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Today marks the glorious first day of the 2023 Wisconsin State Fair. From August 3-13, hundreds of thousands of proud Wisconsinites will flock to the State Fair Grounds in West Allis to take in all the sights, sounds, and zany food the fest has to offer. Want to watch some racing pigs? The State Fair has you covered. Want to catch Shaggy, Salt-N-Pepa, Alabama, Lindsey Stirling, and, of course, REO Speedwagon live on stage? The State Fair has your back. Sing it, winner of our Wisconsin Fair Bracket, Pat McCurdy!

Oh, and don’t forget about the midway—a.k.a. Spin City. It’s filled with countless attractions, games, and rides that are absolutely-completely-110% safe! Don’t believe us on the last bit? Then travel through time (via YouTube) and watch oodles of annual local TV news reports on how the State Fair rides are indeed absolutely-completely-110% safe. Seriously: they’re safe. They’re inspected. They’re inspected again. They’re inspected again. Safety isn’t funny, but the fact that ride-inspection stories are a mandated thing for local media always makes us chuckle. Just us? Well, enjoy anyway. And see you at the Fair!











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