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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.
**Sunday, July 14 Only.

MAKE YOUR FAIR FOOD BUCKET LIST

Carnival Ride Information & Pricing, July 10-14

RIDE PRICING:

$60 for 50 Coupons
$25 for 20 Coupons
$1.50 for Individual Coupons
$27 Unlimited Ride-All-Day Wristband

HOURS:

🎡Wed-Sat Carnival Rides Noon-11pm
🎡Sun Carnival Rides Noon-7pm

NEW rides in 2019:
Vertigo and Safari Train!

WAYS TO SAVE JULY 10-14TH

FREE ADMISSION FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED MILITARY SERVICE PEOPLE W/ MILITARY ID


FREE ADMISSION AND PARKING OPTIONS

  • All Active Duty and Retired Military Service Personnel with Military Id Receive Free Admission July 10-14
  • Fair Admission and Parking is FREE on Sunday, July 14 9-10:30am
  • There will be FREE Parking and Shuttle Service Located at Chippewa Area Youth Hockey Arena (839 1st Avenue) and Mason Companies Parking Lot (just behind the hockey arena) on Wednesday, July 10 - Saturday, July 13 from 4pm-11:30pm
  • Returning to the fair is our FREE MONITORED BIKE PARKING TENT at the MAIN GATE ENTRANCE where you can ride your bikes to the fair and SAVE on parking. Bike parking is FREE. Thanks to Our Friends at Spring Street Sports and Friends of Hickory Ridge Trails, staffed hours include: Monday-Saturday, 9am-9pm and Sunday 10am-4pm

FREE PARKING OPTIONS MAP

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2019 MERCHANDISE

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Want your own piece of the Northern Wisconsin State Fair!? We will have t-shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, posters, AND hats available for purchase at our all NEW Information and Merchandise Booth located in the center of the main hub of the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds (right near the Kiwanis/Fair Office/Bathroom area). While Supplies Last. First Come, First Served.

Pricing:
1956 Poster $13
1948 Poster $13
Tank Tops $15
T-Shirts $15
Hats $15
Sweatshirts $25

For Emergencies Call 911

These areas are needed for Safety/Emergency personnel. Vehicles will be towed at owner’s expense if parked in Reserved Parking Area. (SEE MAP)

Inclement Weather:

Seek shelter in cement structures or permanent restrooms.

Smoking and/or Vaping:

Is not permitted inside or within 25 feet of any door or entryway of buildings, barns, tent structures, concert area, Northwestern Bank Grandstand seating, or among highly congested outdoor areas where patrons are gathered.

NO Pets/Animals:

Pets/animals 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, an approved wristband is required to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. ID verification wristband stations are located outside beer garden areas.

NO Coolers, Carry Ins of Food or Beverages

Indemnification & 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 & parking areas clean by using trash and recycle bins wherever possible. Be part of our sustainability practices!

BUY TICKETS ONLINE NOW

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.
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.

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?


Can I purchase admission tickets at the gate?


Can I purchase Main Stage Entertainment tickets during the fair?

2019 Northern Wisconsin State Fair Map

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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.



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