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The Fourth Annual Girls Weekend with Madison Main Street was a success!

Photo credit to Madison Main Street Program

272 Girls Weekend Golden Ticket Shoppers filled the sidewalks during the Fourth Annual Girls Weekend event March 4th-6th. The first 200 ticket purchasers received a Vera Bradley swag shopping tote provided by Fine Threads of Madison. The swag tote included over 15 swag items from local businesses and sponsors, along with their Golden Ticket that included exclusive shopping promotions with downtown businesses. 47 unique businesses in #downtownMadisonIN hosted in-store promotions, discounts, free gifts, events, prizes, and games just for ticket holders! The first 200 ticket holders also received a free brunch and fashion show at the new Fairfield Inn & Suites.

Ticket holders who shopped and MADE A PURCHASE with 10 or more businesses were entered into a drawing for our big giveaway. Ticket holders had fun and shopped, but they were also competing for that big giveaway! This year, the winner took home a prize value of over $2,000! This year's winnings included the following:

  • Madison Made by Euclid and Woodland - Custom printed Madison hoodie

  • Finding Time - Handcrafted jewelry

  • Art on Main - Assorted basket including local artwork, snacks, and more!

  • Magpie of Madison - Assortment of inspiration and vintage items

  • Thomas Family Winery - a local bottle of wine - Niagara 2020

  • Country Vine Candles - Handcrafted pink candle

  • Maria Napoli Art - Madison Main Street print.

  • Scarlet Begonia - $25 Gift card

  • Betty Jeffries - $100 Gift card

  • Pakalana's Poke Wagon - $36 Gift Card

  • Sammy Lyon Yoga - 5 class pass

  • McWhiggins Wonder Emporium - 1000 piece Mediterranian puzzle

  • Sugar on Main - 24 oz. of gummy bears

  • Acree Alley Carts - 2 Day cart rental

  • H&H Bakery - $15 Gift Card

  • Lumber Mill Antique Mall - $25 Gift Card

  • Central Hotel & Tavern - $25 Gift Card

  • Gallery 115 - 8 greeting cards featuring prints from local artist Eric Phagan

  • Madtown Liquours - A pair of wine glasses, an assortment of miny spirits, and 1 bottle of wine

  • Village lights bookstore - The novel with the factual history of Harlan Hubbard in Payne Hollow and DVD, Wonder

  • Fine Threads - Vera BradleyTravel Bag

  • Derma Bar - $100 Gift Card

  • MadLove Eat + Drink - $25 gift card along with a MadLove t-shirt and matching drink koozie

  • Cuckoos Roost - U.S. made vase and handcrafted satchel

  • Galena Garlic Co. of Madison - Balsamic and Italian Tuscan Herb oil blends

  • Neon Moon Boutique - $30 Gift Card

  • Linda's Bloomers - 3 hand made beeswax wraps

  • Coffee Crafts & Chaos - 2 handcrafted and decorative gnomes

  • Floating Cow - Owl duffel bag

  • Little Golden Fox - Free 1 spot for canvas class

  • Richwood on the River - Fabulous 2-night stay for a party of 6

  • Genesis Sports - 3-month gym membership

Businesses who organized in-store promotions, gifts, and specials included:

  • The Attic/Coffee Mill Cafe

  • Betty Jeffries

  • Blush on Main

  • Madison Buy, Sell, Trade

  • Central Tavern

  • Clear Creek Creations

  • Coffee Crafts & Chaos

  • Cocoa Safari Chocolates

  • Cottontail Creations

  • Cuckoo's Roost

  • The Derma Bar

  • The Downtowner

  • Fine Threads/Little People Boutique

  • Finding Time

  • Fountain Alley Body Care

  • Galena Garlic

  • Hertz Shoes

  • Historic Madison, INC.

  • Hunters Ridge Farm

  • James Dell

  • JTwist Living

  • Linda's Bloomers

  • Little Golden Fox

  • Lumber Mill Antique Mall

  • MadFlea

  • Madison Area Arts Alliance

  • Madison Art Club

  • Madison Made

  • MadPaddle Brewstillery

  • Magpie of Madison

  • Mane Attractions

  • McWhiggins Wonder Emporium

  • Morris on Main

  • Neon Moon Boutique

  • Nice Shots! Photography

  • Off Broadway Taproom

  • Olde Tyme Marketplace

  • Plant One on Me

  • Red on Main

  • River Creek Farm

  • Roach Family Farm

  • Scarlet Begonia

  • Serendipity

  • Sugar on Main/Attic to Basement

  • Unvarnished Farm

  • Village Lights Bookstore

  • Wow! What a Find

Girls Weekend swag bag donors truly outdid themselves this year! Their giving was tremendous and as a staff member, I was jealous of the number of goodies the first 200 ticket holders received! Thank you again for all who helped donate to the swag bags and stuff bags:

  • Galena Garlic of Madison

  • Little Golden Fox

  • Visit Madison, INC.

  • Scarlet Begonia

  • Chickadees Home Bakeshop

  • Madison Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Century 21/River Valley Real Estate

  • Fountain Alley Bodycare

  • JTwist Living

  • Serendipity Boutique

  • German American Bank

  • Fine Threads

  • Coffee Crafts & Chaos

  • Derma Bar

  • Red Restaurants

  • Etiquette Enrichment with Sallie Plass

  • Central Hotel

  • Mane Attractions Salon & Spa

  • Madison Made

  • The Attic Coffee Mill & Cafe

  • Gallery 115

  • Betty Jeffries

  • Attic to Basement

  • Historic Madison, INC

  • Olde Thyme Marketplace

  • Neon Moon Boutique

  • Clear Creek Creations

Girls Weekend with Madison Main Street is held annually on the first weekend in March. This event would not have been possible without our volunteers and sponsors! Thank you again to our volunteers and 2022 sponsors:

Thank you also to the many lovely ladies, groups, friends, and partners who participated! We can't wait to see you next year.

Madison Main Street Program

Austin Sims

Executive Director, 812-274-0385


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