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Dodge County Fair – Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Smash em Crash em in the Action Auto Demolition 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.

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!

It’s the last day of the Fair, don’t let summer pass you by!  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.

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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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Come As You Are Worship Service8:30 am – 9:30 am

Come As You Are Worship Service is open to anyone in attendance Sunday in the Hospitality Tent near the Small Animal Building. Fair worship service is sponsored by Rock Firm Church 401 Stone St of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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Pernat Haase Meats 4WD Truck Pull9:00 am – 11:00 am

All four wheels spin as they pull the sled down the track during the annual Pernat Haase Meats Truck Pull at the Dodge County Fair. Locals compete with pullers from the Badger Truck Pullers Association and others throughout the state.

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Little Flock Showmanship Contest10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Poultry Project is pleased to sponsor the Little Flock Showmanship Contest on Sunday in the Small Animal Building. To promote the interest and education of poultry, contestants will demonstrate their knowledge of proper showmanship information and handling techniques.

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Dairy Youth Recognition Auction11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Dodge County Dairy Youth participating in the dairy project will again be recognized for their hard work at the 2018 Dodge County Dairy Youth Recognition Auction.

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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road12:00 pm – 12:30 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 Circle1:00 pm – 1:30 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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Action Auto Demo Derby1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fans fill the grandstands at 1 pm for the first of two Demo Derbies on Sunday of the Dodge County Fair. Oooh and Ahhh as cars, trucks and vans crash it out to qualify for the evening main event.

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Little Bunny Huddle Showmanship1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Take time to attend the Little Bunny Huddle Showmanship Contest in the Small Animal Building during the Dodge County Fair. Contestants demonstrate their showmanship abilities with face-to-face judging followed by distribution of participation ribbons.

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Junior Fair Model Horse Judging1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Youth participate in Danish judging prepare the model and set up the entry on the judging table. Verbal assistance is permitted but all hands on work should be done by the youth exhibitor.

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Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue1:30 pm – 2:00 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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Little Britches Showmanship Contest1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The crowd will roar with laughter during the Little Britches Showmanship Contest on Sunday afternoon of the Dodge County Fair. The wild and fun-filled event is held in the Farm Progress Arena just North of the Open Class Exhibit building.

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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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Swingin' Beavers Square Dance Performance3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Take a break from the Fair while watching The Swingin Beavers Square Dance Club perform in the WXRO WBEV Radio Park. The dancers learn a number of moves which the caller then puts together to form the dance.

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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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Little Shepherds Showmanship Contest3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Little Shepherds Showmanship Contest challenges youth to demonstrate their sheep showmanship abilities while practicing for future participation in the sheep project or just having some fun.

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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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Junior Fair Style Show4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

4-H youth with exhibits in the clothing project and who participated in the pre-fair Clothing Revue, model their exhibits and outfits in the Style Show.

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Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue5:00 pm – 5:30 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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Junior Fair Herdsmanship Awards5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

4-H clubs and FFA chapters earn herdsmanship awards through designated criteria that include; care of the exhibit, appearance and attitude of the exhibitors, and preparation of the exhibit.

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Wild and Wacky Game Show on W Midway Circle5:30 pm – 6:00 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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Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road5:30 pm – 6:00 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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Action Auto Demo Derby6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Main Event, the evening demo derby will pack the grandstands at 6 pm. Crews and drivers work to make minor repairs and prepare throughout the infield pit area. Who will be the demo derby champion in the car, truck and van divisions?

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34 comments

  1. David says:

    Will all of the rides/booths still be set up on Sunday?

    • Fair Assoc says:

      Yes, the rides open at 12 Noon and run until at least 6 PM depending on number of customers, booths and exhibit buildings open at 10 AM and cannot start removal until 6 PM. Enjoy the Fair and we look forward to your follow-up review, comments and feedback.

  2. Dani says:

    When is the demo derby I can’t find it on the webpage

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