Dodge County Fairgrounds

Dodge County Fair – Friday, August 17th, 2018

Chris Janson takes the stage on Friday, August 17th at the 2018 Dodge County Fair.

Gate Admission is $7 before 12 pm OR $10 after 12 pm.  Age 9 and under FREE. Season tickets are $27 before August 15th and $35 thereafter. 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!

Enjoy the many FREE Stages on the grounds daily; Kandu Magic Show, Custom Chain Saw Carver, Petting Zoo, Wild World of Animals and Pleasure Valley’s Pig, Duck, and Goat Races.

2018 Dodge County FairAll day

Family friendly entertainment as low as $5.40 per day with the purchase of a season pass. The annual music festival and county fair entertains over 52,000 fans a year and is the largest outdoor event in the area.

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Junior Fair Poultry Judging9:00 am – 10:00 am

Youth participate in Danish judging where animals are evaluated on functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness.

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Junior Fair Dairy Showmanship9:00 am – 11:00 am

Youth showcase their knowledge of dairy education and compete for a variety of showmanship awards such as top production, somatic cell count, and protein production.

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Open Class Dairy Cattle Judging11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Animals are exhibited in the farm progress arena by adults or children wearing white pants and a white or colored shirt, belt, and close-toed shoes. Back tags will be provide and should be displayed on the back of each exhibitor.

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Kids Pedal Tractor Pull11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Kids age 3 to 12 compete in age and weight classes in the Pedal Pull during the Dodge County Fair. Contestants should arrive 15 minutes early for registration, pedal tractors of different sizes provided.

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Wristband Day on the Midway12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kids young and old will enjoy discounted and unlimited rides during wristband day on the midway. Ride as many rides as you like with the purchase of a $25 wristband from 12 to 5pm.

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Junior Fair Music Performance Judging1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Instrumental, vocal and piano performances by youth to demonstrate their 4-H music projects. Exhibitor performances are judged face to face in Radio Park in front of a live fair audience.

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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

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Kandu Magic Show on W Midway Circle3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

More than just a magic show, this husband and wife team combines magic, live music, sound effects, comedy and audience participation to create a show like no other.

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Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

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Kandu Magic Show on W Midway Circle5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

More than just a magic show, this husband and wife team combines magic, live music, sound effects, comedy and audience participation to create a show like no other.

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WXRO Barn Show and Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Contest5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Arrive early to get a seat for the 23rd annual Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Contest. Uncle Bill McCollum will broadcast LIVE on WXRO 95.3 FM during the Barn Show as area celebrities compete against the clock.

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Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

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Junior Fair Swine Showmanship6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Youth showcase their knowledge of swine education and compete for a variety of showmanship awards.

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Wild and Wacky Game Show on W Midway Circle7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Audience members use buckets, balloons, hula hoops, butterfly nets, plungers, and even toilet paper to make this show fun for all ages.

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Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

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Chris Janson in concert8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Grab your buddies and sing along with Janson’s recognizable setlist. Fans will recognize Janson’s 2015 breakthrough hit single, “Buy Me a Boat” and other chart-toppers including “Drunk Girl” and his No. 1 single, “Fix a Drink”.

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