The Waukesha County Fair is where the 4-H youth display their projects and animals. The Waukesha County Fair takes place the third week in July.
4-H is a huge part of the Waukesha County Fair and showing at the Waukesha County Fair is a huge part of 4-H, however, they are separate organizations. (Please don’t be offended if the 4-H office tells you to call the Fair office or vice versa – we don’t know everything about the Fair and they don’t know everything about 4-H.)
As you may have already noticed, 4-H has a bit of a language all it’s own and unfortunately, so does the Fair. So before we go any farther, we’ll define some of the common words/phrases….
You’ve made the commitment to 4-H and it’s time to add the Fair piece to your 4-H experience.
Once you have determined what projects you plan to enter at Fair, it is time to actually make your projects and get them ready for Fair!
BEFORE June 15 – 4-H project change deadline
BEFORE June 15 – Fair entries must be completed online by June 15
Monday & Tuesday before Fair – Face-to-face judging
Wednesday–Sunday of Fair – Waukesha County Fair
Sunday of Fair – Fair project release 7:15-9 pm in all classes
Unless you go on the Waukesha County Fair’s website and entered your 4-H projects as Fair Entries, you’re not showing at the Fair. The deadline is June 15 – so don’t forget!!!
Extension Waukesha County 4-H Staff
Youth and Family Educator
James M. Boling, Jr.
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