Dodge County Fairgrounds

Dodge County Fair – Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Grand Funk Railroad with special guest Foghat will highlight the day 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!

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!

Foghat to perform on Saturday, August 18th

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 Goat Judging8:00 am – 9:00 am

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

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Horse Pull9:00 am – 11:00 am

Teams of horses pull the sled in front of the grandstands starting at 9 am Saturday of the Fair. Breakfast will be available at the concession stand, plenty of seating in the grandstands.

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Junior Fair Cat and Kitten Judging9:00 am – 10:00 am

Youth participate in Danish judging where animals are evaluated on general appearance and condition, temperament, hair, coat, paws, nails, and body build.

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

Enjoy half-price ride tickets during Family Day on the Midway from 12 to 5 pm. Get 20 discounted tickets for a special price of $10 - a 50% savings over regular prices. Special price ride tickets must be used during the promotion time of 12 thru 5 pm.

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Dodge County Holstein Futurity Show12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Holstein breeders enter animals as calves and show the same animals as two-year-old cows, after they've had their first calf. During the show, exhibitors parade their cows wearing formal attire. Every year, the show arena is filled to standing-room only with spectators.

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Farm Tractor Pull1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Who will pull the sled the farthest to take home the win? Area farmers compete in several classes on the clay track in front of the grandstands during the annual Dodge County Fair.

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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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Chainsaw Carving Auction3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gather around the Chainsaw Demonstration Site to bid on carvings from demonstrations during the Fair. Custom Chainsaw Carvers will be demonstrating their skills and creating large works of art for the auction throughout the Fair.

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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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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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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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Supreme Showmanship7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Top junior and senior showmen of the dairy, beef, sheep and swine projects will compete against each other in showing their own animal, and then showing animals in two other species. Don’t miss the chance to witness this newer contest showcasing the top livestock youth.

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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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Grand Funk Railroad with special guest Foghat8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The free concert series will conclude with two exceptional performances on Saturday evening. Enjoy the classic sounds of Grand Funk Railroad with special guest Foghat at the main stage.

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