THURSDAY, AUGUST 10 AT 7:30 PM - Rock legends will come together for one night to Rock the Mile on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The star-studded lineup features headliner Lou Gramm, original lead singer of Foreigner, Steve Augeri former lead vocalist of Journey, Bobby Kimball original lead singer of Toto, Fee Waybill of The Tubes and John Payne former lead singer of Asia. Tickets are on sale now.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 AT 8 PM - Soulful songstress Patti LaBelle brings her R&B, gospel and jazz to State Fair, along with special guest En Vogue. LaBelle first found mainstream success in the 1970s with the iconic disco song “Lady Marmalade” and her signature anthem “You Are My Friend.” LaBelle has sold more than 50 million records. Tickets are on sale now.
The State Fair Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino features a diverse lineup of live entertainment, including nationally-touring headliners each night of the Fair. The lineup offers everything from country to hip-hop, contemporary Christian to classic rock and more!
Get into the Fair for just $2 before 4 pm when you donate at least two (2) healthy nonperishable food items or make a cash donation outside any Fair admission entrance. Stop by Central Park to get your picture taken on the official Wells Fargo stagecoach and learn about the Hunger Task Force Farm!
Visit Central Park to discover the latest creations from Jelly Belly®. Stop by the Mixed Emotions booth to Feel the Flavor™. You can try five favorite flavors of jelly beans each paired with an emotion, and imprinted with an emoji face. Enjoy them individually or combine them to create your own delicious mix of emotions! Join us on stage to see Artist in Residence Kristen Cumings create a work of Jelly Belly Bean Art. Spin the Beanboozled® Wheel and you may get to try our newest flavor – so weird and wild, we’re keeping it a secret!
Sentry Foods will be holding a Sample-Fest in Central Park offering a wide variety of FREE product samples including some of the “Best Meat in Town.” A cooking demo along with a variety of children’s contests and activities will also be held throughout the day. (Free samples start at 10 am - while supplies last).
At UW-Milwaukee Day, we’re celebrating superheroes because they’re everywhere at UWM. We’ve got researchers making discoveries that save and improve lives, student entrepreneurs and inventors channeling their inner Bruce Wayne, and faculty helping students sharpen their superpowers and conquer their kryptonite. We can help unleash your superpowers, too, so join us for fun, food, games, giveaways, live performances, our “Roar Like a Panther” contest for kids, and a free UWM cape to the first 1000 fairgoers to complete our superhero scavenger hunt. Discover your super power at UW-Milwaukee Day. UWM.EDU
Families save big during Kohl’s Family Value Day, Monday, August 7 at Wisconsin State Fair. ALL fairgoers will be eligible for discounted Fair admission from 8 am until 6 pm thanks to a partnership with Kohl’s. Adults will receive $5 admission (a $7 savings) and youth 11 and under will receive FREE admission (a $7 savings).
Come hungry and sample a variety of Fair foods available at more than 50 food vendors who offer smaller sizes of your favorite items at reduced prices! Pick up a Crazy Grazin’ brochure at any Fair Information Center presented by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and look for posters displayed at participating vendors.
Meijer, a family-owned retailer, opened its first Wisconsin supercenters in 2015, and is excited to open three more one-stop shopping locations in Greenfield, Howard and West Bend this summer. Join Meijer in Central Park for FREE product samples, children’s activities, fun contests and giveaways. Save $4 on ONE adult gate admission ticket before 6 pm on Wednesday, August 9 when you spend $30 or more at Wisconsin Meijer stores between July 1 - August 9, 2017.