America's Dairyland

Home of dairy farming, cheesemaking, ethnic festivals, polka and the badger. Residents are kindly referred to as Wisconsinites and Cheeseheads. Welcome to Wisconsin.

Governor Walker introduces the newly redesigned Wisconsin.Gov

The site features improved search functionality, online services and applications that help users conduct business in Wisconsin, and social media links to real-time news and updates by state agencies and legislators. There’s even a page for kids featuring state symbols and links to information about our great state. This redesigned site works to meet the unique needs of each of its one million average yearly users.

Madison4/5/2018 12:00 AM4/12/2018 11:59 PMYes
Presented by the University of Wisconsin Arts Institute the annual Wisconsin Film Festival brings a vast array of unique films to the Madison area. An eight-day exploration of new American independent dramatic and documentary films, animation, experimental restorations and revivals.
Wisconsin Film Festival
Phelps4/7/2018 12:00 AM4/7/2018 11:59 PMYes
This educational, family fun day will include: a tree tapping demonstration with tree identification, a tour of various local sugar bushes throughout Phelps and food/entertainment at the Phelps School.
Phelps Maple Syrup Fest
Kenosha4/21/2018 12:00 AM4/21/2018 11:59 PMYes
The Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha is proud to present the 11th Annual Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival at the world famous Brat Stop. This fun-filled event features a variety of Wisconsin cheeses, some of the most sought after beers from Wisconsin and beyond and awesome music.
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival


Featured Metrics from Agency Performance Dashboards

Agency performance dashboards include cabinet agencies and are updated quarterly during the state fiscal year (July 1-June 30)

Businesses started through One Stop Business Portal

Through marketing and outreach efforts, increase the number of businesses completing the necessary steps to start a business through the OSBP.

(Department of Administration metric)

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Million Visitors to Wisconsin State Parks

The Wisconsin Parks System generates annual estimates of the number of individuals visiting State Parks. These statistics fluctuate with the season and are reported at the end of the state fiscal year. State Parks stickers can be purchased at the entrance to State Parks, self-registration stations, DNR service centers, or over the phone by calling the DNR at 888-936-7463.

(Department of Natural Resources metric)

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Average days to resolve Consumer Complaints

The target of 28 business days was set by the Bureau of Consumer Affairs as a reasonable goal for resolution of consumer complaints, such as complaints against collection agencies, loan companies and auto dealers. Resolving a complaint generally involves fact-finding efforts and multiple interactions with the complainant and the respondent before a case is closed.

(Department of Financial Institutions metric)

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State Symbols

Wisconsin State Badger


State Animal

Wisconsin State Robin


State Bird

Wisconsin State Dairy Product


State Dairy Product

Wisconsin State Wood Violet

Wood Violet

State Flower

Wisconsin State Mineral Galena


State Mineral

Wisconsin State Cow

Dairy Cow

State Domesticated Animal

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