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  1. Article number 1 - Parking Pass Promotion
  2. Article number 2 - Ducky Derby Dash
  3. Article number 3 - Carnival Wrist Bands
  4. Article number 4 - Grandstand Line-Up
  5. Article number 5 - Grandstand Line-Up
  6. Article number 6 - Summer Employment
  7. Article number 7 - Automobile Races
  8. Article number 8 - Non-Fair Events & Spaces and Places to Rent
  •  2015 Parking Pass

    Park Inside the Fairgrounds

    $7.00 Daily Pass

    $12.00 Front Gate Daily Pass

    $30 Season Pass Inside of the Fairgrounds

    Call (618) 542-1595 to purchase

  •  Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash!

    Join us at the DuQuoin State Fair on Sunday, September 6th as we partner with Special Olympics of Illinois for the first ever Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash! All money raised will benefit the thousands of young athletes participating in Special Olympics Illinois programs!

    The lucky owners of the first ducks to cross the finish line will win one of our exciting grand prizes. This year's prizes include a 3 night, all-inclusive vacation to Cancun courtesy of Apple Vacations and a NASCAR package courtesy of Chicago Motor Speedway. For more info: www.duckyderbydash.com

    DuQuoin State Fair 5K Registration Is Now Open!

    Help support Special Olympics All proceeds from the DuQuoin State Fair 5K will benefit Special Olympics of Illinois Monday, September 7, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m..

    All runners and walkers are welcome! Entry fees should be submitted by August 24, 2015 to be guaranteed a race shirt

  •  Pay-One-Price Ride Specials

    Discount wristband coupons on sale now until 10:00 a.m. August 21, 2015. ONLY $18 each Save $4 off the regular $22 price.

    Coupons can be purchased at the Grandstand Ticket Office (618)542-1535 or at Krogers

  • 2015 Grandstand Entertainment2015 Grandstand Entertainment

    The DuQuoin State Fair is proud to announce this year's grandstand line up, providing world class entertainment for the whole family. Tickets for all DuQuoin State Fair Grandstand performances will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Saturday, June 27 at 10am. The Grandstand ticket office will begin selling tickets on Monday, June 29th at 9am. Tickets can be purchased in person or by calling (618) 542-1535.
  • 2015 Grandstand Entertainment2015 Grandstand Entertainment

    The DuQuoin State Fair is proud to announce this year's grandstand line up, providing world class entertainment for the whole family. Tickets for all DuQuoin State Fair Grandstand performances will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Saturday, June 27 at 10am. The Grandstand ticket office will begin selling tickets on Monday, June 29th at 9am. Tickets can be purchased in person or by calling (618) 542-1535.
  • 2015 Grandstand Entertainment Featuring USAC Silver Crown Series on Sunday September 6 and ARCA Car Series of Monday September 7.2015 Grandstand Entertainment

    USAC SILVER CROWN SERIES

    Sunday, September 6 - Qualify 6:30 pm, Race 8:00 pm
    (Adult $30, Child $10, Day of the Race Adult $35)

    ARCA CAR SERIES

    Monday, September 7 - Qualify 11 am, Race 12:15 pm
    (Adult $25, Child $10, Day of the Race Adult $35)

  •  Summer Employment Application Available

    The Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for qualified individuals who are interested in summer employment. Please download a copy of the summer application form. Completed form should be sent to:

    Human Resource Office
    Illinois Department of Agriculture
    DuQuoin State Fair
    655 Executive Drive
    DuQuoin, IL 62832

  •  Non-Fair Events and Space Rental

    The DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, its staff and management will cater to your needs and would welcome the opportunity to host any upcoming events you may be planning. The Fairgrounds is recognized as a leading multi-use venue and offers the finest in service and recreational opportunities available anywhere.

    We look forward to having you as our guest and hope to see you soon.

    Check out the Non-Fair Events Schedule

    Download a Space Rental Application Form



Upcoming Events:

Flea Market
Sunday Sep 13
Non-Fair Events, Click here to see how you can host your events at the DuQuoin Fairgrounds

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