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Carnival Ride Wristband Discounts NOW ON SALE: All NEW Ride-All-Day + Fair Gate Admission Pack Available!
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Welcome!

Welcome to the 2019 Northern Wisconsin State Fair. We are so excited to see you July 10-14 in Chippewa Falls at the fairgrounds. In an effort to make sure you get all of the fun you can squeeze out of the fair this year we wanted to provide a complete guide to what you need to know, links to schedules, and information on how to save. From our family to yours, have a wonderful time at the fair!

Adult 5 Day Admission $20
Adult One Day Admission (Ages 12 and Older, Free Sunday, July 14 9am-10:30am) $10
Youth One Day Admission (Ages 6-11) $5
Parking $5/vehicle (Free Sunday, July 14 9am-10:30am)

Fair Hours

Our most commonly asked question is when the actual hours of the fair are. SO we've compiled all of the times below!
🎑Tues - Judging starts at 9am
🎑Wed - Sat, 9am-10pm
🎑Wed - Sat Food & Outside Vendors, 10am-Midnight
🎑Wed-Sat Buildings 11am-10pm*
🎑Wed-Sat Carnival Rides Noon-11pm
🎑Sun, 9am-7pm (Free Admission and Parking Until 10:30am*)
🎑Sun Food & Outside Vendors, 10am-7pm
🎑Sun Buildings 11am-7pm
🎑Sun Carnival Rides Noon-7pm
🎑Judging starts at 9am each day
Find a Complete Schedule of Activities & Events Online
*Science and Tech Bldg and RCU Bldg Close at 8pm.

Carnival Ride Wristband Discounts on Sale NOW!

We’re excited to announce a new Northern Wisconsin State Fair and North American Midway bundle this year that includes a ride-all-day wristband (RAD) AND fair gate admission (adult OR youth), for the low price of $26 (SAVINGS OF UP TO $11)!

We also are offering our annual ride-all-day wristband at the discount price of $22 (savings of $5), in addition to the all new R-A-D pack. Both offers expire Tuesday, July 9 at Midnight so don't wait, get yours online today and SAVE!

Ride Wristbands

R-A-D Pack (Ride All Day Wristband + Gate Admission)
R-A-D Pack (Ride All Day Wristband + Gate Admission)
Ride All Day (RAD) Wristband + Gate Admission to the fair. SAVE $11 for Adults AND SAVE $6 for Youth! Only a limited number available - get yours now! Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
Advance Discount Ride Wristband
Advance Discount Ride Wristband
Advance UNLIMITED one day ride wristband only - does not include gate admission to the fair. Buy in advance and save $5 while supplies last! Wristbands will be $27 at the fair. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.

