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There is plenty to see and do everyday of the fair.  Below is a list of just a few of the actrivities and entertainment that await you at the Du Quoin State Fair.

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Each day of the fair has it's own unique theme. Come and enjoy each days activities as they revolve around that days theme. Or, search though the database to find when your favorite act or event is scheduled.


From country to classical the Illinois State Fair in Du Quoin offers nightly concerts for everyone to enjoy. During the day, watch tractor pulls, horse races, and automotive races. Click the link to see who will be performing this year.

Harness Racing

Home of the World Trotting Derby, the Du Quoin State Fair is a premier location for harness racing.  Click the link above to see the racing schedule.

Motor Sports

From the ARCA to the USAC Silver Crown Series Series to Motocross to the fast paced metal crunching carnage of the demolish derby there is something for everyone at the Du Quoin State Fair.

Combined Veteran's Tent

Located on Main Street, the Combined Veteran's Tent offer live music nightly.

Illinois Food & Wine Products Show

Products will include...Illinois wines, pizza, fudge & chocolates, meat products, homemade egg noodles, BBQ & wing sauces & salsas, Vidalia onion relish, fresh produce, regular & hot pepper jams, jellies, hot sauces, Amish & fresh baked products & honey products, to name a few

1/2 Mile Track Arena

Professional Bull Riding, Rodeo, demolition derby and more entertainment