Thursday, July 15
Hometown Hero Day

Admission Specials: $3 admission before 3 p.m. for all ages

Armed Forces personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Reserves, National Guard members and veterans), police officers, firefighters and first responders receive FREE admission for Hero plus one (1) guest.

2020 Main Stage Entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. - TBD

MADISON COUNTY is a 7-piece Country show band, based out of Madison, WI, that has evolved its high-energy engaging show, over the years, to stay fresh and unique. 

Madison County

2021 Hometown Hero Day Activities

Get your Ribbons!
Yellow and patriotic ribbons, provided by Operation Homefront, will be available each at entrance gate. While supplies last. 

Military Appreciation Day
Special Flag Ceremonies
The American Legion Post 59 of Stoughton will be raising the flags at 11 a.m. and lowering the flags at 8 p.m. Join us for this special salute to our flag.

Free Mili-Kits to Send Care Packages to the Troops
Brought to you by the United States Postal Service
United States Postal Service staff will be at the gates to provide free packaging and supplies for mailing to the military overseas. Each Mili-Kit includes 6 Priority Flat Rate 
boxes of 3 different sizes, 6 customs labels and holders, Priority Mail labels and a roll of Priority Mail packaging tape. Information will be provided on rates, packaging, and how to order supplies for future use.

The Salvation Army of Dane County - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stop by the rescue vehicle for a tour and snacks. Take a few minutes to learn all the ways the Salvation Army of Dane County helps those during emergencies. 

Special Fair Entrance
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.

Resources at the Fair
Exhibition Hall A
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Exhibition Hall B
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Give the gift of life. New and returning donors are encouraged to donate. Simply bring your ID to the Fair. Click here to register online. You MUST pay to enter the Fair to give blood. 

Red Cross

Madison Roller Derby
Exhibition Hall C
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Madison's premiere roller derby league is lacing up their skates to put on a show for all ages! These ruthless ladies skate full-contact to score the most points for their teams. Come and join us for this action-packed event!


2021 Daily Entertainment

9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Kiddie Farm
1 p.m. Lady Houdini
2 p.m. KidBuck$ Game Show
3 p.m. Lady Houdini
4 p.m. KidBuck$ Game Show
5 p.m. Lady Houdini
6 p.m. KidBuck$ Game Show

2021 Carnival Special

Noon to close 

$2 Thursday - All rides are just one ticket at $2 per ticket.
Vaild Noon to close


2021 Youth Judging

8 a.m. Poultry Pavilion 2 - Showring C
8:30 a.m.

Plant & Soil Science, Flowers & House Plants,

Pavilion 1 & Exhibition Hall
9 a.m. Beef Pavilion 2 - Showring A
9 a.m. Model Horse Exhibition Hall - Hall B
9:30 a.m. Cavies/Guinea Pigs Pavilion 2 - Showring C
10 a.m. Sheep - Breeding Lots, followed by Market Lots Pavilion 2 - Showing B
1 p.m. Horse-English & Western Dressage Pavilion 1
1 p.m.

Communication Arts Festival

Exhibition Hall

Little Shepherd Show,
at completion of the Sheep Show

Pavilion 2 - Showring B

2021 Draft Horse Youth/Novice Congress - TBD

Pavilion 2 - Classroom

Pavilion 2 - Classroom
                        Pavilion 2 - Classroom
Pavilion 2 - Classroom
Pavilion 2 - Showring A
                                                                                                                                      Pavilion 2 - Showring A