Milwaukee Event Calendar

Wisconsin State Fair

Aug. 2, 2018 8:00 a.m. - Aug. 12, 2018, 10:00 p.m.

It's that time of year again - the Wisconsin State Fair! For ten days, enjoy some classic cream puffs, fried Oreos and other tasty treats by the winners of the Golden Spork Awards. Then wear off all those calories by walking around the grounds, hopping on amusement park rides, watching endless fair competitions and listening to countless concerts – with this year's main stage entertainment including Alice Cooper, TLC, Why Don't We, Cole Swindell, Reba McEntire and more.

Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S. 84th St.
West Allis, WI 53214
Venue Description:
Armed with nearly 200 acres, State Fair Park is able to accommodate parties, activities, meetings and much more. Home to the Exposition Center, the Tommy G. Thompson Youth Center, the Milwaukee Mile Speedway, and the Products Pavilion, the park is home to State Fair and hosts many entertainment or business events.

Recent stories about Wisconsin State Fair


5 questions with iconic shock rocker Alice Cooper

Published Aug. 3, 2018

Now at 70 years old, Alice Cooper shows no sign of taking his foot off the gas pedal. In fact, the famed shock rocker is probably busier now than at any other time in his 50-year career - including a stop Friday night at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Burning Through Brew City: The world's hottest camel cheeseburger

Published Aug. 6, 2018

We headed to State Fair in the hunt for a supposedly burn-filled burger. But, of course, it wasn't just a regular burger. It was a camel burger - supposedly the "world's hottest camel cheeseburger." And we haven't even gotten to the craziest part.

Wisconsin State Fair Park