Wisconsin State Fair's Kathleen O'Leary retiring

Kathleen O’Leary, Wisconsin State Fair CEO and Executive Director, announced her retirement from state service after 24 years in various management roles at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

Harvest Fair cream puffs: 2 fall flavors available

Wisconsin State Fair Park officials and The Original Cream Puffs team announced Wednesday, Sept. 8 the return of a fan favorite plus an all-new flavor of Cream Puff just for Harvest Fair.

608 COVID vaccines given at State Fair

Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced that during the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair, the on-site COVID-19 vaccine clinic administered 608 vaccine doses.

Staffing shortages for State Fair vendors

Many have been patiently waiting after the Wisconsin State Fair was canceled last summer, and vendors are hoping that patience will continue over the next 11 days because lines for food might be a bit longer this year.