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Family Weekend

Friday, October 20, 2023 - Sunday, October 22, 2023

Save the date! Family Weekend 2023 will take place Friday, October 20, 2023 – Sunday, October 22, 2023. Registration will open this summer, and more information will be released soon. This annual event welcomes the whole family to experience life as a Badger and features a variety of events both on and of-campus. Signature events in past years have included:

  • Behind-the-scenes access to campus landmarks, such as a chance to step on Camp Randall Stadium field
  • A special Chancellor’s reception with university leadership
  • Badger Family Fest at the Memorial Union Terrace, featuring food, fun, and family activities
  • Family photo-ops with Bucky Badger
  • Opportunities to sit-in on UW classes
  • The Downtown Madison Cheese Walk at shops along State Street
  • Access to discounted Badger mens’ hockey and Wisconsin Singers tickets

Programming will occur all weekend, with most signature events happening on Saturday. Please note that a home football game is not a part of Family Weekend due to limited ticket and hotel availability.

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Thank you to our signature sponsors:

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