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.
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.
Valentine’s season is approaching. Love is in the air! On Saturday, February 7th, local music school Living Light School of Worship (LLSOW) is putting on its 12th annual benefit concert, Songs of Love. This is a must-attend event for romantics and music-lovers alike.
Mahone Fund and Kenosha Community Foundation present – “Once-in-a-lifetime account of love, art, and activism from iconic film star”. For more than a half century, audiences have been mesmerized by the love story between Hollywood legends Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Now, their grandson, Muta’Ali Muhammad, unearths the foundation of this unbreakable bond in the documentary “Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee.” Muta’Ali will be at this event.
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.
A Mirthful Musical conceived by Rebecca Feldman. Music & Lyrics by William Finn Book by Rachel Sheinkin. Sponsored by WRJN 92.1 FM/WEZY 1400 AM.
Strike up the band! The Kenosha Symphony Orchestra is geared for Gershwin for the final concert of our 75th Anniversary Season.
Spend the day surrounded by great arts, crafts, and music! Free admission.
Presented by the Kenosha Running Company. This will be a unique running event for Kenosha, as we introduce the first ultra run and it will be run in conjunction with the Hilloopy 100+ Relay.
This fair features live music, a raffle and silent auction, concessions, coat and package check, and great shopping!