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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

159th Jackson County Fair

August 1 - 5, 2018

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

NEW: 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 31st
7:00pm: Miss Jackson County Coronation, Lunda Theatre

Wednesday, August 1st
9:00am: Dog Obedience/Showmanship/Agility Show, Animal Arena
3:00pm: Sheep Show, Animal Arena
4:00pm: Foods Show
7:00pm: Jackson County's Local Tractor Pull, Grandstand
7:00pm: Outstand Farmer Award Presentation, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena

Thursday, August 2nd
11:00am: Judging Begins
2:00-4:30pm: 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
5:30pm: Special Needs Rodeo, Grandstand

7:00pm: C. C. Bucking Bulls Rodeo, Grandstand
8:30pm: Music in the Beer Garden - Charcoal Road

Friday, August 3rd
8:30am: Judging Begins
10:00am: Library Story Hour, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
10:30am: All About Monarch Butterflies, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
11:00am: Buzzing About Bees, WWIS Stage Lunda Arena
12:30-2:30pm: Music by Blaine and Leah Howard, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
3:00pm: Falls Players Youth Theater, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
5:00pm: Chris Wrobel Magic Show, WWIS Stage. Lunda Arena

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

6:00pm: Youth Livestock/Dairy Mixer/Scavanger Hunt

1:00-5:00pm: Live Music in the Beer Garden - Eddie Ray
9:00pm: Live Music in the Beer
Garden - Notify

Saturday, August 4th
8:00am: Judging Begins
9:00am: Little Britches Show

11:00am: Draft Horse Hitch Class Judging, Outdoor Arena
11:45: Old Timer Show, Livestock Arena
Noon: Baking Contest - Best Homemade Quick Bread, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
1:00pm: Joys of Spinning, WWIS Stage, Lunda Arena
2:00pm: Kid's Pedel Pull, Animal Arena
2:00pm: Recycle Ag Plastic, Dairy Barn
3:00pm: Falls Players Youth Theater, 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



7:30pm: Badger State Tractor/Truck Pull, Grandstand

1:00-5:00pm: Live Music Beer Garden - Eddie Ray
9:00pm: Live Music in the Beer Garden - Qwiksire

Sunday, August 5th
8:30am: Horse Drill Team Performance, Outdoor Arena
9:00am: Pine Hill Church Service, WWIS Stage. Lunda Arena
10:00am: Draft Horse Halter Show

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

For more events at the fair, click here.

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

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

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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 Elementary/Junior High School @ 7:00

  • Merrillan: 5:00-8:00pm

  • 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: 3:00-5:00pm

  • Atrium Post-Acture Care (formerly Family Heritage), BRF: 4:00-5:00pm

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