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Wisconsin Valley Fair

August 1 - August 6

Annual Wisconsin Valley Fair! Six days of excitement. Headlining entertainment in our grandstand nightly. A variety of national musical acts and a demolition derby! Carnival rides, commercial exhibits. Thousands of youth exhibits. Fun for the whole family. Great food, great entertainment, great time! Tickets on sale now! Wisconsin Valley Fair entertainment lineup Canadian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch kicks off the fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Country-pop performer Kelsey Ballerini will take the stage Wednesday, Aug. 3. Midwestern rock band, Cheap Trick will perform Thursday, Aug. 4 with hits ‘I Want You To Want Me’ and ‘Surrender.’ Friday, Aug. 5 at the fair has yet to be announced. Fair representatives will be back on Wake Up Wisconsin May 2 for another big announcement! Saturday, Aug. 6 country singer Joe Diffie will perform. The fair ends Sunday Aug. 7 with the Action Auto Demolition Derby at 5:30 p.m. Shows Tuesday through Saturday begin at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seats go on sale March 11 at 8:00 a.m. online at or by calling 888-695-0888.


August 1
August 6


Marathon Park
2 Garfield Ave
Wausau, WI 54401 United States
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