Upcoming Fair promos
149th of the Wisconsin Valley Fair in Marathon County, Wisconsin
Buy gate and reserved grandstand tickets here
Over 900 local 4-H and FFA youth will showcase their exhibits, August 1-6 in Marathon Park
There will be over 150 vendors waiting to serve you the first week of August!
Your favorite free contests and a few new ones will be announced soon!
Stay tuned for when we announce our Thursday, August 3 act on May 15!
$1500.00 is available in scholarship monies.
Each scholarship will be for $250.00 - $500.00 based on applications received.
Requirements for the scholarship are as follows:
Candidate must be in their senior year of high school.
Candidate should have a scholastic average of 2.50 or better. School principle must verify.
Candidate must be able to meet the requirements of the school they plan to attend. Need Guidance Counselor verification.
Candidate must have proof of exhibiting at least two years at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.
No additional pages will be accepted. Please answer the questions in the space provided or as directed on the form.
Scholarships recipients will be awarded a certificate at the Wisconsin Valley Fair Awards Program on Sunday, August 6, 2017. A letter will be sent in July to the recipients of this scholarship.
Scholarship may be used to any accredited school. (Post High). Actual checks will be presented to the recipients when proof of second semester registration and first semester report card/transcript are presented to the Fair Administrator.
The Marathon County Agricultural Society Scholarship Committee will select the 2017 recipients from the applicants.
Completed application forms must be submitted by May 19, 2017 and should be sent to:
Marathon County Agricultural Society, Inc.
c/o Mary Sharkey, Scholarship Committee Chair
Marathon County Courthouse
500 Forest Street
Wausau, WI 54403
2017 Grandstand Line-Up
August 1- Loverboy
August 3 - TBA May 15th
August 4 - Ted Nugent
August 5 - Terri Clark
All concerts begin at 7:30 PM
Reserved seats go On Sale May 1st! All other seats are free with admission to the fair. Your reserved seat does not include admission to the fair. That is purchased separately.
Get your tickets HERE
We still have space to sell for 2017! Apply below for either indoor or outdoor vendor space. Whether you have a unique food or new home product, we have space for you. Your space fee will include exposure for 6 days to 150,000 people.
Indoor space is inside our 6-winged Exhibition Building--featuring daily entertainment--is the hub between our animal barns, midway, youth exhibits, and grandstand. Outdoor spaces are still available by the midway, Exhibition building, and agricultural building areas.
Questions please call 715-261-1539.