We have a great state fair in Wisconsin and the 2016 WI State Fair was one of the best! Here are a few interesting stats for the 2016 WI State Fair, as well as a few stats for the Foundation's Fair Programs.
2016 WI State Fair Stats
- 1,015,815 attended the WI State Fair
- 1,065,000 rides taken in SpinCity
- 660,000 lbs. (330 tons) of ice used
- 315,000 Original Cream Puffs enjoyed
- 150,000 slides taken down the Giant Slide
- 105,000 ears of corn sold at the New Berlin Lion's Club
- 55,000 Real Wisconsin Cheese grilled cheese sandwiches served
- 50,000 Wisconsin Baked Potatoes sold in the Wisconsin Products Pavilion
- 5,000 Klement's Famous Racing Sausages Corn Dogs eaten (Sporkies #FairgoersFave)
- State Fair attendance the past 3 years: 1,012,552 in 2013, 1,030,881 in 2014 and 1,033,053 in 2015
2016 Foundation at the Fair Stats
- 15,280 bottles of Robinade served
- 18,150 slides taken down the World's Largest Piggy Bank Slide
- 36,000+ pull tabs were purchased
- 22 lucky pull tab buyers won $250
- 66 volunteers worked 238 hours over the 11 days of the Fair
Thank you to everyone who came out to this year's Fair and a BIG THANKS to all of our volunteers! We couldn't do it without you!
Mark your calendar for the 2017 WI State Fair - August 3rd-13th. We can't wait!