The smell of yummy fried food will fill the air as the Dodge County Fair starts this morning at 8am just 3 miles East of Beaver Dam, WI. Judging of foods, exhibits and other entries starts at 9am in the new open class exhibit building and other locations throughout the grounds.
From 10am to 7pm learn about animals and agriculture in the Family Farm Adventure Tent next to the Youth Building. The Family Farm Adventure Tent is filled with hands-on learning opportunities for kids of all ages. Activities will include a daily coloring contest, agricultural crafts and visits from farm friends. Also, be sure to test your knowledge with our Wisconsin agriculture trivia for a chance to win fun prizes. Games include Wheel-of-Farming, Adventure Tent Plinko, and the Commodity Carnival.
Enjoy the many Family FREE shows throughout the grounds starting with Pig Races at 2pm, Kandu Magic Show at 3pm and the educational Wild World of Animals show at 3:30pm. Show times continue throughout the day, view the entire schedule on our Wednesday Fair Page.
Be ready at 3pm because it’s Wristband Day on the Midway! Purchase a $20 wristband and ride as many rides as you can from 3 to 9pm. If your stomach can’t take the twists and turns of the zipper you can purchase tickets individually for $1 each or 14 for $10. Visit our Midway Rides Page for more information.
Five local women are running for the title of 2013 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair. Starting at 5pm on the WTKM Stage, watch the final interviews and the crowning of the 2013 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair.
The WBEV/WXRO Radio Park is always a flurry of activity. Listen to the Idea Exchange w/ Brenda Murphy from 1 to 4pm. Jump in the money machine from 4 to 5:30pm with Prize Palooza and from 5:30 to 7pm participate in the WXRO Bash w/ Games & Prizes.
Justin Moore kicks off the big name entertainment on the Grandstand Stage presented by WBWI 92.5 FM at 8pm. All seats are FREE with paid admission to the Fair and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You can sit on the track in your lawn chair or on the bleachers in the grandstands. Get more information from the Concert Seating and FAQ Pages of our website.
After the concert, groove to the music of DJ Jeff Hall from 9:15 to 11:30pm in the WBEV/WXRO Radio Park. Where was the best food? Write your own food review and comments in the reply box below…
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
All Day – Judging in the Arts & Crafts Building, Farm Progress Arena, Youth Building, and Under the Grandstand. Live Broadcasts from WBEV/WXRO Radio Park.
10 am – 7 pm – Children’s Activities and Learning in the Family Farm Adventure Tent by the Youth Building
1:00 – 4:00 pm – Idea Exchange w/ Brenda Murphy at Radio Park
2:00 pm – Pig Races near the Youth Building
3:00 – 9:00 pm – Wristband Day on the Midway – $20 per Person or Regular Prices
3:00 pm – Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle
3:30 pm – Wild World of Animals on West Midway Circle
4:00 – 5:30 pm – Prize Palooza w/ The Money Machine at Radio Park
4:00 pm – Pig Races near the Youth Building
5:00 pm – Fairest of the Fair Finals on the WTKM Stage
5:00 pm – Children’s Story Time at the Youth Building
5:00 pm – Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle
5:30 pm – Wild World of Animals on West Midway Circle
6:00 pm – Pig Races near the Youth Building
6:00 pm – Children’s Story Time at the Youth Building
6:30 – 9:00 pm – Goodtime Dutchmen Band on the WTKM Stage
5:30 – 7:00 pm – WXRO Bash w/ Games & Prizes in Radio Park
8:00 pm – Pig Races near the Youth Building
8:00 pm – Kandu Magic Show on West Midway Circle
8:00 pm – JUSTIN MOORE on the Grandstand Stage
8:30 pm – Wild World of Animals on West Midway Circle
9:15 – 11:30 pm – Music by Jeff Hall DJ Service on the Radio Park Stage