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Address: 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
Phone Number: +1 608-267-3976
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Our premier downtown multi-venue complex features four unique and versatile...

Our premier downtown multi-venue complex features four unique and versatile venues: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Exhibition Hall, the New Holland Pavilions, and Willow Island. A top choice for expositions, conventions, meetings, concerts, sporting events, ag events, and much more, the Alliant Energy Center complex is a one-stop-shop for all your events. Ample parking, mouthwatering catering, dedicated staff, and a full range of rental equipment & high speed internet make AEC an event planners delight!

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Madison Capitols Hockey

I thought the Alliant Energy Center was a great place for a hockey game. Like most any place, they need some upgrades but for a USHL game, but you get your money worth (which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Dave F
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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Green Isle, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The huge cattle shows were wonderful to see. The best of North America's dairy cattle were exhibited. Thousands of people from around the world attended this event.

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Monona, WI, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I were just here for The Harlem Globetrotters on Dec. 28, 2015. We like that they have parking close by, it's gotten pricey though @ $7 a vehicle. Our seats were excellent & comfy w/lot's of leg room. We've also been here for concerts & hockey games & really love the building. I've been coming here since... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I thought the Alliant Energy Center was a great place for a hockey game. Like most any place, they need some upgrades but for a USHL game, but you get your money worth (which isn't much because most everything is reasonably priced) and you can see some good hockey.

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Thank Dave F
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

A large variety of events are held here. Easy parking, handicap accessible, children friendly & perfect size so there are no bad seats.

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Neenah
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

First time our State competition has been held here. Other than some minor problems with sound system and not having much room/time for warm-up, it was great! Nice to have the horse stalls directly across from the arenas, no need to go outside in nasty weather. Healthier selections in the food service area would be nice though.

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Thank Dana K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

There seems to be something new going on all the time at Alliant Energy Center. Check out their events page. Lot's of onsite parking and several different Venus at this location.

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Thank Jon B
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106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to Market Square Shows here for 7 years. The vendors aren't as good as they used to be, but the Alliant Center is very nice. There are plenty of bathrooms for all the people that are there. It would be nice if they had a bit of a bigger food selection. It can be a long... More 

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Thank Vacationnthree
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Alliant Energy Center usually has something at least every other week. When I go, there is plenty of parking and the center holds a lot of people. Check out their events, changes constently..

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Joshua Tree, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent location for meetings and conventions. Great location,easy access,plenty of meeting area's, plenty of camping as well, 4 hotels within walking distance. lots of parking and easy location to get to.

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Viroqua, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went to Brat Fest Memorial Day weekend. Enjoyed it quite a bit. What's not to like? Free music and brats. One big issue however. The FAQ on the Brat Fest official website specifically states, "The Brat Tent, Corn Tent, and Brat Gear Tent all accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and cash (no checks please)." This is not at all... More 

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