Barns & Show Rings

Over seven thousand animals will participate in judging events during the eleven days of the Wisconsin State Fair.

Check out all the barns and show rings for when different types of animals will be staying in the barns and competing in the events.

Case IH Coliseum

The Case IH Coliseum is the main show ring at the Wisconsin State Fair for judging events of cattle and horses. Some days may include judging events for donkeys, sheep, swine and dogs, along with industry events such as Dairyland Youth Celebration or the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction. Located in Ag Village on Central Avenue & Wisconsin Way. Secondary entrance also available on Grandstand Avenue just north of Wisconsin Way.

Cattle Barns

Over 1,100 dairy and 500 beef cattle are housed in four cattle barns during all eleven days of the Wisconsin State Fair. The Upper Cattle Barns were built in 1974 and are three barn structures that are all one, continuous building. The Lower Cattle Barn, built in 1907, is one of the oldest buildings at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Located in Ag Village on Central Avenue. Find the Upper Cattle Barns on the north side of the Case IH Coliseum and the Lower Cattle Barn on the west side of the Case IH Coliseum.

Livestock/Horse Barn

The Livestock/Horse Barn is a two-story barn that is home to over 400 horses, donkeys, miniature donkeys, and mules during the Wisconsin State Fair. The Livestock/Horse Barn also features a number of special agriculture exhibits including The Neighborhood Corral and Milking Parlor. Located in Ag Village with entrances on Central Avenue, Wetley Way, and the thoroughfare on the south side of the building.

Poultry & Rabbit Palace

The Poultry & Rabbit Palace is a temporary structure that is home to over 800 rabbits and 800 poultry during the 11-day Fair. Stop by during the first 6 days of the Fair to see all the furry and colorful rabbits and then come back during the last 5 days of the Fair to check out all our feathered friends. Located in Ag Village on Wetley Way and Third Street.

Sheep & Goat Barn

The Sheep & Goat Barn is home to over 1,500 sheep and goats throughout the annual Wisconsin State Fair. This building also features its very own showring in which the sheep and goats staying in this building will compete for coveted awards within and across all breeds. Located in Ag Village between First and Second Street.

Swine & Goat Barn

The Swine & Goat Barn is home to over 1,000 swine and goats throughout the annual Wisconsin State Fair. This building also features its very own showring in which the swine and goats staying in this building will compete for coveted awards within and across all breeds. Located in Ag Village in the northwest corner of the Fair Park.

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