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Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus

July 2 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT

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Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus

Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus, a one-of-a-kind Independence Day celebration, will be held at Madison’s Breese Stevens Field this year on Saturday, July 2. Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus will be a ticketed event featuring four local bands, food and beverages, and fireworks launched from Breese Stevens Field and the top of a neighboring building.
This family-friendly fireworks show is made possible through generous sponsorship from Festival Foods. The event will be produced by Big Top Events, the operators of Breese Stevens Field.

Gates for the event will open at 5 PM. Music will start at 6 PM featuring local acts from a variety of genres:

Forward Marching Band (Community-Based Music Collective)

Kat and the Hurricane (Synth-Pop Rock)

Marcus Porter (Hip-Hop/R&B)

Pine Travelers (Americana/Folk/Rock)

Uncommon Denominator (1960’s-Current Cover Band)

Tickets for Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus are a mere $10, while children under the age of 12 are free with a paying adult. All tickets are general admission. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in the field. An all-inclusive rooftop ticket (inside of the stadium), complete with food and beverage included, is available for $50. The Rooftop package menu includes three beers per person, unlimited Pepsi products, and all-you-can-eat tailgate fare starring Festival Foods’ Oktoberfest Brats!

“We are excited to continue a partnership with Festivals Foods to bring family-friendly entertainment and another amazing fireworks display to Downtown Madison,” says Big Top Events General Manager, Tristan Straub. “We would like to express great gratitude and thanks to Festival Foods for making this possible, again, and to the neighborhood for working with us to host an event that is unique to Madison.”

Tickets for Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus are going fast, don’t miss out.


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July 2
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT
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Breese Stevens Field
917 E Mifflin St
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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