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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2015


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

27-03/01BOAT SHOW IN SPRINGFIELD
c/o Jeff Smith
(217)341-1730
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

02Springfield Fire Dept. Training
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-07IL Maintenance Seminar
Illinois Building Theater Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-08IL HORSE FAIR
c/o Ron Rhoades
(217)689-4224
Coliseum Exposition Building Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Artisans Building Livestock Center - Exhibit/tie Out Admission: Adults - $10
Seniors - $10
Children under 8 - Free
Time: March 6 & 7 - 9 AM - 7 PM
March 8 - 9 AM - 5 PM
07-08ILLINOIS PRODUCTS EXPO
c/o IL DEPT OF AGRICULTURE
( 21)778-2814
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
c/o Sue Harris
(217)544-7702
Artisans Building 6 pm to 11 pm
15GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults $1.25
Children 12 & under - Free
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
15SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Ray Moser
( 21)754-4429
Orr Building Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults - $5.00
Children - 5.00
Children under 12 - Free
Contact Ray Moser 217/544-4295 or
Mike Yurgec 217/306-8427
20-22Dog Agility Trial
Barn 13 Arena Only NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21ANCIENT ATHLETICS
c/o MERL CANLESS
(217)415-8324
Coliseum SATURDAY 8 AM TO 10 PM
ADMISSION: FREE
21NASP STATE TOURNAMENT
c/o Joe Robinson
(217)785-8060
Orr Building ADMISSION: FREE
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-22IABOA ALPACA SHOW
c/o Rhonda Leinberger
(217)632-2590
Exposition Building Admission: Free
Time: Sat. 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bart Leinberger 217/414-0266
28SPRINGFIELD PARENTS OF TWINS CLUB BI-ANNUAL SALE
c/o Nich Barnard
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission $2.00
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Contact: Jen Grimaldi
217/971-3838
28-29AKC OBEDIANCE RALLY DOG TRIALS
c/o Joan Rothfuss
(217)546-5474
Orr Building Admission - Free
8:00 am - 4:00 pm daily
28-29CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Virginia Barnard
Coliseum ADMISSION: FREE
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Birthday Party
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
07LLCC LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST
c/o Craig Beckmeier
(217)827-6330
Barn 13 Arena Only Barn - 14 - Arena Only
07-08HERITAGE MARKETS WHOLESALE CASH & CARRY SALE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10-12DOG AGILITY SEMINAR
Barn 13 Arena Only NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
c/o Abby Walden
(217)789-2255
Parking Lot #21 Saturday 8am to Noon
City of Springgfield Residents ONLY
11MIDWEST HACKNEY PONY SALE
c/o Karen Wood
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Admission: Free
Time: 8 am - 8 pm
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-12DEPRESSION GLASS & POTTERY 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
11-12SPRING LAWN & GARDEN SALE
c/o Kathy Byerly
(217)528-3033
Exposition Building ADMISSION: FREE
Saturday 8-5
Sunday 9-4
11-12TREE SALE
c/o Shelly Seaman
Sale Barn 26
13-16DEPT OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Orr Building Extra Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-19INTERNATIONAL QUARTER HORSE SHOW
c/o Mark Harrell
(618)397-1388
Coliseum
18PURPLE RIBBON SHOWCASE BOER GOAT SALE
c/o Kerrianne Short
(217)737-7373
Livestock Center - Dnstairs Ring Livestock Center - Exhibit/tie Out Wether Sale 12 pm
Breeding Stock Sale 1 pm
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor Admission: Adults $1.25
Children 12 & under - Free
20-25TRADING HANDS KIDS SALE
c/o Stuart Metcalf
Illinois Building Main Floor Daily 9:30 am to 8:30 pm
24-25LINCOLN PILGRIMAGE
c/o Andy Whiting
Infield Mile Track Abraham Lincoln Council BSA
217/529-2727
25IILLINOIS 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
(309)696-4649
Orr Building
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-04LINCOLN FUNERAL PROCESSION
Tie Out Barn 36 A NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Theater Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02-03CAROUSEL CONNECTION DRESSAGE SHOW
c/o Lorna Donahue
Coliseum
06EARTH STEWARDSHIP DAY
Bandstand Gate 2 Area Exposition Building Foodarama Happy Hollow Illinois Building Main Floor Labor Pavilion - East Labor Pavilion - West Midway Area (ea Section) Tech Town Lincoln 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
09HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09SPRINGFIELD CIVICGARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE
c/o Janet Keistler
Sale Barn 26 Time 8:00 am to noon.
Admission - Free
www.SCGC-IL.org/
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building 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
16WIU HOOF N HORN SWINE SHOW
c/o Mark Hoge
Swine Barn
17IlLLINI 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
17IPSC JACKPOT SWINE SHOW
c/o Jack Wall
Swine Barn
21CAPITOL RADIO GROUN
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24Springfield Mile--Memorial Day Race
c/o Dave Kiesow
Grandstand
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

