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Welcome to the Dane County Fair 

Where traditions are taken to new heights, and the fun never ends!

Join us at the Alliant Energy Center, July 18-21, 2019, for the Dane County Fair. With many new attractions and features, along with classic favorites, the Dane County Fair is your ticket to fun this summer.

Fair Admission includes FREE access to:

2019 Fair Admission
Ages Daily Season
5 and under FREE FREE
6-11 $3 $6
12 & Over $8 $20

* Purchase your tickets online (credit card) or at the gate (cash only).


We are introducing some new items and bringing back some favorites for this year's Dane County Fair, including: Sneak-A-Peek, Youth & Community Stage Performances, Online Admission Ticket Sales, and Carnival Ride Discounts.

CLICK HERE for more details.

Admission Specials: 

Thursday and Friday feature $3 admission before 3:00 p.m. for everyone over 6-years-old!

Thursday - All past and present military personnel, police officers, firefighters and first responders receive FREE admission for Hero plus one (1) guest as we celebrate Hometown Hero Day

Parking is FREE all-day every day!

Be sure to check for admission coupons in your Bucky Book!

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Fair Hours:

Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Outdoor Exhibitors and Vendors: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hall: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Carnival: 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 11:00 p.m. The carnival will operate unless lightning.

Pets are not allowed at the Dane County Fair, only Service Animals. Thank you for your cooperation.