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(608) Day

Tue, Jun 8

Join us for a day to celebrate all the things we love about the (608)!

6/08, visit Hilldale for a day of live entertainment, games, sidewalk sales, and 608 day specials from your favorite Madison shops and restaurants.

  • 6pm-7:30pm: Live music on the Green (near the apple store) from  The Lower 5th
  • 5:30pm-7pm: James the Magician will be strolling around Hilldale showcasing contactless entertainment for the whole family!
  • 5pm-6:30pm: Meet Elsa, Anna, Kristoff & Olaf!
    • Your favorites from Frozen will be in the Plaza (near Peloton) for socially distant meet & greet and photos. Selfie-sticks are encouraged!
  • 5pm-7:30pm: Food Drive with Middleton Outreach Ministry
    • Help us Stuff the Truck! Volunteers from MOM will be here collecting food & household goods for their food pantry!⁣
    • Drop your donations off in the Metcalfe’s Market parking lot, closest to Midvale Ave (near the Hilldale Pond) OR drop them off at the tent on the Green (by bartaco).
    • For contactless drop off, pull into the parking lot and just pop your trunk!
      • Click here for a list of items they are most in need of
  • 10am-8pm: Stroll the shops and restaurants for sidewalk sales, in-store sales, and special (608) Day promotions*
    • Visit WaterLilly to shop sidewalk sales – select Baby & Children’s items will be 50% off!
    • Eye Spy a good deal! Ulla Eyewear will be offering $60.08 off all sunglasses from 2-7pm on (608) Day!
    • FREE SHAKE! Cool off with a FREE Shake from Shake Shack with $20 Purchase on the Shack App from 11am – 9pm on June 8th.
      • Use app code “608DAY” at checkout
      • must be registered user
    • Grab some Badger gear, visit University Book Store and receive 20% off STOREWIDE, All Day!
      • (Some exclusions apply – see store for details)
    • Visit Forage Kitchen and get the PowerBowl for $6.08
      • (Hilldale location only, must order in restaurant, not online)
    • Sip Sip Hooray! Mention (608) Day and receive a FREE High Speed Wit bier with any dine-in purchase at Café Hollander
      • (6.08.2021 only, valid one per person, must be 21+ to redeem. Hilldale location only.)
      • Plus enter the Café Hollander (608) Day GIVEAWAY on Instagram to Win a Spicy Badger Bundle w/ a $50 Gift Card!
    • For the Plant lovers! Visit Wildewood and receive $6.08 off purchases of $40 or more!
    • But first, Coffee! Visit Crescendo and receive $1 off any item on the summer menu
      • Plus ALL sales from the strawberry soda will be donated to the Nehemiah center for the entire month of June, in honor of Juneteenth (June 19th).
    • Flock here! Gigi’s Cupcakes will bring back the pink flamingo cupcake for (608) day! (available while supplies lasts!)
      • PLUS, get a cupcake and a drink for $6.08!
    • Bold, new flavors just in time for 608 Day. Enjoy bartaco’s new Duck Birria—tender shredded duck + oaxaca and cotija cheeses in a crispy corn tortilla shell served with a birria-style duck broth for dipping. Available for dine-in, as well as take out via order.bartaco.com and the bartaco app.
    • Glitter WorkshopSupport Madison artists and makers! Visit Glitter Workshop for a display of unique gifts from local artists. Shop on (608) Day and receive an exclusive discount on a workshop class.
    • Meet our newest neighbor! PROSE Nails will be set up in the Plaza (near LUSH). Learn more about this unique nail studio and beauty bar and also snag an early bird membership!
    • Great Dane fans: Select Great Dane Merch will be on sale for (608) Day, including your favorite tees for $10!
      • See store for sale selection
    • Stop by Madewell and receive a FREE tote with $75+ purchase
      • Plus, turn in your pre-loved jeans and you’ll get $20 off new ones!
      • Turn in any brand: the bootcuts from high school, the baggy ones from your skater days, the bright red skinnies from who knows when)
      • Madewell’s Cotton’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program will turn them into housing insulation for communities in need.
    • Visit Morgan’s Shoes, New Balance and Stride Rite for the Summer Clearance sale. One day only, all your favorite brands are on sale!
    • Have you tried Cyclebar? Visit the studio on (608) Day and get a free ride + your first month for $6.08!
  • Plus, send a little love from the (608) with our free postcards, stamped and sent by Hilldale. Find the postcards and mailbox on the Green, by the apple store.



*Valid 06.08.2021 only. Some exclusions may apply – see store/restaurant for details