Health & Safety Entry Requirements
Public Health & Safety Entry Requirements (updated 03/01/22)
In light of significant improvements in COVID-related metrics locally, as well as the expiration of the Madison & Dane County mask mandate, all COVID-related entry requirements for Liquid & Ruby have been lifted, effective immediately (March 1, 2022).
* Face coverings are not required for entry.
* We continue to encourage everyone to get vaccinated & boosted as recommended by Public Health officials.
* If you are feeling sick, please come visit us some other time.
Step it up a notch and experience Liquid in style, reserve the best seats in the house and enjoy VIP treatment at your private booth with VIP table service in the heart of Wisconsin's most beautiful music venue! Whether you are looking for the best experience to see your favorite artist, celebrating a birthday, return single life, new job, bachelorette party, or making the most of a special night on the town, treat yourself to an exclusive VIP package designed just for you. *All VIP areas are strictly 21+ and set high standards for behavior and class . . .Dress to Impress!
Click on each option below, in blue, to explore the perfect VIP space for you and your guests:
Get in on the upscale action and experience your favorite acts from the exclusive Main VIP area. A step above the dance floor, with exclusive & limited access, affording both comfort and space, where you can mingle with other VIP patrons and enjoy the private VIP bar, while you enjoy prime views of the main stage. Available for groups of all sizes: 1 to 50.
Reserve an exclusive and completely private space, accessible only by you and your guests. The Skybox an open air view of Liquid’s main dance floor and stage, where you can both see and bee seen. Enjoy more privacy in the Champagne Room, with elaborate decor, leather booth seating, electric fireplace, and views of all three levels plus the stage, through mirrored glass. Each room accommodates parties up to 25.
The most exclusive party in Madison happens right in the middle of Liquid and they are DEFINITELY the best seats in the house! The main Liquid VIP area overlooks the dance floor and crowd, guaranteeing you’ll both see and be seen while the luxurious leather high backed booths offer you and your friends both comfort and privacy. Liquid VIP Table reservations include express entry, table service, and your own personal VIP Hostess. Request your table today and show your friends how it’s done!
Here’s a little fun fact about Liquid that may surprise you: We are not just a busy music venue . . . Liquid hosts more private parties than ANYONE else on the campus end of State Street!
The reason we are so popular for private event rentals is because we have multiple private spaces that can accommodate 150+ guests and our overall capacity of 720 can be utilized in a wide variety of ways for wedding receptions, corporate events, non-profit fundraisers or very large private parties. We work flexibly with some of Madison’s top wedding planners and event professionals, and look forward to exploring how our talented team of hospitality professionals can make your next event a huge success!
Liquid is, simply put, a unique example (outside of major cities on the east and west coasts) of the “next generation” in live music venues. Just as movie theaters are evolving into offering higher end customer experiences – so too are music venues. With our state of the art sound and stage lighting systems, beautiful club-like interior decor and affordable VIP options (that are Madison-priced vs Chicago/New York/LA) — Liquid is a great place to see a show or to celebrate your next special occasion in style!
Over the past few years, Liquid has become nationally recognized as one of the top college town Electronic Dance Music (EDM) venues anywhere in the country. We’ve been proud to present many of the Top 50 DJ’s in the world including Avicii, Hardwell, The Chainsmokers (3x), Dillon Francis (3x), Ookay (3x), Zomboy, Duke Dumont, Rusko, Adventure Club (2x), GRiZ (2x), Morgan Page (2x), Slander (2x), 3LAU (2x), Snails, Madeon, NGHTMRE, Thomas Jack, Cash Cash (2x) as well as live music acts ranging from EOTO (2x) to Mike Stud (2x) & Waka Flocka Flame (2x).
In addition, every UW school semester we host more large (200+ guest) private UW student parties than all of the other venues in town COMBINED. We are also proud to have hosted a wide variety of holiday parties and corporate events for Madison’s top tech companies as well as being a phenomenal location for other special events ranging from wedding receptions to not-for-profit fundraisers.
There’s no other venue is Wisconsin anything like Liquid, and it’s certainly true in our case that a picture is worth a thousand words. Please take a minute to look through the pictures of the venue in the various sections of the website and you’ll see what we mean. Then we hope to see you in person sometime soon!