Washington County Fair
The oldest county fair in Wisconsin lights it up for the 177th time with a theme of “Summer Nights & Sparkling Lights.” Featured attractions include a daredevils & wheels stunt show, demolition derby and main stage entertainment by Jefferson Starship, Aaron Lewis, Vince Neil and Muddfest 2019 led by Puddle of Mudd. For all the details, see waukeshacountyfair.com
Waukesha County Expo Grounds
The largest event held annually in the county features three nights of national entertainers: Dylan Scott, Stone Temple Pilots & Billy Currington. Early bird ticket prices, free parking, entertainment, great food and carnival specials make this an affordable outing for the entire family. wcfairpark.com.
Washington County Fair Park
& Conference Center
July 31-Aug. 4
One of the last free fairs in the Midwest, this fair staged in Cedarburg offers a menu of live music, truck and tractor pulls, a full midway, demolition derbies, horse shows, 4-H and livestock exhibitions and judging, kids entertainment and more.
Wisconsin State Fair
This summer classic celebrates the rich agricultural history of Wisconsin in an urban setting. The 2018 fair attracted more than a million visitors during its 11-day run. The 2019 fair features a wide variety of food and beverage options, national entertainment on the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, regional entertainers on 30 free stages, shopping, and judging of livestock throughout the 11 days. In addition, more than 55 rides and attractions are featured in SpinCity. wistatefair.com
The 99th fair features family entertainment and grandstand entertainment that includes a truck & tractor pull, racing of Modifieds, Street Stocks and Bandits and a demolition derby.
Wilmot, southwest of Kenosha.