Wisconsin 33 | Beaver Dam, WI  920-885-3586

Dodge County Fair

August 15-19, 2018

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 entertain country and rock concert goers from throughout the state of Wisconsin and Upper Midwest.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull kicks off the 2018 Dodge County Fair on Wednesday, August 15th. 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 5 pm 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!

Full Pull BSTP Dodge County Fair Wisconsin

Photo by Power and Noise Photography

 

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring fans to their feet at 8 pm on Thursday, August 16th of the 2018 Dodge County Fair. It’s a fun-filled day with activities in Radio Park, Judging in the Youth Building and Livestock Buildings. At 7 pm business owners recognize livestock raised by local youth during the annual Meat Animal Sale in the Farm Progress Arena.

The Oak Ridge Boys Dodge County Fair

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Chris Janson will highlight the day on Friday, August 17th at the 2018 Dodge County Fair.  It’s wristband day, ride unlimited rides on the Midway from Noon to 5 pm 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.

Chris Janson concert Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Chris Janson will perform on Friday, August 17th

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Grand Funk Railroad with special guest Foghat on Saturday as the Main Stage Performers 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 5 pm!

Grand Funk Railroad Tour Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Grand Funk Railroad in concert Saturday, August 18th

Foghat Tour Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Foghat to perform on Saturday, August 18th

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Start the day early with the Pernat Haase Meats Four Wheel Drive Truck Pull at 9 am then Smash em Crash em in the Demo Derbies at 1 pm and 6 pm.  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.

Demo Derby Dodge County Fair

The concert series, tractor pull and all other grandstand entertainment are always FREE with paid gate admission to the fair.  Attend the fair for only $5.40 per day with the purchase of a season ticket.  Daily gate admission is $7 before 12:00 pm; or $10 after 12:00 pm.  Children age nine and under are FREE.  Season tickets are only $27 in advance or $35 at the gate. 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
(920) 885-3586

Don’t forget to taste the great fair food, view the many exhibits and animals while learning, doing and just having a great time!

 

218 comments

  1. Greg says:

    I need the exact address of the fair for my Garmin.

  2. Dan Kiersten says:

    Can you purchase passes in advance?

  3. Rebecca Minnig says:

    When do we find out who plays on friday night?

    • Fair Assoc says:

      Thank you for asking about Friday concert entertainment at the Dodge County Fair. We cannot announce until July due to a contract agreement with another Wisconsin music festival. Trust that we have booked a great young and current country concert for Friday and male plans to attend!  

      Local bands and more entertainment at http://www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com/events/category/entertainment/

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      • Terri says:

        It is now July 13, 2017- who is at the fair Friday night ??

        • Fair Assoc says:

          Thank you for asking about Friday concert entertainment at the Dodge County Fair. We cannot announce until July 17th due to a contract agreement with another Wisconsin music festival. Trust that we have booked a great young and current country concert for Friday, plan to attend!  

          Local bands and more entertainment at http://www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com/events/category/entertainment/

          Enable notifications through social media or subscribe to our e-mail newsletter at http://eepurl.com/s-WgL 

  4. Doug says:

    Our local cover band would love to play the small stage by the animal barns during the Dodge County Fair. We play 80s and 90s rock. Who do I contact for consideration?

  5. Lynn says:

    What is the cost this year for a booth at the fair?

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