Tickets On Sale

2019 Adult 5 Day Admission
2019 Adult 5 Day Admission
A $30 SAVINGS. This ticket can only be scanned once and must be presented to the main gate to obtain your 5-day wristband for re-admittance. This DOES NOT include rides. Only general admission. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
2019 Adult Fair Gate Admission
2019 Adult Fair Gate Admission
General Admission is valid for ONE DAY during fair, July 10-14, 2019. You must present this ticket to enter the fairgrounds. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
2019 Youth Fair Gate Admission
2019 Youth Fair Gate Admission
Youth General Admission, Ages 6-11. Valid for ONE DAY during fair, July 10-14, 2019. You must present this ticket to enter the fairgrounds. Children under 6 are FREE. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
R-A-D Pack (Ride All Day Wristband + Gate Admission)
R-A-D Pack (Ride All Day Wristband + Gate Admission)
Ride All Day (RAD) Wristband + Gate Admission to the fair. SAVE $11 for Adults AND SAVE $6 for Youth! Only a limited number available - get yours now! Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
Advance Discount Ride Wristband
Advance Discount Ride Wristband
Advance UNLIMITED one day ride wristband only - does not include gate admission to the fair. Buy in advance and save $5 while supplies last! Wristbands will be $27 at the fair. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.
07/10 Roots & Boots 90's Electric Throwdown - VIP Experience
07/10 Roots & Boots 90's Electric Throwdown - VIP Experience
July 10, 2019 | 8:00 PM
NEW VIP Experience: Includes FRONT OF STAGE SEATING, Fair admission, separated from general public, catered meal, beer, wine, soda, private restroom with A/C, and separate entry/exit to VIP area 5pm-10pm. Convenience fee applied at checkout.
07/10 Roots & Boots 90's Electric Throwdown - Premium and Reserve Seating
07/10 Roots & Boots 90's Electric Throwdown - Premium and Reserve Seating
July 10, 2019 | 8:00 PM
July 10, 2019: Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye, Aaron Tippin. For ADA seats call our office: 715.723.2861 ext. 104. Concert Tickets do NOT include Fair Admission. You must purchase a General Admission ticket to enter fair. Convenience fee applied at checkout.
07/11 Hairball Show - VIP Experience
07/11 Hairball Show - VIP Experience
July 11, 2019 | 8:00 PM
A Bombastic Celebration of Arena Rock
NEW VIP: FRONT OF STAGE SEATING, Fair admission, separated from general public, catered meal, beer, wine, soda, private restroom with A/C, separate entry/exit to VIP area 5pm-10pm. Convenience fee at checkout.
07/11 Hairball Show - Premium and Reserved Seating
07/11 Hairball Show - Premium and Reserved Seating
July 11, 2019 | 8:00 PM
A Bombastic Celebration of Arena Rock! For ADA seats call our office: 715.723.2861 ext. 104. Concert Tickets do NOT include Fair Admission. You must purchase a General Admission ticket to enter the fairgrounds. Convenience fee will be applied at checkout.
07/12 Big & Rich w/ Cowboy Troy and DJ Sinister
07/12 Big & Rich w/ Cowboy Troy and DJ Sinister
July 12, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Premium, Reserve, and Grandstand Seating. For ADA seats call our office: 715.723.2861 ext. 104. Concert Tickets do NOT include Fair Admission. You must purchase a General Admission ticket to enter the fair. Convenience fee will be applied at checkout.
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
07/13 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
July 13, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Premium, Reserve, and Grandstand Seating. For ADA seats call our office: 715.723.2861 ext. 104. Concert Tickets do NOT include Fair Admission, must purchase a General Admission to enter fair. Convenience fee will be applied to this ticket at checkout.

Please Note

Inclement Weather

Seek shelter in cement structures or permanent restrooms.

Reserved Parking Areas

These areas are needed for safety/emergency personnel. Vehicles will be towed at owner's expense if parked in reserved parking area. (See Map Below)

Smoking and/or Vaping

It is not permitted inside or within 25 feet of any door or entryway of buildings, barns, tent structures, or among highly congested outdoor areas where patrons are gathered. Concert areas are NON smoking.

NO Pets/Animals

They are not allowed on the fairgrounds during the fair unless they are entered in a competitive exhibit or qualify as an ADA service dog.

Alcohol Age Verification

The NWSF believes all alcoholic products should be enjoyed responsibly. For guests 21 years of age and older, an approved wristband is required to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. ID verification wristband stations are located outside beer garden areas.

NO Coolers or Carry Ins of Food or Beverages


Indemnification and Photo Release

By attending this event you indemnify the Northern Wisconsin State Fair Association, Inc Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers, and Associated Governing Organizations from any and all legal action. Additionally, you authorize the use of your image in pictures, audio, and video productions for advertising and marketing needs of the NWSF, Sponsors, or Vendors of the Fair.

PLEASE keep our grounds and parking areas clean by using trash and recycle bins wherever possible. Be part of our sustainability practices.



FAIR 101: FAQ

FAQ

Do you have any discounts during the fair, July 10-14?


Will prices increase for main stage acts?


Do concert tickets include fair admission?


Is there a free shuttle service?



Is there a discount for senior citizens?


Is there a discount for active duty and retired military service people?

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