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Central Wisconsin State Fair
August 21, 2018
August 26, 2018
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September 1, 2015
Wood County Fairgrounds
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513 E. 17th Street, Marshfield, WI, 54449, United States
Central Wisconsin State Fair, Marshfield

One of three “State Fairs” in Wisconsin, the Central Wisconsin State Fair takes place in Marshfield August 21-26, 2018 on the grounds that also feature the “World’s Largest Round Barn.” It moves to this new date this year after many years of falling on Labor Day weekend. The Central Wisconsin State Fair is also refreshing its equipment with new rides and games to enhance the experience!

Central Wisconsin State Fair midway carouselMain features this year include:

  • Six Appeal Tuesday night, August 21st
  • John Michael Montgomery Wednesday night, August 22nd
  • Sawyer Brown Thursday night, August 23rd
  • Night Ranger Friday night, August 24th
  • All Star Monster Truck Show, Saturday night, August 25th
  • Peterson Promotions Demolition Derby, Sunday, August 26th
  • High Dive Water Show
Central Wisconsin State Fair's Round Barn Express Train

Central Wisconsin State Fair’s Round Barn Express Train

This Fair also features 4-H and open class exhibits, free grandstand entertainment with gate admission, the Round Barn Express train, Junior Fair Market Animal Sale, 9th annual Kiss a Critter Contest, the Dress-A-Cow Contest, midway carnival rides, commercial exhibits and special programs, food and beer gardens, and more. This six-day extravaganza is definitely worth checking out if you want to hit the lovely city of Marshfield in the central part of the state (hence, the event’s name).

U.S. 10 and Highways 13, 80, and 97 all hit Marshfield, Wisconsin (“Hub City”) and the Central Wisconsin State Fair grounds are on the south side of town, a few blocks east of Central Avenue (Bus. Hwy 13) and the Wildwood Zoo. Also check out Central Avenue and the downtown district, the Blue Heron Brewpub, and a plenty of other things and to see and do around Hub City. Get more ideas from Visit Marshfield here!

Check their website for the complete entertainment lineup, ticket specials, and more!

Central Wisconsin State Fair Address:

Wood County Fairgrounds
513 E. 17th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
(715) 387-1261

Find out more about Marshfield in this episode of our State Trunk Tour Podcast!