Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair


There's so much to do!

Visit Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 1-11, 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.

Energy answers

Get answers to your questions about We Energies and Energy Park, and pick up program and service information.
Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Safety stories

Watch safety demonstrations of precautions used by our employees. Meet our electric, natural gas and forestry workers, ask questions, get a kid's plastic hard hat and learn to stay safe around electricity and natural gas.
Daily: 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5 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 beautiful solutions for your landscape challenges. Follow your five senses to energy savings and a beautiful landscape. Learn how you can renew life and beauty to your own landscape while reducing environmental impact.
Daily: 9:45 a.m., 2 p.m.

Garden makeovers

Is that a dog in the garden? See our newest addition, our green ruff-ruff dog house. Get ideas on how to turn ordinary items into plant and vegetable gardens. See many flower, plant and tree species, and how our rain garden uses rainwater that soaks into the ground. Our green roof bird feeder is a great family project.
Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Solar speedway spectacular

Join us for the fastest race at the fair as sun-powered cars zoom down the track. You gotta see it to believe it!
Daily: 3 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., 5:45 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.
Daily: 10:15 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m.

Fantastic Fuel Force - the game

Be an energy hero! Do you have what it takes to be the winning fuel source? Learn about renewable and conventional fuel sources and why it takes teamwork to be the ultimate energy hero.
Daily: 12:45 p.m.

Focus on Energy

Visit the Focus on Energy exhibit to learn how to make energy saving improvements to your home or business that can help reduce your utility bills.
Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Energy Game show, co-sponsored by Focus on Energy

Spin the Energy Game wheel to test your knowledge about prices, safety, renewable energy, energy efficiency and farm facts for a chance to win a prize.
Daily: 11:45 a.m., 4:30 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.


Energy Park
Our park offers energy education in an enjoyable environment.

Melinda Meyers Melinda Myers appears twice daily to help you pamper your plants.

We Energies crew demonstration Demonstrations by our crews show safety situations involving our facilities.

safety wristbands Safety wristbands are available to rapidly return roaming children at the fair.

Chef Mark Chef Mark’s cooking demonstrations tantalize your taste buds.

Birds of Prey Birds of prey provides a close view and expert commentary about these flying fair favorites.