Florence County Fair - Florence, WI
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August 28-29-30, 2020
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Florence County Fair - 2019 Calendar of Events - Celebrating 116 years!
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - Exhibit Registration Day
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information on any of our events
Or for more information, call us at:  906-282-9153

Or send inquiries to:
   5505 County Highway N 
   P.O. Box 704
   Florence, WI 54121

Or e-mail us at:
florencecountyfair@hotmail.com
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This is where you will find the most current and up-to-date schedule of events for the 2019 Florence County Fair.  With limited exceptions, most items on this scheduled are free to participate in with the cost of admission to the fair for the weekend!  The exceptions are:  Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, Mud Bog, and ATV/UTV games are free for attendees to watch, but have an extra fee for those who want to compete and actively participate in the activity. 
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3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibit Registration* & Special Contest Entries Accepted

*All regular/traditional exhibits must be dropped off at the Fair Park Exhibit Building by 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21; Special Exhibit Contests (listed on the Special Exhibits Contests page) may be dropped off on Wednesday or Thursday at the times indicated

Duct Tape Contest Items on Display
Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest Display -- note that it is only pictures -- the actual entries are available for purchase from Lydia's Fair Kitchen (while supplies last)
Maple Syrup Contest Display (prior to People's Choice Judging)
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - Judging Day
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 “Special Contests” Entries Received*

9:00 a.m. to ?
Non-livestock judging begins

11:00 a.m.
Livestock judging begins

Please note:  Thursday is a working day at the fair. All exhibits are judged and then the displays are created. It takes 12-15 hours to make this happen.  For this reason, we ask that exhibitors and the general public wait until Friday to enter the exhibit building to view the exhibits.

*All Special Exhibit Entry Contests (listed on the Special Exhibits Contests page) must be dropped off by noon today.​
Friday, August 23, 2019 - Senior Day & Opening Day
11:00 a.m. 
Exhibit Displays Open to the Public
(Exhibit Building)

1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Bingo (Senior Day)
(Exhibit Building)

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Health Screening(s), and Community Outreach Information on Display (Senior Day)
(Exhibit Building)

4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Fish Fry Fundraiser for Florence County Sheriff’s Department K--9 Fund
(Served out of the Beer Stand)

5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Grandma’s Garden Open
(tents near barn)

5:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony & Blue Ox Trail Riders Volunteers Recognition Ceremony
(Flag Pole & Side Stage)

5:30 p.m.
Junior Fairest of the Fair and Fairest of the Fair Crowning Ceremony
(Side Stage)

6:00 p.m.
Music by Jessie McPherson
(Side Stage)

6:00 p.m.
Garden Tractor Pull (featuring UP Garden Tractor Pullers)
(Track next to Mud Bog Pit)

8:00 p.m. to midnight
Music by Billy Jack Band
(Main Stage)


Saturday, August 24, 2019
7:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Mud Bog Registration
(Tent by Pits / South Entrance)

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Secret Life of My Pets
Fairest of the Fair Tea Party
(Exhibit Building)

11:00 a.m.
Comedy Magic Show with Magician Jim Lenz
(Entertainment Tent)

11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Inflatable Rides

12:00 p.m.
Mud Begins to Fly at the Mud Bog!
(Mud Track)

12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Grandma’s Garden Open
(Tents near playground)

12:30 p.m.
Kids Cookie Decorating
(Exhibit Building)

1:00 p.m.
Air Powered Rocket Workshop with Magician Jim Lenz
(Entertainment Tent)

1:30 p.m.Coin Scramble
***Tentatively Scheduled***
(Center of Fairgrounds)

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Music by Horizon Band
(Main Stage)

2:00 p.m.
Hands-on Old Fashioned Kids Games(immediately following the penny scramble) 
(Center of Fairgrounds)

3:00 p.m.
Comedy Magic Show with Magician Jim Lenz
(Entertainment Tent)

​4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
Vickie's Karaoke
(Side Stage)

5:00 p.m.
Maple Syrup Contest People’s Choice Judging Preliminaries
(Entertainment Tent)

5:00 p.m.
Kids Cricket Spitting Contest Registration
(Exhibit Hall)

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Strolling Magic with Magician Jim Lenz

5:30 p.m.
Kids Cricket Spitting Contest
(Exhibit Hall)

6:00 p.m.
Air Powered Rocket Workshop with Magician Jim Lenz
(Entertainment Tent)

8:00 p.m. to midnight
Music by Next Myle
(Main Stage)

Sunday, August 25, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
ATV/UTV Games Registration
(Brewer Building; Announcers Stand, by the Arena)

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Classic Car and Motorcycle Show Registration
(Tent on the Soccer Field)

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.Polka Mass with Jerry Voelker & the Jolly Gents
(Main Stage)

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Strolling Magic with Magician Jim Lenz

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Music by Jerry Voelker & the Jolly Gents
(Main Stage)

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
ATV/UTV Games
(Arena)

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Grandma’s Garden Open
(Tents near playground)


1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Music by Lovin’ Country
(Main Stage)

2:00 p.m.
Comedy Magic Show with Magician Jim Lenz
(Entertainment Tent)

2:00 p.m.
Classic Car and Motorcycle Show Awards
(Tent on Soccer Field)

2:30 p.m.
Maple Syrup Contest People’s Choice Judging Finals 
(Entertainment Tent)

4:00 p.m.
Draft Horse Pull
(Arena)

5:00 p.m.
Closing Ceremony
(Flag Pole)

5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Release
(Exhibit Building)
All Exhibits must be picked between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday


Duct Tape Contest Items on Display
Rainbow Loom Contest Items on Display
Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest Display -- note that it is only pictures -- the actual entries are available for purchase from Lydia's Fair Kitchen (while supplies last)
Maple Syrup Contest Display (prior to People's Choice Judging)
Recycling Art Contest Display
All Weekend
  • Playground Equipment
  • Trail Cam Photo Contest Entries on Display
  • Exhibits of Fine Craftsmanship on Display
  • Vendors
  • Duct Tape Contest Items on Display
  • Recycling Art Contest Items on Display
  • Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest Entries for Sale
  • Best Butterfly Contest Entries on Display
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Champion Entries for Sale
  • Flip the Flop Contest Items on Display
  • Make It Camo Contest Items on Display
  • Maple Syrup Contest Judging Results & Display
  • Fair Food
  • Zen Doodle Contest Items on Display
  • Animals
  • Grandma’s Garden & Grandpa’s Tractor Yard Open
  • & much more!
Page last updated: 08/15/19