Events

WISH (With Impaired Sight and Hearing)

Wisconsin State Fair

Saturday, August 13, 2022

TIME:  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where:  Meet at State Fair Park – Gate #4

(near the benches at drop off area)

84th and Greenfield 640 S. 84th Street West Allis, WI  53214

Cost:  Members and Guests - $12.00 for the first 20 to sign up.

Volunteers – Free (Must sign up for ticket)

No mask required at State Fair

Must sign up before, Tuesday, August 9, 2022.  No late sign up.

We will meet at the Gate #4 entrance near the drop off area.  Members will be paired with a volunteer. 

Lunch:  Lunch NOT provided.  Bring money or credit card for food, drinks, and souvenirs.  Not all venders will accept cash. 

Lunch break:  The event starts at 10:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM.  Members must allow their volunteer a 30-minute break to eat.  Volunteer/guide services end at 3:00 PM.  After 3:00 PM, on your own if you choose to stay at State Fair.

Write checks out to WISH/CDBP

No refunds.

Mail checks to the Center for Deaf-Blind Persons  

8306 W. Lincoln Ave. West Allis, WI  53219

YOU MUST CALL OR E-MAIL BY TUESDAY, August 9, 2022 TO ATTEND!  No late sign up. 

Phone:  414- 481-7477

E-Mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Parking:  If coming by car, parking is credit card only.  Cashless payments.  You can purchase tickets ahead; WISH will reimburse parking for three cars.

Bus routes to State Fair Park:

Route 18 (National Avenue) and Route 33 (Vliet – 84th) provides regular daily service to the State Fair. Fairgoers can ride Route 18 between downtown along National Avenue and Greenfield Avenue and arrive at State Fair at either 81st Street or 84th Street. Route 33 buses travel along Vliet Street, Glenview Avenue, and 84th Street and arrive at Greenfield Avenue.

Wheelchair or Electric Scooter:

Available to rent at the fair with a picture ID and a valid major credit card for use as a deposit.

Daily rentals of wheelchairs and/or electric scooters are near the entrance at Gate 4.

Rentals fees are:

$25 Wheelchair or Oversized Wheelchair

$60 Electric Scooter ($40 after 6 pm)

Electric scooters may be reserved online or by phone at 262-677-2696 (processing fees will apply).

You must provide a valid, major credit card for use as a deposit. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and cash are accepted. Rentals must be returned by 10:30 pm.