2023 Wisconsin State Fair ends successful run
The 2023 Wisconsin State Fair wrapped up Sunday, and fair officials say all eleven days were outstanding.
This year, the state fair had 1,043,350 visitors who saw more than ten thousand animal exhibits and competitive entries, along with food, beverages, and shows. That includes 307 thousand cream puffs.
The Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction raised a record-breaking $403,150; the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction raised more than $105,000; and the BlueRibbon Dairy Products Auction raised $50,155. A significant portion of funds from the auctions benefit Wisconsin’s youth agriculture programs and provide scholarships.