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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2023


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

28FUJI BJJ SPRINGFIELD OPEN
c/o Dennis Williams
Orr Building 9 am to 5 pm
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

18DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building Artisans - Extra Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
22-26IL BEEF EXPO
c/o Josh St. Peters
C Arena, L/s Ctr, & Barns
24-26BOAT SHOW
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building February 24: 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
February 25: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
February 26: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
www.theboatshowinspringfield.com
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

04-05ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FOOD EXPO
c/o IL Dept of Ag
Orr Building Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 3 pm
11WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-12ALPACA SHOW
c/o Rhonda Leinberger
Expo Building 3/11 9 am to 5 pm
3/12 9 am to 2 pm
info@alpacasiph.com
No admission fee
12SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Raymond Moser
Orr Building 10 am to 4 pm
Early bird starts at 9 am for $10
After 10 am, $5.00
Children under 11 - FREE
www.springfieldtrainfair.com
19ABATE SWAP MEET
c/o Sharilyn Kibler-Russell
(309)343-6588
Orr Building 10 am to 3:30 pm
19SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
25Wedding Reception
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25-26ECA HUNTING & TRADE SHOW
c/o Jeff Edwards
Illinois Building Main Floor
31-04/02IN THE ZONE DOG AGILITY TRIALS
Barn 13 Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-02LAWN & GARDEN EXPO
c/o Diane Williams
Orr Building
01-02RABBIT SHOW
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08-09CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13FALL BANQUET / FUNDRAISER
c/o Shelly Heideman
Orr Building 5 pm to 8 pm
www.faithcoalition-il.org
15WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19-22TRADING HANDS KIDS SALE
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20-22NATIONAL CLYDESDALE SALE
Coliseum Illinois Building Main Floor Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-23SPRINGFIELD ARABIAN HORSE VALUE SHOW
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-30CENTRAL IL CLUSTER DOG SHOWS
c/o Merle Taylor
Expo Building
28-05/01AMERICAN SUPERCAMP
Coliseum Covered Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29SACRED HEART-GRIFFIN HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-30CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
Illinois Building Main Floor Sat 10-4 Sun 10-3
Cathy Dunham 217/883-7661
30HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
Orr Building
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

06RIVERTON HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07FSMB Spring Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day
12FUNDRAISER
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12-14NIAHAC Arabian Horse Show
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13IL NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
Reisch Pavilion (food A Rama) NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17SENIOR CELEBRATION
c/o Justin Yuroff
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day
18ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL DEPT OF AG
The Shed 3:30 TO 7:00
20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21ILLINI BIRD FANCIERS
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
25-28REGION XI SPORTHORSE
Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31-06/04ILLINOIS CLASSIC / REGION XI SHOW
c/o Ryan Chambers
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Coliseum
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

01ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
02-04ANTIQUES SHOW & SALE
c/o JR Angevine
Orr Building Fri & Sat 10 am to 5 pm
Sun 11 am to 4 pm
03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
09-10NATIONAL OXFORD SHEEP SHOW & SALE
c/o David Trotter
Sale Barn 26 Sheep Barn North
09-17MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Artisans Building
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7:00
22ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3;30 - 7:00
24-25CENTERLINE DRESSAGE
c/o Teresa Litchfield
Coliseum Covered Arena
26-07/01CPS SUMMER TYPE CONFERENCE
c/o Roy Flach
Sheep Barn South Swine Barn Commodity Pavilion Orion Samuelson Bldg. 30 - Upstairs
29ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7:00
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

01WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04-15PHBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
Coliseum, Covered Arena, & Barns NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7:00
07-09CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7;00
15Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15WRESTLING FOR A CURE
c/o Jason Willhite
Illinois Building Main Floor 5 pm to 10 pm
20ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7:00
27ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3;30 - 7:00
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

03ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7;00
24ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3;30 - 7;00
30-09/02JUBILEE MORGAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Sandy Sessink
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 9 am to 9 pm daily
31ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7;00
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

02WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02-03SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Jared Mees
Grandstand - Mile Track
03FSMB Fall Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day
04ILLINI CLASSIC YEARLING SALE
c/o Ed Teefey
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring
07ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 - 7;00
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
14-16NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Coliseum
16WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
23WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

04CAPITAL AREA EDUCATION FAIR
c/o Nancy Lamkey
(217)629-6003
Orr Building
06-08YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(4 ) -
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum
07Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-08LOESS Rock, Gem and Fossil Show
c/o Carole Harp
Orr Building
11-14MID AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Dan Shirley
(27 ) -
Artisans Building Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum
13-15AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
Expo Building
14ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 9:00 - 2:00
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19-22ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
Expo Building
20-22FOSSIL SHOW
c/o Marv Houg
Orr Building
21-22CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
Illinois Building Main Floor Sat 10 - 4 Sun 10 - 3
Cathy Dunham 217/883-7661
28WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-04HOB NOB MARKET
c/o Scott Snelling
Expo Building
04WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10-12IN THE ZONE DOG AGILITY TRIALS
Barn 13 Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
25ILLINOIS LOCAL HOLIDAY MARKET
c/o Chris Long
Expo Building
25WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-03CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03FSMB Holiday Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building
09HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
Orr Building
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info @SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622/8381
15UCM APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2024


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

23WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

06WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

04WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15-19CANINE PERFORMANCE EVENTS
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Expo Building Infield-mile Track Stabling Barn - 25 B - 5 Day Show Stabling Barn - 25 A - 5 Day Show Tie Out Barn 18 F NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

01WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

07WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2025


October

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-05CLYDESDALE BREEDERS OF THE USA
c/o Keith Mann
Coliseum, C Arena, Reisch, Il