Gate Prices & Hours


2024 Prices

At the Gate

Adult = $12.00
Youth (6-12 years) = $6.00
Children 5 and Under FREE
Daily Parking $6.00 (vehicle entry is subject to availability)
Free Motorcycle Parking courtesy of Waukesha Landscape Supply & Grinding 

Re-Entry Wristbands

Admission Re-Entry Wristbands are available at Gate 2 or the Fair Office (located north of the Forum Marketplace) or the Commercial Vendor Office (located northeast of the Forum Marketplace). They are valid for re-entry to the Fair for same-day admission only and do not include parking.
Wednesday  No Re-Entry Wristbands will be issued
Thursday  Available 10 am – 7 pm
Friday  Available 10 am – 7 pm
Saturday  Available 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday  Available 10 am – 7 pm

Will Call Tickets

Will Call Tickets will be available for pickup at Gate 3
Wednesday  Available 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday  Available 10 am – 9 pm
Friday  Available 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday  Available 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday  Available 10 am – 6 pm

VIP and ELITE VIP Main Stage Tickets

Tickets available thru 12 noon day of show — while supplies last.
Buy and print your main stage tickets online.
Tickets are not exchangeable, refundable and no rainchecks. If tickets are lost, they can be replaced prior to the show.
VIP SeatingVIP seats are located in front of the Main Stage. This section is fenced off and chairs are provided for you. These are first come, first served seats—NOT assigned seats. You will have access to this area one hour before the start of the concert. Fair admission is NOT included. view seating
Elite VIP SeatingELITE VIP seats are in the first few rows of the ELITE VIP area in front of the Main Stage. The price includes Fair admission, preferred parking, your assigned concert seat, and two drink tickets. You will receive a wristband allowing you to access this area one hour before the start of the concert. view seating

2024 Fair Hours

Wednesday   Noon – 10 pm
Thursday   10 am – 11 pm
Friday   10 am – Midnight
Saturday   10 am – Midnight
Sunday   10 am – 8 pm
NOTE: Ticket sales and Fair entry cease one hour prior to park closure. Re-Entry wristbands cease at 7 pm.

2024 Carnival Hours

Wednesday   3 pm – 10 pm
Thursday   2 pm – 11 pm
Friday   1 pm – Midnight
Saturday   Noon – Midnight
Sunday   Noon – 8 pm
NOTE: Ticket sales and Fair entry cease one hour prior to park closure.

The Waukesha County Fair Association reserves the right to change or modify prices at any time.


The Waukesha County Fair is the only official, authorized seller of any and all concert tickets for entertainment at the 2024 Waukesha County Fair, July 17-21. If you purchase tickets from a ticket broker or third party, the Waukesha County Fair makes no guarantees that the purchased ticket is valid. The Waukesha County Fair reserves the right to confiscate the ticket and deny admission to the event. We do not offer refunds or exchanges of any kind on counterfeit concert ticket purchases. In the event of a concert cancellation, we will offer a refund to ticketholders with valid tickets. General admission Fair passes are non-refundable regardless of circumstances.

Notice of Photographic and Media Recording

When you attend the WAUKESHA COUNTY FAIR, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to such recording media and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, and inclusion on websites. You further waive all rights you may have to any claims in connection with any exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose of sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting or other publication.
If you have any questions or concerns about waiving these rights, please contact Chrissy Gluege (262) 544-5922.

Audio Visual at the Fair

The Waukesha County Fair prohibits any photography, audio transmission, video transmission, audio recording, and/or video recording of any kind on the premises without the express, written consent of the Executive Director or President of the Waukesha County Fair Board. Violators may be subject to removal from the premises, confiscation of equipment/media, and/or referral to law enforcement authorities.