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Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus @ Breese Stevens Field

July 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus
Saturday, July 1, 2023
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Breese Stevens Field
917 East Mifflin Street

Madison, WI, 53703

Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus Returns for a Third Year
Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus, a one-of-a-kind Independence Day celebration, returns for third year to Historic Breese Stevens Field on Saturday, July 1st, 2023. Festival Foods Lights The Isthmus is a ticketed event featuring local bands, food, beverages, and a resplendent 20 minutes fireworks show, launched from inside the stadium, behind the music stage. While fireworks will be visible from various points throughout the city, spectators will enjoy the best views from inside the iconic walls of Breese Stevens Field.

This family-friendly fireworks show is made possible through a generous sponsorship from Festival Foods. The event is produced by Big Top Events, operators of Breese Stevens Field.
Gates for the event will open at 6 p.m.

Music will start promptly when gates open. featuring an illustrious blend of musical acts. This year’s entertainment will include the triumphant return of 2022’s headliner, Chippewa Valley’s own Uncommon Denominator (Rock/Soul/Funk/Pop) alongside Madison’s Dumate (Hip-Hop/Jazz), LINE (Queer Multi-Genre Pop), and Jean Le Duke on the 1’s and 2’s.

General admission tickets for Festival Foods Lights the Isthmus are $12, while children under the age of 12 are free with a paying adult. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in the field.

Tickets for the all-inclusive “Millipore Sigma Rooftop” (inside of the stadium) are available for $55, while children under the age of 5 are free with a paying adult. The Millipore Sigma Rooftop package includes: three adult beverages per person (21+ years of age or older only), unlimited Pepsi products, and all you can eat stadium classics, starring the infamous Festival Foods’ Oktoberfest Brats!


July 1, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Breese Stevens Field
917 E. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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