Shake the Lake and Oregon Summer Fest!

Posted by Samantha Haas on Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 12:51pm.

After being cooped up inside with all of the rain, this weekend is shaping up to be a great time to go outdoors and celebrate the start of summer. In Dane County, two free events will offer lots of family fun, music, and even fireworks: Festival Foods' Shake the Lake and Oregon's Summer Fest.

Summer Fest

When: June 21-24
Fireworks: Around 9:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Kiser Firemen's Park, 245 Brook St., Oregon
Activities: Carnival rides and games, food vendors, and softball, volleyball, and cornhole tournaments; nightly live music featuring Cherry Pie on Friday and Angels & Outlaws on Saturday; Saturday arts and crafts market, run/walk, pork dinner, and fireworks; Sunday car show, parade, bbq rib or chicken dinner with music and raffle, ending with the Parade of Bands at the high school football stadium at 7 p.m.

Shake the Lake

When: 5-11 p.m. June 23
Fireworks: 10 p.m. Saturday
Where: Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison
Activities: Listen to national musical acts featuring The Jayhawks and LOCASH, watch the Human Cannonball launch into water and the Underground Aerialists superhero themed-show and stilt walkers, stop by the petting zoo, check out the food cart vendors and grab a drink, and watch Wisconsin's largest fireworks display over Lake Monona. For $20 you can join the iHeartRadio Rooftop Party. 

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