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!

 

220 comments

  1. Jean says:

    Do you have a senior day or military discount for admission? And if so when?

  2. Barb Nies says:

    Thank you so much for having a country act on Friday night and a rock act on Saturday night, it makes so much sense – who finally convinced the “powers that be”?!

    • Fair Assoc says:

      You’re welcome! The tour schedule of 38 Special and LOCASH (availability) triggered the change of schedule. Thank you for asking, if attendance is up and we continue to get positive feedback on the change this could set the new standard until the next scheduling conflict…

  3. Daryl says:

    Is there handicap access to the grandstand? My father would like to see The Oak Ridge Boys but is in a transport chair.

  4. Corey schoeffling says:

    Are you still hiring part time help for the fair? If so, can you apply online or do you have to fill out an app on-site? Thank you.

  5. Tammy Freund-Mann says:

    What time do the Tractor Pulls end on Saturday? We have never been there before and are planning to go to see and hear 38 Special. I am handicapped, hence my reason for asking. Thank you in advance.

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