Dodge County Fair
August 16-20, 2017
A festival of music, food and youth education. The Dodge County Fair is the areas main event with three nights of concerts on an outdoor stage surrounded by area youth exhibits and fabulous fried food. The music festival and concert venue entertains country and rock concert goers from throughout the state of Wisconsin and Upper Midwest.
Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull kicks off the 2017 Dodge County Fair on Wednesday, August 16th. The tractor pull will include various pro stock tractors and some of the top-running diesel trucks in the country. Each class will include ten to twenty competitors from all over the Midwest. Don’t miss the Fairest of the Fair Competition at the WTKM Stage at 5pm as the smell of freshly prepared Fair Food fills the air! Get a season ticket and enjoy all five days of the Dodge County Fair!
The Oak Ridge Boys celebration tour will bring fans to their feet at 8pm on Thursday, August 17th of the 2017 Dodge County Fair. In 2016, The Oak Ridge Boys wrote and performed “Doing it to Country Songs” with Blake Shelton. They delighted millions when they performed with Blake at the CMT Music Awards in June 2016. This became the most watched CMT award show ever. It’s a fun-filled day with activities in Radio Park, Judging in the Youth Building and Livestock Buildings. At 7pm business owners recognize livestock raised by local youth during the annual Meat Animal Sale in the Farm Progress Arena.
Young Country Music Entertainment (TBA) will highlight the day on Friday, August 18th at the 2017 Dodge County Fair. It’s wristband day, ride unlimited rides on the Midway from Noon to 5pm for $25. Arrive early and enjoy several free stages throughout the grounds like Kandu the Magic Show, Chainsaw Artist, Pig Races and Wild World of Animals.
38 Special will rock the stage on Saturday as the Main Stage Performer at the Dodge County Fair. Arrive early to see the Horse Pull, Tractor Pull and many other events on the grounds. Family Day on the Midway from 12 noon to 5pm!
Start the day early with the Pernat Haase Meats Four Wheel Drive Truck Pull at 9am then Smash em Crash em in the Demo Derbies at 1pm and 6pm. Cars, vans and trucks crash the day away in front of the main grandstand. See the Little Britches Showmanship Contest in the Farm Progress Arena and the Little Shepard’s Showmanship Contest in the Sheep Barn.
Gate Admission is $7 before 2pm and $10 after 2pm. Age 9 and under FREE. Season tickets are $27 before August 16th and $35 there after. Tickets can be purchased at most Dodge County Banks, Recheks Food Pride, Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly or at the Fairgrounds Office. Please NO CARRY INS. FREE Grandstand and Parking – all you pay is your admission to the Fair!
Located 3 Miles East of Beaver Dam, WI on State Road 33
Don’t forget to taste the great fair food, view the many exhibits and animals while learning, doing and just having a great time!