05SUMMITT OF HOPE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-07MONSTER TRUCK THRILL SHOW
Multi-purpose Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08-11DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09IL STATE FFA CONVENTION DANCE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10DCFS GRADUATION CEREMONY
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16-20MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Judy Kjellander
(217)793-0670
Coliseum Artisans 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
18-25CHIANA MAINE JR. NATIONALS
c/o John Boddicker
Orr Building Building 30 - Cattle Tie-outs Barn 30 S Showing Jr Nationals Admission: Free
Time: 5 am - 10 pm
19-20AMERICAN OXFORD SHEEP SHOW & SALE
c/o David Trotter
Sheep Barn - North
20-21
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24-27CPS NATIONAL SWINE SHOW
c/o Jack Wall
Commodity Pavilion Sheep Barn - South Swine Barn
26-27SHOWPIG PLANET JACKPOT SHOW
c/o Ryan Stohlquist
Sheep Barn - North
27HHCW WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
c/o Rex Gill
Illinois Building Main Floor
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-28CENTERLINE DRESSAGE HORSE SHOW
c/o John Simpson
Coliseum Barn 14 42 @ $27.50 Admission - Free
Time - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-05REGION XI ARABIAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Dave Waggoner
(309)245-2264
Coliseum Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Admission: Free
Time: 8;00 am - 10:00 pm
03-05CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-09DEPT.OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11CORNDOG KICKOFF
c/o Fair Museum Foundation
Orr Building
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

02-05MORGAN JUBILEE HORSE SHOW
c/o Betsy Bishop
Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Admission: Free
Time: 8 am - 10 pm
05Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-06Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06Springfield Mile
c/o Dave Kiesow
Grandstand
07ILLINI CLASSIC YEARLING SALE
c/o Ed Teefey
Barn 13 Arena Only
11-13ABU ARABIAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Kathy Root
Coliseum Barn 13 With Coliseum Admission: Free
Time: 8 am. - 9 pm.
12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-18Heritage Markets Wholesale Cash & Carry Sale
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-19NATIONAL SHOW HORSE REGISTRY
c/o Cindy Clinton
(937)962-4336
Artisans Building Coliseum
20Illini Bird Fanciers Inc.
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-24DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-26Children Clothing Consignment Sale
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Alpha Kappa Alpha 5K Run/Walk
c/o Michelle Pulce
Commodity Pavilion
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26WHITETAILS UNLIMITED BANQUET
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-10/04North American Dog Agility Championships
Barn 13 With Coliseum Barn - 14 - Arena Only Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Run/Walk
c/o Morgan Trump
Commodity Pavilion
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
07Capital Area Education Fair
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-11YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
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
15-18Prairieland Classic Dog Show
c/o Pat Howard
(217)762-8488
Exposition Building Admission - Free
Time - 8 am - 6 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
19-22DEPT OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-25MID-AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Joy Meierhans
(630)557-2575
Coliseum Artisans Building
24Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31-11/01ALQMA Quarter Midget Racing
Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31-11/01K9 SPORTS CPE DOG AGILITY TRIALS
c/o Laurie Glencross
(217)423-3438
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-08CCQMA-Quarter Midget Races
Coliseum 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
21IDOA HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET
c/o Lindsay Record
(217)528-1563
Illinois Building Main Floor
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

05Green Family Holiday Party
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Holiday Luncheon
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
14-17IL DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19IDOA HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET
c/o Lindsay Record
(217)528-1563
Illinois Building Main Floor
19Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2016


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

02Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-10MIDWEST SPEED EXPO
c/o Terry Young
(217)553-1963
Orr Building 9:00 am to 3 pm
midwestspeed.net
16Horseman's Banquet
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Giant Flea Market
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23Go Kart Swap Meet
c/o Al Burkett
(217)971-5599
Orr Building Admission $7.00
11 am to 6:00 pm
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

21ABATE SWAP MEET, INC.
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26-28THE BOAT SHOW IN SPRINGFIELD
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

09-10DEPRESSION GLASS & POTTERY SHOW & SALE
c/o Linda Bogan
(217)744-9828
Illinois Building Main Floor
16Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Receptiion
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

02Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-02LOESS ROCK GEM & FOSSILL SHOW
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Orr Building
15Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29Festival
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building