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Picnic Point Fire Circle Requests

Lakeshore Preserve hours are 4 am to 10 pm, unless posted on-site.

Fire circles are intended for University and personal use. Businesses or non-University of Wisconsin organizations wishing to hold a public event will require further authorization. Contact the Preserve Program Manager for more information: (608) 265-9275 or specific information about the rules, regulations and locations of the picnic point fire circles, please review the Lakeshore Preserve's guidelines.

Alcohol is only allowed for university sponsored events with an approved Alcohol Beverage Service Permit. [UW Facility Use Policy P-7.1].

Alcohol Permit InformationAlcohol Permit Application Instructions

If you have any questions about any of the form fields, please contact the Campus Event Services Office at or (608) 262-2511.

Requests must be submitted at least 3 business days in advance. 

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