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Winter Events

Learn to Snow Snake at Warner Park by Wendy Murkve Learn to Snow Snake at Warner Park. Photo by Wendy Murkve

Winter fun continues with events planned throughout the season. Many of the activities are weather dependent. Please see the individual event for the latest.

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Outdoor Skate | UW Women's Hockey Team | Vilas Park

    The Wisconsin athletic department in partnership with Madison Parks will hold an outdoor skating event with the Wisconsin women's hockey team from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 at Vilas Park. Fans are invited to skate with the Wisconsin women's hockey team for the first time since the event was last held in 2020. The event will be held at the Vilas Park Ice Rink (1602 Vilas Park Dr), … Read more

  • Friday, January 13, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Groove & Glide

    Make the most of winter at a Groove and Glide event! Experience the fun and beauty of ice skating under the lights with fun music and games.  All ages and experience levels are welcome. Grab your friends, a date, or the whole family, and come have some fun on the ice.   All Groove & Glide events are free to attend and no registration is needed. Restrooms are available onsite. 2023 Groove & … Read more

  • Saturday, January 14, 2023
    4:30pm to 7:30pm

    Candlelit Snowshoe Hike

    In partnership, Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Monona Parks & Recreation & Madison Parks present this wonderful snowshoe event! Hundreds of softly glowing lights illuminate the trails through Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Edna Taylor Conservation, and Woodland Park. Snowshoe or hike and enjoy a roaring bonfire outside. All ages are welcome. •PARKING INFO & FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE: Only handicap parking … Read more

  • Friday, January 20, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Groove & Glide

    Make the most of winter at a Groove and Glide event! Experience the fun and beauty of ice skating under the lights with fun music and games.  All ages and experience levels are welcome. Grab your friends, a date, or the whole family, and come have some fun on the ice.   All Groove & Glide events are free to attend and no registration is needed. Restrooms are available onsite. 2023 Groove & … Read more

  • Saturday, January 21, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

    Join Madison Parks, Wild Warner and the Friends of Cherokee Marsh in this free, family-friendly event at Warner Park. See the park by candlelight and warm up by the fire. Limited snowshoes will be available to borrow during the event, or bring your own or wear appropriate winter footwear. No registration is needed. This event will take place with or without snow cover but may be canceled if … Read more

  • Friday, January 27, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Groove & Glide

    Make the most of winter at a Groove and Glide event! Experience the fun and beauty of ice skating under the lights with fun music and games.  All ages and experience levels are welcome. Grab your friends, a date, or the whole family, and come have some fun on the ice.   Note: To access the shelter and adjacent parking lot by car, use S. Orchard, S. Mills or N. Wingra Dr. to connect from the … Read more

  • Saturday, January 28, 2023
    3:00pm to 8:00pm

    Winter Prom

    One night. Two dances. Hundreds of memories. ~ All families are welcome! This dance is perfect for children 13 and under. Dress up and celebrate with an afternoon or evening of dancing, refreshments, and a complimentary photo booth.  WHERE: Warner Park Community Recreation Center WHEN: Saturday, January 28, 2023 TIMES: 3:00-5:00pm (doors open at 2:45pm) 6:00-8:00pm (doors open at … Read more

  • Friday, February 3, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Groove & Glide

    Make the most of winter at a Groove and Glide event! Experience the fun and beauty of ice skating under the lights with fun music and games.  All ages and experience levels are welcome. Grab your friends, a date, or the whole family, and come have some fun on the ice.   All Groove & Glide events are free to attend and no registration is needed. Restrooms are available onsite. 2023 Groove & … Read more

  • Friday, February 10, 2023
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Groove & Glide

    Make the most of winter at a Groove and Glide event! Experience the fun and beauty of ice skating under the lights with fun music and games.  All ages and experience levels are welcome. Grab your friends, a date, or the whole family, and come have some fun on the ice.   All Groove & Glide events are free to attend and no registration is needed. Restrooms are available onsite. 2023 Groove & … Read more

  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
    4:00pm to 7:30pm

    Skate Cinema

    The Sina Davis Movies in the Park continue this winter at Tenney Park! Join us for an evening of ice skating and a movie at Skate Cinema! Bring a lawn chair and a blanket and make it an evening. This event is free to attend and no advanced registration is required. Ice skating will be allowed while the movie is playing - just not in front of the screen! The shelter is open for concessions and … Read more

Please note that all events are weather dependent and may be canceled or rescheduled.