Illinois State Fair | Happy Hollow
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Happy Hollow

Located just inside the main gate Happy Hollow returns to the Illinois State Fair with games, exotic animal entertainment and shows including Scotts Future of Magic show, Swampmaster Gator Show, The Wolf Pack, Eudora Farms Petting Zoo, The Hillside Stage, 4-H Tent, Ancient Athletics, Unit of St. Andrews Society, Watershed Park, Battle for the Hill Crossfit Competition, 3 on 3 basketball anmd 10 yrs and under tennis court.
Eudora Farms Petting Zoo
10 am - 8 pm Daily
Experience the interactive, hands on exotic animal petting zoo. It has been a popular attraction at many festivals and events throughout the southeast. It includes 20-25 rare and exotic animals from around the world. Animal ambassadors such as, ``Little Joe`` (the wallaby) ``Juliet`` (The Scotch Highlander) ``Humphrey`` (The Camel) ``Rascal`` (The Fennec Fox) and ``Kevin Bacon`` (the Pot Belly Pig). All the animals bring smiles to all who meet them! Eudora Farms place the highest priority in cleanliness and professionalism which has helped to build a reputation of quality that's hard to find.
Scotts Future of Magic Show
Daily: 2:15, 4:15, 6:15 P.M.
SCOTT'S future of MAGIC SHOW® now features its own SELF CONTAINED Concert of Magic STAGE! State of the Art Staging, Lights & Sound have made it a focal point of Midway's with HUGE CROWDS, Dale Scott & Ana are award winning illusionists from the Society of American Magicians! They have toured the World, appeared at TRUMP Casinos and become one of the most in demand Variety Talents. Original Grand Illusions, Comedy Magic and Cool Special Effects are presented on their own Spectacular New Stage. Fun for all ages! This first class production recently headlined The South Florida Fair for their 100th Anniversary with 51 shows. The Future "is" Magic! Don't miss it ….before they Disappear!
Swampmaster Gator Show
Daily: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 P.M.
Educational, entertaining, 8 hours per day of display. Demonstrating natural and aggressive behaviors that most patrons have never seen before! Watch as the Swampmaster catches an 8 foot, 200 lb Alligator with his bare hands! Thrills, laughter, as well as valuable information for all ages! Your children can even hold a baby alligator safely and have their picture taken by the expert handler, Jeff Quattrocchi.
The Wof Pack
Daily: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 P.M.
The Wolf Pack allows patrons to witness an inspiring display of natural motherhood among wolves. This is a special opportunity to see a mature female wolf adopt a litter of orphaned wolf cubs. This educational display includes a looking glass-walk through and a ``wolf pen`` where wolf play observation, education talks, Q and A and demonstrations will be held. Wolves will be on display all day and staff will be available for Q & A with patrons.

  • See how wolves establish who will be the alpha among the pack
  • Hear Native American stories about the wolves and how they effected their culture.
  • Learn about the role wolves play in our pyramid cycle of life.
  • From the beginning of time, learn why the wolf is so detested and hunted throughout the world.
  • Understand what you can do to stop the slaughter of wolves today!
  • 4-H Tent Exhibits
    See displays of projects that 4-H students have done throughout the state.