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Friday at the County Fair

Wristband Day on the Midway, Cream Puff Eating Contest and the Cheap Trick concert on the Grandstand Stage just a few of the many events scheduled on day three of the Dodge County Fair.  Use our printable schedule below to plan out your affordable family entertainment day at the Fair.

Kids Rides are popular with Families

Go on as many rides as you want from Noon to 5pm during Wristband Day on the Midway

From 10am to 7pm learn about animals and agriculture in the Family Farm Adventure Tent next to the Youth Building. The Family Farm Adventure Tent is filled with hands-on learning opportunities for kids of all ages. Activities will include a daily coloring contest, agricultural crafts, and visits from farm friends. Also, be sure to test your knowledge with our Wisconsin agriculture trivia for a chance to win fun prizes. Games include Wheel-of-Farming, Adventure Tent Plinko, and the Commodity Carnival.

The Kiddie Pedal Pull starts at 12 Noon in front of the grandstand. The Fairest of the Fair will be awarding kids who can pedal the farthest when pulling the mini sled. Tractors are provided, registration and weigh-in starts at 11:45am.

Fill-up on fair food for lunch and be ready at 12:00 Noon because it’s Wristband Day on the Midway! Purchase a $25 wristband and ride as many rides as you can from Noon to 5pm. If you can’t brave all the rides or just want to ride just a few then buy tickets individually for $1.25 each or 10 for $10. Visit our Midway Rides Page for more information.

4H has talent! Enjoy vocal and instrumental performances by area 4H youth on the Radio Park Stage starting at 1pm. The judges will score their performances for 4H awards and achievements. Then it’s fun and games till 4:30pm in Radio Park – watch or participate in; Fake Laugh Contest, Cow Tipping and Races with the world famous inflatable WXRO Cows, Blindfold Animal Draw, Hot Potato and Water Balloon Toss, Cereal Killer Game. Follow the Cow Races event on Twitter @WXROCows #RadioPark. Arrive early to get a seat for the 19th annual Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Contest. Uncle Bill will broadcast LIVE on WXRO 95.3 FM during the Barn Show as area celebrities compete against the clock.

Ride the Mechanical Bull at DCFair

Take a spin on the Mechanical Bull near the Legion Beer Tent

Polka Fans will gather around the WTKM Stage to watch the Don Peachey Band from 6 to 10pm. The Don Peachey Band plays all styles of music; Big Band, Waltzes and Foxtrots. They were the recipient of Lifetime Achievement and Senior awards by the Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame.

Cheap Trick will fill the grandstands, pack the track area and have them on their feet at 8pm! All seats and standing areas on the track are FREE with paid admission to the Fair. All areas are available on a first come, first serve basis. You can stand on the track or sit on the bleachers in the grandstands. Get more information from the Concert Seating and FAQ Pages of our website.

After the concert, enjoy music in Radio Park and the Legion Tent. Listen to music by ALEXIS on the WBEV/WXRO Radio Park Stage.  Alexis continues to pound out classic rock gems from yesterday, last week Thursday, and the hard rockin’ ‘70’s. Request your favorite tunes in the Legion tent with DJ Jeff Hall from 9 to 11:30pm sponsored by WXRO 95.3FM and WBEV 1430AM.

Which rides and games were the most fun on the Midway? Post your review for fellow fairgoers in the comment reply box below…

Printable Schedule 

Friday, August 15th, 2014

All Day  –  Judging in the Farm Progress Arena and Small Animal Building. Live Broadcasts from WBEV/WXRO Radio Park featuring Healthy Kids Day.

10 am – 7 pm  –  Children’s Activities and Learning in the Family Farm Adventure Tent by the Youth Building

11:00 am  –  Junior Britches Showmanship Contest in the Farm Progress Arena

12 Noon  –  Kiddie Pedal Pull in Front of the Grandstand

12:00 – 5:00 pm  –  Wristband Day on the Midway – $25 per Person or Regular Prices

1:00 – 2:00 pm  –  4-H Youth Music Judging (Instrumental & Vocal) at the Radio Park Stage

1:45 – 3:30 pm  –  Healthy Kids Day fun and games in Radio Park

2:00 pm  –  Pig Races on S Fairview Road

3:00 pm  –  Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle

3:30 pm  –  Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue

3:30 – 4:00 pm  –  4-H Centennial Time Capsule at Radio Park

4:00 pm  –  Pig Races on S Fairview Road

5:00 pm  –  Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle

5:00 – 6:45 pm  –  Live Barnshow & Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Contest at the Radio Park Stage

5:30 pm  –  Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue

6:00 pm  –  Pig Races on S Fairview Road

6:00 – 10:00 pm  –  Don Peachey Band on WTKM Stage

7:00 pm  –  SUPER SUPER on the Grandstand Stage

8:00 pm  –  Pig Races on S Fairview Road

8:00 pm  –  Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle

8:00 pm  –  CHEAP TRICK on the Grandstand Stage

8:30 pm  –  Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue

9:00 – 11:30 pm  –  Music by DJ Jeff Hall in the Legion Beer Tent sponsored by WXRO 95.3FM and WBEV 1430AM

9:30 – 11:30 pm  –  Music by ALEXIS on the Radio Park Stage

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About Fair Assoc

The Dodge County Fair Association is a State of Wisconsin Corporation formed for the purpose of operating a fairgrounds, which is presently located four (4) miles east of the city of Beaver Dam on State Highway 33 on 40 acres of land, which the Corporation owns. The Association is an IRC (Internal Revenue Code) Sec. 501(c)(3) organization. Your tax-deductible contributions are appreciated to maintain buildings and grounds.


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