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Super Venue

I have been to the Alliant Energy Center more times than I can count, lots of concerts, ice skating... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
sherry s
Madison, Wisconsin
Many Fun Events here!

Drive in by the Olin drive entrance, lines are usually shorter and many times you can get closer to... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Columbus, Wisconsin
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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...more
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713-1400
+1 608-267-3976
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the horse show the entire weekend enjoy each of the separate areas of the energy center very nicely done

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I have been to the Alliant Energy Center more times than I can count, lots of concerts, ice skating shows, Midwest Horse Fair to name a few. There is parking all around the building and extended parking further out in a field if necessary. It's...More

Thank sherry s
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We came to the Alliant Energy Center for our first visit for the Madison On Tap Beer Festival. It was an amazing good time for our group of friends. We drove from different areas and met in the downtown Madison area. In our opinion we...More

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Drive in by the Olin drive entrance, lines are usually shorter and many times you can get closer to the building in the back parking lot. We go the Midwest Horse Fair, RV Show, Garden Show, Shriners Circus and much more.

Thank UWPPioneer
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Huge facility. The staff works hard to make conventions go well. The food served is delicious. The meeting facilities are good, although sometimes it can get stuffy in the rooms. The only downfall is the traffic on the beltline getting to and from the center.

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

We had a large group who saw the Harlem Globetrotters. This is great family fun and somehing for all ages. People participated, the ball game was good, and our seats were right on the floor - easy for the youngest to see everything.

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Quilt expo 2017 was a great event held at the Alliant Energy Center. Great Facility. Very well organized.Will definitely be back.

Thank 77joanw
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Terrible phone coverage, no wifi how is possible in 2017, food area very busy and non functional, point aside from this the event was super!

Thank mtzaltair
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Just left Wisconsin after attending the CF games this weekend and there are definitely some things that the venue could improve on such as cell service and water stations throughout the venue, not just in the coliseum. It was fairly easy to get into/out of...More

Thank CaPaMa24
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We attended the Reebok CrossFit Games at the Alliant Energy Center. The Games were fantastic, but the venue needed some attention beyond what the organizers could provide. For starters, the food vendors were jammed into a small corridor so there were long lines and limited...More

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Becky A
September 5, 2016|
Response from RetirementTime | Reviewed this property |
The Clarion Suites is walking distance from the Alliant.