Hmong Wausau Festival (Partner Event)
July 29, 2023 - July 30, 2023
People's State Bank Sports Complex
602 E Kent St., Wausau, WI 54403
The Hmong Wausau Festival is the largest Hmong festival in central Wisconsin. The Festival is hosted by the Hmong American Center, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non profit and partnered with the Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitor Bureau.
The purpose of the festival is to shed light on the existing sports, music, and arts in the Hmong community. During the festival, there are a variety of competitions and tournaments such as flag football, volleyball, soccer, singing, dancing and even a Mr. Hmong Royalty Talent Pageant.
In addition, food and merchandise vendors from all across the country traveled to Wausau for the festival to sell their food and merchandise.
During our first year, the festival brought in about 8,000 attendees from all across the Midwest to central Wisconsin generating a $1.03 million economic impact on Central Wisconsin.
Wisconsin is home to 50,000 Hmong people. Over 7,000 calls Marathon County their home. The Hmong community makes up about 12% of the population in Wausau.
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