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DuQuoin State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
    August 25 - September 4, 2017
655 Executive Drive. Du Quoin, Illinois

Friday, August 25, 2017   -   College Night
Any college student with a current student ID will receive free admission to the fair.

6:00 pm. - Fertile Soil - Beer Tent
6:00 pm. - Magic Mike - Entertainment Tent
7:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Entertainment Tent
8:00 pm. - Gavin the Hypnotist - Entertainment Tent
8:30 pm. - Downstate Music Company - Beer Tent

Special Events Schedule
6:00 pm. - Twilight Parade - U.S. Rt 51



Saturday, August 26, 2017   -   Governor's Day

2:00 pm. - The Phillips Band - Beer Tent
2:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Entertainment Tent
3:00 pm. - Magic Mike - Entertainment Tent
4:00 pm. - Gavin the Hypnotist - Entertainment Tent
4:00 pm. - Best Breakfast Casserole - Cooking Contests

5:00 pm. - Southern Thunder - Beer Tent
5:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Entertainment Tent
6:00 pm. - Magic Mike - Entertainment Tent
7:00 pm. - Gavin the Hypnotist - Entertainment Tent
8:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Entertainment Tent
8:30 pm. - Brat Pack - Beer Tent

Special Events Schedule
9:00 am. - Heavy Horse Show - Heartland Coca-Cola Horse Area
9:00 am. - Jr Dairy Show - Ashgrove
1:00 pm. - Mule Show - Heartland Coca-Cola Horse Arena
2:00 pm. - Jr Weather Goat Show - Cattle Barn #4

3:30 pm. - Ponytail / Pigtail Contest - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall
4:00 pm. - Best Breakfast Casserole Contest - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall
4:30 pm. - Smile Contest - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall
5:00 pm. - Jr Swine Showmanship - Cattle Barn #6
6:00 pm. - Jr Swine Barrow Show - Cattle Barn #6



Sunday, August 27, 2017   -   Veterans & Gold Star Families Day
Veterans and their immediate family members are admitted to the grounds for free today.

  9:30 am. - Memorial Services - VIP 1 Area
10:00 am. - Benefits Expo / Hiring Event - Heat 1 & 2
10:30 am. - JROTC Drill Competition - Midway Drive

12:00 pm. - Veterans Day Program - VIP 1 Area
1:00 pm. - Veterans Lunch - VIP 1 Area
1:30 pm. - JROTC Drill Competition - Midway Drive

2:00 pm. - Jake Hoult Band - Beer Tent
2:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Entertainment Tent
2:00 pm. - Cupcake Challenge - Cooking Contests
2:30 pm. - JROTC Drill Competition Awards - VIP 1 Area

3:00 pm. - Gavin the Hypnotist - Entertainment Tent
3:30 pm. - Veterans Day Parade - 1/2 Mile Track
4:00 pm. - 144th Army Band - Entertainment Tent



Sunday, August 27, 2017 - (continued)

5:00 pm. - Travis Parks Band - Beer Tent
5:00 pm. - Magic Mike - Entertainment Tent
6:00 pm. - Gavin the Hypnotist - Entertainment Tent

7:00 pm. - Annette Bingaman - Entertainment Tent
8:00 pm. - Magic Mike - Entertainment Tent
8:30 pm. - Boat Drunks - Beer Tent

Special Events Schedule
9:00 am. - Open Dairy Show - Ashgrove
9:00 am. - Mule Show - Heartland Coca-Cola Horse Arena
9:00 am. - Jr Swine Gilt Show - Cattle Barn #6
2:00 pm. - Cupcake Challenge - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall
2:00 pm. - Pedal Pull Contest - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall -nRegistration begins at 12:30 pm.
4:30 pm. - Cutest Little Farmer Contest - Heartland Coca-Cola Expo Hall


  DuQuoin State Fair 2017 Schedule:

  • Aug. 25 - Friday     • Aug. 26 - Saturday

  • Aug. 27 - Sunday     • Aug. 28 - Monday

  • Aug. 29 - Tuesday     • Aug. 30 - Wed.

  • Aug. 31 - Thursday     • Sep. 1 - Friday

  • Sep. 2 - Saturday     • Sep. 3 - Sunday

  • Sep. 4 - Monday    




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