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ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
  Building on the State Fairgrounds    Non-Fair Facility Rentals,  


Dates subject to change.

ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2014


July

Date

Event

Place

Information

31Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

21Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
TIme: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
23-24Centerline Dressage Classic Horse Show
c/o John Simpson
Coliseum Admission: Free
TIme: 8:00am - 5:00pm Daily
26-29Correctional Applicant Testing
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-30Morgan Jubilee Horse Show
c/o Betsy Bishop
(217)836-5055
Coliseum Time : 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Admission: Free
28Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
29-30Springfield Short Track Motorcycle Races
c/o Dave Kiesow
Multi-purpose Arena Time: 2:30 pm
Adminission: Adults advance - $15.00
Adults race wk - $20.00
Children under 12 - Free
30-31Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers
c/o Dave Rohe
Illinois Building Main Floor Time: Saturday 10:00 am -- 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am -- 4:00 pm
31Springfield Mile
c/o Dave Kiesow
Grandstand 4311One Mile Track
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Illini Classic Yearling Sale
c/o Ed Teefey
Barn 13 Arena Only Adminission: Free
Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
04Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
TIme; 4:00pm - 7:00pm
05-07Abu Arabian Horse Show
c/o Kathy Root
Coliseum 3011Livestock Center For Warm-up 3011Barn 13 With Coliseum 3011Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Admission - Free
Time - 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
11-13Airstream Rally
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-13National Show Horse Registry
c/o Cindy Clinton
Coliseum 4305Artisans Building Admission: Free
Time: 9:00 am - 10.00 pm
13Alpha Kappa Alpha 5K Run/Walk
c/o Michelle Pulce
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Adults - $20.00
Children (under 18) - $10.00
Time: 7:45 am - Noon
13Whitetails Unlimited
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Danielle Loftus 5K Walk/Run
c/o Jeff Loftus
Commodity Pavilion
18Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
18-19Cash n Carry Sale
c/o Keith Blakely
Exposition Building Time: 11/18 - 12:00 pm. - 5:00 pm
11/19 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Admission - Free
20Springfield Parents of Twins Club Re-Sale
c/o Laura Runyard
(773)512-5796
Illinois Building Main Floor Time: 9:00am - Noon
Admission: $2.00 Adults
20Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Illinois Product Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
25-27Trading Hands Kids Sale
c/o Julie Rhoads
Orr Building Admission: Free
Thursday & Friday: 9:00am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 - Noon
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27Wedding Reception
Exposition Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Illini Bird Fanciers Bird Fair
c/o Karen Williams
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults: $3.00
Time: 9:00 am. - 4:00 pm
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

02Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04-05LOESS Rock, Gem and Fossil Show
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Illinois Building Main Floor
08Capital Area Education Fair
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Tool & Equipment Dealer Show
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
10-12Youth Charity Horse Show
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum Time:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Admission: Free
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Wedding Reception
Exposition Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-12Hunting & Trade Show
c/o Bob Leckrone
Orr Building Time: Sat. - 9:00 am. - 5:00 pm.
Sun. - 9:00 am. 4:00 pm.
Admission: Adults: $5.00
Children: Free
12Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children: (12 & Under) - Free
16Illinois Products Farmers' Market
c/o Kendra Schilling
(217)524-3297
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
17-19CCTC - Agility Trial
c/o Marilyn Steward
Coliseum Admission: Free
Time: Oct. 17,18,19 - 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
17-20Prairieland Classic Dog Show
c/o Pat Howard
Exposition Building 2989Tech Town Admission: $3:00 - Adults
$1:00 - Children & Seniors
Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
18Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
c/o Morgan Trump
Commodity Pavilion Admission: $25 registration fee
Time: 7:30am - 12:00pm
18Memorial's Be Aware Women's Fair
c/o Raegan Hennemann
(217)788-3233
Orr Building Admission: $4.00
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18-19IL Feline Fanciers Cat Show
c/o Norma Jean Bromwell
(217)546-8370
Illinois Building Main Floor
23-26Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show
c/o Joy Meierhans
(630)557-2575
Coliseum 2545Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 2545Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 2545Barn 13 With Coliseum 2545Artisans Building
25Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor 4110Illinois Building Roof Top NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-02CPE Dog Trial
c/o Laurie Glencross
(217)423-3438
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Admission: Free
Time: Sat. and Sun. 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Contact: Laurie Glencross
04General Election
c/o Stacey Kern
(217)753-6740
Illinois Building Main Floor Polls Open: 6:00am - 7:00pm
08Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08-09Quarter Midget Races
c/o Virginia Barnard
Coliseum Time: Sat. & Sun. 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission: Free
15Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children (12 & under) - Free
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-30Festival of Trees
c/o Amanda Johnson
Orr Building Time: Thanksgiving - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
M,T,W,F, Sat. - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission: Adults: $5.00;
Children: 3 - 12: $3.00
Seniors: over 65 +
( Senior Day Nov 25th
28-30CPE Dog Agility Trial
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Time: 8:00 - 5:00 am
Admission: Free
No un-entered dogs allowed
29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Customer Appreciation Luncheon
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children (12& under) - Free
16-19Correctional Applicant Testing
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2015


