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2019 Winnebago County Fair Events

2019 Winnebago County Fair, July 31-August 4. "Where Forever Friendships are Made!" Sunnyview Exposition Center, 500 E County Road Y, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Daily EntertainmentWednesday ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Download a “Schedule of Events” Brochure here.


Monday, July 29


Pre-Fair Judging – Junior Class (youth)

1:00 pm Model Horse Show

Junior Division: (Judging is Face to Face – Exhibitors must be present) • Veterinary Science • Clothes Horse & Equine Education • Dog Education • Cultural Art, Music & Drama • Photography • Computers • Electricity • Mechanical Sciences • Woodworking • Clothing • Knitting & Crocheting • Home Environment • Family Living • Health Science • Natural Science • Communications, Speeches & Demonstrations • Youth Leadership • Junior Educational Booths, Scrapbooks & Record Books
1:00 – 7:00 pm (Exhibitors must be in line for judging by 6:30 pm)
Expo Building


Open Division: All non-animal open class (adult) exhibits must be checked in at the Exposition Building MONDAY 4:00 PM –7:30 PM OR TUESDAY 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM.
JUDGING BEGINS AT 1:00 pm TUESDAY


Tuesday, July 30


Pre-Fair Judging – Junior & Open Classes (youth & adults)

Junior Division: (Judging is Face to Face – Exhibitors must be present) • Plant & Soil Science • Flowers & Houseplants • Foods & Nutrition • Exploring & Cloverbuds
1:00 – 7:00 pm (Exhibitors must be in line for judging by 6:30 pm)
Expo Building


Open Division: All non-animal open class (adult) exhibits must be checked in at the Exposition Building MONDAY 4:00 PM –7:30 PM OR TUESDAY 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM.
JUDGING BEGINS AT 1:00 pm TUESDAY


Winnebago County Fair in Oshkosh Wisconsin

Winnebago County Fair Opens to the Public
8:00 am Wednesday, July 31


Daily Entertainment


Photo Scavenger Hunt

Share your Fair Experience with us! Participate in this photographic scavenger hunt daily. Signs posted around fair or download a poster of your own.


Bear Hollow Wood Carvers

Daily carving times announced at Fair
5:00 pm Saturday – Woodcarving Auction


Jo-Don Farms – Petting Zoo & Pony Rides

Get up-close and personal with a wide variety of animals, from curious goats and silly sheep, to shy porcupines and slithering pythons. Children 10 and younger – join us to ride and learn about our ponies.

Daily Petting Zoo hours announced at Fair
1 Day Only – Meet Sabrina the Tiger – Saturday Aug 3 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Free Daily Activities

Provided by 4-H Youth & Adult Volunteers
See our brochure for all the details!


W.N.C. Mountain Trout Fishing

Daily fishing hours announced at Fair.


Mischief & Magic

Face Painting & Balloon Creations
Daily creation times announced at Fair.


Miller and Mike Family Entertainment

Daily performance times announced at Fair.


Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department

Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Daily times announced at Fair.


Wednesday, July 31


Animal Shows

Exhibitors compete in breed and showmanship classes. Public invited to watch all animal shows/judging.
Dairy 8:30 am • Covered Arena
Rabbits 9:00 am • Barn A, Front Overhang


Carnival Rides Open

1:00 pm
(rides close from 4:00-5:00 pm daily for safety checks)


T&C Pro Rodeo

You will not want to miss this full rodeo show including Mutton Bustin’ & Calf-dressing. Kids will receive a special WCF cow bell to ring in the Grandstands (while supplies last), thanks to our cow bell sponsor 4imprint.

7:00 pm
Grandstand

Contestants – entry/fee information available: http://www.tandcrodeo.com/events


Fireworks

Following the Rodeo
Grandstand


The Bomb

The Bomb, made with 5 special components, when put together creates an explosively fun party experience like no other! This 5-piece cover band from the Fox Valley has been getting the party started and the good times rolling since 2012! They specialize in blasting out a wide variety of party songs YOU know and YOU love! From rock to pop to country, they play the songs you want to sing along with, songs you’ll want to dance to, songs that will make you want to bring out your air guitar and inner rock star! Come see why it is so much fun to say “I got bombed”!!

