Power Play Pandemonium

Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair


There's so much to do!

Visit Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 4-14, for free family fun. Our daily lineup features performances, exhibits and demonstrations in a clean, relaxed park setting. Energy Park is on the west side of the fair grounds on Wetley Way at Center Street.
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Safety wristbands for children

Get a bright orange wristband that holds your child's identification and your cell phone number that State Fair Park police can use if your child gets lost at the fair.
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Power! Play! Pandemonium!

Spin the gigantic wheel and test your safety knowledge. Participate in interactive activities and wear the same protective safety equipment our employees use to make repairs to our equipment. Learn about trees and wires, install an insulator while wearing protective gear and install pipe connections.
Daily: 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Interactive exhibits

Learn how energy is generated and delivered to your home and business. Explore the role forestry plays in keeping your home naturally cooler and providing reliable energy. View tools and equipment used by employees to install and maintain power. Learn about mercaptan and the appropriate steps to take if you smell a natural gas leak.
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Melinda Myers

Visit our garden area and listen to gardening expert Melinda Myers discuss maximizing your garden spaces. Learn how you can add beauty to your own landscape while reducing environmental impact.
Daily: 10 a.m., 2 p.m.

Garden makeovers

What do a dog house, bird feeder, bat house, and plant-a-bar have in common? You can find them all in the Energy Park gardens. See these great do-it-yourself projects and learn how to build them. Our pollinator garden teaches you about planting the perfect flowers to attract bee-utiful insects.
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Solar Speedway Spectacular – new racetrack!

Join us for the fastest race at the fair as sun-powered cars zoom down the track. Ready, set, solar!
Daily: 2:30 p.m.

Cooking safely with Chef Mark Olson

Watch our chef cook, bake and grill tasty and easy recipes. A complimentary Sensational Servings recipe book is distributed at each presentation along with samples.
Daily: 12:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center — Sky Hunters Birds of Prey

See feathered friends up close and learn about their habits, habitats and history from Schlitz Audubon Nature Center experts. Watch for impromptu bird sightings in Energy Park and ask questions. We even have an “early bird” show for guests who stop in when the fair opens.
Daily: 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m.

Fuel Frontier Showdown new

Do you have what it takes to be an energy sheriff? Learn about renewable and conventional fuel sources to earn your one-of-a-kind fuel badge just like Marshall Megawatt wears.
Daily: 12:30 p.m.

Agriculture

Farm customers can get information on our farm electric rewiring and rebate programs at our customer service area.
Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Peregrine falcon nesting box

Learn why we installed nesting boxes on many of our power plant chimneys and why we enjoy having these remarkable birds at our plants. See an actual nesting box, falcon artifacts and learn falcon facts.
Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Focus on Energy

Helping Wisconsin utility customers use energy smarter. Find out about Focus on Energy’s energy- and money-saving free products, cash-back incentives and tips for your home.
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.