Parties On The Grand Plaza and The Edgewater’s “Wisconsin Alumni Package”

Make It Front & Center For Football  Season

Madison, WI – – August 29, 2017 – – The Edgewater Hotel is Madison’s place for game day this season as it unveils parties and special guestroom packages that are sure to score a touchdown with football fans.

Located just minutes from The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Camp Randall Stadium, The Edgewater’s Grand Plaza offers Badger enthusiasts a lively outdoor setting on the shores of Lake Mendota for Game Day  parties.

The Edgewater’s third annual season of game day celebrations offer locals and Madison visitors the opportunity to enjoy brunch, parking and shuttle rides, favorite tailgate fare, cold brews and music.

New this year is live, onsite pre-game broadcasts from ESPN Wisconsin Game Day in Augie’s Tavern. The Game Day series kicks off Friday, September 1, with Madison favorite The Jimmys.

In addition, The Edgewater offers a parking/shuttle package (either individual games or a season pass) that includes parking for the day, a shuttle to and from Camp Randall, and a complimentary beer or bloody Mary for the shuttle ride. The round-trip shuttle begins running two hours before kickoff and departs approximately every 20 minutes. Return shuttles continue for two hours after the game concludes.

For 11am and 2:30pm games, the resort offers a pre-game brunch at The Statehouse, pre-game tailgate in Augie’s Tavern with ESPN Wisconsin Game Day and music post-game on The Grand Plaza. For evening games (typically 7 pm), the resort offers a pre-game celebration including brunch and tailgate with music, food and drink all on The Grand Plaza. All game day events are free and open to the public, with food and beverage available for purchase.

UW-Madison fans and alumni who make their weekend base at The Edgewater can enjoy a special Wisconsin Alumni Package that includes a 15% savings on the hotel’s best available rate.

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About The Edgewater

The Edgewater, an urban resort, offers visitors the ultimate Madison experience along the shores of Lake Mendota. The hotel first opened its doors in 1948 and quickly became recognized as a prominent part of the community and culture. The Edgewater has a rich history and throughout the years has hosted an array of celebrities, including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Bob Hope and the Dalai Lama, among many others. Privately owned and operated by a team that lives in – and loves – their city, the hotel reopened after a $100 million renovation in the fall of 2014. No effort was spared to showcase the property’s breathtaking views, offer unique amenities and focus on creating Madison’s place, a community-focused hub of activity that is free and open to the public year-round. The Edgewater is a member of Historic Hotels of America. To learn more, visit

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