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. Located at Hwy. E & 30th Ave.
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.
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.
The Kenosha Festival of Cartooning welcomes nationally and internationally-known cartoonists to Kenosha each year to share their stories, display their work, conduct workshops, and meet fans of the funny pages and other forms of cartooning.
This fair features live music, a raffle and silent auction, concessions, coat and package check, and great shopping!
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.
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.