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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Nations Cup Week Festivities

Festival Foods has partnered with Sheboygan Tourism and Sail Sheboygan to support the upcoming ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final and the festivities surrounding the event. 
The ISAF Nations Cup event is the culmination of eight regional finals held across the globe, from which the top teams qualify to compete in the Grand Final held this year in Sheboygan, Wisconsin from September 13 to 18. 
Throughout the week Festival Foods will present Nations Cup Week Celebrations along the Sheboygan shores to introduce the local and regional public to this event and the world of international Match Race Sailing.
“The Nations Cup Grand Final has not been held in the United States since 1995, and never in the Midwest,” said George Twohig, Communications Director for Sheboygan Tourism. 
The week includes a wide variety of on-shore entertainment:
Opening Ceremonies on Tuesday, September 13, featuring the U.S. Navy Band and Color Guard. 
Sheboygan BIG Brat Fry sponsored by Johnsonville and Festival Foods on Wednesday, September 14, featuring meet-and-greet opportunities with the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final Athletes, as well as live entertainment.
The Harbor Centre “Taste Sheboygan on 8th Street will be Thursday, September 15, featuring 20 local restaurants, including offerings from Festival Foods, and three stages of live entertainment with Daryl Stuermer of Genesis headlining the main stage.
The Festival Foods Nations Cup Extravaganza, on Saturday and Sunday September 17 and 18, features Tall Ship Cruises and power boat tours, Carnival rides, petting zoo, kayak and dog agility demonstrations and many other entertainment opportunities, including live performance by Locksley and the Festival Foods Fireworks Display launched on Sheboygan’s South Pier at 8 o’clock Saturday night.
For more information on Sheboygan look in on www.visitsheboygan.com/ 
For more information about top events in Wisconsin take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Wisconsin