Four-year liberal arts university granting bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Parkside is part of the University of Wisconsin System. Modern 700-acre campus features world-class theatre, music and art presented in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities and the Frances Bedford Concert Hall. Enjoy the disc golf course!
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is one of 13 four-year campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. Founded in 1968 to better serve the needs of a growing population in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois, UW-Parkside offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and serves as an academic and cultural resource.
Located at Hwy. E & 30th Ave.
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road, (Hwy. E & 30th Avenue), Kenosha
Meeting Rooms: 4
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is located on 750 acres of rolling woodlands and natural prairies and bounded by another 250 acres of county park, including an 18-hole watered fairway public golf course. On the campus there is an 18-hole professional disk golf course. The perfect location for your banquet, reception, meeting, camp, conference or workshop. UWP offers approximately 65 individual classrooms, lecture halls, meeting rooms and auditoriums. Two commercial style theaters comfortably seat 400 and 685. Also, over 1,200 running feet of brick paved concourse are suitable for exhibit booths or displays. Our buildings are interconnected, protecting visitors from outdoor elements year-round. Food service is available for full line catering from simple box lunches to white linen served banquets. Also, an expansive Sports & Activity Center is an ideal site to host expositions, conventions, trade shows and job fairs.
Total Meeting Space: 13,400 sq. ft.
Loading Dock Available
Number of Parking Spaces: 1,600
Room - Sq. Footage
Main Dining Room - 5,625
Union Square - 5,625
Rooms 104 + 106 - 1,440
Rooms 104, 106, 207 - 720
The UW-Parkside has the facilities and staff to make any event a success. The Sports & Activity Center includes the Frank J. Petretti Fieldhouse and De Simone Gymnasium. The Wayne D. Dannehl Cross Country Course is known as one of the best in the United States.
Major Events Hosted
Sport No. of Surfaces
De Simone Gymnasium
Frank J. Petretti Field House
Wayne D. Dannehl Cross Country Course
Wood Road Soccer Complex
In addition, state-for-the-art wellness center and brand-new strength and conditioning center. Also, the Case Softball Complex features two diamonds and the “Red” Oberbruner baseball diamond has stadium-style seating.
Androgyny explores the power and complexity of gender identity in a series of portraits, film and installation. This exhibition challenges social constructions of gender and celebrates gender expression and fluidity.
This exhibit is dedicated to Barbara Lindquist’s creative musical instruments.
Nov. 24 – Dec. 14: Art Department graduating seniors exhibit their work. Dec. 16 – Jan.5: Graphic Design students exhibit their student portfolios.
More than 2,000 high school-age runners will compete in the 36th Annual Foot Locker Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships at the Wayne Dannehl National Course at UW-Parkside.
Concerts are sponsored by the UW-Parkside Music Department and the College of Arts & Humanities, and held on campus in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities.
An American Holiday Tradition adapted by Joe Landry. This beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940's radio broadcast.
The Noon Concert Series is a popular, highly successful series of free performances usually presented each Friday at the noon hour.
Justseeds Artists Cooperative is a North American network of 24 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental and political stance. They will be exhibiting prints from four portfolios: War is Trauma, Migration Now!, Resourced, and Voices From the Outside.
A Magical Comedy by William Shakespeare. Sponsored by WPR Radio, 90.7 FM.
The Kenosha Expo Health & Home Show is a family-friendly, fun and informative opportunity to meet many area businesses and organizations and also receive free health screenings, health products and demonstrations in the Kenosha Community Health Fair within the Expo.