Snowball Fights Are Illegal In Wausau, Wisconsin, So You'd Better Think Twice Before Hurling Some Snow
By Daniella DiRienzo|Published January 05, 2020
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Kids (and kids at heart) love a good snowball fight. None of us think twice before hurling a ball of fluffy white snow. However, if you live in Wausau, you should. According to a decades-old ban, throwing snowballs is actually illegal in the town. Luckily, Wausau officials are considering wiping the outdated law from the books. Take a look:
And to prove that Wausau loves a good snowball fight just as much as the rest of us, the city recently released a video of the Wausau police and mayor poking fun at the ordinance and even tossing a few snowballs themselves. Check it out:
So, did you know about Wausau’s decades-old ban on snowballs? Tell us in the comments section.
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