WEST ALLIS, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wisconsin State Fair, in collaboration with the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation and Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS), today announced they will celebrate the eighth year of their partnership by providing families with access to the Fair at an incredible value.
Kohl’s Family Value Day will return to the Wisconsin State Fair on Monday, August 6 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., offering free admission for youth 11 and under (a $8 savings) and discounted adult admission for only $6 (a $8 savings). In addition, the partnership includes the return of the Kohl’s Activity Zone, which offers hands on, educational activities during the Fair, as well as the beloved “Fair Day” at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
“Kohl’s is excited to continue our support of the Wisconsin State Fair and provide families the opportunity to create life-long memories at affordable prices with Kohl’s Family Value Day,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl's senior vice president, corporate communications. “We are also proud to once again partner with premier Milwaukee organizations to host Kohl’s Activity Zone, offering fun and educational experiences that are sure to be enjoyed by children of all ages.”
The Kohl’s Activity Zone, open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, will be located on South Grandstand Avenue and includes the following attractions:
- Kohl’s Color Wheels, an art-making experience presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum
- Kohl’s Design It! Mobile Lab, unique, hands-on projects highlighting design with Discovery World
- Kohl’s Wild Theater, conservation-themed theatrical performances from the Zoological Society of Milwaukee
- Kohl’s Building Blocks Program, a Penfield Children’s Center program that promotes the health and positive development of children and celebrates their unique abilities
Additionally, through a generous donation from Kohl’s, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin patients and their families will enjoy an exceptional re-creation of the Wisconsin State Fair during “Fair Day” at the hospital on Tuesday, August 7 from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. This fun-filled event will include several cherished fair traditions, such as jugglers, magicians, a visit from the 2018 Fairest of the Fairs and traditional fair food, including the delicious Original Cream Puff.
Throughout its history, Kohl's and Kohl's Cares© have given nearly $1.7 million to support the Wisconsin State Fair. Through the Kohl’s Cares program, children’s books and plush toys are sold throughout the year with 100 percent of the net profit benefiting charitable initiatives nationwide. For more information on Kohl’s philanthropic efforts, visit Corporate.Kohls.com.
About Wisconsin State Fair
The 2018 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 2 – Sunday, Aug. 12. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend and is an exceptional value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, exciting rides and games in SpinCity, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information, “stick with us” at WiStateFair.com or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, and /theWIFair on YouTube.
About Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation
The Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting Wisconsin State Fair Park youth programming as well as future facility planning and development at Wisconsin State Fair Park. It was founded in 1995 on the belief that providing youth with positive experiences will ensure the development of responsible citizens and future leaders. The Foundation currently supports Wisconsin State Fair Youth Day Camp, the Dairyland Youth Celebration, the "Fairtastic" Poster Competition and the Cream Puff 5K Run/Walk. For more information, visit www.wsfpfoundation.org.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl’s offers amazing national and proprietary brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in our stores, online at Kohls.com and on Kohl's mobile app. Throughout its history, Kohl's has given more than $650 million to support communities nationwide. For a list of store locations or to shop online, visit Kohls.com. For more information about Kohl’s impact in the community or how to join our winning team, visit Corporate.Kohls.com or follow @KohlsNews on Twitter.