Happening at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair

Alice Cooper delivered a characteristically over the top performance for his return to the Wisconsin State Fair. Read more

Concert Reviews

2018’s Wisconsin State Fair features a diverse main stage musical lineup, ranging from long-established favorites like Alice Cooper and The Temptations to younger acts like Casting Crowns and Why Don’t We. Read more

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Joey Chestnut will compete in next month's first-ever Cheese Curd-Eating Championship at the Wisconsin State Fair. Read more


Have you ever had Deep-Fried Spinach Lasagna Bites? How about Pig Candy Cannoli or The PorkSTACKular? The Wisconsin State Fair’s unusual food offerings have become a main attraction, drawing a multitude of hungry fairgoers with adventurous appetites. Read more


Creativity abounds at the Wisconsin State Fair’s culinary competitions, and amateur bartenders have long enjoyed pouring their originality into the cocktail contests. This year's featured cocktail concept is the Milwaukee Mule. Read more


During the run of the Wisconsin State Fair, the lobby of the Wisconsin Exposition Center will be brightened by 400 artworks made by public, private and homeschooled students from across the Badger State. Read more

Visual Arts

For Laura Jackson, winner of this year’s Wisconsin State Fair Poster Competition, art began early. Read more

Visual Arts


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Foreigner and The Temptations with The Four Tops will round out the Wisconsin State Fair's 2018 headliner lineup. Read more

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