Wausau Events to hold annual 'Winter Fest'

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- The annual Winter Fest event will be held once again this year on the 400 Block.

"Winter Fest is a celebration of all the fun things of Winter! It happens throughout downtown Wausau with many activities occurring throughout the event," explained interim Executive Director with Wausau Events, Lindsey Lewitzke.

This year features the giant slide on the 400 Block, the dog sled pull, crafts, fat tire bikes, the Mac N Cheese Tasting, and so much more.

"This tasting features local restaurants’ take on Mac N Cheese! For $5, you can sample each restaurant’s dish and vote for your favorite," Lewitzke said.

Participating restaurants include City Grill, Milwaukee Burger Company, Noodles, Sixth Street Filling Station and Hiawatha.

Winter Fest is Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. throughout downtown Wausau. All activities are free except for the Mac N Cheese Tasting which is $5 per card.