Venetian Night was an early University of Wisconsin-Madison campus traditions held from 1911-1930. Taking place in late May, the event commonly included both parades and décor contests of illuminated and decorated water floats with music performances and a fireworks display at the close.
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For more information about all of UW-Madison’s past and present traditions and celebrations, contact the University Archives at firstname.lastname@example.org. On, Wisconsin!
Created by UW-Madison History student, Emily Eubanks for the UW-Madison Archives.