June 14, 2024
Central Wisconsin State Fair, August 23-28, 2022 in Marshfield, Wisconsin

Central Wisconsin State Fair runs in Marshfield now through the weekend!

Head to Marshfield for great live music, arts & crafts, Mad Dog & Merrill, pumpkin bowling, tons of rides and new events, pancake breakfasts, rides, and of course, animals!

One of three “State Fairs” in Wisconsin, the Central Wisconsin State Fair takes place in Marshfield August 23-28, 2022 on the grounds that also feature the “World’s Largest Round Barn.” The Central Wisconsin State Fair has also been refreshing its equipment with new rides and games to enhance the experience!

This Fair also features Mad Dog & Merrill and Pumpkin Bowling as a new thing this year. Tons of arts & crafts vendors will be there, and you can enjoy the Saturday & Sunday Pancake Breakfast with local maple syrup from 7am – noon. As usual, Central Wisconsin State Fair hosts the 4-H and open class exhibits, free grandstand entertainment with gate admission, the Round Barn Express train, Junior Fair Market Animal Sale, 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).

Central Wisconsin State Fair, held annually in Marshfield, Wisconsin
Central Wisconsin State Fair, Marshfield

Music and Entertainment Headliners include:

  • Hotel California, a Salute to the Eagles Wednesday night, August 24th
  • Hairball Thursday night, August 25th
  • Gary Allan Friday night, August 26th
  • All Star Monster Truck Show Saturday night, August 27th
  • Demolition Derby, Sunday, August 28th at 2pm
Central Wisconsin State Fair's Round Barn Express Train
Ride the “Round Barn Express” around the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds to connect with all the activities. Or just watch the kids enjoying the train!
Visit Marshfield logo for Marshfield, Wisconsin

U.S. 10 and Highways 1380, 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!

Discover more about Marshfield (and the Fair) in our State Trunk Tour Podcast conversation here!

Central Wisconsin State Fair midway carousel

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!

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