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Celebrate the City of Racine's 175th Birthday

posted on Monday, October 16, 2023.

The City of Racine is inviting all residents and visitors to the city to join in the festivities as we celebrate the city’s 175th birthday. This milestone event will feature a range of engaging activities, delicious local food, and a sweet surprise for everyone.

Event details:

Date:     Saturday, October 21, 2023
Time:     10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:    Festival Hall (5 5th St, Racine, WI)
Hashtag:    #Racine175

Activities and highlights include vendor tables and resources, “touch a truck,” food, and sweet treats.

This 175th birthday celebration follows the successful "Bounce Back" events held last year, which aimed to boost community spirits during challenging times. The 175th anniversary, also known as the demisemiseptcentennial, represents a significant milestone in the history of Racine, and this event serves as a testament to the resilience and unity of the community.

Media Opportunities:
Media representatives are encouraged to attend and cover this significant community celebration. Opportunities include interviews with event organizers, local business owners, and residents to highlight the importance of the 175th birthday celebration and the positive impact it has on the community.