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.
Registration is open for Wisconsin State Fair Day Camp 2017! Fair Day Camp is a fantastic experience for students to visit the State Fair and learn about what makes the Wisconsin State Fair unique.
Pick up a glass of ice cold milk, available in a variety of your favorite flavors, on South Grandstand Avenue near the Exposition Center.
Sea Lion Splash, presented by Empower Credit Union, located on South Grandstand Avenue, will have crowds cheering and laughing once again, while also teaching valuable lessons about marine wildlife and conservation. The sea lions will amaze as they balance balls, shoot hoops and even perform handstands! This is the only traveling sea lion show in the U.S. and each 30-minute show will educate the audience while also bringing out the natural comedic nature of these amazing animals.
Forgot your sunscreen? You can still enjoy the sunshine safely. Look for one of three FREE sunflower sunscreen stations conveniently located throughout the Fair Park (in SpinCity, near the Guest Services Pavilion and in front of We Energies Energy Park). Sunflowers will be stocked with SPF 30, suitable for fairgoers ages one year and older.
Watch artists cultivate their Happiness & Joy on Monday and Tuesday as they create Fair-inspired art. Be sure to stop by the Exposition Center Lobby to see the finished products and support talented local artists by purchasing a Fair masterpiece or tiny treasure sure to nourish your art appetite.
Fun, safety, food, gardens, birds and more! Visit We Energies Energy Park to learn about electric and gas safety with our interactive games and exhibits. Get an identification wristband to keep your child safe at the fair. You can enjoy cooking and gardening presentations, see birds of prey up close and participate in a game show or solar car race. Energy Park is on the west side of the fair on Wetley Way at Center Street.
This year’s exhibit features over 360 youth paintings, sculptures and drawings. You’ll be whisked away with the creative talents of today’s youth grades 6 - 12. Check out this display of creativity located in the lobby of the Exposition Center. Kids of all ages can create a free art pieces in the Make It, Take It Art Project Area.
Take your family on an adventure through Exploratory Park! This oasis on the south side of the Fair Park features hands on stations for kids of all ages. UW-Extension will offer activities to spark creativity, learn about state parks, forests and natural areas from the DNR and visit the State Fair History Exhibit.
Cultivating happiness & joy is just one garden away on this year’s annual garden walk. Harvest planting tricks and tips are available at every flower inspiration station. Nurture your green side with over-the-top Fair floral arrangements and laughter along the way. Plus, win a prize after completing the garden walk.