Downtown Madison

Madison

Madison, Alabama has become the fastest growing city in the state, and with that comes more restaurants, shopping, events and places to stay than ever before. In three decades, its population has increased from 4,000 to more than 50,000, and it is still growing.

Toyota Field for Rocket City Trash Pandas

So Much to Do in Madison City

Gluten Free - Old Black Bear

Much like Huntsville, the growth of Madison beyond an agricultural community can be attributed to railroad activity. The center of Downtown Madison, Main Street, developed along the tracks of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. The quaint city center anchors the annual Madison Street Festival, the city’s largest event, featuring local artisans, an always-colorful car show, a petting zoo, local entertainment and gourmet food.

Madison Street Festival

There are 1,000 businesses operating within Madison city limits, and the growing city is a destination for important work, along with relaxing lifestyle options and unlimited leisure. It’s a brief drive to Huntsville’s Research Park or Redstone Arsenal if you’re here for business, and Huntsville International Airport is just south of Madison, across I-565. 

With a high per capita income, a nationally recognized school system, and accolades such as “a Top 100 place to live,” it’s easy to see why Madison is so attractive to not only locals, but to visitors to the area.

Community-wide Events
9/11 and Beyond: Photographs from the Associated Press
Oct 17

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this exhibition looks back at...

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Ballpark Tours
Oct 17

Come get a behind-the-scenes look at beautiful Toyota Field! For just $10...

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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
Oct 17

Join Charlie Bucket on a golden ticket adventure of pure imagination....

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Chicago
Oct 17

Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. They...

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Downtown Walking Tours
Oct 17

Choose from a number of tours to learn more about Huntsville's history....

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