3 things to know about Madison's all-new 'Streatery' program

The city's outdoor dining scene is expanding just in time for the holiday weekend

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Madison diners will have more options than ever before to eat outside. The city’s new 'Streatery' program debuts at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, July 3.

8 Madison patios and "streateries" set up for outdoor dining

Restaurants expand seating options while operating capacity is at 50%

In an effort to provide aid to recovering businesses, the City of Madison created the “Streatery” Restaurant Recovery Program, which temporarily allows restaurants to expand outdoor dining onto the public sidewalks, on-street parking areas or in privately owned parking lots through an administrative approval process.