison Police Department will be on site to make sure the train tracks remain clear, and to ensure everyone’s safety. MSF guests are reminded that walking on or near the train tracks is extremely dangerous, and a trespassing violation. Violators will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Will Wi-Fi be available?

Yes. To access the free Wi-Fi in downtown Madison, look for “Madison-FreeWiFi” on your wireless device’s network menu and add it. No password is required.

Are pets allowed at the festival?

Absolutely! Pets are allowed and welcomed. Please note, leash laws are enforced in the City of Madison.

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Children's Area

Children's Area

Car Show

Car Show

Entertainment

Entertainment

Exhibits and Demonstrations

Exhibits and Demonstrations

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See what all the Madison Street Festival has to offer for 2016! See you on October 1st!
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Student Art Tent

Student Art Tent

Artist Alley

Artist Alley

Crafter's Cove

Crafter's Cove

Food Vendors

Food Vendors

Information Vendors

Information Vendors

Shuttle and Map

Shuttle and Map