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Central Wisconsin State Fair
August 25, 2023
August 27, 2023
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September 1, 2015
Wood County Fairgrounds
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 22-27, 2023 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!

Central Wisconsin State Fair, held annually in Marshfield, Wisconsin

Headliners include:

  • The Dweebs (free concert in the Family Tent), Tuesday night, August 22nd
  • .38 Special Wednesday night, August 23rd
  • Hairball Thursday night, August 24th
  • Scotty McCreery Friday night, August 25th
  • Rice’s Bull Riding & Barrel Racing Saturday night, August 26th
  • Demolition Derby, Sunday, August 27th at 2pm

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, 11th 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).

Central Wisconsin State Fair's Round Barn Express Train
Central Wisconsin State Fair’s Round Barn Express Train

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!

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