Celebrating 25 Years - June 20-22, 2014

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Exhibitor Registration for The Energy Fair 

Don’t miss an opportunity to share your product, service, or message with 18,000 Energy Fair attendees! Exhibitor Registration for The 25th Annual Energy Fair ends April 23, 2014. Register now!

Increase your visibility at The Energy Fair by signing up as an Energy Fair Sponsor. Join today as a Killowatt, Megawatt, or Gigawatt Sponsor and receive FREE booths, and FREE advertising in The Energy Fair Program Guide!

Sign up as a Premier, Green, or Sustaining Member and receive $100 off your booth price. Check out our new Pathfinder Membership level – you'll receive a FREE booth at The Energy Fair, and a full-page advertisement in both The Program Guide and Training Catalog. Visit our Membership page for more information.

Join us at the largest and longest running renewable energy and sustainable living event in the country – Register today!

The 25th Annual Energy Fair June 20-22, 2014 - Custer, WI

Each year the MREA Energy Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair brings over 18,000 people from nearly every state in the U.S. and several countries around the world to learn, connect with others and ready them for action at home. The Energy Fair is the nation's longest running energy education event of its kind.

The Energy Fair features:

  • Over 200 exhibitors - featuring sustainable living and clean energy products
  • Over 200 workshops - including introductory level to advanced hands-on education: solar, wind, green building, local sustainable food, and more
  • Clean Transportation Show - featuring demonstration vehicles and exhibitors
  • Green Building Demos - displaying sustainable building techniques in action
  • Sustainable Tables - including workshops, chef demos, and a farmers' market to bring sustainability to your dinner table
  • Inspirational keynotes, lively entertainment, great food, and local beer

Join us for The 25th Annual Energy Fair, June 20-22, 2014


Renew The Earth Institute
7558 Deer Road
Custer, WI 54423









Dates & Times:

Friday, June 20 - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 21 - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 22 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Energy Fair Admission Tickets

All tickets are individually priced:
Adult 1-Day Pass: $15
Adult Weekend Pass: $35
Senior 1-Day Pass: $10
Senior Weekend Pass: $20
Youth 13-18 1-Day Pass: $10
Youth 13-18 Weekend Pass: $20
Kids 12 and under: Free
MREA Members: Free

Save time at the gate by purchasing your tickets in advance. Ticket sales will begin on April 1, 2014 via the web and over the phone. No refunds. 

Home Tour Tickets 2014

The MREA is excited to offer tours of local homes and businesses utilizing renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable design. Home tour ticket sales and information for 2014 will be posted here when they become available. Tours will depart each day at 10:00 a.m. from the MREA bus stop. Tickets for the bus are $5.00

Local Accommodations

Camping at Back 40
Tent and RV camping are available at our Back 40 Campground during The Energy Fair. Sites cost $20.00 per tent or RV per night and are located just one mile from the Front Gate. Feel free to park your car for the weekend while you walk, ride your bike, or take the free shuttle to The Energy Fair. A shower trailer and portapotties are available for your use. Back 40 reservations are open!

Local Shuttle Information

Every hour, starting on the hour, we have a free Local Shuttle going en route to The Energy Fair from the following locations in Stevens Point and Plover, Wisconsin:

Stevens Point

:00 Country Inn
:20 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
:30 Holiday Inn & Convention Center
:45 The Energy Fair


:00 Best Western
:20 Comfort Inn/AmericInn
:40 The Energy Fair

Long Distance Bus Tickets

2014 bus tickets sales and information will be posted here when they become available.


Trying to plan your Energy Fair weekend? We offer over 200 workshops from a variety of experienced presenters. No matter what sustainable living techniques you're hoping to learn, there is a workshop here for you!

Extended Workshops

2014 Extended Workshop ticket sales will begin on April 1, 2014 via the web and over the phone.

Videos of The Energy Fair

Thinking about coming to The Energy Fair, but don't know what to expect? Watch these shorts on the Energy Fair from years past:

Travel Green Logo Energy Fair Receives Travel Green Certification
The Energy Fair has been certified as a green tourist event by Travel Green Wisconsin. Travel Green Wisconsin is a pilot program the Wisconsin Department of Tourism sponsors to recognize tourism-related businesses that are reducing their environmental impact through operational and other improvements. To gain Travel Green certification businesses have to meet several goals including showing how they encourage staff and vendors to be environmentally aware and how they reduce their solid waste generation and energy consumption.

The Energy Fair was recognized for the following best practices:

  • All food is served on reusable or biodegradable plates and food waste is composted
  • Shower house for guests is heated by solar water heating system
  • Organic, local, and fair trade products are purchased

To learn more about Travel Green Wisconsin vist www.travelgreenwisconsin.com