UW Homecoming event road closures and detours

The UW Homecoming parade on Friday, Oct. 19 will temporarily close streets on the far east side of campus near Langdon Street and State Street. Langdon Street between N. Lake Street and Wisconsin Avenue will close from 4 – 8 p.m. to be used as a parade float staging area.  The parade will start at 6 p.m. and travel a route from Langdon Street to Wisconsin Avenue to W. Gilman Street to State Street to N. Lake Street.

Langdon Street between N. Park Street and N. Lake Street will close from 6 – 9 p.m. for the UW Homecoming Block Party at the Memorial Union Alumni Park.

Street closures will detour campus bus routes (80, 81, 82) and other Metro bus routes. Here are the affected routes:

The intercity bus stop will also temporarily relocate from Langdon Street to University Avenue at East Campus Mall.

A map of Friday’s Homecoming road closures can be found on the City of Madison website.

Other Homecoming events:

  • There will be Multicultural Homecoming Celebration and Concert parking available in Lots 6 and 29 on Friday evening from 4 – 7:30 p.m. Please see the calendar event posting for more details.
  • The Saturday, Oct. 20 football game vs. Illinois parking details can be found in the calendar event posting.