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Wisconsin State Fair Park [edit]
640 S. 84th St.
West Allis, WI 53214
(800) 884-3247
www.wistatefair.com/11_web/
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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.
 
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July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Car Craft Summer Nationals

Milwaukee, Wisc. – America’s definitive showcase of customized cars will return to Milwaukee in 2016, following a successful three-day event last July. The 2016 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals, presented by Chevrolet Performance, is the country’s premier gathering of street machines and muscle cars and returns to Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisc., just outside Milwaukee, July 15-17, 2016. Registration is now open, with special pricing available through June 30. Spectator tickets for the general public are on sale now at carcraft.com/events, with special advance pricing available through Friday, July 8. ABOUT CAR CRAFT SUMMER NATIONALS: Showcasing more than 3,500 performance cars and attracting upward of 25,000 enthusiasts from across the country over the course of three days, the CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals is an annual celebration of horsepower, torque, and all things automotive. Performance sponsors and vendors mingle with enthusiasts along a spectacular automotive midway while burnout contests, dyno pulls, and autocross challenges let the hardcore fans put their vehicles to the ultimate test amid the sights and sounds of thousands of high-horsepower vehicles on display. The CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals continues to be the leading, must-attend event for automotive enthusiasts nationwide. RETURNING THIS JULY TO MILWAUKEE: Following a successful inaugural year in Milwaukee, the CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals will return July 15-17, 2016 at Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th Street, West Allis, Wisc., 53214. Show hours: · Friday, July 15 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. · Saturday, July 16 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. · Sunday, July 17 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. REGISTER YOUR CAR NOW and LOCK IN SPECIAL PRICING! Appreciate (and show off) the spirit of American cars, and register yours to be a part of the 2016 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals! Registration includes entry for one vehicle, driver and copilot, and one goodie bag. Pricing is as follows: · Pre-registration is only: $50 *Available until Thursday June 30, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. · On-site registration: $70 after June 30 and onsite For more information and to register, visit https://www.raceit.com/register/default.aspx?event=35470. SPECTATOR TICKETS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC ARE ON SALE NOW! SPECIAL PRICING THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 8 Spectator tickets are on sale now and available at carcraft.com/events or the Wisconsin State Fair Park Ticket Office, located at 7722 West Greenfield Ave., West Allis, Wisc., 53214. The Ticket Office is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Friday, April 29, and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. beginning May 2. Pricing is as follows: · One-day ticket admission - $13 in advance, $15 at the gate (valid any one day) · Two-day ticket admission - $22 in advance, $26 at the gate (valid any two days) · Three-day ticket admission - $33 in advance, $39 at the gate *Advance online ticket sales end Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. SPECIAL FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS IN 2016: The 2016 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals features will include, among other highlights: · Faster, open autocross · Dyno Challenge–Test your torque and horsepower against the best! · Drifting Exhbition · Undiscovered Builders Invitational · Pro Builders Shootout · Midnight Drags (at Great Lakes Dragaway) · Performance Marketplace · Giveaways and activities from the main stage · CAR CRAFT editors and photographers on-site, generating more editorial content than ever while searching for rides worthy of "Editor's Choice" awards · Show-‘N’-Shine competition–outstanding rides in 50 + classes, professionally judged and awarded · Meet HOT ROD’s David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of ROADKILL · …and much more! Vendor Information For vendor booth information, please contact Martha Carrasco at 949-705-3135. For the latest information and a full schedule of events, visit carcraft.com, Facebook at FB.com/CarCraftMag , email carcraftsummernats@carcraft.com, or call 310-363-4231. About CAR CRAFT CAR CRAFT, a brand of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, is devoted to street machines, wrenching, and drag racing. It was first established in 1953 to help car guys from the novice to expert build and maintain their American rear-wheel-drive cars. The motto of the brand is Loud, Fast, Real, which emphasizes its more budget-oriented approach to automobile building. About TEN: The Enthusiast Network TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD, and GRINDTV. With more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1,000 branded products, the world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and the world’s largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit www.enthusiastnetwork.com.

Aug. 4, 2016
Shawn Mendes and Special Guests at the Wisconsin State Fair

Teen pop sensation Shawn Mendes will take the Main Stage preesnted by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on opening night, Thursday, Aug. 4. His hit single “Stitches” is the third single from his debut full-length album, Handwritten, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 last May and is now platinum with more than 2 million sold. Tickets are $39 and $29 and are on sale NOW online and at the Fair Ticket Office. All seating is reserved.

Aug. 4, 2016 - Aug. 14, 2016
Wisconsin State Fair

The 2016 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 4 – Sunday, Aug. 14. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend and is an exceptional value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, exciting rides and games in SpinCity, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information, “stick with us” at WiStateFair.com or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and /theWIFair on YouTube.

Aug. 4, 2016
Shawn Mendes with Special Guests at the Wisconsin State Fair

Teen pop sensation Shawn Mendes will take the stage on opening night, Thursday, Aug. 4. His hit single “Stitches” is the third single from his debut full-length album, Handwritten, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 last May and is now platinum with more than 2 million sold. His latest single to hit the charts, “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” is a collaboration with Fifth Harmony’s Camila Cabello The video alone has more than 40 million YouTube views, while Mendes’ other social numbers are just as jaw-dropping: 7.2 million Instagram followers and 5.3 million Twitter followers.

Aug. 5, 2016
Halestorm with We Are Harlot

Halestorm will perform Friday, Aug. 5 at the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino at the Wisconsin State Fair presented by U.S. Cellular. Siblings Elizabeth (Lzzy) and Arejay Hale began Halestorm in the late ‘90s, and eventually solidified the lineup with Lzzy on vocals and guitar, Josh Smith on bass, Arejay on drums and Joe Hottinger on guitar. Hard rock/metal band We Are Harlot will open the show at 8 p.m. The group has made a name for itself in only a few short years, drawing inspiration from ‘80s greats like Van Halen, Aerosmith and Def Leppard.



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