Illinois County Fairs Schedule

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Illinois County Fairs

Summer has arrived, and that means county fair season! There’s no other better way to spend the day than eating fair food, riding carnival rides, listening to music and having a chance to see agriculture up close. Here is a list of Illinois’ upcoming county fairs:

June 2018 County Fairs in Illinois

June 5-10: Macon County Fair in Decatur
June 10-16: Martinsville Ag Fair in Martinsville
June 12-17: Sangamon County Fair in New Berlin
June 14-17: Piatt County Junior Fair in Cerro Gordo
June 16-23: Greene County Fair in Carrollton
June 17-23: Perry County Fair in Pinckneyville
June 19-24: Henry County Fair in Cambridge
June 20-24: Montgomery County Fair in Butler
June 20-24: Western Illinois Fair in Griggsville
June 20-24: Vermilion County Fair in Oakwood
June 24-30: Ford County Fair in Melvin
June 25-30: Macoupin County Fair
June 25 – July 1: Jasper County Fair in Newton
June 27 – July 1: Stephenson County Fair in Freeport
June 28 – July 4: Schuyler County Fair and Livestock Show in Rushville
June 29 – July 3: Grundy County Agricultural District Fair in Morris

July 2018 County Fairs in Illinois

July 5-12: Franklin County Fair at Rend Lake College in Ina
July 6-14: Richland County Farm and Fair in Olney
July 8-14: Moultrie-Douglas County Fair in Arthur
July 8-14: Moultrie-Sullivan Jr. Fair in Sullivan
July 8-15: Jersey County Fair in Jerseyville
July 9-13: McDonough County 4-H Building & Grounds Corporation in Macomb
July 10-14: Fisher Community Fair & Horse Show in Champaign County
July 10-14: Knox County Agricultural Fair in Knoxville
July 10-15: Morgan County Agricultural Fair in Jacksonville
July 11-15: Marshall-Putnam Fair in Henry
July 11-15: Lasalle County Jr. Fair in Ottawa
July 12-14: Washington County Fair in Nashville
July 13-22: Massac County Youth Fair & Community Center, Inc. in Metropolis
July 14-20: Wabash County Youth Exhibition in Mt. Carmel
July 14-22: Jefferson County Youth Fair in Ina
July 15-18: Shelby County 4-H & Jr. Fair in Shelbyville
July 15-21: Fayette County Fair in Brownstown
July 15-21: Clinton County Fair in Carlyle
July 16-22: Randolph County Fair in Sparta
July 16-21: Cass County Fair  in Virginia
July 17-21: Farmer City Fair in Dewitt County
July 17-21: Heart of Illinois Fair in Peoria County
July 17-21: Pike County Fair in Pleasant Hill
July 17-22: Menard County Fair in Petersburg
July 18-21: Hancock County Fair in Augusta
July 18-21: Livingston County Fair in Pontiac
July 18-21: Warren County Agricultural Fair in Roseville
July 18-23: Iroquois County Agricultural & 4-H Club Fair in Crescent City
July 18-28: Edwards County Agricultural Fair in Albion
July 19-22: Kane County Fair in St. Charles
July 20-22: Elizabeth Community Fair in Jo Daviess County
July 20-28: Champaign County Fair in Urbana
July 21-28: Clay County Agricultural Fair in Flora
July 21-28: Crawford County Fair in Oblong
July 21-28: Edgar County Fair in Paris
July 22-28: Saline County Agricultural Fair in Harrisburg
July 22-28: Henderson County Fair in Stronghurst
July 22-29: Monroe County Fair in Waterloo
July 23-26: Mason County 4-H & Jr. Agricultural Show in Havana
July 23-28: Fulton County Fair & Racing in Lewistown
July 24-28: Christian County Agricultural Fair in Taylorville
July 24-29: Madison County Fair in Highland
July 25-29: Lake County Fair in Grayslake
July 25-29: Dupage County Fair & Expo. in Wheaton
July 25-31: Adams County Fair in Mendon
July 26-29: Lee County 4-H Fair & Jr. Show in Amboy
July 27-30: Stark County Jr. Fair in Wyoming
July 27 – Aug. 3: Lawrence County Jr. Fair in Sumner
July 28 – Aug. 4: Effingham County Fair in Altamont
July 29 – Aug. 3: Scott County 4-H & Jr. Ag. Show in Winchester
July 29 – Aug. 4: White County Agricultural Fair in Carmi
July 29 – Aug. 5: Coles County Agricultural Fair in Charleston
July 29 – Aug. 5: Logan County Fair in Lincoln
July 29 – Aug. 5: Marion County Agricultural Fair in Salem
July 30 – Aug. 1: Veterans Memorial Fair in Tazewell County, Pekin
July 31 – Aug. 5: Brown County Fair in Mt. Sterling
July 31 – Aug. 5: McHenry County Fair in Woodstock

