The Hmong American Center, Inc. presents the 5th annual Hmong Wausau Festival
For the Wausau Times
Wausau, WI – The Hmong American Center, Inc. presents the 5th Annual Hmong Wausau Festival at the People’s Sports Complex, 602 E. Kent Street, Wausau, WI 54403, on July 30 and 31, 2022.
The Hmong American Center, Inc. is proud to host the Hmong Wausau Festival for the 5th year. The Hmong Wausau Festival will consist of singing and dancing competitions, sports tournaments, food and merchandise vendors, fireworks, and other cultural and arts entertainment throughout the two-day weekend.
Gates Open to Public: 7:00 AM on Saturday, July 30, 2022
7:00 AM on Sunday, July 31, 2022
Grand Parade and Opening Ceremony: 9:00 AM on Saturday July 30, 2022
9:00 PM on Saturday July 30, 2022
Event tickets can only be purchased on the day of the festival at the festival grounds.
Parking and Bus Shuttle Pick up will be at the following locations:
Airport Park, 155 Lakeview Drive, Wausau
John Marshall Elementary School, 1918 Lamont St, Wausau
Northcentral Health Care , 1100 Lake View Dr, Wausau
“The Hmong Wausau Festival continues to be the largest Southeast Asian Festival in Central WI and one of the fastest growing Southeast Asian Festival in the United States,” said Yee Leng Xiong, Event Chair for the Hmong Wausau Festival and the Executive Director of the Hmong American Center, Inc. “The Hmong Wausau Festival continues to bring in thousands of attendees from all across the Midwest and the United States to Central WI. We are proud to host the 5th annual Hmong Wausau Festival at the People’s Sports Complex again this year. We thank our wonderful event partners, sponsors, staff, and event volunteers for their continuous support and for making this event possible.”
The Hmong American Center (HAC), formerly known as the Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association, was organized as a non-profit 501 (c) (3), tax-exempt organization in 1984 to assist in community integration as well as economic and social advancement of Southeast Asian refugees (primarily Hmong) in the Wausau-Marathon County area. Today, the Hmong American Center, Inc. serves the counties of Marathon, Lincoln, Langlade, Shawano, Taylor, Clark, and Wood County, where more than 9,000 Southeast Asian residents call these counties their home. The Hmong American Center, Inc.’s mission is a community that engages in economic, social, and multi-cultural development, serving as an educational and resource center for its members and surrounding communities through leadership, cooperation, and collaboration.
To schedule an interview or inquire for more information, please contact Yee Leng Xiong at 715-348-6214 or [email protected]