Illinois State Fair
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Thank you for visiting Illinois State Fair we look forward to seeing you next year, August 13 - 23, 2015

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To better serve our guest, the Illinois State Fair has developed a mobile friendly version of our website. Althought the current site is already mobile friendly, isfmobile.info is more stream-lined and uses much less bandwidth.
 

daily schedule of events

Daily Schedule

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

concerts

Grandstand Concerts

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

Competition Results Search

Competition Results Search

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

megapass

Carnival Midway & Adventure Village

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.

food and Merchandise vendors

Food & Merchandise Listing

Find food, drink and merchandise. Look through a listing of the vendors to find your favorite fair food.

Web cameras

View the Web Cameras

There are 26 cameras on the fairgrounds during the fair. Come see what is happening at the fair. And if you see a camera while at the fair, wave to the people watching.

photo gallery

Photo Gallery

Visit our gallery to see what is happening at the Illinois State Fair or post your own pictures so others can see.

Harness Racing

Harness Racing

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

employment / volunteerism

Employment Volunteerism

Find information on applying for a summer job with the fair or becoming a volunteer.

 

 

 

News
ILLINOIS STATE FAIR OFFERS FAMILIES AFFORDABLE FUN
Plenty of free and inexpensive entertainment scheduled next two days SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  - The Illinois State Fair has many free and inexpensive activities for families.  Fo[...]

 

ILLINOIS STATE FAIR PAYS LASTING TRIBUTE TO LEGENDARY HORSEMAN WILBUR "WEBB" PARLIER
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois State Fair lost one of its own with the passing of former Western Horse Show manager and longtime volunteer Wilbur "Webb" Parlier last May, but is making[...]

 

TOP CHILI CHEFS TO COMPETE AT ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Some of the top chefs in the world are expected to compete Sunday, Aug. 17, in the Illinois State Fair Chili Cook-Off, and fairgoers are welcome to stop by to taste samples o[...]

 

HOLY COW!
Grand Champion Junior Steer sells for $100k, one of four record-smashing prices at Governor's Sale of Champions SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Four years ago, $100,000 would have purchased al[...]

 

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