Badger Bash will kick off its 40th season Saturday before the 2:30 p.m. football game.
The public tailgating party begins at 11 a.m. on Sept. 1 at Union South, located at the corner of Dayton Street and Randall Street.
Each Badger Bash features special events and activities, said a press release. The first bash features Alumni Band Day and includes an Alumni Band performance, announcements about the UW Marching Band Hall of Fame, and a historical band exhibit.
Mike Leckrone and the UW Marching Band will perform. Bucky Badger will be on-site, as well as grilled food and cold beverages.
Face and hair painting will be available at The Orchard in Union South. In The Sett, the pre-game show will be broadcast.
After the game, the UW sixth quarter will begin back at Union South. Food, music and movies will be available throughout the afternoon and evening.