One of my all-time favorite events is coming up – the opening of the Wisconsin State Fair! As a member of the State Fair Park Board, I am happy to remind folks that this year, the State Fair is from August 3 – 13th. This is the 166th year of the Wisconsin State Fair, come celebrate with 11 days of summer fun!
The State Fair first started in 1851 in Janesville, and has a long tradition of bringing Wisconsinites together for unique entertainment and incredibly good food. There will be over 200 vendors!
Whether your focus is the first-class musical entertainment on the Main Stage, or seeing award-winning farm animals with your kids, the State Fair is a fun way for the family to enjoy all the great things in Wisconsin.
Of course, you can’t talk about Wisconsin’s State Fair without mentioning the food. Famous cream puffs, roasted corn, and every creative type of a fried treat. My father used to refer to spending a happy day at State Fair as “eating my way through the State Fair” and I try to keep up the tradition.
I hope you will join me August 3-13th with friends and family and creating enjoyable new memories at Wisconsin’s State Fair.