UW-Madison Homecoming Celebration Oct. 25-30


Celebrate On October 25–30

Anticipation is building. School spirit is rising. UW Homecoming is ready to return with on-campus and online events and activities. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to celebrate the best of UW–Madison.

Check out a few highlights below, and then see a complete Homecoming week schedule.

Plus, live the tradition by wearing The Red Shirt™, 14th Edition — the official shirt of Homecoming.Pride.

Saturday, Oct. 30

10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (in-person)
Pyle Center

Multicultural Homecoming Tailgate and Watch Party

Connect with alumni, students, staff, and faculty to cheer on the Badgers during the Homecoming game. Enjoy music, halftime entertainment, complimentary refreshments, and a raffle to win prizes. A cash bar will be available.

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Multicultural Homecoming is brought to you in partnership with the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement and the WAA Homecoming Committee.


Wednesday, Oct. 27

5:30 p.m. CDT (online)

Family-Friendly Scavenger Hunt

Put on your favorite red gear, hunt for everyday objects (UW-themed ones, of course) around your home, and connect with Badgers of all ages. Then keep the fun going with more activities, and share your experiences on social. Live and prerecorded options available.

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Friday, Oct. 29

7–9 p.m. CDT (in-person and online)
Alumni Park and Terrace stage

Block Party and Pep Rally

This drop-in, family-friendly event includes music, fireworks, and more. Plus, at 8 p.m., enjoy a pep rally (live from the Terrace stage and livestreamed online) featuring Bucky Badger and the UW Marching Band.


Get your Red Shirt

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association continues to monitor and follow the latest public health guidance from local authorities and the CDC. In accordance with recommendations, we recommend all participants at in-person events wear face coverings while indoors to ensure the safety of all guests. You are also asked to follow local public health guidance related to COVID-19 measures, as well as the policies of any venue.