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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 more than 40 years. This event is free, open to the public and we welcome our opponents' fans, too.  The more, the merrier!    

Badger Bash Features:
• Director Mike Leckrone and the full UW Marching Band
• UW Spirit Squad performances
• Local celebrity emcees
• Live music with The Northern Hooks
• Kid zone inflatables
• Fun & games by our sponsors
• Free admission and open to the public

Plan a Private Tailgate Event
Reserve your private tailgate space at Union South during Badger Bash. Perfect for groups from visiting teams and company-sponsored events. Contact our Event Services team to learn more: (608) 262-2511 or events@union.wisc.edu

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September 10th - November 26th

Location: Union South

Cost: Free

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Upcoming Events

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October 15th | 4:30pm

Badger Bash: Badgers vs. Ohio State

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Join Badgers, alumni, fans, and friends 2 1/2 hours before kickoff for gameday's best tailgate!

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October 29th | 3:30pm

Badger Bash: Badgers vs. Nebraska

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Join Badgers, alumni, fans, and friends 2 1/2 hours before kickoff for gameday's best tailgate!

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November 12th | 12:00pm

Badger Bash: Badgers vs. Illinois

Union South
Join Badgers, alumni, fans, and friends 2 1/2 hours before kickoff for gameday's best tailgate!

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November 26th |

Badger Bash: Badgers vs. Minnesota

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Join Badgers, alumni, fans, and friends 2 1/2 hours before kickoff for gameday's best tailgate!

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