2020 Fair Park Activities Kicked-Off in February!

 Let’s Goat to the 2020 Jefferson County Fair Park for a Year Full of Fun!

February 15, 2020 – Janelle Wenzel crowned 2020 Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair

After two rounds of interviews, a public speaking presentation, writing a radio ad and answering a final question, a winner in the 2020 Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair competition was chosen.

2020 Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair, Janelle Wenzel.

Rising to the top was Sullivan, native, Janelle Wenzel. Janelle has a passion for the fair and grew up showing pigs at the Jefferson County Fair and Wisconsin State Fair.

After receiving the title, Janelle stated that she “Wants to thank her friends and family for supporting her through this competition and for instilling the love of the county fair in her. Thank you to the other 5 fairest contestants for being like a family and supporting one another through the judging process. And thank you also to the judges for teaching us about ourselves and for being great role models in the community.”

Five other contestants from across Jefferson County, in addition to Janelle, competed for the title of “2020 Jefferson County Fairest of the Fair”. Each of these contestants will serve as Fair Royalty for 2020. Janelle will be working the Fair Park staff to promote the Jefferson County Dairy Breakfast: May 16, Jefferson County Fair: July 8-12 and Jefferson County Agriculture throughout the next year! If you would like Janelle to attend an event, contact the Fair Park office.

We couldn’t have done it without each and every community in Jefferson County’s support however.  When called upon, Jefferson County’s finest bakeries and cafe’s stepped up to the plate and donated desserts that were raffled off during the finals competition. The bakeries and restaurants that took part were Jelli’s Market in Helenville, Edge of Town Cafe in Palmyra, Sweet Talkin’ Treats from Watertown, The SweetSpot Bakehouse in Whitewater, the Pine Cone in Johnson Creek, Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly in Jefferson and Hoard’s Dairyman in Fort Atkinson donated to cheese to round out the dessert auction. Money from the auction will help fund the scholarship that the Fairest of the Fair receives.

May 16, 2020 – Jefferson County Dairy Breakfast

Join us for a morning of fun on May 16 to celebrate Jefferson County agriculture, have a hearty, country-style breakfast and take a tour of Kutz Dairy! The Dairy Breakfast is a long-standing tradition that has supplied funds for local youth to use in funding their secondary education and for organizations to promote agriculture. Tickets for the breakfast can be purchased at the Jefferson County Fair Park and at local banks. Find more information on the website! www.jcfairpark.com/dairybreakfast

July 8-12, 2020 – Jefferson County Fair

Do you love the thrill of the carnival rides? Or are you a fan of live music and good food? Maybe you adore watching the numerous farm animals who put on their best dressed looks to show at the county fair! Mark your calendars for the 2020 Jefferson County Fair, July 8-12. Grandstand Entertainment will include:

  • Badger State Tractor Pulls – Wednesday, July 8
  • Badger Truck Pulls – Thursday, July 9
  • Jon Pardi in the Grandstand – Friday, July 10
  • Live Music all day! – Saturday, July 11
  • International Demolition Derby – Sunday, July 12

Family entertainment all week featuring:

  • Sea Lion Splash Kid’s Show
  • Pig and Duck Races
  • Mr. Ed’s Magical Midway – Kid’s Day Specials!
  • Live Music Daily on Leinie Lane and at Lewis Station Wine Garden and the Miller Lite Entertainment Tent!
  • Agriculture shows featuring Jefferson County Youth

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