NEW! Rockstars in the Ring

The Dane County Fair is introducing a new show this year called Rockstars in the Ring. This new livestock show if for youth with an intellectual disability. Up to 10 participants will have the opportunity to experience showing a pig or rabbit with two youth exhibitor mentors at this Fair. For more information and to apply to be a mentor or participant, CLICK HERE.


NEW! 4-H Youth Stage & Community Stage

This year, we will have two stages. Our 4-H Youth Stage will be located in the Exhibition Hall and our Community performances will be on our Main Stage outside in our entertinament area. Details TO COME.



Wednesday, July 14

Be the first to have a Sneak-A-Peek of the carnival before the Fair starts!

CLICK HERE for more details.


Online Admission Ticket Sales RETURN!

Save your cash for the food vendors and carnival rides, and purchase your tickets online via credit card before you arrive at the Fair. For more information and to purchase tickets - SALES WILL OPEN IN MAY.

Note: Credit cards will only be accepted online, and Cash only at the gate. Convenience fees will apply for online sales.

Carnival Ride Wristband Discount is COMING BACK!

We’re excited to announce that the North American Midway wristband discount is returning this year for unlimited rides on Saturday OR Sunday only from Noon-Close at the discount price of $25 (savings of $5). Offers expire Wednesday, July 14 at Midnight, so don't wait, get yours online and SAVE! Wristbands will go on sale in May.

Purchase your discount wristband by Wednesday, July 14 at Midnight - SALES WILL OPEN IN MAY