The Junior Amateur Talent Competition will take place at the Wisconsin State Fair on Sunday, August 12 at the Associated Bank Amphitheater.
The Wisconsin State Fairtastic Poster Art Competition is a way to celebrate and engage local and statewide artisan talent. This year's winning piece was created by Laura Jackson and can be purchased during the Fair at all Official FairWear locations.
The Youth Expo Hall, located on Fifth Street and Grandstand Avenue, showcases Wisconsin youth through music and drama performances, demonstrations, style revues, activity stations, project exhibits and organizational displays. The stage will feature special performances by 4-H Drama Company and the State FFA Honors Band & Chorus.
The Fair’s largest free stage has a new title sponsor and a can’t miss lineup! 2018 headliners will include Here Come the Mummies, Abby Jeanne and Tigernite, Hanson and more! It will also feature a full lineup of family-friendly entertainment including the Wisconsin State Fair Junior Amateur Talent Competition presented by JACK’S® Pizza, Duelly Noted dueling pianos and the new Wisconsin State Fair World Cheese Curd Eating Championship.
Looking for fun, family-friendly entertainment during your visit to the Fair? Check out one of our FREE entertainment stages, which feature comedians, jugglers and more!
There are more than 30 FREE stages of entertainment at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring your favorite regional and local bands, as well as family-friendly entertainment, all 11 days of the Fair.
One lucky Fairgoer will have the opportunity to be part of the 2017 Sporkies food competition judging panel! Enter online via social media for your chance to taste-test the eight food finalists and help determine who will win the coveted Golden Spork Award!
The iconic Original Cream Puff, sold at the Fair since 1924, is the most popular food item among Fairgoers – an average of 350,000 are consumed each year! The delicious cream-filled pastries can be enjoyed individually or in three- or six-packs. The Wisconsin Bakers Association operates the Cream Puff Bakery in the Original Cream Puff Pavilion, two additional conveniently located vending locations in the Fair Park.
Youth can earn a coupon for one FREE youth admission ticket upon completion of the Summer Reading Program at any Milwaukee County Library. Teens can also earn FREE Fair Admission for reading this summer. Please contact your local library for details, or visit mpl.org. Coupons and tickets expire August 12, 2018.
Buy (1) 24-pack or (2) 12-pack bottles of Leinenkugel’s Craft Beer and receive a FREE State Fair ticket. *At participating locations. Must be 21 years or older to purchase. While supplies last. Offer valid July 2–August 12.