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

03Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10-11Midwest Speed Expo
c/o Terry Young
Orr Building Admission: $7.00
Under 10: Free
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Daily
17Horsemen's Recognition Banquet
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-18Hunting & Trade Show
c/o Bob Leckrone
Orr Building Time - Sat. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults and Seniors $5.00
Children under 12 - Free
18Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: - Adults $1.25
Children 12 and under - Free
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
24Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

15Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults $1.25
Children 12 & under - Free
19-22Illinois Beef Expo
c/o Shelia Stannard
Livestock Center - Exhibit/tie Out 4483Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 4483Livestock Center - Dnstairs Ring Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission - (Sunday only) -
Adultls - $4.00 or $8.00 per car
27-03/01Boat Show in Springfield
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building Admission - Adults - $5
Seniors - $5
Children under 12 Free
Time: Feb 27 - 2 pm - 9 pm
Feb 28 - 10 am - 7 pm
March 1 - 10 am - 5 pm
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

07-08Illinois Products Expo
c/o Jennifer Tirey
Orr Building Admission: $5.00 Adults
Children 10 & under: Free
TIme: Sat. 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun. 10:00am - 3:00pm
14Montessori's Childrens House Auction/Fundraiser
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults $1.25
Children 12 & under - Free
15Springfield Train Fair
c/o Raymond Moser
Orr Building Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults - $5.00
Children - 5.00
Children under 12 - Free
20-22Agility Training Seminar
Barn 13 Arena Only NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-29AKC Obedience Rally Dog Trials
c/o Joan Rothfuss
Orr Building Admission - Free
8:00 am - 4:00 pm daily
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04-05CPE Dog Agility Trial
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Time: 8:00 am 5:00 pm
No unentered dogs allowed
Admission: Free
10-12Dog Agility Seminar
Barn 13 Arena Only NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-12Lincoln Land Depression Era Glass Show & Sale
c/o Linda Bogan
Illinois Building Main Floor Adults - $3.00 - Seniors - $3.00
Children (under 12) - Free
Saturday only early bird
9:00 am - 10:00 am. - $5.00
Sat.: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun.: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
11-12Neuhoff Media Spring Lawn & Garden Sale
c/o Kathy Byerly
(217)528-3033
Exposition Building
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults $1.25
Children 12 & under - Free
25Pet Expo
c/o Mark Birtch
Exposition Building Time - 10 am - 2:00 pm
Admission - $3.00
25Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25-26Cat Show
c/o Terry Bierrie
Orr Building
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

02High School Prom
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02-03Carousel Connection Dressage Show
c/o Lorna Donahue
Coliseum
06Earth Stewardship Day
Bandstand 4456Gate 2 Area 4456Exposition Building 4456Foodarama 4456Happy Hollow 4456Illinois Building Main Floor 4456Labor Pavilion - East 4456Labor Pavilion - West 4456Midway Area (ea Section) 4456Tech Town 4456Lincoln Stage NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08-10NIAHAC Arabian Horse Show
c/o Char Kletecka
(815)494-6145
Coliseum Admission: Free
Time: Fri & Sat - 8 am - 9:00 pm
Sun - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-31IL / Arab Inc. Arabian Horse Show
c/o Dennis Riehl
Coliseum
30Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30Wedding Reception
Exposition Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

06Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03Memorial Be Aware Womens Fair
c/o Reagan Hennemann
Orr Building
03Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19Wedding Reception
Artisans Building



For more information contact:
Non-Fair Events Office
P.O. Box 19281, State Fairgrounds,
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
217-782-1698, TDD 217-524-6858,
FAX 217-557-5729. or e:mail tpark@agr.state.il.us


Questions or comments.

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State of Illinois Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 19281, State Fairgrounds
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
(217) 782-2172
(217) 524-6858 TTY