Animal Attractions

Outside of the agriculture judging events, don’t miss these great opportunities to see more than just farm animals up close at designated show times. Check out each post below for daily show and demonstration times.

K-9 Sports Arena

The dog days of summer are back at 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! Located in the Big Backyard on Wetley Way between First and Main Street.

Milking Parlor

See where the milk you get in the grocery store comes from! Courtesy of the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board, view the cow milking demonstrations four times daily at 11 am, 1, 3 and 5 pm and goat milking demonstrations 12, 2 and 4 pm. Located in Ag Village at the southeast corner of the Livestock/Horse Barn on Central Avenue.

Racing Pigs Arena

Don't miss this Fair favorite - the home of Saz's Famous Racing Pigs, presented by the Milwaukee Admirals. Pick your favorite pig and get ready to cheer! Race times are as follows: 10:30 am, 12:30, 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30 and 7:30 pm. Located on Second Street and Badger Avenue.

Sea Lion Splash

Sea Lion Splash Sea Lion Splash 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. Located on South Grandstand Avenue. The exhibit will open daily from 10 am – 7 pm. Shows will take place daily at 11:30 am, 1:30, 3:30 and 6:30 pm. Sea Lions can be observed and will be available for photo opportunities between shows.