Why you'd want to live in Monona
Monona is located within the heart of Madison on the eastern and southern shores of Lake Monona with over four miles of Lake Monona shoreline. It has over 330 acres of park space, three boat launches, community center, public swimming pool & library, skate park and sits on the Lake Loop around Lake Monona. It's also well known for the longest running Memorial Day Parade in the State of Wisconsin. Residents enjoy the Monona Community Festival over the 4th of July holiday located at Winnequah Park which includes live music, festival rides and fireworks. Places to Visit Monona Farmers Market, Bridge Rd Park, Frost Woods Park, Woodland Park, Maywood Park, Oneida Park, Frost Woods Beach, Tecumseh Park, Winnequah Boat Launch, Winnequah Park & Dream Park, Monona Public Library, Monona Community Pool, Firemen's Park, Wyldhaven Park, Arrowhead Park, Tonyawatha Park and Boat Launch, Schluter Beach, Rutabaga Paddlesports, Ahuska Park, Monona Dog Park, Edna Taylor Conservation Park Places to Eat or Entertainment Monona Bait & Ice Cream Shop, Village Lanes, Buck & Honey's - Monona, Cranberry Creek Catering & Cafe, Monona Garden, Angelo's, Swad, David's Jamaican Cuisine, Breakwater, Fat Jacks Barbecue, Waypoint Public House, The Original Pancake House, Tully's II Food & Spirits, Edo Garden Hibachi, Rossi's Pizza & Vintage Arcade, Mr. Brew's Taphouse, QDOBA Mexican Eats, Fraboni's Italian Specialties & Delicatessen, Ken's Meats & Deli, Buffalo Wild Wings, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, Reptile Rapture Monona East Side Business Alliance serves the community as the chamber of commerce for Monona and the East Side of Madison. The Alliance hosts over 70 events each year including ribbon cuttings, grand openings, committee meetings, and pop-up events throughout the year. Monona is part of the Monona Grove School District. It ranks as one of the best schools in the area.