By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published May 31, 2022 at 10:01 AM

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The Wisconsin State Fair, presented by UScellular, runs Aug. 4-14, 2022 and per usual will feature all the faves: cream puffs, foods on sticks, cold beers and lemonades, adorable animals, live music, shopping, big yellow sliding, all-day amusement rides and everything else State Fair-related.

So. Who wants to save moo-la?

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Well, you're in luck. The Wisconsin State Fair has oodles of ways to save this year to assure that everyone living in your barn has a grand ol' time.

Here are eight ways to save trough-fulls of money at the Fair this year:

  • $12 State Fair tickets! Save $5 on adult admission to the State Fair. Discounted tickets are available hereor at participating Bank Five Nine branches, Wisconsin Sentry Foods, Metcalfe's Markets, Festival Foods and Trig’s stores. Offer runs through June 30.
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  • $35 SpinCity 50 Ride & Game Tickets! This deal is almost 30 percent cheaper from individually purchased tickets. Grab yours here or at the State Fair Ticket Office. Offer runs through July 29. Thrill-seekers unite!
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  • $5 State Fair Bargain Books! Find hundreds of dollars in savings with 80 different coupons offering discounts on food, beverages, gifts, souvenirs, SpinCity and more. Get one here through July 29.
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  • $22 Cream Puff 6-packs! Get a Cream Puff 6-Pack voucher for 22 bucks. Vouchers can be redeemed during State Fair at the Original Cream Puff Pavilion or Cream Puff Express locations. Buy yours here or at the State Fair Ticket Office through July 29.
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  • State Fair Sundays with the Lakeshore Chinooks! The Wisconsin State Fair and Lakeshore Chinooks teamed up again to offer two package options for Lakeshore Chinooks Sunday home games at Kapco Park. Option 1 is $17 for one general admission ticket to a Lakeshore Chinooks Sunday baseball game, one State Fair admission ticket and a Lakeshore Chinooks hat. Option 2 is $20 for one reserved grandstand ticket to a Lakeshore Chinooks Sunday baseball game, one State Fair admission ticket and a Lakeshore Chinooks hat. Game dates are June 12, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17, July 31, and August 7. Get yours here.
  • Party Animal Package with the Milwaukee County Zoo! For $20, get one State Fair admission ticket and one adult admission ticket to the Milwaukee County Zoo. Zoo tickets valid through December 31, 2022, and cannot be combined with any other offers. Click here to purchase ticket packages. Offer available through July 31.
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  • "Dublin the Fun" fair & festival deal with Milwaukee Irish Fest! For just $20, get one State Fair admission ticket and one ticket to Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world’s largest celebration of Irish music and culture. Milwaukee Irish Fest runs August 18-21, 2022. Click here to purchase ticket packages. Offer available thru July 31, 2022 while supplies last.
  • NEW! Milwaukee Milkmen State Fair Fun Days! Ticket package deals for the Milwaukee Milkmen and Wisconsin State Fair are a steal. Purchase the State Fair Fun Day bundle to get a ticket for select Milwaukee Milkmen games and for just $10 more, a Wisconsin State Fair admission ticket valued at $17. Game dates are May 13, June 4, June 25, July 9, July 23, and August 3. Click here to purchase ticket packages.

And the best parts of the Wisconsin State Fair – smiling and spending time with friends and family – are absolutely free!  See you at the Fair!

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Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.