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Illinois State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
    August 10 - 20, 2017
    Springfield, Illinois


Sunday, August 13, 2017 - Veterans Day

8:00 am - Barrows Swine Show - Swine Barn
8:00 am - Simmental Beef Cattle Show - Livestock Center
8:30 am - Steers Beef Cattle Show - Livestock Center
9:00 am - Market Lambs Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
9:00 am - Commercial Exhibits - Exposition Building

9:00 am - U.S. Post Office - Exposition Building
9:00 am - Lutheran Church Services - Illinois Building Auditorium
9:00 am - Gladiolus Show - Emmerson Building Annex
9:30 am - Veterans Day Activities - Lincoln Stage
10:00 am - Draft Horse Show: Belgians, Percherons - Enclosed Arena

10:00 am - Draft Horse Show: Clydesdales, Shires - Enclosed Arena
10:00 am - Jr. Dairy Goat Show - Jr. Livestock Building
10:00 am - Amateur Art Exhibit - Artisans Building
10:00 am - Professional Art Exhibit - Artisans Building
10:00 am - Hodgson Mill Cookie Contest - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building



10:00 am - Smokey Bear Appearances, BB Gun Range, Do It Yourself Tie Dye, Rock Climbing Wall, Youth 3D Archery - Conservation World
10:00 am - Ag Tour - Ag Tent
10:30 am - Churches of Christ - Illinois Building Auditorium
10:30 am - Display Cases - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building
10:30 am - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World

10:30 am - American Chemical Society/Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
11:00 am - DePriest Puppets - Kids Korner
11:00 am - Voyageur Canoe Rides - Conservation World
11:00 am - Fly Fishing Demo - Conservation World
11:00 am - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent

11:00 am - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
11:30 am - Kim Sheahan Storyteller - Kids Korner
12:00 pm - Hat Trick - Apex Stage
12:00 pm - Springfield Municipal Band - Ethnic Village Stage
12:00 pm - Avery Kern - Shed Stage



12:00 pm - Sunshyne the Clown and Tim the Twister - Kids Korner
12:00 pm - Marshall-Putnam-Stark Show Choir - Illinois Building Auditorium
12:00 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville / Gate 12
12:00 pm - El Quapo - Coors Light Tent
12:00 pm - Elvis Himselvis - Miller Lite Tent

12:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
12:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World
12:30 pm - Kim Sheahan Storyteller - Kids Korner
12:30 pm - American Chemical Society / Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
1:00 pm - DePriest Puppets - Kids Korner

1:00 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville / Gate 12
1:00 pm - Style Show - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building
1:00 pm - Diversion - Budweiser Tent
1:00 pm - Fly Fishing Demo - Conservation World
1:00 pm - AlleyCats - Ag Tent



1:30 pm - Sunshyne the Clown and Tim the Twister - Kids Korner
1:30 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
2:00 pm - The Baked Potatoes - Apex Stage
2:00 pm - The Don't Be Brothers w/ Def Leprechaun - Ethnic Village Stage
2:00 pm - Mark Mills and Friends - Shed Stage

2:00 pm - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist / Magic - Kids Korner
2:00 pm - Limousin Beef Cattle Show - Livestock Center
2:00 pm - Dance Central - Illinois Building Auditorium
2:00 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville / Gate 12
2:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World

2:00 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Ag Tent
2:00 pm - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
2:30 pm - Sunshyne the Clown & Tim the Twister - Kids Korner
3:00 pm - Eating Contest - Rising Star Stage
3:00 pm - DePriest Puppets - Kids Korner


  Illinois State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule:


  • Aug. 10 - Preview     • Aug. 11 - Friday

  • Aug. 12 - Saturday     • Aug. 13 - Sunday

  • Aug. 14 - Monday     • Aug. 15 - Tuesday

  • Aug. 16 - Wed.     • Aug. 17 - Thursday

  • Aug. 18 - Friday     • Aug. 19 - Saturday



3:00 pm - The Anton and Helen Holas Meat Loaf Contest - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building
3:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
3:00 pm - American Chemical Society / Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
3:30 pm - Game Show: Beat the DJ - Rising Star Stage
3:30 pm - Husband and Hog Calling Contest - Lincoln Stage

3:30 pm - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist/Magic - Kids Korner
3:30 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville / Gate 12
3:30 pm - Ag Tour - Ag Tent
4:00 pm - Alley Cats - Rising Star Stage
4:00 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Shed Stage

4:00 pm - Sunshyne the Clown and Tim the Twister - Kids Korner
4:00 pm - Monica Hay - Illinois Building Auditorium
4:00 pm - Devin Clemons - Coors Light Tent
4:00 pm - Brushville - Miller Lite Tent
4:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World

4:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World
4:00 pm - Daily Parade - East End of Illinois Avenue
4:30 pm - Steel Creek - Apex Stage
4:30 pm - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist/Magic - Kids Korner
4:30 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville / Gate 12

4:30 pm - Fly Fishing Demo - Conservation World
5:00 pm - Chris Cavanaugh - Rising Star Stage
5:00 pm - Spfld International Folk Dancers - Ethnic Village Stage
5:00 pm - DePriest Puppets - Kids Korner
5:00 pm - New City Road - Budweiser Tent

5:00 pm - Chopped Competition - Ag Tent
5:00 pm - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
5:00 pm - American Chemical Society/Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
5:30 pm - Those Funny Little People - Lincoln Stage
5:30 pm - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist/Magic - Kids Korner

5:30 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
6:00 pm - Bobby Remack Band - Twilight Ballroom
6:00 pm - Alley Cats - Lincoln Stage
6:00 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville / Gate 12
6:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World

6:30 pm - Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project - Ethnic Village Stage
6:30 pm - Alexandra Renee - Lincoln Stage
6:30 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Shed Stage
6:30 pm - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent
7:00 pm - Brad Paisley with Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell - Grandstand

7:00 pm - Tennessee Borderline - Rising Star Stage
7:00 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville / Gate 12
8:00 pm - Longmeyer Band - Coors Light Tent
8:00 pm - Lick Creek - Miller Lite Tent
9:00 pm - 2nd Chance - Budweiser Tent
10:00 pm - Fireworks - NW Corner of the Infield


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