About This Location

The Fairgrounds is located on Fort Howard Avenue on the east side of the Fox River. The Fairgrounds is used to teach urban and rural residents of all ages about Brown County's history, traditions, and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business. In addition, Perkofski Boat Launch is found here and many historic oak trees are found throughout the property, highlighted by a Bald Eagle’s nest. The De Pere Ice Arena is also located on the property, however it is managed by Brown County Ice Management. 


36.18 acres



Classification Type

Special Use Park



Special Amenities On-Site

Click links below for more information: 

  • De Pere Ice Arena
  • Perkofski Boat Launch 

Rental Information

For information related to renting eligible parks, shelters, athletic fields/courts and more, please visit our rental resource and information site. 

Park Rules

Please be sure to view and adhere to all posted park rules found on-site and/or presented here online. For general park rules, please click here


  • Docks
  • Shelter (Outdoor Pavilion)
  • Grill
  • Restrooms
  • Boat Ramp
  • Fishing

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this property, please contact:

Don Melichar
Park Superintendent/Forester
925 S Sixth St
De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-339-8362
Fax: 920-339-4071
Assistant: 920-339-4072 x2201