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.
From country to classical the Illinois State Fair 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
Located just inside the main gate, Happy Hollow features games, exotic animal entertainment and shows including Scotts Future of Magic show, Swampmaster Gator Show, The Wolf Pack, & Eudora Farms Petting Zoo.
See antique fire service memorabilia as well as modern equipment at the Illinois Fire Museum. The museum, located at the Old Firehouse at Main and Central Avenues.
A variety of entertain in the auditorium as well as people of all ages can get valuable information and screenings. Sponsored by the Prairie Heart Institute – St. John’s Hospital.
Located on Main St. South end of the Emmerson Building, Kids Korner offers a variety of family entertainment, safety programs, face painting, activities, diaper changing/nursing area and a tiny tots play area.
Fairgoers will be hard pressed not to find free entertainment and music when roaming the fairgrounds. The fair will host 12 free entertainment stages throughout the fairgrounds, with many offering performances from open to close for the entire duration of the fair.