8:00 pm
Concert Village


Thursday, August 1


Animal Shows

Exhibitors compete in breed and showmanship classes. Public invited to watch all animal shows/judging.
Beef 8:30 am • Covered Arena
Goat 9:00 am • Barn A, Rear Annex
Exotic Animal 10:30 am (following Goat) • Barn A, Rear Annex
Sheep 3:00 pm (following Goat/Exotic) • Barn A, Rear Annex
Poultry 9:00 am • Barn A, Front Overhang
Pigeon 12:00 noon (following poultry) • Barn A, Front Overhang
Dog Obedience 10:00 am • Barn E
Cat 10:00 am • Expo Building
Small Animals (house pets) 12:00 noon • Expo Building
Cage Birds (house birds) 1:00 pm • Expo Building


Carnival Rides Open

1:00 pm
(rides close from 4:00-5:00 pm daily for safety checks)


County Tractor Pull

7:00 pm
Grandstand


Star Six Nine

Star Six Nine combines five individuals whose aspirations include one thing: great music and a fun show ( …well 2 things ). We are of the opinion that the stage is the only barrier between the band and you……otherwise, our show is like partying with all of your friends. Rock? Pop? Country? You never know what you might hear next.

8:00 pm
Concert Village


Friday, August 2


Senior Citizens Day

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
$5.00 Daily Tickets at Gate
Does not include rides


Veterans Day

All Day
FREE (w/proof of military service)
Does not include rides


Animal Shows

Exhibitors compete in breed and showmanship classes. Public invited to watch all animal shows/judging.
Swine 8:30 am • Barn A, Rear Annex
Horse 9:00 am • Covered Arena
(Halter, Halter Showmanship, Pleasure, Pleasure Driving, Horsemanship & Equitation, Reinsmanship)


Wisconsin Potato Growers Spudmobile

It’s eye-popping and it’s jaw-dropping. Meet the Wisconsin Spubmobile® designed and developed by the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association. This is the potato industry’s most comprehensive educational and informational resource center, on wheels.

Time TBD


Hope Rider’s Equestrian Drill Team

Hope Riders Equestrian Drill Team began as a group who love to ride horses and have a strong desire to make a difference in their community! Their “HOPE” motto “Saddling Up to Build Others Up” reminds people that no matter how difficult life seems sometimes, there is always hope and someone who cares! Riders from 12 yrs old to adult, ride a detailed routine with maneuvers set to music and love to perform and chat with the audience after!

10:30 am
Open Arena


Clair Coats Memorial Horse Pull

11:00 am
Open Arena


Pickett Pullers Truck & Tractor Pull

12:00pm
Grandstand


Sizzlin’ Sonny’s Rockin’ Road Show

12:30 pm
Oasis Tent


Carnival Rides Open

1:00 pm
(rides close from 4:00-5:00 pm daily for safety checks)


Tuba Dan Band

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Expo Tent


N.E.W. Motorsports Tractor Pull

6:30 pm
Grandstand


Badger State Truck & Tractor Pull

7:00 pm
Grandstand


Futurity Dairy Show & 4-H Dairy Formal

The Futurity Show celebrates the high caliber dairy genetics and producing herds of Winnebago, Green Lake, Waushara and Waupaca County farm families. Animals are “nominated” by their owners as young calves in the hope of developing into star-quality cows. The 4-H Formal specifically encourages Winnebago County youth dairy exhibitors to gain industry experience and make comprehensive management decisions with their dairy project animals.

7:00pm
Covered Arena
Hosted by: Winnebago County Holstein Breeder’s Association


Nashville Pipeline

Nashville Pipeline is a group that has more than just a great show; there is a natural chemistry. Since 1997 Nashville Pipeline has entertained crowds with their selection of popular country covers! This band has evolved to be one of the premier acts in the Northeastern Wisconsin – local radio personalities from WNCY – Y100 radio have reaffirmed that this is “The best kept secret in the Fox Valley.”

