Check out this Fair tradition that kicks off at 3pm daily (2pm on the final Sunday, as part of Miller High Life Veterans and Military Recognition Day). See the Fairest of the Fairs, your favorite street entertainers, mascots, tractors, marching bands and much more! For parade route, please visit any Fair Information Center.
Come sit for a spell on Wisconsin Way! The tents on the north side of the Wisconsin Products Pavilion provide ample shade to enjoy delicious pork or beef sandwiches. View a collection of Case IH tractors as you relax and recharge for the rest of your Fair adventure.
Cultivating 125 Years of Fair History - Explore the rich history that stemmed from Steven’s Farm in 1892 and blossomed into the State Fair Park you know and love today. Rooted in agriculture, this year’s exhibit cultivates knowledge of your beloved State Fair. The History Exhibit’s new home can be found in the south building of Exploratory Park. Don’t forget to complete your quiz to prove you are a History Expert and receive a prize!
Don't miss this bird's-eye view of all the fun down below! One-way tickets are $4.50, and round-trip is $7. Tickets are available at each end of the SkyGlider near the Exposition Center and on North Grandstand Avenue.
Visit the U.S. Cellular® Middle of Anywhere Tour and see firsthand how U.S. Cellular has you covered in the Middle of Anywhere. Stop by to check out U.S. Cellular’s latest products and services, charge-up your phone and participate in fun activities to win great prizes! Located at the U.S. Cellular Terrace in front of the Expo Center.
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, 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.
The dog days of summer are coming to the Fair! The K-9 Sports Arena, located in the Big Backyard, features shows and demonstrations hourly on the half-hour on weekdays with additional shows on weekends. See dog dock diving, frisbee, agility courses, Police K-9 units and much more!
Cultivate happiness and joy in Grand Champion Hall (formerly the Horticulture, Craft and Culinary Pavilion), home to award-winning flowers, vegetables, photographs, pies, cakes, crafts and quilts. Happiness and joy are all around, from the exhibits on display to the culinary judging on Friday, August 4 and Sunday, August 6. Nurture your love of all things green and growing, from the precise bonsai to the gigantic dahlias, and the stately glads to the happy-go-lucky vegetable and herb show. You’re sure to leave with a smile!
This Fair tradition is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017! Hop on a burlap sack and take a magic carpet ride. Trips down the 200 ft. slide are only $2.50 each.