All outdoor concerts and entertainment are FREE with fair admission! Stage shows, youth exhibits and special attractions are only some of the entertainment you'll find at the fair!
This unique show combines birds of all kinds and magic! Parakeets, macaws, butterflies and even a rare angora rabbit all take their parts in this educational and entertaining show. Be in the front row to enjoy all the beautiful birds and watch them preform tricks, disappear and transform right before your very eyes! Everyone one is sure to enjoy the finale surprise with butterflies! Additionally, before and after each show, you will be able to interact with the animals; getting a chance to touch them or get a picture with these colorful creatures, at no additional cost to you.
Cirque Mechanics - Gantry Show
Aerial acts and ground performances are sure to amaze all who watch the Gantry Show. This moving show, takes place on a large truss structure maneuvered by just two bicycles. Entertainers will swing and spin on right above your head! Watch as they twist and turn around obstacles, balance beams and even juggle all while in constant motion! It’s like watching a parade and a circus act all at the same time! Don’t miss your chance to watch this unique thrill show that is truly one-of-a-kind.
Trampolining is one the fastest growing sports, being added the Olympics in just over a decade ago. Watch these outstanding athletes perform amazing triple flips and twists and soar to heights over 25 feet! This cast of characters will also incorporate skis and snowboards to this gravity-defying event. This high flying show features Olympic medalists and Olympic hopefuls! Flippenout has performed their extreme trampoline shows for the NBA, NFL, NCAA, NHL, WNBA, colleges, fairs, festivals and parades.
Gymfinity Gymnastics and Children’s Activity Center will be presenting the “World’s Most Funnest” inflatable play course. Gymfinity is the county leader in children’s activities from gymnastics, tumbling and fitness to parties, camps and field trips. The “BIG Poppa” from Gymfinity’s GymCRAZIum is 52 feet of tunnels, climbers and slides for kids 3 to 13. Offered FREE of charge, stop by and see the fine folks from Gymfinity, get information on classes, camps or birthday parties and let your kids play on the BIG Poppa!
It’s your chance to see the cutest baby animals around up close and learn a little about agriculture, too. This interactive area allows for people of all ages to meet, touch and see farm animals! Staff is on hand to ensure safety and to answer all your questions about our fuzzy friends. The Kiddie Farm is located in Hall A of the Exhibition Hall. It is organized by Dane County Agriculture Teachers Association and staffed by FFA members from around Dane County. The Kiddie Farm is sponsored by Badgerland Financial, ANIMART Pet Stores, Blain's Farm and Fleet, Carl F. Statz & Sons, Inc. and Imkahlng Auctions.
Youth & Community Stage
Drama, fashion, photography, animal care, musical entertainment, and clever "How To…" presentations are just a few of the many talents to be demonstrated on the Dane County Fair Youth Stage. Also see shows by community groups and other local talent. The Youth & Community Stage is sponsored by the Dane County Farm Bureau