EventsTop things to doAttractionsRestaurantsActivitiesShoppingNightlifeEntertainmentHotelsTours▲ Food & Drink in MadisonWorld's Largest Brat FestMore than 209,000 bratwursts go down the hatch; carnival rides and bands provide the backdrop. It's held at Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center. Beer in MadisonGreat Taste of the Midwest Beer FestivalTickets sell out fast for this festival where more than 150 craft brewers pour their elixirs. It's held in Olin Park. Sports in South Central WisconsinCow Chip ThrowPrairie du Sac hosts the annual Cow Chip Throw, where 800 competitors fling dried manure patties as far as the eye can see; the record is 248ft.