August 2018 County Fairs in Illinois

Aug. 1-5: McLean County Fair in Bloomington
Aug. 1-5: Kankakee County Fair & Expo in Kankakee
Aug. 1-5: Ogle County Fair in Oregon
Aug. 2-5: Jo Daviess County Agricultural Fair in Warren
Aug. 2-5: Kendall County Fair in Yorkville
Aug. 2-7: Bond County Fair in Greenville
Aug. 4-11: Georgetown Agricultural Fair in Vermilion County
Aug. 7-11: Williamson County Agricultural Fair in Marion
Aug. 7-11: Carroll County Fair in Milledgeville
Aug. 7-12: Boone County Fair in Belvidere
Aug. 8-11: Cullom Junior Fair in Livingston County
Aug. 12-18: Pulaski Civic & Comm. Fair in Pulaski
Aug. 12-18: Clark County Fair in Marshall
Aug. 14-18: Whiteside County Central Agricultural Fair in Morrison
Aug. 15-19: Fairbury Fair in Livingston County
Aug. 15-19: Winnebago County Fair in Pecatonica
Aug. 17-25: Union County Fair in Anna
Aug. 22-26: Will County Fair in Peotone
Aug. 22-26: Bureau County Agricultural Fair in Princeton
Aug. 29 – Sept. 3: Pana Tri-Co. Fair in Christian County
Aug. 30 – Sept. 9: Gallatin County Fair in Ridgway
Aug. 31 – Sept. 3: Tri-County Fair in LaSalle County, Mendota

September 2018 County Fairs in Illinois

Sept. 5-9: Sandwich Fair in Dekalb County
Sept. 6-9: Calhoun County Fair in Hardin
Sept. 14-16: Okawville Agricultural Products Fair in Washington County

SEE ALSO: Fair Fare: Recipes Inspired by the Midway

And don’t miss the Illinois State Fair, which takes place August 10-20 in Springfield.

10 Comments

  1. DONNIE WESTFALL

    November 11, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Any demolition derbys in novenber anyone no of.Dwestfall712@yahoo.com thanks donnie

  2. Dennis Wilson

    July 17, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    One of the telephone numbers that is listed with the Saline Co Fair is not a fair number any longer. Would it be possible to remove 618-252-1185? We have not been with the fair for 3 years and we are getting up to 15 calls a day. Thank you in advance. Dennis Wilson

    • Jessy Yancey

      July 20, 2015 at 11:09 am

      Hi Dennis,

      Our website for Partners magazine only features listing of the fair dates and doesn’t have the phone numbers. I think you would have to contact the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs directly at 815-635-1500. I hope this helps!

      Best,
      Jessy Yancey
      editor, Illinois Partners

      • Dennis Wilson

        July 20, 2015 at 1:13 pm

        Ok. I saw it on this site. I will try them. Thanks

        • Dennis Wilson

          July 20, 2015 at 1:54 pm

          The number was on eventcrazy.com. But your web site was on their too. I contacted them and it has already been removed. Thank you for getting back and sorry for the mix up.

  3. Barbara Gordon

    January 18, 2016 at 8:46 am

    Good Morning,

    When will this schedule above be published for 2016? Thank you so much.

  4. Vicki Magrady

    July 27, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    I would like you to email me 2018 fair schedule when it becomes published.

    Thank You,
    Vicki Magrady

  5. Mike Buettner

    October 20, 2017 at 8:52 am

    When will 2018 fair schedule be published?

    Can you email it as soon as it is?

    Thank you

    • Jessy Yancey

      November 14, 2017 at 11:44 am

      We’ll check with our contacts at the Illinois Association of County Fairs – we typically pull these from their website at https://www.illinoiscountyfairs.org. Hope this helps!

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    February 1, 2018 at 9:58 am

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