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 through the database to find when your favorite act or event is scheduled
Check out this years Grandstand Line Up including: Florida Georgia Line, Pitbull, American Idol Live, Boston, Robin Thicke, Steely Dan, Jake Owen, Hunter Hayes, and Emblem 3
Find out who the winners are in any one of hundreds of competitons going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after the judging
Find carnival hours or purchase a mega pass. The mega pass lets you ride ALL the rides on the Midway and in Adventure Village ALL 11 days of the fair for one LOW price.
Find food, drink and merchandise. Look through a listing of the vendors to find your favorite fair food.
Visit our gallery to see what is happening at the Illinois State Fair or post your own pictures so others can see.
The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this years fair. Free admission and Pari-Mutuel Wagering. August 8, 9, 11, 12 & 14 -Post Time Noon each day
ILLINOIS STATE FAIR PAYS LASTING TRIBUTE TO LEGENDARY HORSEMAN WILBUR "WEBB" PARLIER
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TOP CHILI CHEFS TO COMPETE AT ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
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