University of Wisconsin

SHOPPING

 

State Street
The heart of Madison, State Street runs east to east between the Capitol Building and Campus. Closed to auto traffic, this pedestrian and bicycle only street is a vibrant thoroughfare filled with eclectic shopping, dining, drinking and live music.

Monroe Street
The Monroe Street district runs southwest from Camp Randall Stadium about 1 ½ miles towards Lake Wingra. Ethnic shops, locally owned boutiques and art galleries line the street in this historic Madison neighborhood.

Hilldale Shopping Center
702 N. Midvale Blvd.
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 238-6640

Just over a mile west of campus on University Ave, Hilldale Shopping Center is a multi-complex area with high-end department stores,  national chain apparel and home goods retail, as well as a few restaurants and cafes. Robert Redford chose Hilldale for his first Sundance Cinema, showing independent, foreign and wide-release films.
Regular Mall Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 11am-6pm
Metcalfe Market open daily 24 hours
Sundance Cinemas and some restaurants may be open extended hours

East Towne Mall
89 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI 53704

(608) 244-1387
A classic indoor mall, located just off of I-90/94 and across from the Dane County National Airport; 7 miles northeast of downtown Madison along Washington Ave/Rt. 151.
Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 11am-6pm. Department store and holiday hours may vary.

Dane County Farmers’ Market
Capitol Square Downtown
With over 150 vendors on a given Saturday, the Dane Country Farmer’s Market is the largest producers-only farmers’ market in the country. All of the fruits, vegetables, flowers, meats, dairy and baked goods are grown and produced solely in Wisconsin. The market is held year-round every Saturday (except the last Saturday of December) from 6am-2pm, rain or shine, on the Capitol Square from mid-April through mid-November. The remainder of the year, the market moves indoors.
Saturdays, 6am-2pm, April-November
See website for outdoor start and end dates, as well as indoor locations and times.

FOR BADGER GEAR:

Bucky’s Locker Room – Camp Randall
Inside Gate 1 of Camp Randall
1440 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 256-9499

Bucky’s Locker Room is the official store of University of Wisconsin Athletics. They provide customers with the largest selection of officially licensed University of Wisconsin merchandise and apparel available. A portion of every purchase made goes directly to the athletic department and contributes to the success of all athletes.
Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 12pm-5pm

Insignia
639 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-0495
This is Bucky’s Locker Room’s State Street location.  They have a great selection and good deals during certain times of the year.
Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 10am-5pm

Name of the Game
785 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 441-1010
Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, 11am-5pm

The University Book Store
711 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Located on the Library Mall, west of Lake Street, across from the Memorial Library.
(608) 257-3784
(800) 993-BOOK

This is the flagship location and serves the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus as well as the downtown Madison community. A large selection can be found on the main floor. 
Mon-Thurs, 9am-7pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-5:30pm; Sun, 12pm-5pm