News & Events at the Crawford County Fair

2024 Schedule of Events:

Grandstand Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 22

7:00 PM
Challenge of the Champions Bull Ride C Check Bucking Bulls and Amped Up
Bull Riding Tour Riders
call Curt Check:    (608) 412-1544

Friday, August 23

6:30 PM
Tri-State Truck and Tractor Pull

Saturday, August 24

10:00 AM
Antique Tractor Pull
7:00 PM
Demolition Derby, by 77 Promotions LLC
  Derby Rules

Sunday, August 25

10AM- 2PM
Car Show
11:00 AM
Kids Pedal Pulls by Kindschi Pedal Pulls
* All events are subject to change without notice

Important Event Details

County Fair Events:

Nick D. Entertainment
With daily entertainment August 22-25

Carnival/Midway Information:

Badgerland Midways
Thurs & Friday 3PM - Close
Saturday Noon - Close
Sunday Noon - 4PM
MEGAband:  $50.00 each in advance, $60.00 each at the ticket box
MEGAbands are good for ALL days the midway is open.
Daily Wristband:   DAILY Wristband $30.00 each in advance, $35.00 each at the ticket box
Good for Patrons choice of EITHER all day Friday or all day Saturday.
Carnival Wristbands:   may be purchased at the Extension/Fair Office on Thursdays, beginning July 11th or purchased online at

Meat Animal Auction

As a reminder, COOL (Country of Origin Labeling) has been rescinded by Congress and USDA for beef and pork products. Thus as we enter this project year for the 2023 fair season, no COOL forms will need to be collected from the beef or swine exhibitors. Meat Animal Auction to be held Saturday, August 24, 2024 at 3:00 PM.

However, sheep and goat COOL forms are still to be collected as they were not a part of this legislation.

All information on this tab of the Crawford County Fair is provide to the fair by the Meat Animal Auctions.

Crawford County Fair Raffle - 2023 Raffle Winners

Tickets available from FOF members, UWEX Office & at the fair

Queen Jamboree Quilt, Queen Christmas Quilt by Jean Fillbach, (not pictured)

Wood & Metal Bench donated by Leah Granzow/American Family, 4-wheel alignment & shirt by Fillback Motors, Beef bundle basket by Dowling Herfords, Promotional pkg from Organic Valley

Promotional pkg from Organic Valley, tote of 3M products, Baby gift basket, Afghan by Jean Fillbach

Western print by Allied Horsemanship, Tupperware by Katrina Owens, Avon by Janet Mezera, Scentsy by Sara Diaz

Sheep Blackboard by Locan Oven, Mug & T-Shirt by Collision Specialists, Table Runner by Margaret Davidson

Hats & shirts from Brockway Trucking, Gift Certificates from Sunrise Orchard,Pizza Hut, Muddy Waters Pizza, Eastman, Locker. There will also be prizes donated by other local businesses including Peoples State Bank, Showen Company, Wolf Machine, Milo’s Towing & Mistified LLC.

We welcome you to pruchase raffle tickets $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Drawing will begin at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 25, 2024 in the Entertainment tent at the Crawford County Fair in Gays Mills, WI. You need not be present to win.If you are unable to attend but are a lucky winner, a Friends of the Fair member will contact you to make pickup or delivery arrangements.

All proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for future fair upgrades and providing entertainment in the tent at next year’s Crawford County Fair.

Latest News & Updates about the Crawford County Fair!

Everyone Has a Fair Story

Have you visited the Crawford County Fair in the past? We’d love to hear your fair story!

Every year hundreds of individuals attend the Crawford County Fair and tell their friends about the great time they had. Maybe it was your first encounter seeing a cow, riding the Ferris wheel, eating a corn dog, or serving as superintendent for 30 years, or even getting engaged; but it happened at the fair. Now, it’s time to share your story with the rest of the county. The future of our fair is very important in our county and we believe your stories are an important key in helping promote the history of our fair to the public.

Anyone who wants to share their fair story about the Crawford County, Wisconsin Fair, is welcome to enter. Share your fair story in 200-400 words. If you have a photo to include, even better, but not required. If your story did not place in the top place before, you’re able to submit your story again.

The Grand Champion will receive $50.00 and a certificate; Reserve Grand Champion will receive $25.00 and a certificate. The winners will be announced at the 2023 Crawford County Fair.

Submit online by Sunday, August 17! To access the online entry form visit: or by mailing to Crawford County Extension, Attn: Everyone Has A Fair Story, 225 North Beaumont Road, Suite 240, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 by Monday, August 14 include with your fair story: title of the fair story, your name, mailing address, phone number, and email.

If you have any questions, contact Amanda Griswold by stopping by Extension Crawford County Office at 225 North Beaumont Road, Suite 240, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, or by calling 608-326-0223 or emailing [email protected].

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