Wisconsin is known to be the state that produces 95 percent of the annual domestic production for ginseng, thus it is called the official state herb.
On September 14-16, the second annual celebration of the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival will be held in the 400 block in Wausau. This kind of festival is actually a culinary and agricultural festival that gives attention to agriculture and celebration of the ginseng industry that had such a great impact on the Wisconsin economy.
Such festival features many exciting activities such as having historical tours to learn about ginseng farming and getting more info about ginseng history lesson in Marathon County Historical Society, Poster Art Contest and Exhibit.
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. What makes the festival more exciting and fun is the performances that feature everything from acoustic to lively cover bands to Native American dancers, and the crowning its queen during it opening ceremony, where 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. This company, the HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc., is the leading provider of high-quality ginseng products for the state of Wisconsin and the entire country since 1974.
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.
This tour mentioned will showcase a full of a wide array of exciting activities that feature farming, culinary, cultural and historical aspects behind this industry of ginseng.
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.
Discover more what Wisconsin has to offer and be involved in the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival here, with your family and friends for a wonderful and fun experience.