Why you'd want to live in Sun Prairie
Sun Prairie is a vibrant and thriving community located just east of Madison. The city benefits from its proximity to the Madison and the University of Wisconsin. It has become known in the region for its excellent parks and recreation programs, historic downtown, its exceptional public school system and redevelopment of the community. Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival is every 3rd full weekend of August each year. There are a wide variety of family activities, stage shows, musical entertainment, mini-golf, a craft show, specialty attractions and a parade on Thursday night. Nearly 80 tons of sweet corn are served on the grounds over the weekend. The event is held at Angell Park and near Angell Park Speedway. The race track has a 1/3 mile dirt race track and it has been run by the Sun Prairie Fire Department since 1903. Racing occurs every Sunday approximately Memorial Day until Labor Day. Angell Park Speedway is in the top ten of all dirt race tracks across the country and is known as the “Midwest’s Finest Clay Oval”. Sun Prairie Ice Area is right around the corner from the park and features two NHL-sized rinks available for hockey games, open skates, birthday parties and cooperate events. The business community is BOOMING with recent additions of a new movie theater, Target, Cabela’s, Costco and tons of bars and restaurants. The Sun Prairie School District has an exceptional reputation with offering some of the best programming and sport facilities. A recent referendum has has several new schools being built including the city’s second high school, Sun Prairie West High School. A family run athletic club, Prairie Athletic Club, boost Wisconsin’s largest athletic club title. With over 250,000 sq ft of fitness and recreation offering all and everything you can imagine including childcare. As the second most populous city in Dane County after Madison, expect to have it all. Want to buy a home in Sun Prairie?