8:00 pm
Concert Village


Saturday, August 3


Breakfast at the Fair

Homemade pancakes, eggs, and sausage patties. Milk, juice & coffee available. 4-H Leaders’ Association Fundraiser.
$7.00/person – Children under 5 free with a paying adult.
7:00-10:30 am (County Fair Gate Admission begins at 10:00 am)
4-H “Dipper” ( in Food Court south of Expo Building)


Meat Animal Sale

8:30 am Buyer Registration
9:30 am Sale
Barn A Rear Annex

Buyers are invited to join us at the Buyer’s Lunch immediately following the sale (at approximately noon).


Animal Shows

Exhibitors compete in breed and showmanship classes. Public invited to watch all animal shows/judging.
Horse 9:00 am • Covered Arena
(Trail and Gymkhana)
Fun with Goats 3:00 pm • Barn A, Rear Annex
(Pet Goats, Obstacle Course & Goats in Costume!)


Carnival Rides Open

11:00 am
(rides close from 4:00-5:00 pm daily for safety checks)


Meet Sabrina the Tiger

1 Day Only! Meet Sabrina from Jo-Don Farms. Sabrina will be near the petting zoo and pony rides.
11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Celebrate Diversity

Come watch local music & dance groups perform on the Spotlight Stage: African Drum Circle, Latino Dancers, Hmong Dancers, Eastern Indian Dance Troupe, Irish Dance Troupe, Winnebago County 4-H Band. Make Talking Feathers, Maracas, Diversity Bracelets and get Henna Painted in the Activity Center. Sponsored by the 4-H Youth Development Program. See our “4-H at the Fair” brochure for more great activities provided FREE by 4-H youth & adult leaders.
12:30-4:00 pm
Expo Building


Kiddie Tractor Pull

1:00 pm Weigh-In
2:00 pm Pull


“Kids Showing Kids”

3:00 pm
Covered Arena


On The Rocks Band

On the Rocks is a local cover band with decades of experience playing your favorite rock hits from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s.

3:00 pm
Concert Village


Woodcarving Auction

Bear Hollow Wood Carvers
5:00 pm


Mechanical Bull

6:00 pm – Midnight
Concert Village


Hollywood Motorsports Demolition Derby

6:00 pm
Grandstand


Sizzlin’ Sonny’s Rockin’ Road Show

7:00 pm
Oasis Tent


Grand Union

Best described as “Country Music That Rocks”, Grand Union is quickly proving to be one of Wisconsin’s best country acts!!

Performing a perfect blend of today’s hits and yesterday’s greats, Grand Union delivers an awesome show that will have ya dancing’ all night long! For all you country music fans; young, old or in between… make sure you come check out the band taking Wisconsin by storm – Grand Union!!

8:00 pm
Concert Village


Sunday, August 4


The Ken Cartwright Memorial “Small Frys in Training” Showmanship Competition

9:00 am
Covered Arena

“Small Frys in Training” gives youth 4-8 years of age a chance to show dairy or beef calves at the Winnebago County Fair during this one day event. Open to any Winnebago County Youth. See Registration Form for more information.
Small Fry’s Registration
Deadline July 29 • Free to Enter • Entrants arrange for a calf to show


4-H Youth Awards

11:00 am
Expo Building


Carnival Rides Open

11:00 am
(rides close from 4:00-5:00 pm daily for safety checks)


Mechanical Bull

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Concert Village


Pat Flanigan Extreme Shooting Demonstration

9X WORLD CHAMPION EXHIBITION SHOOTER AND SHOOTING SPORTS ENTERTAINER.

Oshkosh native Patrick Flanagan has been entertaining audiences since childhood. Patrick performs dozens of live Xtreme Sport Shooting shows a year and is also the star of numerous television programs such as “Player Style Files” on CBS Sports, “Pre-Game Playlist” on CBS Sports, “Hot Shots” on NBC Sports, “Impossible Shots” on the Outdoor Channel, “Winchester’s Legends” on the Versus Network and Patrick Flanigan’s own “Shell Shocked” on The Sportsman’s Channel.

12:00 noon
Grandstand


Winnebago County Fair in Oshkosh Wisconsin

Junior Fair Awards Ceremony

3:00 pm
Covered Arena


Release of Animal Exhibits

4:00 pm
Barns Closed


Release of Expo Building Exhibits

4:30 pm
Expo Building Closed