“Summer on the Lake” at The Edgewater

Movies, Music, Baseball, Game Nights, and Fourth Fest Highlight “Summer on the Lake” at The Edgewater

Madison (June 14, 2022) — Celebrate the summer season on The Edgewater’s Grand Plaza, four nights a week plus a special Fourth Fest celebration on Monday, July 4th.  “Summer on the Lake” will feature movies, music, baseball, and game night on designated nights from Tuesday- Friday.

Brew Crew Watch Parties – every Tuesday night, June 14-August 23

Gather on The Edgewater’s “plaza ballpark” right on Lake Mendota! Watch the Brew Crew on the video wall, take in the sunset and indulge in baseball favorites: brews, brats and hotdogs. Free and open to the public. Food and drink available for purchase.

June 14 – Mets at 6:10 p.m.

June 21 – Cardinals at 7:10 p.m.

June 28 – Rays at 6:10 p.m.

July 5 – Cubs at 7:10 p.m.

July 12 – Twins at 6:40 p.m.

July 19 – TBA All Star Game

July 26 – Twins at 7:10 p.m.

August 2 – Pirates at 6:05 p.m.

August 9 – Rays at 7:10 p.m.

August 16 – Dodgers at 7:10 p.m.

August 23 – Dodgers at 9:10 p.m.

Movies on the Water – every Thursday night, June 16-August 25

Hello Hollywood—it’s movie night on the plaza! Catch a double feature on the video wall (or just come for one). From classics like Caddy Shack and Top Gun to family-friendly flicks like Coco and Mighty Ducks. Free and open to the public, showings at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., with kid friendly flicks at the earlier showing.

June 16 “The Greatest Game Ever Played” (5:30 p.m.), “Caddy Shack” (7:30 p.m.).

June 23 –  “Coco” (5:30 p.m.), “LaLa Land” (7:30 p.m.)

June 30 –  “Captain America – The First Avenger” (5:30 p.m.), “Black Panther” (7:30 p.m.)

July 7 –  “Planes” (5:30 p.m.), “Top Gun” (7:30 p.m.)

July 14 – “The Land Before Time” (5:30 p.m.), “Jurassic Park” (7:30 p.m.)

July 21 –  “WALL-E” (5:30 p.m.), “2021: A Space Odyssey”  (7:30 p.m.)

July 28 – “Secret Life of Pets” (5:30 p.m.), “Best in Show” (7:30 p.m.)

August 4 – “Mighty Ducks” (5:30 p.m.), “Miracle” (7:30 p.m.).

August 11 – “Surf’s Up” (5:30 p.m.), “The Big Lebowski” (7:30 p.m.)

August 18 – “The Secret Garden”(1993) (5:30 p.m.), “The Godfather” (7:30 p.m.)

August 25 – “Rudy” (5:30 p.m.), “Friday Night Lights” (7:30 p.m.)


It’s Game Night – every Wednesday night, July 6-August 24

Come out for Game Night! Play Connect Four, Chess, Checkers, Tic Tac Toe, Jenga, Corn hole, music, on The Edgewater’s outdoor plaza. Or, bring a deck of cards and enjoy the lakeside at one of the plaza tables. Free and open to the public. Food and drink available for purchase.

Brewgrass Friday Nights – every Friday night, June 10-August 26

After a two-year hiatus, Brewgrass Fridays are back on the lakefront plaza at The Edgewater in Madison, WI.  This popular summer series, in partnership with Door County Brewing Company, features some of the nation’s best bluegrass bands along with a classic Friday night Fish Fry. The season kicks off on Friday, June 10, with Luke Callen and headliner Charlie Parr. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Bands (June10-August 26)

This year’s band lineup includes: Charlie Parr (6/10)Wheelhouse (6/17)Drew Peterson (6/24); Barbaro (7/1)Jacob Jolliff Band (7/8)Hackensaw Boys (7/15); Henhouse Prowlers (7/22); Evan Murdoch and the Imperfect Strangers (7/29)Feeding Leroy (8/5)Tray Wellington Band (8/12)Taylor Scott Band (8/19); Headliner TBA (8/26).

Classic Wisconsin Fish Fry with traditional rye bread, fries and coleslaw begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Icehouse, live music starts at 6:00 p.m. and we’ll be serving your favorite Door County Brews on the Plaza. Seating is first come, first served.

Fourth Fest 2022 – Monday, July 4th, 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Join us for Fourth Fest on the plaza – featuring three bands, a Kid Zone with face painting and balloon art from Funny Faces, lawn games, crafts, Cotton Candy, snow cones and more! The event is open and free to the public from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Food and beverage available for purchase. The day’s music lineup includes:

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Summer Breeze
4:00 p.m. – 5:30-   Honor Among Thieves
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – People Brothers Band

For further information or to make a reservation call 608.535.8200 or visit www.theedgewater.com.

About The Edgewater


The Edgewater, an urban resort, offers visitors the ultimate Madison experience along the shores of Lake Mendota. The hotel first opened its doors in 1948 and quickly became recognized as a prominent part of the community and culture. The Edgewater has a rich history and throughout the years has hosted an array of celebrities, including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Bob Hope, and the Dalai Lama, among many others. Privately owned and operated by a team that lives in – and loves – their city, the hotel reopened after a $100 million renovation in the fall of 2014. No effort was spared to showcase the property’s breathtaking views, offer unique amenities, and focus on creating Madison’s place, a community-focused hub of activity that is free and open to the public year-round. The Edgewater is a member of Historic Hotels of America. To learn more, visit www.theedgewater.com.



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June 23, 2022