Daily Schedules

Thursday, August 3

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!

Friday, August 4

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!

Saturday, August 5

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).

Sunday, August 6

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

Monday, August 7

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).

Tuesday, August 8

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.

Wednesday, August 9

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.

Thursday, August 10

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!

Friday, August 11

We’re proud to be back for our 18th 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.

Saturday, August 12

Pick ‘n Save, the Wisconsin Proud grocer, along with help from some friends, presents a day of family-friendly fun and activities. Stop by Central Park and see why this company is proud to call Wisconsin home. Pick ‘n Save, Where Wisconsin Saves on Groceries.

Sunday, August 13

Don’t miss a special military program at the Bank Mutual Amphitheater at 11 am. Activities will take place all day in Central Park, and the annual Veterans and Military Recognition Day Parade will kick off at 2 pm. Veterans, military personnel and up to three (3) family members will receive FREE admission to the Fair with proper ID until 4 pm.

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