Photo: Dane County Fair

Welcome to the Dane County Fair, where the country
meets the Capital city, and the fun never ends!

Join us at the Alliant Energy Center, July 19-23, 2017, for the Dane County Fair. With many new attractions and features, along with classic favorites, the Dane County Fair is your Ticket to Fun this summer.

Now accepting commercial exhibitor applications for the 2017 Dane County Fair!

Now accepting nomiations for Hometown Hero Awards for the 2017 Dane County Fair!

Included with daily admission is access to FREE evening concerts at the outdoor music stage, daily stunt shows by Team FMX Motorcycles and daily shows by Monkey Business. Your admission ticket also allows you to view a large variety of animals in the New Holland Pavilions and youth projects in the Exhibition Hall. Food vendors of all kinds are located around the grounds, along with commercial exhibitors providing the opportunity for shopping, and much more!

2017 Fair Admission
Ages Daily Season
5 and under FREE FREE
6-11 $3 $6
12 & Over $8 $20

Admission Specials: 
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday feature $3 admission before 3:00 p.m. for everyone over 6-years-old!
Parking is FREE all-day every day!
All past and present military personnel, police officers, firefighters and first responders receive FREE admission on Thursday as we celebrate Hometown Hero Day.
Be sure to check for admission coupons in your Bucky Book and with local businesses!

Fair Hours:
Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Outdoor Exhibitors and Vendors: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hall: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Carnival: 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 11:00 p.m. The carnival will operate unless lightning.


Dogs are not allowed at the Dane County Fair. Thank you for your cooperation.