Power Play Pandemonium

Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair

entrance to Energy Park

There's so much to do!

Visit Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 2-12, 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

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!

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 exhibit

Interactive exhibits

Learn how energy is generated and delivered. Explore how forestry can keep your home cooler and improve energy reliability. 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

Melinda Myers

Visit our garden area and listen to gardening expert Melinda Myers discuss “Green & Easy Gardening.” Your landscape can be low maintenance and eco-friendly. Learn how to plan and select the right plants for available spaces and growing conditions. Also get tips for proper care, techniques and products to make it easy to go green. Myers also will share some winning plant varieties to try.
Daily: 10 a.m., 2 p.m.

DIY dog house

You can DIY

What do a dog house, bird feeder, compost bin and mailbox 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.
Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Solar Speedway Spectacular

Solar Speedway Spectacular

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.

Chef Mark

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

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
— Raptor Program

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.

More Power to Ya!

Professor T. Power and Captain Renewable can’t seem to agree where power comes from. They need assistance from deputy explorers to help power the grid. Learn how different fuel sources can bring “More Power to Ya!”
Daily: 12:30 p.m.



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 chicks

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.
Daily: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.