See You at the Illinois State Fair
Aug. 7-17, Springfield
Don’t miss the lively carnival rides, exciting music and performances, horse races, agriculture competitions and more at this year’s Illinois State Fair on the fairgrounds in Springfield.
The fair kicks off with a preview night on Aug. 7, featuring youngsters showing cattle, society horse show, twilight parade and discount carnival rides. After the preview night, each day of the fair has its own unique theme with events for the day surrounding that theme.
Don’t miss exciting annual events, such as daily free entertainment on the Farm Bureau stage and great food provided by Illinois beef and pork farmers in the Commodities Pavilion. Check out exhibits, including the iconic butter cow, sculpted by hand using 500 pounds of unsalted butter.
Find out more information about this year’s state fair at agr.state.il.us/isf.