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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


October

Date

Event

Place

Information

21Meet & Greet
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
24-25John Laurenzana II Auction
c/o John Laurenzana II
( 21)741-6568
Commodity Pavilion Admission: Free
Time: Friday Noon - 6:00 pm
Sat. 10:00 am - ?
25Beer Festival
c/o Robbie Johnston
Exposition Building Exposition Building
Time - 4 pm - 11 pm
Admission - $10
25Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor 4110Illinois Building Roof Top NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-31IL State Police Training
Emmerson Annex , South Wing NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Dog Show @ Expo Building
Exposition Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-02ALQMA Quarter Midget Racing
c/o Greg Pettit
Coliseum
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
08Wedding Reception
Exposition 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
16Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children (12 & under) - Free
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
18College Town Summit
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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

06Holiday Party
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-07Cross Fit Eject
Orr 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
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

02-04Liquidation Sale
c/o Yahya Jawad
Orr Building Yahya Jawad
607/595-8975
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

07Wedding Reception
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
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
22ABATE Swap Meet
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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

05-07IL Maintenance Seminar
Illinois Building Theater 4527Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-08IL Horse Fair
Coliseum 4500Exposition Building 4500Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
21-22IABOA Alpaca Show
c/o Rhonda Leinberger
Exposition Building Admission: Free
Time: Sat. 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
25Illinois Native Plant Society Plant Sale
Commodity Pavilion NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
09Williamsville High School Prom
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15-17AADA Antique Show
c/o J.R. Angevine
Orr Building Admission: Adults - $6.00
Seniors - $6.00
Children under 15 - $6.00
Time: May 15th - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
May 16th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 17th - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm,
16MDA Muscle Walk
c/o Jenna Warner
Exposition Building Admission: Free
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
16Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Illini Bird Fanciers Bird Fair
c/o Karen Williams
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $3.00
Seniors - $3.00
Children under 12 - Free
Tiime; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
21Capitol Radio Group
Orr 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

04Summit of Hope
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
16-20Midwest Charity Horse Show
c/o Judy Kjellander
(217)793-0670
Coliseum 1066Artisans Building Admission: Free
Time: Performances - 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
1876th American Convention of Meat Processors
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18-25Chianina/Maine Jr. Nationals
Orr Building 4520Building 30 - Cattle Tie-outs NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19-20Sheep Show and Sale
c/o David Trotter
Sheep Barn - North
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-28Centerline Dressage Horse Show
Coliseum 4496Barn 14 42 @ $27.50 NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-05Region XI Arabian Horse Show
Coliseum 994Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03-05CPE Dog Agility Trial
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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

05-06Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-13Abu Arabian Horse Show
Coliseum 3012Barn 13 With Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-19National Show Horse Registry
Artisans Building 4504Coliseum 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
03-04LOESS Rock, Gen & Fossil Show
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Exposition Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10-11Hunting & 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
Seniors - $5.00
Children - Free
11Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children under 12 - Free
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
16-18Capitol Canine Training Club Agility Trial
Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-18IL Feline Fanciers Cat Show
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-25Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show
c/o Joy Meierhans
(630)557-2575
Coliseum 3087Artisans Building
31Wedding Reception
Artisans 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
15Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children under 12 - Free
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
20-30Festival of Tree
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-29CPE Dog Agility Trial
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Giant Flea Market
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults - $1.25
Children under 12 - Free
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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