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All for One Swine Show

Join us for the All for One Swine Show at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair! Youth and teens with an intellectual disability will have the opportunity to show a pig in our Swine & Goat Barn on Thursday, August 3. Space is limited so register today!

Dog Tricks Competition

We’ll find out which pup has what it takes to be top dog with the brand new Dog Trick Competition at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair! Dog owners must submit a video of their pet’s best trick(s) by July 20 for initial judging. The top ten tricks will be performed LIVE at the Fair on Sunday, Aug. 13 for cash prizes and more!

Smiling Sangria Contest

Building off the success of the Bloody Mary and Old Fashioned Contests in recent years, the all-new homemade Sangria contest will determine whose fruit drink packs the most punch! The tastiest part? All submissions must feature Wisconsin wine. Judging will take place Sunday, Aug. 6 in Grand Champion Hall.

WonderFair Wheel

North America’s largest traveling Ferris wheel will make its Wisconsin debut at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 3 – Sunday, Aug. 13. Located on the west side of State Fair Park, where the West Side Marketplace previously stood, the WonderFair Wheel pres. by Meijer features 36 fully enclosed, brightly colored gondolas. Each gondola has a capacity of six people, and one gondola offers accessible seating. The ride time from start to finish is approx. 10 minutes, and an average of 1,100 fairgoers can ride each hour. Rides cost $5 per person.

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