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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2022


October

Date

Event

Place

Information

07-09SPA BLOWOUT
c/o Casey Murray
Illinois Building Main Floor Friday 12 pm to 8 pm
Ssturday 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
https://spablowout.com/
855-SPA-SALE
07-09YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 8 am to 10 pm
youthcharityhorseshow.com
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13-16MID AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Dan Shirley
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Coliseum Artisans Building Thurs. to Sat. 10-2 pm 6-10 pm
Sun 9:30 am - 1 pm
midamericahorseshow.com
14-16AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building www.illinoiscapitolkennelclub.org
8 am to 6 pm
14-16CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Marilyn Steward
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 7 am to 7 pm
www.capitolcanine.com
No admission fee
15-16CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
Illinois Building Main Floor Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
20-23ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building 8 am to 6 pm
21-23MID AMERICA PALEONTOLOGY SOCIETY
c/o Marv Houg
Orr Building Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday 8 am to 3 pm
www.midamericapaleo.org
22PHOENIX CENTER'S BARN PARTY
c/o Teresa Silva
Reisch Pavilion (food A Rama)
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23SPRINGFIELD 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
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-30ALQMA
c/o James Kisner
Coliseum Covered Arena
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

04-06JURASSIC QUEST
c/o Emmanuelle Faria
Orr Building For tickets:833/486-3466
Adults $22.00 - $36.00
Children $22.00 ages 2 - 12 years
Seniors $19.00
05WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08GENERAL ELECTION
c/o Stacey Kern
Illinois Building Main Floor
11-12HOBNOB MARKET
c/o Scott Snelling
(765)230-0769
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day November 11 - 4pm to 8 pm
November 12 - 9am to 4 pm
Friday, $10 per person admission
Saturday, $5 per person admission
Kids 12 & under are free
11-13In The Zone Dog Agility
Barn 13 Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20SPRINGFIELD 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
26SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY HOLIDAY MARKET
c/o Gemma Long
Expo Building 9 am to 3 pm
illinoislocal.org
Gemma Long 217/210-1589
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-04DOG AGILITY SHOW
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No un-entered dogs permitted
www.capitolcanine.com
03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04FSMB HOLIDAY BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day 8 am to 4 pm
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
09UCM LUNCHEON
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10-11WINTER WARM UP
c/o Lee Rincker
Livestock Center - Exhibit/tie Out Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 8 pm
11SPRINGFIELD 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
17WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-18ECA HUNTING & TRADE SHOW
c/o Jeff Edwards
Illinois Building Main Floor
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2023


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

07WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14-15MIDWEST SPEED EXPO
c/o Kelly Kovski
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day 9 am to 3 pm
www.midwestspeed.com
15SPRINGFIELD 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
20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

12ABATE SWAP MEET
c/o Mark Werries
(309)343-6588
Orr Building
18DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET
Orr 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
22-26IL BEEF EXPO
c/o Josh St. Peters
C Arena, L/s Ctr, & Barns
24-26BOAT SHOW
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-05ILLINOIS HORSE FAIR
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Expo Building Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
Orr 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
25Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
01-02RABBIT SHOW
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08FUNDRAISER
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08-09CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
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
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
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-17MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Artisans Building
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

01WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-09CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

30-09/02JUBILEE MORGAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Sandy Sessink
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 9 am to 9 pm daily
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

02WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03FSMB Fall Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14-16NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Coliseum Artisans Building
23WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

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 Ed Wagner
Orr Building
12-15MID AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Dan Shirley
(27 ) -
Artisans Building Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum
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
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-04HOB NOB MARKET
c/o Scott Snelling
Expo Building
04WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11WEDDING 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
31WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2024


May

Date

Event

Place

Information

04WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

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