Wisconsin State Fair kicks off today; runs through August 16th – fox6now.com

Wisconsin State Fair

WEST ALLIS — The Wisconsin State Fair kicks off its 11-day run on Thursday, August 6th. The gates open at 8 a.m.

Most buildings at the Fair Park are open from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily during the Fair. SpinCity Amusement Ride & Game Area opens at 10 am daily. On the final Sunday, August 16, barn closures begin at 3 pm, buildings close at 9 pm and the Fair Park and SpinCity close at 10 pm.

You can get into the Fair for just $2 when you donate at least two (2) non-perishable food items or make a cash donation outside any Fair admission entrance. You will receive a voucher redeemable at the ticket widow for $2 admission on Thursday, August 6 only.

General Parking is $10 per vehicle or motorcycle. Enter via Gate 1 at S. 79th Street and W. Greenfield Avenue, Gate 7 on Kearney Street (I-94 frontage road) or Gate 9 at S. 76th Street and W. Pierce Street.

A limited number of $20 Preferred Parking spaces are available near the Main Stage Entrance via Gate 1, and near the U.S. Cellular® Main Gate Entrance via Gate 7. To purchase Preferred Parking prior to the Fair please click here.

CLICK HERE for a printable version of the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair Map

The amphitheater lineup will kick off on a high note on Thursday, Aug. 6 with A Capellooza featuring Tonic Sol-fa, The Sound Exchange and Blend. The first weekend will feature State Fair favorites Here Come The Mummies on Friday, Aug. 7 and Saturday, Aug. 8 followed by Kids From Wisconsin on Sunday, Aug. 9.

Fairgoers under 18 years of age entering the Fair after 6 pm must be accompanied by a parent 21 years of age or older. Proof of age is required.

Ticket prices at admission entrances:

  • Adults (12 & over) $12
  • Seniors (60 & over) $7
  • Military/Veterans with ID $7
  • Youth (ages 6-11) $6
  • Children (5 & under) FREE

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Hours:

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sunday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Friday & Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Final Sunday

The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, opens Thursday, Aug. 6 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 16 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

CLICK HERE for Wisconsin State Fair driving directions and parking information.

CLICK HERE for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Wisconsin State Fair “Get Around Guide.”

CLICK HERE to visit the Wisconsin State Fair website to check out a schedule of events and daily promotions.