We Energies energy park sign

State Fair Energy Park

There’s so much to do!
Visit Energy Park at Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 3-13, 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 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

safety wristbands for children

Safety wristbands for children

Get a bright orange wristband that holds your child’s identification and your cellphone number that State Fair Park police can use if your child gets lost at the fair.
Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

solar power pollinators scavenger hunt

Solar Power Pollinators scavenger hunt

Stop by the Solar Power Pollinators activity station, presented in partnership with Discovery World. Pick up a scavenger hunt card, explore Energy Park and build your very own Solar Power Pollinator. Choose your butterfly or bee, decorate it, then add your solar cell and vibrating motor. Learn about solar energy by creating a simple solar circuit. Once built, your Solar Power Pollinator will be energized by the sun.
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Melinda Myers

Melinda Myers, horticulturist

Growing gardens is good for the mind, body, spirit, and your household budget. Join Melinda Myers as she presents three shows daily. Visit our beautiful gardens for ideas and inspiration to make gardening fun and easy.

Grow a beautiful budget-wise garden anywhere
Specialty garden plants
Energy Park gardens map

Container gardening

Plants, combos and care – As long as you can provide sufficient water, nutrients and the proper growing conditions, you can grow just about anything in a container.
Daily: 10:45 a.m.

Budget-wise and beautiful gardens

You can save money while growing a beautiful landscape filled with colorful gardens. Learn how to stretch your plant budget.
Daily: 1:30 p.m.

New look to easy-case plant favorites

We all have favorite plants. Change things up a bit by growing different varieties of your favorite annuals.
Daily: 4 p.m.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Learn about Wisconsin’s diverse habitats and animals from Schlitz Audubon Nature Center.

Early Bird

See feathered friends up close and learn about their habits, habitats and history. Watch for impromptu bird sightings in Energy Park and ask questions.
Daily: 10:15 a.m.

Raptor program and flight demonstration

Experience the stunning power and grace of Wisconsin’s native raptors. Get a bird’s eye view of our feathered ambassadors as they set the scene for discovery at our thrilling and engaging program.
Daily: 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Wildlife of Wisconsin

Meet turtles, snakes, amphibians and others up close while learning about their behaviors. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center experts will present these animal ambassadors and share the importance of these species in Wisconsin. Presentation followed by a unique hands-on experience.
Daily: 1 p.m.

Mystery Show

Mystery Show

There’s something new every day. Stop in and be surprised.

Daily: 10:45 a.m.

Focus on Energy

Focus on Energy

Focus on Energy is our partner in energy education. Helping Wisconsin utility customers choose energy- and money-saving products, get cash-back incentives, and improve the comfort of their homes.

Daily: 10 a.m. to 4 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: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

peregrine falcon chicks

Peregrine falcon nesting box

From endangered to soaring high, learn about the peregrine falcon nesting boxes installed on many of our power plants and why we enjoy having these remarkable birds at our plants. See an actual nesting box up close, learn falcon facts and see falcon artifacts.
Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 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: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Farm customers can get information on our farm electric rewiring and rebate programs at our customer service area.
Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.