8 Wisconsin-Made Fourth of July Favorites

Discover Wisconsin

June 28, 2019

Independence Day is right around the corner! Keep the holiday celebration going well into the weekend with friends, family, and these 4th of July favorites from the local artisans and makers at Something Special from Wisconsin. Whether you’re grilling, sipping, or getting away, we’ve got inspiration for any type of celebration.

  1. Nueske’s Meats Smoked Meat Lover Box from Wisconsin Made

This delicious meat lover’s box is the perfect addition to any holiday weekend spread. With pork chops, bacon, summer sausage, wieners, and more it has something for everyone to enjoy at a BBQ or cookout. Enjoy on the grill, with cheese, crackers, honey mustard or just eat it plain!

  1. Book a B&B with the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association

Want to just get away this long holiday weekend? Check out the beautiful B&Bs featured by the Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast Association. With family-friendly options, inns on the water, and B&Bs along your favorite craft beverage trail, there’s the perfect place for every kind of weekend getaway.

  1. Cheese from Kraemer Wisconsin Cheese

Nothing screams Wisconsin quite like a fully decked out cheese platter. Curds, spreads, cubes – Kraemer Wisconsin Cheese has it all. Plus, they’ve spent 90 years producing some of Wisconsin’s finest cheese, so you know it’s good.

  1. Whiskey from Door Peninsula Winery

As Wisconsin’s signature drink, we can only assume that if you are of age you’ll be enjoying an Old Fashioned at some point this 4th of July weekend. If brandy isn’t your think, go for a Whiskey that’s made right here in the state like Door Peninsula Winery’s Bourbon Whiskey.

  1. Get outside and visit Boerner Botanical Gardens

Looking for a fantastic day trip to take this holiday weekend? Head to Milwaukee County to take in the beautiful Boerner Botanical Gardens. Take a stroll through the 12 formal gardens, explore the thousands of plants, and enjoy lunch at the cafe. The gardens are the perfect excuse to enjoy the outdoors this weekend.

  1. Pickles and more from Let’s Get Pickled

Doesn’t matter if you’re eating a hot dog, brat, hamburger, or veggie burger, sometimes ketchup and mustard just aren’t enough! No holiday cookout is complete without everyone’s favorite grilling companion, pickles. Let’s Get Pickled pickles everything you’ve ever dreamed of, and will take your cookout to the next level.

  1. Sweet Corn from Aslum Sweet Corn

This 4th of July favorite is as sweet as can be and is picked fresh DAILY. Since 1976 this family farm has been producing top of the line produce and it is just what you need to round out your holiday weekend.

  1. Bakery Items from Sweet Something’s Pastries/Cafe

Looking for an easy and delicious holiday breakfast? Check out the mouth-watering sweets from Sweet Something’s! It may not be homemade by you but it was homemade by someone.

Something Special from Wisconsin™ is a trademarked program administered by the Division of Agricultural Development at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection since 1983. Every dollar spent on Something Special from Wisconsin™ products and services supports local farmers,food processors, entrepreneurs, our communities and livelihood, as well as the Wisconsin way of life. Something Special from Wisconsin™ products are unique and of the highest quality, making them perfect for gift-giving, special occasions and every day!

Ellen Fallon is the Marketing Coordinator for Discover Wisconsin. Growing up in Madison she has enjoyed spending her weekends exploring the state and finding new and exciting destinations to travel to with her friends and family. You can watch Discover Wisconsin online at discoverwisconsin.com.

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