Community rallies together for ‘Celebrate Onalaska’

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) — Plenty showed up for a market in the park in Onalaska Saturday for the “Celebrate Onalaska” festivities.

There were about 45 vendors selling all sorts of items, from food, to plants, to clothing.

“It’s important just to get the community together. A celebration, a hometown festival. It makes for a really nice hometown feel to just to get the community together and have some fun,” Justin Swartling, the Onalaska Omni Center manager, said.

Even more fun was had in the afternoon at the Omni Center with family-friendly events, live music and food.

The celebration ended with fireworks at 10 p.m. Saturday.

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