Barn Replacement Project 2022-2023
April 9, 2019, was a sad day as our Show Barn/
Coliseum (Red Barn) had to be taken down due
to structural concerns. After 130 years of service, a
portion of the roof collapsed rendering the building
While we will never forget the history and
memories of the Red Barn, we now have serious
needs to be addressed.
Our remaining 100-year-old swine/sheep barn
and two cattle barns are beyond repair and the
time has come to replace animal barns and show
Due to cost savings, excavation for
utilities/stormwater, and building/environmental
codes, the Fair Board is proposing to address our
entire barn area to sustain animal exposition for
These facilities are critical for continued youth
education in agriculture, and animal exhibition
needs for dairy & beef cattle and other species
(goats, sheep, llamas, alpacas…). New barn facilities
will eliminate current tent rental expenses and
increase non-fair events with additional revenues
to aid operations.
This project will greatly impact our economy and
tourism into Chippewa Falls and our region.
for your financial support for this project that will
benefit our community and citizens of all ages in
the entire region.
See Barn Replacement Project Slideshow Below