Sunburst chairs return to Memorial Union Terrace April 18

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- UW-Madison's iconic sunburst chairs will be returning to the Memorial Union Terrace on Thursday.

People can help return the chairs to the Terrace at the North Park Street entrance to the Terrace at 3 p.m. April 18.

Chairs will be available on a first come, first served basis to those seeking to enjoy the first day of Terrace season. Each person in line will pick up a chair or two to take onto the Terrace, where tables have already been placed.

“The Terrace is a major part of Madison summer, and we want to include community members, because they have an important role in making the Terrace so wonderful,” said Brennan Bahr, UW-Madison junior and Union Vice President of External Relations. “It’s because of the community’s support that we’ve been able to hold Terrace season for more than 90 years.”

The first 200 guests who arrive will receive brand new Terrace swag. Free popcorn and ice cream will also be available on a first come, first served basis.

On Thursday, DJ Ian Carroll will performing. Bucky will also be on hand to help ring in the start of Terrace season.

On Terrace opening day, Memorial Union’s year-round dining options will be available to members and guests. Four seasonal dining options will open in Summer.

To learn more about Terrace season, click here