W Day

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YOU are part of the Purple & Gold UW Bothell community - why do you love UW Bothell?

Kick off UW Bothell's 30th anniversary at W-Day! All are welcome at this free, family-friendly community event. 

Celebrate our UW Bothell community with students, faculty, staff and neighbors! Grab a free W cupcake and W Day shirt, throw your Dubs up in the photo booth, get your own caricature drawing, and hang with fellow Huskies.


W Day Street Fair

Friday, October 18

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NE 185th Street between Husky Hall and Husky Village


Live DJ



W cupcakes from

Trophy Cupcakes


While supplies last,


UW Bothell t-shirts


While supplies last,


from Uncle Peteza's and Dick's Drive-in


Photo Booth

sponsored by Campus Events Board

Caricature Drawings


Kids Zone

sponsored by HealthPoint

carnival games, popcorn, sidewalk chalk, 'W' tattoos

Vendor booths, interactive activities and giveaways from:

Sound Transit

See Kai Run

UW Bothell Sustainability

POP Apartment Homes

Lime-S Electric Scooters

KIND Snacks


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UW Bothell tailgating at Husky Stadium

Join UW Bothell alumni and friends in the E1 lot for a tailgate before the Husky Homecoming game against Oregon! Ticket price includes drink tickets, BBQ, sides, snacks, Husky swag, face painting, games, and more. 

We go big for this tailgate, so come hungry. We'll have 2 RVs and will be streaming the game on a big screen t.v. Two lucky tailgaters will win tickets to the game!!

ACTUAL TIME IS TBA. Event will begin 4 hours before kick-off.

Contact Tiffany Kirk with questions at tdk6@uw.edu.

About W Day: The UW was founded on Nov. 4, 1861. In 2011, W Day was established to commemorate the University’s 150th anniversary. Now, the W Day tradition lives on as a campus and community-wide celebration of the UW’s birthday, coinciding with Homecoming.

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