Here are the admission offers and sponsored activities for the 2022 State Fair

One way or another, we’ve already reached July this year – but there’s still plenty of summer fun to be had in Milwaukee this season, including the beloved Wisconsin State Fair which returns this year from 4-14 august.

And the only thing better than going to the annual show at the end of summer? Head to the annual Late Summer Spectacular and get in with discounted tickets – and today the State Fair announced several daily admission offers and promotions to make just that happen. Here are several ways to save a little money by heading to the 2022 Wisconsin State Fair. inside the doors!

Savings begin on the first day of the Wisconsin State Fair, as anyone who drops off a jar of peanut butter or donates cash at any box office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. will receive $5 admission. $. Inside the fairgrounds, Hunger Task Force will come to Central Park with music, entertainment, activities, photo ops and samples from local dairy and food vendors.

The Wisconsin State Fair isn’t just for Wisconsin residents! In fact, thanks to Travel Wisconsin, any out-of-state Fair attendee can get two admission tickets for just $17—instead of the usual $34 for two tickets—by showing their out-of-state ID. ‘State at any counter that day. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In this new promotion, kids can get free entry to the State Fair valid for August 9 by registering at Bango’s Kids Club. Then, have a slam dunk day inside the fairgrounds with all manner of Bucks-related entertainment from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – including live performances by Bucks entertainment bands, a Bango appearance, games NBA 2K freebies, craft on a stick, and finally grab that championship shot with the Larry O’Brien trophy.

Shop, then head to the State Fair with Meijer Day. If you have a receipt for a $45 purchase at a Wisconsin Meijer store from July 3 to August 10, 2022, bring it to a State Fair box office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and save $5 on an admission ticket .

Today’s lesson? It pays to be a teacher because, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., educators will enjoy free admission (limit one per ID) to the Wisconsin State Fair by showing their ID. identity or their name badge at any counter.


On its final day, the Wisconsin State Fair will salute the troops by offering free admission to veterans and active military members and their families. Simply show your ID at any box office on Sunday August 14 and get free admission (up to four per ID). The celebrations continue inside the gates as Central Park will host a special military program beginning at 11 a.m., along with numerous activities — such as a veterans and military resource exhibit — from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. hours.

In addition to these admission offers and promotions, the Wisconsin State Fair will host a number of themed sponsor days featuring bonus activities and fun inside the park. These days include:

The best part of the grocery store — free samples — is heading to the Wisconsin State Fair with Sentry Foods Day and its Sentry Taste Fest. Held in Central Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., this indoor fairground festival will include a kids’ dance party, mascot meet-and-greet, family-friendly activities and, of course, free food samples. Like you need an excuse to binge more at the State Fair

Take a quick trip to the Kwik Trip exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Central Park, featuring interactive games, prizes and more.

For more information on all of State Fair’s offers, promotions, sponsors and more, see the fair website. And for more information on the upcoming fair – like the lineup of Sporkies and the lineups of entertainment throughout the late summer classic – stay tuned to OnMilwaukee.

Sara H. Byrd