Florence County Fair - Florence, WI
906-282-9153
August 23-24-25, 2019
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Florence County Fair - 2018 Calendar of Events - Celebrating 115 years!
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 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 or text 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 2018 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, Kids Carnival Games, and Bean Bag Toss Tournament 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 22; 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 23, 2018 - 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 24, 2018 - Senior Day & Opening Day
11:00 a.m.
Exhibit Displays Open to the Public
(Exhibit Building)

​1:00 p.m.
Senior Citizen Day Information Booths & Sponsor Booths on Display 
(Exhibit Building)

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Bingo
(Exhibit Building)

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

5:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony followed by St. Vincent de Paul Volunteer Recognition Ceremony
(Flag Pole & Side Stage)


5:45 p.m.
Fairest of the Fair & Junior Fairest of the Fair Crowning
(Side Stage)

6:00 p.m.
Garden Tractor Pull 
featuring UP Garden Tractor Pullers
(In front of Mud Track)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Music by Jesse McPherson
(Side Stage)

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018
7:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Mud Bog Registration
(Tent by Pits / South Entrance)

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Incredible Superhero
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
(Center of Fairgrounds)

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

2:00 p.m.
Bunny Bingo Raffle
(Side 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 p.m.
Hoop-a-Palooza 
Hula Hooping with Sparkles (aka Alicia G)
(Entertainment Tent)

​4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 
Karaoke with Eric & Jen
(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
(Entertaiment Tent)

8:00 p.m.Bunny Bingo Raffle
(Side Stage)


8:00 p.m. to midnight
Music by The Cadillacs
(Main Stage)

Sunday, August 26, 2018
7:00 a.m.
Registration for Horse Show
(Brewer Building; Announcers Stand, by the Aena)

8:00 a.m.
Warm-up for Horse Show
(Arena)

9:00 a.m.
Speed Horse Show
(Arena)

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

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



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

12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Music by Lovin’ Country
(Main Stage)

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

1:00 p.m.
Hands-on Old Fashioned Kids Games
(Center of Fairgrounds)

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)

3:00 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
  • Kids Carnival Games
  • Grandma’s Garden & Grandpa’s Tractor Yard Open
  • & much more!
Page last updated: 08-20-18