The Big Game Bonfire

The Big Game Bonfire -- A Stanford Tradition

The Big Game Bonfire has a colorful tradition on campus. It started in 1898 and has occurred almost every year since. Like all Big Game traditions, the Bonfire offers one more chance for Berkeley raiders to show their spirit by attempting to sabotage the fire. One year, they even attempted an aerial incendiary attack!

Here are the details and accounts of the Bonfire Tradition: