Hometown Hero Day
Thursday, July 20, 2017

In honor of their service, all Armed Forces personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Reserves, National Guard members and veterans), police men and women, firefighers and first responders will receive FREE admission to the Fair on Hometown Hero Day. Proper identification is necessary to receive free admission.

Many special displays will be on hand and interactive activities will take place during Hometown Hero Day. You won't want to miss the fun!

Have ideas for fun activities or military service organization who might want to get involved? Please email us or call 608-224-0500. 

Special Activities 

Special Fair entrance just for you!
When entering the Fair, look for the Hometown Hero gate. Have your identification. Our vendors are excited to say “Thank you!” to you by offering hero-only specials and discounts. You will receive a flyer highlighting these specials at the entrance gate. You'll also be invited to wear a red, white and blue ribbon, to help us recognize you as a service member. All Fair attendees will have the opportunity to wear yellow ribbons to show their support, thanks to Operation Homefront.

Operation Homefront Party
Located in Hall A of the Exhibition Hall

Operation Homefront will offer family fun and games for the kids from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Operation Homefront Back To School Brigade
Located in Hall A of the Exhibition Hall

School aged children of military and veteran families can come and pick up necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year. Interested in donating to the Brigade? Operation Homefront accepts all school supplies, including notebooks, pencils, pens, calculators, rulers, loose-leaf paper, binders, etc.

Operation Homefront Quiet Zone
Located within Hall A of the Exhibition Hall
Families with young children will want to visit the Quiet Zone where they can rest with or change their little ones.

Resources at the Fair
Along with fun at the Fair, take advantage of valuable resources. Organizations with Resource Fair displays at the Fair include: