April 22, 2024
Tall Ships

STT Update: August fires up with State Fair, Brat Days, Lumberjacks, Mile of Music, and much more!

Welcome to August! We’re heading into a busy weekend and there’s so much going on around Wisconsin… it’s a great time to road trip around the state and just Pick Some Roads and GO!!

Tall Ships hit Kenosha

First of all, after a fun weekend in Green Bay the Tall Ships Challenge hit Sturgeon Bay Monday, and today these magnificent sailing vessels head to a rendez-vous with Kenosha that will run through the weekend.

Tall Ships in Sturgeon Bay
The Tall Ships Challenge made its way into Sturgeon Bay on a gorgeous Monday night, July 29, 2019. These magnificent sailing vessels will head to Algoma and other ports as they make their way to Kenosha for the next big show on Thursday, August 1st.
Wisconsin State Fair 2019

State Fair kicks off today!

We’ve arrived at the Opening Day of the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair! With all the animals and traditional fun of pig races, the bumpy slide, and cream puffs, the vendors at State Fair are offering over 65 new food options to try – and not all of them are deep fried! Bug tacos are one example; an Apple Crunch Cheesecake Quesadilla is another. And yes, that’s just the start. Main Stage headliners range from REO Speedwagon and Rick Springfield to Jeff Dunham, Kidz Bop, Old Dominion, Melissa Etheridge, and more. You can find out more about this year’s State Fair in the latest State Trunk Tour Podcast here:

Wisconsin State Fair Milk House
The Milk House returns to Wisconsin State Fair, sponsored by the Milwaukee Bucks. A variety of flavors this year, and the milks are still just 50 cents.

Hayward’s got the Lumberjacks

It’s time to climb, chop, saw, and roll with the World Lumberjack Championships in Hayward, which kicks off today and runs through Saturday with all the lumberjack and lumberjill action that makes this event a popular draw from all over the continent!

Lumberjack World Championships, Hayward
Lumberjacks and Lumberjills descend on Hayward for the World Lumberjack Championships. U.S. 63 and Highways 27 and 77 will bring you to the action!

Brat Days kicks off a delicious weekend in Sheboygan

Sheboygan is the Bratwurst Capital, and tomorrow Brat Days kicks off with great activities, fun musical lineups, and of course all kinds of ways to enjoy Wisconsin’s favorite sausages!

You can also check out DeerFest in West Bend, and county fairs including Ozaukee County, Door County, and more. Additional updates shortly!

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