Welcome to Platteville Dairy Days 1997

Join us September 5, 6 & 7, 1997 on our "Sentimoontal Journey"
Platteville's Oldest Annual Event
- 50 Consecutive Years and Counting! -
We're proud to be an important part of Platteville,WI!

Learn about our event!

Check this page often for updates on Entertainment, Participants, and Fun!

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Dairy Days Buttons

The Dairy Days button has been a long standing tradition and value. A $5.00 button allows you on the grounds, into all of the daytime entertainment, and a discounted admission to the dances on Friday and Saturday night. As an added bonus, many of the Food vendors on the grounds offer a discount for wearing your button. The button is the easiest way to show your support for Dairy Days. Buttons will be made available after August 15th and will be distributed by:

First National Bank

Mound City Bank

Clare Bank

Local 4-H Groups

and Your Dairy Days Volunteers!

NOW AVAILABLE VIA THE INTERNET: mail to (buttonoffer@daviestrek.com) and include the following in the subject line of your message: Dairy Days Button Offer . We'll e-mail you with the information you need to receive your Dairy Days Button!


There are hundreds of events happening all weekend. Stop by to find out what's happening on the grounds, or check out what's cookin' in the Food Tent. Or better yet, check out the acts we've lined up in the Main Tent.

8:00pm Texas Tattoo : One of the area's best bands playing a variety of your favorite music!

12:00 (Noon) Band and Float Awards : See who takes home First place!

12:15pm James Wedgewood : A fabulous ventriloquist that specializes in outrageous characters and hilarious audience participation.

1:00pm The Balsters : This husband and wife team performs one of the most entertaining magic and illusion shows in the country.

2:00pm James Wedgewood

3:00pm Sami Dare : Sami could very well be the finest female hypnotist in the country. In a field dominated by men since the 1700's, Sami has prevailed as one of the finest hypnotists around. A hilarious fun filled show the whole family will enjoy. Sami is an act most feel is good, clean family fun.

4:00pm The Balsters

5:00pm Sami Dare

8:45pm The Torpedoes
: With the help of Pioneer Ford, WPVL, and Len's Paint 'n Place, Platteville is proud to welcome the Midwest's finest 50's/60's dance band, The Torpedoes, for their second consecutive appearance at Dairy Days. For more than a decade, The Torpedoes have reigned as one of the Midwest's premier rock and roll acts. Their critical acclaim and numerous awards stand as testimony to their professionalism and showmanship. In concert, The Torpedoes are, in the words of the Wisconsin State Journal, "Five Star Entertainment."

12:00 (Noon) Sean Emery : A world renowned vaudevillian performer offering a fast paced and spontaneous smorgasbord of eccentric juggling, unicycling, slapstick comedy, fire eating and jumping a flaming rope atop a unicycle! Come see it to believe it!!

1:00pm Local Talent Show : Come see some of Platteville's Finest talents compete for fun and prizes!

2:00pm Sean Emery


Look for a brief history of Dairy Days - Coming soon!