The 40th Annual Willy Street Fair
September 16-17, 2017

Saturday, September 16 from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sunday, September 17 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

To apply to vend at the Willy Street Fair, please email Beatrice.

The Willy Street Fair benefits the work of Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center and Common Wealth.

Raffle drawing: Sunday, September 17 at 6:30 pm, Third Lake Market lot, 944 Williamson Street in Madison. For a complete listing of this year’s raffle prizes, click here. Purchase tickets at Common Wealth Development, Mickey’s Tavern, or the Willy Street Fair.


Willy Street Fair Parade: Sunday, September 17th at 11:00 am from Plan B.

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Saturday, September 16  /  2:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 900/1000 block of Williamson Street

MAIN STAGE

Madison World Music Festival presents:

2:30              Immigré  (Afrofunk-Madison)

3:45              Bideew Bou Bess (Senegal)

5:45              LADAMA (All-female, Pan-American band)

7:45              Vox Sambou  (Haiti/Montreal)

 

FOLK STAGE

Madison Sourdough presents:

2:00              Kaia Fowler

3:30              Beth Killie

5:00              Cris Plata Trio

Produced by Madison Folk Music Society

 

WILLY BEATS

MadCat Pet Supply presents:

4:00              Sassmouth (Chicago, IL)

6:00              Bill Converse (Austin, TX)

8:00              Claude Young (Detroit, MI)

Produced by: Madison Music Review, Foshizzle Family, & Prognition Productions

 

Sunday, September 17  /  11:00 am to 7:00 pm, 800, 900 and 1000 blocks of Williamson Street

Willy Street Fair parade, sponsored by Heartland Credit Union & GWABA

 

MAIN STAGE

1:00              The Civil Engineers

2:30              Jaeden James & The Hunger

4:00              The People Brothers Band

5:30              VO-5

Sponsored by:  MG & E, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, Research Products, Plan B, and the Willy Street Co-op.

 

FOLK STAGE

Madison Sourdough presents:

12:00            Zachary Scot Johnson

2:00              Peter Mulvey, Paul Cebar & Josh Harty (IN THE ROUND)

5:00              Listening Party

Produced by: Madison Folk Music Society

 

CULTURE STAGE

Noon            Yid Vicious

1:30              TV Dinner DJs

2:30              Asumaya

4:00              Sound Out Loud

5:00              Hiwot Adilow

6:00              Mr. Jackson

Sponsored by: Tone Madison

 

KID’S STAGE

Noon            Black Star Drumline

1:00              Unicyclists

1:45              Eastside Youth Performers feat. Marq. Elementary Show Choir

3:00              David Landau

4:00              Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble

5:00              Slag

6:30              WILLY STREET FAIR RAFFLE

Sponsored by: Lauer Realty Group

 

WORT UNDERGROUND STAGE

Noon           Seasaw

1:10              Disq

2:20              3rd Dimesion

3:30              Beefus

4:40              The 99ers

5:50              NOBUNNY

 

The Willy Street Fair is sponsored by: CMI Properties, The Chocolate Shoppe, Dane County Regional Airport, Heartland Credit Union, Lauer Realty Group, Mad Cat Pet Supplies, Madison Sourdough, MG & E, Research Products, the Willy St. Co-op, Wisconsin Distributors, and Zimbrick.

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Watch videos from the 2016 Willy Street Fair Parade!
“There is something marvelous and dreamlike about the Willy Street Fair— for the make-believe seems real.”Isthmus
“A hip dose of Madison.”Chicago Tribune
“Children…traipse about happy, in an environment of camaraderie and splendor, removed from the digital grind of video games and the judgment of schoolyard bullies. They can be who they want to be and indulge in the imagination.”Isthmus

Did you know?

The Willy Street Fair generates tens of thousands of dollars to support programming at Common Wealth and the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.

Contact us

To learn more about the Willy Street Fair and how it helps fund our programs, please email give@cwd.org

Email give@cwd.org