PEWAUKEE - After reviewing financial
records of their planned Celtic Fest event, Positively
Pewaukee officials determined it was not financially
feasible to move forward, Special Events Director Kim
Korber said in an email Tuesday.
The organization, which also puts on
Waterfront Wednesdays and Taste of Lake Country along
Pewaukee’s lakefront, announced Monday it would be
canceling Celtic Fest, which had been planned for
Korber said the
event did not make any money in its first year, due to
rain and cold weather. While the second year was better,
the group had difficulty finding Irish restaurants
interested in participating.
She said while weather can always present
a challenge, there are no plans to alter Taste of Lake
Country or Waterfront Wednesdays. Korber added that
Positively Pewaukee is exploring holding a winter event
in 2015, but no decisions had been finalized.