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Badger Bash: Wisconsin vs. Illinois

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Saturday, October 1
All Day
Cost: Free
Join Badgers, alumni, fans & friends 2½ hours before kickoff for gameday's best tailgate!

Gameday's Best Tailgate

Join us 2½ hours before kickoff, every football home game, for gameday's best tailgate. Just steps from Camp Randall Stadium at Union South, Badger Bash offers food, drinks and entertainment—indoors and out.

The Union has been hosting the family-friendly Badger Bash for 50 years. This event is free, open to the public and we welcome our opponents' fans, too. The more, the merrier!


Badger Bash Features:

  • UW–Madison Marching Band performance (approx. 1.5 hrs before kickoff)
  • UW–Madison Spirit Squad performances
  • Local celebrity emcees
  • Fun & games by our sponsors
  • Live music
  • Fresh, hot food & beverage options


Plan a Private Tailgate Event

Reserve your private tailgate space at Union South during Badger Bash. Party with the crowd, retreat to your private space or both! Perfect for groups from visiting teams and company-sponsored events.

Contact our Union Event Services team to learn more: (608) 262-2511 or events@union.wisc.edu.

Gameday's Best Tailgate

Join us 2½ hours before kickoff, every football home game, for gameday's best tailgate. Just steps from Camp Randall Stadium at Union South, Badger Bash offers food, drinks and entertainment—indoors and out.

The Union has been hosting the family-friendly Badger Bash for 50 years. This event is free, open to the public and we welcome our opponents' fans, too. The more, the merrier!


Badger Bash Features:

  • UW–Madison Marching Band performance (approx. 1.5 hrs before kickoff)
  • UW–Madison Spirit Squad performances
  • Local celebrity emcees
  • Fun & games by our sponsors
  • Live music
  • Fresh, hot food & beverage options


Plan a Private Tailgate Event

Reserve your private tailgate space at Union South during Badger Bash. Party with the crowd, retreat to your private space or both! Perfect for groups from visiting teams and company-sponsored events.

Contact our Union Event Services team to learn more: (608) 262-2511 or events@union.wisc.edu.

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