What To Expect In This Year’s International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival
Wisconsin is home to a wide array of ginseng farmers being responsible for the growth of 95 percent of the annual domestic production and that contributes to it being the official state herb of Wisconsin.
International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival event is the second celebration this year, having launched in 2017, and will now be celebrated in September 14-16 this year at the 400 block in Wausau . It is a newly celebrated festival that is concentrated on the agriculture and celebration of the ginseng industry which has had such a great effect on the Wisconsin economy, therefore, it is in actual a culinary and agricultural festival.
There will be several activities that will be presented in this year’s International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival that will include historical tours to know ginseng farming and be learning about ginseng history lesson in Marathon County Historical Society, and you can as well witness Poster Art Contest and Exhibits.
Part of the activities also includes food booths with unique, ginseng-infused foods that the festival has to offer and quench your thirst with unique beverages, such as Ginseng-infused wine, beer, soda and coffee, a 5K run, cooking demonstrations, and Granite Peak Chair Lift Rides to take in the incredible view of Wausau from Rib Mountain. The festival will also be crowning its queen during it opening ceremony that makes it more exciting and interesting and also, enjoys of the festival’s performances, featuring everything from acoustic to lively cover bands to Native American dancers, all presenting a high-energy, fun atmosphere.
The three-day celebration festival is spearheaded by HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, taking the lead work of this year’s activity and fun for the event. HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc is the is considered to be the leading provider of high-quality ginseng products for the state of Wisconsin and the entire country since 1974 that makes them very well known.
They offer both the three and one day tours for the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival for those who are interested to take part in this activity and you can choose which will fit your time.
It is said that the tour will be full of a wide array of exciting activities that feature farming, culinary, cultural and historical aspects behind this industry of ginseng that can prove to be informative and full of fun.
You can visit the company website, and get details from their page about the tour that they offer and all the activities for the festival and see which can fit your visit schedule and that can be good for you too to enjoy.