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.
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.