Contact: Amy Hasenberg, (608) 266-2839

MADISON – First Lady Tonette Walker hosted florists from throughout Wisconsin to help decorate the Wisconsin Executive Residence for the 2018 Holiday Season.

“We truly appreciate the beautiful decorations created this year by talented artists from across the state,” said Mrs. Walker. “We hope families from every corner of Wisconsin visit the executive residence to enjoy these beautiful decorations at one of our holiday tours. This is a fun tradition we would like to share it with as many people as possible.”

Six florists from different areas of Wisconsin each decorated a different room at the residence. The 2018 florists are:

  • JJ’s Acres, Woodruff
  • Impressions by Esther Fleming, Milwaukee
  • Avalon Floral, Eau Claire
  • Buds ‘n Blooms Design Studio, De Pere
  • The Bruce Company, Middleton
  • Edgewater Greenhouse, Portage

Throughout the holiday season, the residence opens for public tours. Tour information is available below:

  • December 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • December 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • December 12th, 13th, 19th, and 20th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Visitors do not need to make a reservation, but tours are first come first serve. Groups larger than 20 should call (608) 246-5501 to make arrangements.

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