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Grandstands at the fairgrounds

The Fond du Lac County Fair is an annual county fair that takes place every July in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA. The first Fond du Lac County Fair took place on September 29, 1852 in Rosendale. The Fond du Lac County Fairs' motto is "Education, Entertainment and Affordable Family Fun." Musical acts headlining the 2015 Grandstand include Grand Funk Railroad, (July 16, 2015) Great White & Slaughter, (July 17, 2015) Montgomery Gentry (July 18, 2015) and other family entertainment such as the Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk on July 18, 2015. Other Grandstand shows include a tractor pull, horse pull, truck pull, BMX stunt show and a demolition derby.

The only cancelled years were: 1917–18 & 1942–45. In 2020, officials had to limit attendance and cancel concerts & rides caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The fairgrounds was used as an automobile racing facility in the early 20th century. Past winners include Bill Endicott in 1912.

Past Grandstand Headliners

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