Wisconsin State Fair
August 4 – August 14
The 171st Wisconsin State Fair, the state’s endearing celebration of agriculture, food, music and family-friendly activities, runs August 4-14.
There’s no shortage of great music at the Fair. KANSAS with Asia featuring John Payne, Jeff Dunham, Tesla and Nelly with Ginuwine are among the 2022 Main Stage shows.
Watch pig races and other animal-themed events, and learn about livestock in the agricultural barns.
Pick up a State Fair memento, food item, or gift item at one of the many local vendor booths. The Expo Building features exciting product demonstrations.
The giant slide and many carnival rides offer fun for kids of all ages.
To ensure availability of the Fair’s tastiest treat, purchase a Cream Puff voucher in advance at wistatefair.com.
Adults (12 & over) $17
Military / Seniors $12
Youth (ages 6-11) $12
Children (5 & under) FREE
General parking $15 ($8 for motorcycles). Preferred Parking available in Milwaukee Mile Lot and North Lot for $25
640 S. 84th St., West Allis
Don’t miss the 9th annual Sporkies competition. Dedicated to new and unusual culinary treats, the contest gives eight local food vendors a chance to win the coveted Golden Spork award. Entries include Lakefront Brewery Beer Garden’s Black Bean Burrito Balls, Brandy Old Fashioned S’more On-a-Stick, Bud Pavilion’s Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Chicken on a Stick, The Peño Pretzel Popper Brat and the The Sconnie Slugger.