Hours and Admissions


Exposition Center & Fair Grounds

Wednesday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 6th open at 10:00am


Wednesday, August 2nd - Friday, August 6th open at 1:00pm

Saturday, August 5th - Sunday, August 6th open at 11:00am



Admissions to Fair Grounds begins at 9:00am (10:00am Saturday)

Includes admission onto Grounds, Grandstand Shows and Unlimited Carnival Rides

Advance Sales - $12.00 (Prior to 5:30 p.m. August 1, 2017)

  • First National Bank, Omro and Winneconne
  • Waynes Piggly Wiggly, Winneconne
  • Cedar Bar & Grill, Neenah
  • Festival Foods, Oshkosh and Neenah (Ends August 1st, 2016)
  • Oshkosh Northwestern, Oshkosh

At the Gate - $15.00

3 years and under are free UNLESS they wish to ride the Carnival Rides - Then they must purchase tickets

Senior Citizens - $5.00 (must purchase ticket at the gate on Friday, August 4th)

Veterans - FREE admission with Proof of Service - Does NOT include Rides (must purchase ticket at the gate on Friday, August 4th)

Season & Youth Exhibitor Passes - DOES NOT include unlimited carnival rides

  • Youth Exhibitors (9-19 years) - $6.00
  • Season Membership - $30.00 by July 15th, $35.00 after July 15th
    • Season Pass holders may purchase unlimited carnival rides $15.00 per day($12 per day if purchased  prior to 5:30pm August 1st)
    • Please note - you MUST show your admission ticket or pass for admission to Grandstand shows. Tickets are valid August 2nd - 6th, 2017 only