Dodge County Fairgrounds
The Dodge County Fair Association is a State of Wisconsin Corporation formed for the purpose of operating a fairgrounds, which is presently located four (4) miles east of the city of Beaver Dam on State Highway 33 on 40 acres of land, which the Corporation owns.
The Corporation was established by a group of interested persons who sold shares of stock for $10.00 each. This stock has no par value, only voting rights. This is a non-profit organization. Stock is still available for $10.00 and gives the holder the opportunity to participate in the annual stockholders meeting.
The Association elects 9 people to a Board of Directors whose job it is to conduct the business of the Fair Association. The Board of Directors consists of a President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer and 5 additional members. The main purpose of this Board is to organize and conduct a County Fair. Additional jobs include conducting and organizing any other business that may occur on the fairgrounds.
Wisconsin’s fastest cars on Wisconsin’s fastest track, the IRA Outlaws at Dodge County! Midwest Sprint Car Association 360 winged sprints and local Modifieds join the field to create an outstanding triple header of dirt track racing action. Continue reading
A judging event for youth enrolled in flowers, houseplants, and home environment projects. Exhibitors bring their entries to be judged face to face and receive comments and ask questions. Exhibits are evaluated on composition, arrangement, appearance, and structure. Continue reading
Fair goers can mosey under the grandstand during the fair and discover the world of Dodge County’s open-class flowers division. Spectacular exhibits range from bouquets of one variety and potted plants to artistic arrangements and themed compositions. Continue reading
Farming has deep roots in Dodge County, and love for the land is evident in the exhibits featured in the open-class farm crops, vegetables, and fruits division. Continue reading
A judging event for 4-H youth competing in Beef Breeding and Feeder projects. Beef cattle are evaluated on functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness. Continue reading
The Fairest of the Fair represents the Fair Association as the hostess of the 132nd Dodge County Fair and participates in media and promotional events. Scholarship money, gifts, and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest of the Fair. Continue reading
Badger State Tractor Pullers is the premier pulling association in the State of Wisconsin. Two tracks will provide non-stop entertainment for the whole family. Vehicles will navigate the tracks going over 25 mph, pulling a sled weighing 40,000 pounds. Continue reading
Junior Fair Cultural Arts, Natural Science, Woodworking, Electricity, Mechanical Project, Computers, Animal Science, and Youth Leadership Self-Determined Judging
A judging event for 4-H youth participating in Cultural Arts, Natural Science, Woodworking, Electricity, Mechanical Project, Computers, Animal Science, and Youth Leadership Self-Determined projects. Continue reading
Support the youth of Dodge County at the Meat Animal Sale on Thursday in the Farm Progress Arena. Preregistered bidders/buyers are recognized with a free dinner preceding the auction. Each exhibitor, in order to sell, must participate in a number of educational activities, raise, and show an animal of top quality. Continue reading
Youth entering grades 3-4 this school year show calves in the Junior Showmanship Contest. Judging will be based on proper showmanship techniques as demonstrated by the participant and how well the calf is trained. Organized by the Dodge County Dairy Youth Advisory Committee, the event was created to help promote interest in the Dairy Project. Continue reading
Arrive early to get a seat for the 24th 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. Continue reading
LANCO fans will recognize their hit singles “Long Live Tonight” and “Born to Love You”. The Ranch fans may recognize “Greatest Love Story” from the popular Netflix series. The hit reached Number One in 2017 on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading