St. Martins Fair

St. Martins Fair takes place on St. Martins Road (County Hwy. MM), from W. Forest Home Avenue to W. Church Street, the first Monday of every month, weather permitting, and then Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend.  

Selling Hours:

First Mondays of each month - 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday of Labor Day Weekend - 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Monday of Labor Day Weekend - 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Vendors at this fair sell an assortment  of merchandise including clothing, shoes, hardware and household items, paper products, pet supplies, cleaning supplies, sporting equipment, gift items, dried flowers and arrangements, furniture, antiques, shrubs, flowers, fruits and vegetables, prepared food, and other miscellaneous merchandise.  Special music groups also entertain the crowd throughout the Labor Day weekend event.

To sell or entertain at this fair, vendors and entertainers must fill out an application to obtain a permit from the City of Franklin.  The permit entitles the holder to sell goods and services or operate entertainment or amusement for either a single space up to 15 feet of street frontage (available at Labor Day Fair only) or a space of over 15 feet and up to 30 feet of frontage at the fair; additional space after 30 feet is available for $5 per extra foot.  Permits must be purchased through the Office of the City Clerk, City of Franklin, 9229 W. Loomis Road, or by calling 414-425-7500.

The City does not provide spaces for vendor booths at this Fair.  Anyone interested in selling at the fair must go out to the fair area and inquire at the businesses and homes for space rentals.  The City does not keep a list of persons having space for rent.

Permit Fees: 

Food &
Monthly Fee (excludes September) $25 $25
Annual Fee not including Labor Day $110 $60
Annual Fee including Labor Day (30 ft.) $210 $160
Annual Fee including Labor Day (15 ft.) $130 $80
Issued at Fair not including Labor Day $210 $160
Issued at Fair including Labor Day $310 $260
Non-Intoxicating & Soda/Water Beverage $5 $5
Late Fee for Renewals $25 N/A
Pre-Inspection Fee (new or monthly applicants) $25 N/A


Contact Information:

City Clerk's Office
9229 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI  53132

Phone:  414-425-7500
Fax:  414-425-6428

Hours:  M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

St. Martins Fair Event!

2017 St. Martin Fair Dates
(weather permitting):

Monday, May 1, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, June 5, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, July 3, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, August 7, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, October 2, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.