Entries by DiscoverWI

8 of the Best Bloody Marys in Wisconsin

The Bloody Mary is one of the few cocktails that one can drink before noon without getting some serious side-eye, and that alone makes it a crowd favorite. But, to top it off, no one does the Bloody Mary quite like Wisconsin. Topped with everything from cheese curds and sausage sticks to bacon and sliders, […]

8 Can’t-Miss Summer Fairs in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s fairs celebrate and appreciate all things local – from locally-sourced food and beverage, to 4-H competitions, to art shows, to musical performances. We’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin™ to highlight the Wisconsin Association of Fairs and our great state’s iconic summer fairs. Pencil these local celebrations into your summer calendar:     […]

6 Things to Love About Wisconsin’s Ashley for the Arts Event

What do you get when you combine entertainment, art, family fun, and one of Wisconsin’s largest charity events? Ashley for the Arts. In 2017 alone, this Arcadia, Wis. event raised nearly half a million dollars for more than 40 non-profit organizations, and attendees took with them wonderful memories to last them a lifetime (or at […]

9 Things to Do at DeerFest

When it comes to deer hunting, Wisconsin knows its stuff. If you own more camo and blaze orange than anything else, or if you block off opening weekend from all other activities, you may be a deer hunter. For all things deer hunting, check out DeerFest in West Bend, happening August 3-5, 2018. Here are […]

Get to Know Wisconsin’s Dairy Farms

June is National Dairy Month, and though most of us here in Wisconsin take in dairy on a daily basis (cheese, we love you), do we stop and think about the local dairy farmers that put countless hours of hard work into these beloved products? To celebrate America’s Dairyland, we’re teaming up with Something Special […]

12 Wisconsin Cities with the Best Fourth of July Celebrations

From fireworks and sparklers to parades and popsicles, there is so much fun to be had on the Fourth of July. While patriotic celebrations can be found all across Wisconsin, a few cities do Independence Day particularly big. Here are a few of our favorite Fourth of July festivities: La Pointe, Madeline Island This Independence […]

How the Wisconsin Beverage Association is Working to Support Healthier Communities

Did you know that the beverage industry has a long history of supporting healthier and active communities? From providing Wisconsinites with more zero- and reduced-sugar beverage options, to contributing to environmental and charitable causes in communities across the state, the Wisconsin Beverage Association has very much been a concerted effort toward improving the state’s overall […]

Delicious Recipes Featuring Wisconsin Produce

When you grow up in the Midwest, there are always certain things that we look forward to, and the arrival of fresh produce is definitely one. For us here in Wisconsin, we have the privilege of having delicious, locally-grown food to enjoy throughout the warmer months, like sweet, ripe strawberries and hearty potatoes. With the […]

10 Things to Do at the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival

The cultivation of ginseng in Marathon County began in the late 1800s, but has been used by eastern cultures for healing purposes for thousands of years. Marathon County is the nation’s ginseng capital and exports 95% of the ginseng nationwide, due to its unique rolling hills, virgin soil and cool summers. This is all worth […]