Friday, July 16
Kids Day

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

2021 Main Stage Entertainment beginning at 7 p.m.

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 Kids Day Activities (subject to change)

Kids Day
Exhibition Hall
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Specially designed activities for kids of all ages! Activities include: 

  • Crown-making
  • Capoeira
  • Kite-Making
  • Butter-Making
  • Camp Songs 
  • Horse Tack Demos
  • Air pop popcorn with fun seasoning/flavor options 
  • Teaching kids about raising steers
  • Bean seed necklaces
  • And More! 

Exhibition Hall
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Come and test your knowledge about agriculture! Learn about pigs, goats and other furry, fun creatures. Plus create and take home projects made of agricultural material. Activities include: 

  • Beeswax candle rolling
  • Chocolate milk samples
  • Making ice cream in a ziploc bag
  • Milk trivia wheel with prizes
  • Maple syrup making demonstration
  • Face painting and farm animal temporary tattoos
  • Making a garden snack on our bicycle blender - demonstrations at 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm 
  • And More! 

ESPN Kids Day
Outside/Exhibition Hall
Noon to 5 p.m.

Join the ESPN staff for basketball, corn hole, wiffle ball and more. Fun will be had by people of all ages hanging with these sports enthusiasts.

Dane County Fair Kiddie Tractor Pull
Exhibition Hall
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fun for all ages! Participate in a feat of strength in a kiddie tractor pull event. Trophies will be awarded in several age catagories. Be sure to register at 1 p.m. for the free event


2021 Daily Entertainment (subject to change)

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Kiddie Farm

1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Youth & Community Stage

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 Specials

Noon to close

Unlimited Ride Wristband $30

2021 Youth Judging (subject to change)

8 a.m. Swine Arena Building
8 a.m. Rabbits Pavilion 2 - Showring C
9 a.m. Dairy Showmanship Pavilion 2 - Showring A
10 a.m. Cats, Booths Exhibition Hall
11:30 a.m. Horse - Trail Pavilion 1
1 p.m. Dairy - Grade Holsteins Pavilion 2 - Showring A
1 p.m. Little Shepherd Sheep Show Pavilion 2 - Showring B
5 p.m. Horse - Driving Classes Pavilion 1
6:45 p.m. Meat Animal Sale Pavilion 2 - NW Corner