University of Wisconsin–Madison

Winter Family Event


Winter Storm Warning – Camp Randall tours cancelled

Due to a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service in effect from 7 p.m. CST, Friday, 1/10, through 6 a.m. CST Sunday, 1/12:

  • The Camp Randall Stadium tours scheduled for Saturday Jan. 11 between 1-2:45 p.m., will be cancelled.
  • The hockey games for both Friday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., however, are scheduled to continue.

We hope that you will join us for another free Camp Randall tour opportunity during Family Weekend (Friday, October 16 – Sunday, October 18, 2020).

You can also still stop by The James apartments (432 W. Gorham) tomorrow, on Saturday, Jan. 11 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., to pick up a free family giveaway from our proud event sponsor.

Hockey game scheduled to continue

UW Athletics is continuing to operate their men’s hockey games for this weekend as usual. The game tonight (Friday, Jan. 10) begins at 8 p.m. CST, and tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 11) at 7 p.m. CST, as the Badgers take on the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Kohl Center.

Families were able to purchase tickets for the game on Friday, Saturday or both evenings – be sure to check which tickets you purchased.

Please plan to arrive early to find parking and travel safely. You can find a map of hockey parking options here, or call campus information at 608-263-2400 with questions regarding parking near the Kohl Center.
*Please note: parking availability and access is subject to change. Please be aware of all signs and notices posted at parking locations and follow all displayed parking regulations.

If you have any questions about your tickets or the game, please contact the Athletics ticket office at 608-262-1440 or

Travel safely

We hope that if you are still attending the hockey games, that you travel safely and enjoy spending time with your Badger.

Thank you,
The Parent and Family Program

Event Details

In collaboration with WiscoFans fill the Kohl Center during a men’s hockey game between UW–Madison and Minnesota.nsin Athletics, the Parent and Family Program offered a discounted ticket price of $13 (regularly $24) for the Wisconsin Men’s Hockey team as they take on the Ohio State Buckeyes at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 10th and at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 11thThese specially priced tickets are available online using our special link only. Families can purchase tickets until 4:30 p.m. on the day of each game.

Before the Game

Wondering what to do before the game? Grab dinner at your students’ favorite place to eat. This is a chance for you to spend time with your students and experience some of Madison’s best restaurants.

Hotel Accommodations

If you are interested in overnight accommodations, contact the Lowell Center, located right on campus, for a special winter family event rate of $89 per night. The rate includes free parking, complimentary breakfast and high-speed internet. Please call 866-301-1753 and mention the promo code “Winter Family Event” or make your reservation online.
*Please note that this offer is available for both 1-night and 2-night stays.


Thank you to our proud event sponsors:

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