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. - Main Stage Tent

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. They have been voted Local Group of the Year 9 years in a row at the Q106 MCMA (Madison Country Music Awards), Favorite Local Group at the 96.3 Star Country Awards, Country Artist of the Year at the MAMA Awards (Madison Area Music Association), People's Choice Award Winner for 6 years at the WAMI Awards (Wisconsin Area Music Industry), Isthmus Readers Favorite Local Country Band, and Madison Magazine's Madison BEST Local Band and Country Band, 5 years running.  MADISON COUNTY has also been acknowledged with a Meritorious Achievement Award at the MAMA Awards, for raising their incredible fan base to such astronomical numbers.

This group has earned the respect of some of the most talented musicians in the area, along with radio stations and fans alike. They have also shared the stage with many national acts through the years!

2021 Kids Day Activities (subject to change)

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

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

  • 4-H Dog Project Demonstrations
  • Kite-Making
  • Butter-Making
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Camp Songs 
  • Teaching kids about raising steers
  • And More! 

Exhibition Hall C
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: 

  • Milk trivia wheel with prizes
  • Maple syrup making demonstration
  • Making kale chips
  • Steer raising
  • And More! 

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

Join the ESPN staff for playground fun with swing sets, slides, giveaways, and more. Fun will be had by people of all ages hanging with these sports enthusiasts.

Dane County Fair Kiddie Tractor Pull
Exhibition Hall C
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


COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Exhibition Hall Lounge - 2nd Floor
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

2021 Daily Entertainment (subject to change)

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 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
6:45 p.m. Meat Animal Sale Pavilion 2 - NW Corner