Dodge County Fair

Dodge County Fair

Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 at 8:00am

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A festival of music, food, and youth education. The Dodge County Fair is the area’s main event with three nights of concerts on an outdoor stage surrounded by area youth exhibits and fabulous fried food.  The music festival and concert venue entertain country and rock concert goers from throughout the state of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest.

Fair Schedule:

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Junior Fair Market Hog Show
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth entered in the swine project, held in the Junior Livestock Building. Swine are evaluated on functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness. The Market Hog Show is a terminal show.

9:00 AM
Vegetable Gardening Contest County Fair
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Fruit and Vegetables Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
What’s growing in Dodge County youth’s garden? Exhibits are evaluated in the Danish judging system focusing on quality, uniformity, health, appearance, and more!

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Foods Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Whether your like to wow your family with decorative cakes or you prefer to make your guests cry over canned salsa so good the flavor lingers for days, there’s a category for everything.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Home Furnishings Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Everything from stuffed animals to counted cross stitch to centerpieces. There’s sure to be a category for your latest Internet-inspired craft project.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Flowers Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Fair goers can mosey under the grandstand during the fair and discover the world of Dodge County’s open-class flowers division. Spectacular exhibits range from bouquets of one variety and potted plants to artistic arrangements and themed compositions.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Honey Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Beekeeping is a popular hobby in the Dodge and Jefferson-county area for the fellowship and education it provides. The honey open-class division presents beekeepers with the opportunity to exhibit the fruits of their trade in competition.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Farm Crops, Vegetables, and Fruits Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Farming has deep roots in Dodge County, and love for the land is evident in the exhibits featured in the open-class farm crops, vegetables, and fruits division.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Open Class Clothing Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The open-class clothing division features two basic classes: children’s garments, consisting of about 20 different categories, and adult garments, which includes more than 25 categories.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Clothing Exhibit Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth exhibiting clothing projects. These exhibits are original work of the exhibitor and are made as part of a supervised project activity outside of regular school classes.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Cake Decorating Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Exhibitors participate in this Danish style judging where items are evaluated on technique with frosting, fondant, gum paste and more! Creativity, placement, and presentation are highlighted in this popular class.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Knitting and Crocheting Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Youth bring their exhibits to be judged face to face and receive comments/questions. Entries are judged and displayed in the Youth Building at the northeast corner of the Fairgrounds.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Photography Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth who have captured images in photography projects. Exhibits are evaluated in the Danish judging system with a focus composition, mounting care, technique, and image quality.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Junior Fair Child Development and Home Environment Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth in home, family, and child development projects. Youth are judged face to face on articles made for home use and/or for child development.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Open Class Cultural Arts Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Dust off your brushes, sharpen your cutting blades, and replenish your paint selection, because the open-class cultural-arts division is calling all exhibitors with an artistic flair.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Junior Fair Beef Breeding and Feeder Calves Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth competing in Beef Breeding and Feeder projects. Beef cattle are evaluated on functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness.

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Open Class Beef Cattle Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Breeds include Shorthorn, Angus, Hereford, and a class for other beef breeds together. Age classifications include junior calf, senior calf, summer yearling, junior yearling, senior yearling, and cows two years and over.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Junior Fair Market Beef and Showmanship Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth entering livestock in the beef and beef feeder project. Beef cattle are evaluated on functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open Class Knitting and Crocheting Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Entries in this division are judged on suitability to purpose and design, evenness and perfection of stitches, neatness of blocking, and quality of seams and joinings.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Junior Fair Crops Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
A judging event for 4-H youth to evaluate crops and garden projects they have been growing and caring for throughout the summer. Exhibits of crops are evaluated on quality, maturity, health, appearance, and more!

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wristband Day on the Midway
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Kids young and old will enjoy discounted and unlimited rides during wristband day on the midway. Ride as many rides as you like with the purchase of a $25 wristband from 1 to 8 pm.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Class Senior Citizens Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The senior citizen department is limited to exhibitors 62 years of age or older. It has four divisions: cultural arts, woodworking, knitting and crocheting, and home furnishings.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Class Photography Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
One of the most popular open-class categories is amateur photography. Entries in four different classes are judged on composition, clarity, and presentation.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Nick’s Kids Show on W Midway Circle
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Nicks Kids Show is a musically entertaining show for the entire family and invites Children on stage to be part of a Rock n Roll band. Everyone can participate in the Locomotion, The Freeze Dance, Hula Hoop, and much much more.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Open Class Sheep Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Open-class sheep showing is available at the Dodge County Fair for numerous breeds: Shropshire, Corriedale and Colombias, Dorset, Horned Dorset, Hampshire, Suffolk, and a class for any other breeds.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Junior Fair Sheep Lead Class and Breeder Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Sheep are evaluated in the Junior Livestock Building arena for; functionality, structure, balance, and attractiveness. All purebred breeding stock must be registered.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Junior Fair Explorer Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Youth exhibit up to 8 entries in a variety of subject areas that youth have explored throughout the year. Entries are judged and displayed in the Youth Building at the northeast corner of the Fairgrounds.

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Nick’s Kids Show on W Midway Circle
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Nicks Kids Show is a musically entertaining show for the entire family and invites Children on stage to be part of a Rock n Roll band. Everyone can participate in the Locomotion, The Freeze Dance, Hula Hoop, and much much more.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Junior Fair Market Lamb Showmanship Judging
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The junior market lambs exhibit purpose is to encourage young people to produce and exhibit high-quality lambs as part of their farming program.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fairest of the Fair Finals
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The Fairest of the Fair represents the Fair Association as the hostess of the 133rd Dodge County Fair and participates in media and promotional events. Scholarship money, gifts, and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest of the Fair.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Pig, Duck and Goat Races on S Fairview Road
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
The pigs, ducks and goats from Pleasure Valley Farm of nearby Adell, WI entertain with four shows daily during the Dodge County Fair.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Junior Fair Dog Obedience Performance Show
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Youth showcase ability in dog handling and performance a result of training, obedience, and showmanship classes that take place prior to the fair.

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Nick’s Kids Show on W Midway Circle
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Nicks Kids Show is a musically entertaining show for the entire family and invites Children on stage to be part of a Rock n Roll band. Everyone can participate in the Locomotion, The Freeze Dance, Hula Hoop, and much much more.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Badger State Tractor Pullers is the premier pulling association in the State of Wisconsin. Two tracks will provide non-stop entertainment for the whole family. Vehicles will navigate the tracks going over 25 mph, pulling a sled weighing 40,000 pounds.

7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wild World of Animals on N Grand Avenue
Dodge County Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam
Meet a variety of animals from the wild featuring 13 different animals from all over the world like amphibians, reptiles and birds of prey.