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Sports & Rec > State Parks > West Suburbs > West Allis > Wisconsin State Fair Park

Wisconsin State Fair Park [edit]
640 S. 84th St.
West Allis, WI 53214
(800) 884-3247
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Armed with nearly 200 acres, State Fair Park is able to accommodate parties, activities, meetings and much more. Home to the Exposition Center, the Tommy G. Thompson Youth Center, the Milwaukee Mile Speedway, and the Products Pavilion, this park is perfect for any entertainment or business activity.
Upcoming events

Aug. 1, 2014 - Aug. 1, 2014
Douglas Steven Luna's Corporate Angel

50 songs to listen to: https://www.facebook.com/CorporateAngel/app_2405167945 Original Solo Artist 19 years and going strong - make sure to LIKE our Facebook or Reverbnation Band Page. Roberts and Leadfoot Stage - parallel facing the back of the Race Track seating

Aug. 2, 2014
Crossfire @ WI State Fair

We are returning to Saz's Rib Stage at the Wisconsin State Fair this year! Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 2nd! We'll be playing at 7:30pm! Come on down, grab a beer, enjoy some of Saz's great food, and hang out with us! Can't wait for this one!

Aug. 6, 2014
UW-Madison day at Wisconsin State Fair

Celebrate the spirit and tradition of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Join Bucky Badger, the UW Marching Band, students, faculty, and alumni for a day of exploration, celebration, and fun at Central Park located within the fairgrounds.

Sept. 27, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014
Maker Faire Milwaukee

Maker Faire Milwaukee is a family-friendly event that will welcome makers – tech enthusiasts, inventors, crafters, educators, tinkerers and hobbyists of all ages – to exhibit their work and share their knowledge and skills with other makers and with the community. The first Maker Faire® Milwaukee will be held on September 27 and 28, 2014. It is co-hosted by Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and the Milwaukee Makerspace, in collaboration with MAKE magazine and sponsored by Brady Corporation. The free event will be held at Wisconsin State Fair Park on the same weekend as the Park’s annual Harvest Fair. Maker Faires showcase the “maker movement,” a growing global community of do-it-yourselfers that is pushing the boundaries of creativity, product development and manufacturing through technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Maker Faire Milwaukee is expected to feature more than 100 makers who will demonstrate 3D printing, microcomputers, robotics, lasers, alternative energy, blacksmithing, indie crafts, and more. The event will offer hands-on instructional workshops, competitions and activity areas for visitors of all ages and interests. Admission to the event is free; some activities or attractions may require a fee.

Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
Trainfest 2014

Join the Fun at Trainfest®, America’s LARGEST operating model railroad show. Find the Adventure this year when kids from 5 to 99 can run the trains at many of the railroads. There are more opportunities to get hands-on than ever before! Build a Memory in the expanded Kids’ Activity Zone filled with FREE crafts, new make ‘n takes and plenty of train-themed fun! Spend hours entertained by over 60 intricately-detailed running railroads. Rounding out this spectacular show are model train manufacturers and retailers from coast-to-coast. Trainfest has something for everyone in its 200,000 square feet of display area. Discounted advanced tickets available online at www.trainfest.com. For more show details visit Trainfest.com Admission Information: Adults: $12.50 ($11.50 Advanced) Kids 4-12: $5 ($3 Advanced) 3 & Under: Always FREE Wisconsin State Fair Park, Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis (Milwaukee), WI 53214


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