Special events

W Day

Together UW

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


W cupcakes from
Trophy Cupcakes

While supplies last,
FREE UW Bothell t-shirts

While supplies last, FREE FOOD
from Uncle Peteza's and
Dick's Drive-in


Photo Booth

(sponsored by Campus Events Board)

Caricature Drawings

Kids Zone

(sponsored by HealthPoint)

popcorn, sidewalk chalk, 'W' tattoos

Vendor booths, interactive activities and giveaways from:

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.