Get ready for a wild time as we celebrate the UW-Waukesha Cougars and the UW-Washington County Wildcats joining the UWM Panthers family. No, we're not kitten you! With recent University of Wisconsin System restructuring, UWM is the place where all the cool cats go and things couldn't be more purrfect as the Waukesha and Washington County campuses connect to UWM. Join our celebration in the Central Park where we'll have fun, food, games, giveaways, live performances, our "Roar Like a Panther" contest for kids, and free cool cat sunglasses and cooling towels to the first 1000 fairgoers to complete our scavenger hunt. We've got a feline you'll furever be kicking yourself if you miss this, so leave your catitude behind because UW-Milwaukee Day is going to be pawsome. United We Roar! UWM.EDU
The Wisconsin State Fair and the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation will continue their partnership with Kohl’s Cares. The partnership features the annual Kohl’s Family Value Day on Monday, Aug. 6, which provides discounted admission to all fairgoers, the Kohl’s Activity Zone and “Fair Day” at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Prairie Farms Dairy invites you and your family to Central Park on Thursday, August 10 from 9 am – 4 pm for award-winning dairy samples, fun family activities and great raffle prizes!
We’re proud to be back for our 19th year! Join us in Central Park and taste our signature Sweet Applewood Smoked bacon, ham and delicious appetizers. We’re hosting cooking demonstrations and competitions too! Don’t forget to spin our Prize Wheel where everyone is a winner. Enjoy the harmony of Patrick Cudahy’s Barber Shop Quartet, take an “Official Bacon of the Green Bay Packers” Fan Photo, play games and savor Wisconsin’s favorite bacon! Patrick Cudahy. Since 1888. Better Then. Better Now.
Pick ‘n Save, with help from some friends, will be hosting family friendly activities in the Central Park throughout the day. With close to 100 locations throughout the state of Wisconsin, Pick ‘n Save offers customers fresh products, restaurant quality prepared foods, meal ideas and food and beverage pairings at everyday low prices. Stop by to see why Pick ‘n Save is where Wisconsin Saves on Groceries.
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 for only 50 cents, 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.