FAQ

Will-Call Hours are  Friday 12pm -10pm, Saturday 8am-11pm & Sunday 8am-1pm at Mad Paddle Brewery located at 301 West St, Madison, IN 47250. Please bring receipt of purchase and identification. If you have misplaced your receipt please email us and we will re-issue your purchase receipt.

  1. Payment
  2. Legacy: Invoices will be sent out January 2nd. Full Payment is due by February 28, 2019
  3. Failure to make payment by this date will result in forfeiture of parking site
  4. New RV Parking: Full payment is due at time of reservation.
  5. Check In: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 after 12pm
  6. No later than Thursday, July 4, 2019 – 4pm
  7. Check Out: Monday, July 8, 2019 before 11am
  8. RV Dimensions:
  9. RV’s in Campgrounds A, B, C, D and E1 to 20’x40’
  10. RV’s in Campground E2 are restricted to 20’x50’
  11. RV’s in Campground F are restricted to 20’x40’
  12. Electric/Water: All electric sites are 30amp service. Water hookups or fill stations are available.
  13. Each reservation will include 2 combo wristbands.
  14. No Fires
  15. Gas or Charcoal Grills are allowed
  16. Quiet time: 12am – 7am
  17. Service Animals with approved documentation and permits.
  18. No bicycles, skateboards, hover boards, roller blades or skates inside Madison Regatta Gates
  19. Dump wagon is available upon request of camper. Camper will pay $25.00 to A1 Portables.
  20. A1 Portables – Mike Benson 812-914-2184
  21. 1 parking pass is assigned to each camper. This parking pass is for 1 vehicle to be parked in designated areas.
  22. No Firearms or Weapons
  1. $40.00 per 12×12 spot
  2. Reservations can be made online: www.madisonregatta.com/tickets
  3. Spots are first come first serve. Be generous to your neighbors and follow the 12×12 rule
  4. Each tent camper is required to purchase the Madison Regatta Music and Racing Combo wristband. $40.00/per person
  5. Check In: Thursday, July 4, 2019 after 9am
  6. Check Out: Monday, July 8, 2019 before 11am
  7. Electric/Water: These services are not available for tent camping. Personal Generators are allowed except during following hours: 12am-7am.
  8. Showers: Available at Crystal Beach Swimming Pool.
  9. Daily from 12pm-6pm
  10. 10.$2.00 per shower
  11. No Fires
  12. Gas/Charcoal Grills are allowed
  13. No Fire Pits/Bowls
  14. Quiet time: 12am – 7am
  15. Service Animals with approved documentation and permits.
  16. No bicycles, skateboards, hover boards, roller blades or skates inside Madison Regatta Gates
  17. No Firearms or Weapons
  1. Must Present Tarp Receipt Upon Request
  2. Set-Up Thursday, July 4th tarps can be set up
  3. Nothing on the sidewalk.
  4. No Over-Night Camping In Tarp Area
  5. No Open Fires Or Grills IN Tarp Area
  6. No Encroaching On Safety Barrier
  7. All Tarps Must Be Removed On Sunday July 7th After Final Race

You have the option of purchasing a $25 Race Only Pass which will grant you entry to the Madison Regatta, a $25 Roostertail Pass which will grant you access to Bicentennial Park during Music Festival Friday and Saturday night OR a $40 Weekend Pass for both experiences! ALL WRISTBANDS ARE PICKED UP AT WILL-CALL! THEY WILL NOT BE MAILED!

  • German American – All Madison Branches
  • First Financial Bank – At Clifty Drive and Cragmont Street in Madison
  • Farmers Bank of Milton – Madison Branch
  • Madtown Liquors
  • The Bottle Shop
  • The Visitor Center
  • North Side Liquors

For Tarps, Golf Cart Passes, Parking Passes and RV information visit Madison Regatta Office located at 201 E Vaughn Dr, Madison, IN 47250 or call (812) 274-0400.

8AM-5PM Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th. Racing beginning between 10-11AM Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th.

Gates to Bicentennial Park open 3:30pm Thursday July 4th, 3:30pm Friday July 5th & 1:00pm Saturday July 6th.

Carry in alcohol is permitted to those over 21 with a valid ID FOR RACES ONLY. Glass bottles are permitted but plastic and aluminum are preferred. Carry in alcohol NOT PERMITTED IN CONCERT VENUE, beer and cocktails will be served by vendors within concert area.

Entry gates to festival at following streets: Mill, Broadway, West, Mulberry, Jefferson, Walnut, East and Ferry St.

Only service animals are permitted inside the Madison Regatta gated areas. Service animals must be clearly marked with a vest or some sort of reflective item identifying them as a service animal.

Children 6-14 need a kids wristband, which includes admission to racing, music and the pits. Kids 5 and under are FREE. 14+ need Adult wristbands.

Be prepared, this is an outdoor event.  In the general area you are expected to bring your own seating, shade, skin protection (sunscreen, long sleeves, hats, glasses, etc…) if necessary. Also, you can bring in your own food and refreshments to keep you going BUT NO FOOD OR DRINK AT CONCERT VENUE!

Depending on weather conditions, river conditions, or circumstances beyond our control the schedule may change. Please listen to the PA and on the radio at FM 96.7 WORX for announcements on schedule changes. We will also try to update the Facebook page and website and other social media accounts with changes to the schedule.

Events include a parade, local fire stations compete in a water ball fight, the Madison Courier Fire Cracker 10k, music in the park, a street dance, beauty pageant, and more.

No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, hover boars, mopeds, non authorized golf carts or mopeds are permitted inside the gates of regattas. Only wheel chairs, mobility scooters, or any other device used to help with a disability is permitted inside the gates.

Being an outdoor event, things are subject to change. NO REFUNDS.

Street Parking, Second St at Mulberry St.

The Madison Regatta is in Madison, Indiana not Madison, Wisconsin. It is between Louisville, Kentucky  and Cincinnati,Ohio. Madison is not near the interstate. Please plan your route or use GPS. Major roads to Madison are State Highways 62, 56, 7, and 421.

Must stay outside of the pickit line. No place to dock.

River Crest Marina – 812-273-9080

River Crest Restaurant – 812-265-3280

For information regarding lodging, dining, and events around Madison Indiana go to VisitMadison.org 

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