Festivals Fairs Fun

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


Monday, August 14, 2017 - Senior Day and Scout Day

• Fair visitors 60 and older are admitted to the fairgrounds for Free.
• Special events in the Senior Citizens Center take place throughout the day.
• All scouts in uniform are also admitted to the fairgrounds for free on this day.

8:00 am - Shorthorn/Polled Shorthorn Beef Cattle Show - Livestock Center
8:30 am - Jr. & Dry Dairy Goats Goat Show - Goat Barn
9:00 am - Suffolk Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
9:00 am - Commercial Exhibits - Exposition Building
9:00 am - U.S. Post Office - Exposition Building

9:30 am - Jr. Rabbit Show - 105 Building
10:00 am - Draft Horse Show: Belgians, Percherons - Enclosed Arena
10:00 am - Draft Horse Show: Clydesdales, Shires - Enclosed Arena
10:00 am - Draft Horse Show: Ponies - Enclosed Arena
10:00 am - Amateur Art Exhibit - Artisans Building



10:00 am - Professional Art Exhibit - Artisans Building
10:00 am - Horticulture Division 3 - Tables and Arrangement Classes - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building
10:00 am - Hand Pies - 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

10:00 am - ISF official souvenirs - Grandstand
10:00 am - ISF museum - Grandstand
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 - Elsenpeter Marionettes - Kids Korner
11:00 am - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent
11:00 am - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
11:30 am - Henson Robinson Zoo - Kids Korner
12:00 pm - Serendipity - Apex Stage



12:00 pm - Connie - Ethnic Village Stage
12:00 pm - Curt Smith - Shed Stage
12:00 pm - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner
12:00 pm - Musical Entertainment - Coors Light Tent
12:00 pm - Musical Entertainment - Miller Lite Tent

12:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
12:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World
12:30 pm - Henson Robinson Zoo - Kids Korner
12:30 pm - American Chemical Society/Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
1:00 pm - Elsenpeter Marionettes - Kids Korner

1:00 pm - Dorset Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
1:00 pm - Shorthorn Plus Beef Cattle Show - Livestock Center
1:00 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
1:00 pm - AlleyCats - Ag Tent
1:00 pm - Meet the Superheroes - Adventure Village



1:30 pm - The Gus Pflugmacher Band - Ethnic Village Stage
1:30 pm - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist / Magic - Kids Korner
1:30 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
2:00 pm - The Mood Rings - Shed Stage
2:00 pm - Elsenpeter Marionettes - Kids Korner

2:00 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2
2:00 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Ag Tent
2:00 pm - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
2:30 pm - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner
2:30 pm - Alley Cats - Rising Star Stage

2:30 pm - Meet the Superheroes - Ag Tent
3:00 pm - Eating Contest - Rising Star Stage
3:00 pm - Dennis Stroughmatt et l'Espirit Creole - Ethnic Village Stage
3:00 pm - Miranda Coy - Lincoln Stage
3:00 pm - Elsenpeter Marionettes - 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 - International Dish Contest - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building
3:00 pm - Becca Young Jazz Band - Apex Stage
3:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
3:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World
3:00 pm - American Chemical Society / Illinois Chapter - Conservation World

3:30 pm - Kim Petzing Storyteller - Kids Korner
3:30 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
3:30 pm - Ag Tour - Ag Tent
3:30 pm - Meet the Superheroes - Gate 2
4:00 pm - Alley Cats - Rising Star Stage

4:00 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Lincoln Stage
4:00 pm - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner
4:00 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
4:00 pm - Daily Parade - East End of Illinois Avenue
4:30 pm - The Baked Potatoes - Apex Stage


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4:30 pm - Kim Petzing Storyteller - Kids Korner
4:30 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2
5:00 pm - Those Funny Little People - Lincoln Stage
5:00 pm - Elsenpeter Marionettes - Kids Korner
5:00 pm - Blacktop Mojo - Rising Star Stage

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 - Alley Cats - Lincoln Stage
5:30 pm - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner

5:30 pm - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
6:00 pm - Central Illinois Irish Dance - Ethnic Village Stage
6:00 pm - The Classix - Lincoln Stage
6:00 pm - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2
6:00 pm - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World

6:30 pm - Hooper the Hypnotist - Shed Stage
6:30 pm - Lady Luck - Budweiser Tent
6:30 pm - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent
7:00 pm - The Neverly Brothers - Rising Star Stage
7:00 pm - Juke House - Ethnic Village Stage

7:00 pm - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
7:00 pm - El Quapo - Coors Light Tent
7:00 pm - Phat Kitty - Miller Lite Tent

7:30 pm - Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Grandstand
7:30 pm - ITPA Presents Truck & Tractor Pulls - Multi-Purpose Arena
9:30 pm - Fireworks - NW Corner of the Infield

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