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RACINE, WI — O&H Danish Bakery — home of their world-famous kringle — will host a 70th Anniversary Celebration and Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival will feature live music from Racine band Weird Science from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., free children’s activities like pumpkin tic tac toe, cornhole ring toss, cookie decorating and face painting, mascot meet and greets, photo opportunities, the chance to sample and purchase dozens of O&H treats, and more.


How to Go

Location: O&H Danish Bakery

Address: 5910 Washington Ave, Mt Pleasant, Wis., 53406

Date: Saturday, Oct. 19

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


To commemorate the anniversary, the bakery will unveil an extra-large Kringle in the shape of a 70. O&H will also be bringing back a favorite seasonal flavor, their popular Brandy Old Fashioned Kringle, for a special, one-day return. The “Number One Food Truck in the U.S.” Street-Za will serve up slices of its specialty pizza from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

O&H Danish Bakery was started by Christian Olesen, who emigrated from Denmark in 1924 and created the bakery 25 years later.


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