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Robert W. Buckhannon

  (5-29-14)   Robert W. Buckhannon, 78, of Sparta, died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at his home.

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Jackson County Fair

160th Jackson County Fair

July 31 -August 14, 2019

Jackson County Fair Park

Black River Falls, WI

Check out the Jackson County Fair's website here

Gate Admission:
Adult - Season Button: $8.00 - Daily: $3.00
Children 8-13 - Daily: $2.00

WWIS Radio Stage Entertainment - Click Here for Details
Located in the Lunda Arena

Huge Carnival by
Wenzel Amazement Shows

Click here for Carnival Specials - EVERYDAY!

Beverages and music in the Beer Garden
See below for music schedule


Throughout the Fair

Tractor and Equipment Display


Tuesday, July 30th

7:00pm: Miss Jackson County Coronation, Lunda Theatre


Wednesday, July 31st

9:00am: Dog Obedience/Showmanship/Agility Show, Animal Arena
3:00pm: Sheep Show, Animal Arena
4:00pm: Foods Show, Lunda Arena
6:00pm: Awards to Fair Board, Food Tent
6:30pm: Outstand Farmer Award Presentation, Food Tent

7:00pm: Jackson County's Local Tractor Pull, Grandstand
7:30pm: Music in the Beer Garden - Anderson Road


Thursday, August 1st

8:30am: Swine Show, Animal Arena
10:30am: Entry Deadline
11:00am: All other Judging Begins
11:00am: Junior Fair Demonstrations and Presentations Judging, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
3:30-5:30pm: Music by the Gadwalls, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
5:00pm: Horse Fun and Games, Outdoor Arena
5:30pm: Pie Eating Contest, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena - Open to the Public
6:30pm: Best Beard Contest, Grandstand

7:30pm: LIVE CONCERT - Them Coulee Boys, Grandstand


Friday, August 2nd

8:30am: Judging Begins
8:30am: Antique Judging, Antique Building
8:30am: Dairy Show, Animal Arena
9:00am: Rabbit Show, Small Animal Barn
9:30am: Beef Show, Animal Arena
10:00am: All About Monarch Butterflies, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
11:00am: The Amazing Honey Bee, WWIS Stage Lunda Arena
1:00-3:00pm: Music by Leather and Lace, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
3:00pm: Falls Players Youth Theater, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
3:00pm: Goat and Llama Shows, Animal Arena
5:00pm: Chris Wrobel Magic Show, WWIS Stage. Lunda Arena

7:00pm: Western Wisconsin Truck Pullers Pull, Grandstand 

1:00-5:00pm: Live Music in the Beer Garden - Eddie Ray
8:00pm: Live Music in the Beer
Garden - Toner


Saturday, August 3rd

8:00am: Judging Begins
9:00am: Little Britches Show
9:00am: Cat and Small Animal Shows, Small Animal Barn
9:00am: Poultry Show, Small Animal Barn
10:00am: Open Class Dairy Show, Animal Arena
10:00am: Joys of Spinning, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
11:00am: Draft Horse Hitch Class Judging, Outdoor Arena
11:45: Old Timer Show, Livestock Arena
Noon: Baking Contest - Best Apple Pie, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
1:30pm: Kid's Pedel Pull Regisrtation & Money Hunt, Food Court Tent
2:00 - 4:00pm: LIVE MUSIC - Turth and Spirit, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena

5:00pm: Chris Wrobel Magic Show, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
6:00pm: Dairy Basket Silent Auction, Animal Arena
6:30pm: Junior Livestock Auction, Animal Arena
6:30pm: LIVE MUSIC - Jenna Ray & Tim Schroeder, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena


7:30pm: Badger State Tractor Pull, Grandstand

1:00-5:00pm: Live Music Beer Garden - Eddie Ray
8:00pm: Live Music in the Beer Garden - J. Owen Smith


Sunday, August 4th

9:00am: Pine Hill Church Service, WWIS Stage. Lunda Arena
10:00am: Draft Horse Halter Show

11:00 Kids Power Wheels Demo Derby, Grandstand
12:30pm: Demolition Derby, Grandstand
Combine Demo following

3:00pm: Herdsmanship Awards, Animal Show Arena
3:30pm: Parade of Champions, Animal Show Arena
4:30pm: Exhibits Released

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Trick-Or-Treat Hours

October 30th:

  • Ho-Chunk Nation Pow-Wow, 4:00-7:00pm (Halloween events, giveaways, costume contests, Red Tail Hawk Light and Sound)

All times are for Halloween, October 31st.

  • Alma Center: 4:30-7:00pm

  • Arcadia: 5:00-7:30pm

  • Black River Falls: 5:00-7:00pm

  • Blair: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Cashton: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Ettrick: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Galesville: 4:00-8:00pm

  • Greenwood: 6:00-8:00pm

  • Hixton: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Hixton: Party @ Village Hall 6:00-7:00

  • Holmen: 4:00-8:00pm

  • Independence: 6:00-8:00pm

  • Loyal: 5:00-8:00pm

  • Melrose: 5:00-7:00pm - Party at Legion Hall @ 7:00

  • Merrillan: 5:00-7:00pm

  • Mindoro: No set time

  • Neillsville: 5:30-7:30pm

  • Osseo: 4:30-7:00pm

  • Pittsville: 5:30-8:00pm

  • Sparta: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Taylor: 4:00-7:00pm

  • Tomah: 4:00-8:00pm

  • Trempealeau: 4:00-8:00pm

  • Whitehall: 4:30-6:30pm

  • Safe Trick-or-Treating @ Pine View and The Terrace, BRF: 3:00-4:30pm

  • Atrium Post-Acture Care (formerly Family Heritage), BRF: 3:30-4:30pm

  • Trunk or Treat @ BRF Methodist Church: 5:00-7:00pm (donate to Friends Sharing Food)
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Jackson County Fair Carnival Specials

Bring the kids to enjoy the huge carnival by Wenzel's Amusements everyday of the fair.

Here are this year's wristband specials:

Wednesday, July 31; 6:00 - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 1; 1:00 - 5:00pm
Friday, August 2; 1:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday, August 3; 1:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday, August 4; Noon - 4:00pm

Wristband (ride all the rides you want as many times as you want) - $20.00

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Black River Falls

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Humidity: 61%

Wind: 18 mph

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