Wisconsin State Fair Decreases Hours and Goes Cashless For 2021
A lot of attention is paid to the Minnesota State Fair, but Wisconsin has a nice State Fair too, and they've made some adjustments for this year's edition.
The 2021 Wisconsin State Fair is scheduled for August 5th - 15th and will have shorter hours than expected, as of now the fair will operate daily from 11AM - 11PM, the final day will close at 10PM.
The WI State Fair said, "increased sanitization protocols that require additional time, as well as the labor shortage currently facing many businesses and organizations, operating hours for the 2021 State Fair will be adjusted."
The fair will also go cashless this year for fair admission and parking, tickets and parking will need to be purchased ahead of time at the state fair box office or retail partners around the state. Tickets and parking can also be secured online before your trip to the fair.
Masks will not be required at the fair and no capacity restrictions will be placed on the event. Also, new this year is the RFID Spin ‘n Play Passes and RFID GoRide Wristbands will be used for rides and games in the 'SpinCity' area of the fair.
Boyz II Men, Gabriel Iglesias, Foreigner, Chris Young and Billy Idol will headline the main stage entertainment this year, tickets for all those shows are on sale now.