Fond du Lac's annual Sturgeon Spectacular receives grant
FOND DU LAC - A $39,500 Joint Effort Marketing grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism will be going towards attracting new attendees and generating overnight stays for the fourth annual Sturgeon Spectacular.
Sturgeon Spectacular will feature indoor and outdoor events including ice skating, a winter softball classic, outdoor hockey tournaments, fat tire bike races, curling, a snow play area for kids, the Wisconsin State Snow Sculpting Championship and live entertainment. The festival runs Feb. 8 to 10 at Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park, located at 555 N. Park Ave.
“We are thrilled to support an event that highlights year-round fun on Wisconsin’s largest inland lake,” said Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett. “Sturgeon Spectacular is a great way to learn more about Fond du Lac and its surrounding communities, while also creating a positive economic impact.”
The 2019 World Ice and Snow Sailing Association Championships will run in conjunction with this year’s Sturgeon Spectacular.
“Over the last eight years our region has worked closely with this state’s awesome Department of Tourism in a variety of ways. This current round of JEM Grant funding will significantly amplify our marketing efforts as we push out the exciting news about Fond du Lac’s winter festival,” said Craig Molitor, president and CEO of Destination Lake Winnebago Region.
For more information, go to travelwisconsin.com.