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Will-Call Hours are TENTATIVE for 2021 –  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
    • Legacy: Invoices have been sent out
    • Full payment is due to reserve your spot. Payment must be received by February 29, 2020 or spot will be forfeited.
    • Failure to make payment by this date will result in forfeiture of parking site
  1. Prices: Includes 2 Adult Combo Wristbands & 2 Kids Wristbands
  2. New RV Parking: Full payment is due at time of reservation.
  3. Check In: TBD
    • Check Out: Monday July 5th, 2021 before 12pm
  1. RV Dimensions:
    • RV’s in Campgrounds A, B, C, D and E1 to 20’x40’
    • RV’s in Campground E2 are restricted to 20’x50’
    • RV’s in Campground F are restricted to 20’x40’
  1. Electric/Water: All electric sites are 30amp service. Water hookups or fill stations are available.
  2. Each reservation will include 2 combo wristbands.
  3. No Fires
  4. Gas or Charcoal Grills are allowed
  5. Quiet time: 12am – 7am
  6. Service Animals with approved documentation and permits.
  7. No bicycles, skateboards, hover boards, roller blades or skates inside Madison Regatta Gates
  8. Dump wagon is available upon request of camper. Camper will pay $25.00 to A1 Portables.
    • A1 Portables – Mike Benson 812-914-2184
  1. 1 parking pass is assigned to each camper. This parking pass is for 1 vehicle to be parked in designated areas.
  2. No Firearms or Weapons
  3. Contact us via email with questions or concerns: madisonregattacamping@gmail.com
  1. $40.00 per 12×12 spot
  1. Spots are first come first serve. Be generous to your neighbors and follow the 12×12 rule
  2. No vehicles allowed in tent camping area.
  3. Each tent camper is required to purchase the Madison Regatta Music and Racing Combo wristband.
  4. Check In: TBD
    • Check Out: Monday, July 5, 2021 before 11am
  1. Electric/Water: These services are not available for tent camping. Personal Generators are allowed except during following hours: 12am-7am.
  2. Showers: Available at Crystal Beach Swimming Pool.
    • Daily from 12pm-6pm
    • $2.00 per shower
  1. No Fires
  2. Gas/Charcoal Grills are allowed
  3. No Fire Pits/Bowls
  4. Quiet time: 12am – 7am
  5. Service Animals with approved documentation and permits.
  6. No bicycles, skateboards, hover boards, roller blades or skates inside Madison Regatta Gates
  7. No Firearms or Weapons
  8. Contact us via email with questions or concerns: madisonregattacamping@gmail.com
  1. Must Present Tarp Receipt Upon Request
  2. No Early Set Up
    • {Regatta to Determine Setup Time]
  1. Ropes And Stakes Are To Be Placed On Your Space
  2. No Over Night Camping In Tarp Area
  3. No Open Fires or Grills  
  4. No Encroaching On Safety Barrier 
  5. No Tarps or Canopy’s On Sidewalks or Overlooks
  6. All Tarps Must Be Removed On Sunday July 5th After Final Race
  7. Regatta Reserves The Right To Have Anyone Removed From The Riverfront Not Complying Or Causing A Disturbance
  8. Tarp Committee Has Final Decision On Any Disputes 
  9. Contact us via email with questions or concerns: madisonregattatarps@gmail.com 
  • Tickets available for 2021 event
  • Racing only $30
  • no $25 roostertail (music only) pass
  • Combo wristband $30 until end of 2021, price may increase early 2021, $40 April-June 25th, 2021 and $50 June 26-race weekend 2021
  • Tickets are available online, at the Regatta office in June 2021, at German American (all Madison/Hanover branches) or Visit Madison
  • German American (all Madison/Hanover branches) or Visit Madison in June 2021

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 after June 1, 2021

  • Racing gates open at 8AM and close 5PM Saturday July 3rd and Sunday July 4th. Racing beginning between 10-11AM Saturday and Sunday.
  • Music Gates open at 4 pm each day, July 2nd and July 3rd

No outside food or drink allowed inside bicentennial park.

Entry gates to festival at following streets: Mill, Broadway, West, Mulberry, Jefferson, Walnut, East and Ferry St. No guns or weapons allowed.

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. They must have documentation of service animal certification with them to be allowed entry with the service animal.

All children 13 and under are free, they will be given a kids wristband. Children 14 and older will need to purchase a racing only or combo wristband to be admitted into the gates.

No outside food or drink allowed inside bicentennial park.

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, scholarship 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.

No refunds, all sales final.

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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