Fun Fair Facts
The Wisconsin State Fair took place Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis. Here's some final numbers:
Total Fair Attendance: 801,420
August 2nd Piggly Wiggly & Hunger Task Force Dollar Day: $4,993.47 & 106,000 pounds of food donated to the Hunger Task Force.
August 9th Wisconsin Dells/Illinois Day Trippin': 2,870
FOOD STATISTICS/NUMBER OF ITEMS SOLD:
Bottles of Dasani Water: 172,800
Wisconsin Bakers Association Cream Puffs: 355,173
Golden Guernsey "Grip It Sip It": 15,400
WI Dairy Promotions Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: 55,000
Arctic Glacier Ice: 720,000 lbs.
Ice Cream Sundaes served by Washington County FFA: 50,000
New Berlin Lion's Club Corn on the Cob: 95,000 Ears
Rupena's Spit-Roasted Chickens: 3,200
S'mores on a Stick from 3B Concessions: 3,500
WI Potato Growers Association--Baked Potatoes: 55,000
WI Association of Pork Producers Pork Chop Sandwiches: 54,446
Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction: 28 auctioned animals, raising $156,250
Number of Ribbons Agriculture Ordered: 37,631
Number of animals: Over 11,000
Sky Glider Trips/Miles: 110,350 trips for 41,800 miles
Giant Slide Rides/Miles: 132,523 Rides for 4,392 miles
The 2008 Wisconsin State Fair will take place Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 10 at the Wisconsin State Fair Park.