Platteville Dairy Days, Inc. is pleased to present the 52nd Annual Celebration of Platteville's Dairy Days. We've rounded up a lot of great entertainment and family fun!
Sunday is Family Day and is sponsored by Mound City Bank, First National Bank and Clare Bank. Carnival Rides are provided by Tip Top Shows -- special "wrist band" pricing will be available throughout the weekend.
Dairy Days is also pleased to be sharing this great weekend. Platteville's second Historic Encampment is taking place at Mound View Park. The Celebration of Fine Arts will be going on in Smith Park during the day Saturday.
Platteville is the place to be on September 10, 11 &12!!
Help Support Dairy Days: Buttons are for sale for $4.00 – purchasers receive FREE admission to both dances, $1.00 off the Truck Pull and Vendor Discounts on the grounds. Without a button, Dance Admission prices are $3.00 on Friday Night and $5.00 on Saturday Night. All other revenue generated goes directly to Dairy Days, and is used toward next year's event!
Friday September 10th
- Tip Top Shows Carnival rides start at 5:00 p.m. Wrist Band Special: Ride all night from 6-10 p.m. for $8.00
- Fantasy Truck Pull 6:30 p.m.
- The Dingleberrys - Main Tent, 8:00 p.m. – A hot area Rock Band.
- Platteville Horseshoe Pitchers - Mixed Doubles Hi - Lo Tournament 7:30 p.m.
Saturday September 11th
- Parade starts at corner of Hickory & Main at 9:30 a.m.
- 4-H exhibits open 9:00a.m. Art Hall- Legion Field
- Dairy Show – Saturday Afternoon
- Tip Top Shows Carnival rides start after Parade Wrist Band Special: Ride all afternoon from 1-5 p.m. for $8.00 -- Ride all night from 6-10 p.m. for $8.00
- Flea Market and Craft Fair
- Band & Float Awards: 11:45 a.m.
- KProfessor Joe and His Dairy Show -Noon and 2:00 p.m.- Main Tent: "Moo-sical Fun" for all ages with Platteville's own Joe Steil.
- Frank Birdsall- 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.- Main Tent: Past National Champion Trick Unicycle Rider.
- Sami Dare- 3:00 and 5:00 p.m.-Main Tent : Top female hypnotist returns to Dairy Days with wholesome family fun.
- Open Tractor Pull- 6:00 p m. Rules Available at the Platteville Chamber of Commerce
- Dairy Days Fantasy Auction - 7:00 p m. Sponsored by the Platteville Chamber of Commerce
- BLOOZE BROTHERS - 8:30 p.m. - Main Tent : This 12 piece band is like no other band you have seen or heard before. The Blooze Brothers will take you through a musical tour of Rock and Roll in their own special style. Don’t cheat yourself; purchase a Dairy Days button and see this fantastic act!
Sunday September 12th
- Big M Run
- Fly-In Breakfast at the Airport with recognition of long time 4-H leaders (25 years or longer) at 10:15a.m.
- P52 Mustang Display at Airport during Fly-In Breakfast
- Southwest Auto Club -Car Show and Swap Meet
- Contemporary Worship Service -- 11:00 a.m. Main Tent - by United Methodist Church
- Helicopter Rides
- In Capable Hands - Noon and 2:00 p.m. – Main Tent : This show is a blend of humor, juggling and family fun! Both performers are Ringling Brothers Clown College Graduates that have performed all over the world. We’ve been trying to book this act for three years, but due to scheduling it was not possible. Come see why we’re very excited to present In Capable Hands.
- Fireman's Waterfights - Noon
- Local Talent Contest- Main Tent 1:00 p.m.
- Pedal Tractor Pull
- Flea Market and Craft Fair
- Antique Tractor Pull - Dairyland Antique Club
- Platteville Lions Club Duck Races - 5:30p.m.
Carnival rides all weekend, Dunk Tank and Commercial exhibits.
Other events taking place this weekend include an Encampment at Mound View Park, including a canon display and the Celebration of Fine Arts at Smith Park.
Food Vendors this year include: 4H Food Stand, Jaycee Beer Garden, Rotary Brats, Dogs and Snacks, Optimists’ Cheese Curds, Moody’s Concessions, Elk’s Corn Boil, Lion’s Club Pizza, Faith Concessions and Carnival Concessions.
SEPTEMBER 10TH, 11TH, & 12TH
Celebration of Fine Arts Festival
Schedule of Events
Sponsored by the Platteville Arts Board
Entertainment in Smith Park (Starting at 9:00 a.m.; ending at 5:00 p.m.)
Children's Art Corner - Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Platteville High School Strolling Strings - Noon
Face Painting - Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Platteville High School Choral Students - 1:00 p.m.
Storytelling - 2:00 p.m.
Platteville Community Players - 3:00 p.m.
Youth Art Exhibit - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Door Prize Drawing - 5:00 p.m.
Silent Auction of Art Work - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Family Center will be providing a Rock-&-Rest Area and Children's Activities
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