Homecoming Parade

October 24 - 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Gilman and State Street Madison, WI

Alumni, students and community members are all welcome to watch varsity teams, student organizations, Greek houses and others strut their stuff and show off their Badger pride. This Homecoming-eve event will help every Badger get pumped up for the morning’s big game! The parade will showcase student organizations, sports teams, distinguished teachers and alumni and other members of the UW-Madison community.

Participants will include the UW Men’s Basketball team, UW-Madison’s Chancellor and Dean of Students, as well as Bucky. The parade also features this year’s Mini-Marshal, Lucy Rhoades, the UW-Homecoming coloring contest winner. Lucy is a 4th grader from Janesville, Wisconsin who enjoys Art, the movie Frozen and wants to be a famous actress when she grows up. Accompanying the Mini-Marshal will be the Grand Marshal, distinguished alumni Casey Rotter.

The parade begins on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street heading southwest towards State Street. At the intersection of Gilman and State Street it will continue west towards Library Mall until ending at the intersection of State Street and Lake Street.

View the parade route map


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