UW Homecoming Block Party

October 20, 2017

Immediately following the 6 p.m. parade

Memorial Union and Alumni Park, Langdon Street

Attend this FREE, family-friendly After (Parade) Party. It’s the new, Friday-night tradition that offers Badger activities in and around the renovated Memorial Union and Alumni Park. Drop in for a minute. Stay for hours. It’s up to you. Just be sure to get here to make the most of Homecoming!

Event includes:

  • A tasty Wisconsin fish fry (additional fee, reservations recommended) (5-8 p.m.)
  • Alumni Marching Band roaming throughout the event
  • Face painting
  • Goodie Two Shoes jazz band playing Memorial Union
  • A food demonstration and tasting with 2017 James Beard Award nominated chef Jonny Hunter ’05, MPA’11 in collaboration with Slow Food UW and Dawson Labs
  • Live music and dancing
  • DJ Mike Carlson spinning the hits
  • Fireworks show over Lake Mendota (approx. 8:30 p.m.)
  • Silent disco
  • Activities for all ages (kids included) such as arts and crafts at Wheelhouse Studios in Memorial Union
  • Create your own Badger Pride Wall in the new One Alumni Place
UW Homecoming Block Party Brought to you by the Wisconsin Union, the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and Isthmus.