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


Friday, August 18, 2017 - Democrat Day

Grandstand - Southern Uprising Tour featuring Montgomery Gentry, Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws

8:00 am. - Rambouillet Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
8:00 am. - Tamworth Swine Show - Swine Barn
8:00 am. - Holstein Dairy Cattle Show - Livestock Center
9:00 am. - Commercial Exhibits - Exposition Building
9:00 am. - U.S. Post Office - Exposition Building

10:00 am. - Corriedale Sheep Show S - heep Barn
10:00 am. - Hereford Swine Show - Swine Barn
10:00 am. - Amateur Art Exhibit - Artisans Building
10:00 am. - Professional Art Exhibit - Artisans Building
10:00 am. - Horticulture Division 7- Tables and Arrangement Classes - Hobbies, Arts and Craft Building



10:00 am. - Cupcake 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
10:00 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. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner
11:00 am. - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent

11:00 am. - Blacksmith John Massey - Conservation World
11:00 am. - Color Throw Party - Happy Hollow
11:30 am. - Henson Robinson Zoo - Kids Korner
12:00 pm. - Arid Rose - Apex Stage
12:00 pm. - Liz Bentley Live - Ethnic Village Stage

12:00 pm. - Win Noll & The Rockin Souls - Lincoln Stage
12:00 pm. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner
12:00 pm. - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2
12:00 pm. - Lowder & Manning - Shed Stage
12:00 pm. - Musical Entertainment - Coors Light Tent



12:00 pm. - Skyline Ridge - Miller Lite Tent
12:00 pm. - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
12:00 pm. - Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show - Conservation World
12:00 pm. - Game Zone - Orr Building
12:30 pm. - Henson Robinson Zoo - Kids Korner

12:30 pm. - American Chemical Society/Illinois Chapter - Conservation World
1:00 pm. - Newlywed Game - Rising Star Stage
1:00 pm. - Allan Adcock Ventriloquist/Magic - Kids Korner
1:00 pm. - Lincoln Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
1:00 pm. - Dennis Maberry Percussionist - Illinois Building Auditorium

1:00 pm. - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
1:00 pm. - AlleyCats - Ag Tent
1:30 pm. - Kathryn Raistrick Folk Music - Kids Korner
1:30 pm. - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
2:00 pm. - Jake Hoult Band - Apex Stage

2:00 pm. - Usual Chaos - Ethnic Village Stage
2:00 pm. - The Mood Rings - Shed Stage
2:00 pm. - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner
2:00 pm. - Guernsey Dairy Cattle Show - Livestock Center
2:00 pm. - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2



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
2:00 pm. - Color Throw Party - Happy Hollow
2:30 pm. - LIz Bentley Live - Lincoln Stage

2:30 pm. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner
2:30 pm. - Alley Cats - Rising Star Stage
2:30 pm. - Heartland Pygmy Goats Goat Show - Goat Barn
3:00 pm. - Eating Contest - Rising Star Stage
3:00 pm. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner

3:00 pm. - Pumpkin Pie - 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. - Sunshyne the Clown & Tim the Twister - Kids Korner

3:30 pm. - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
3:30 pm. - Ag Tour - Ag Tent
3:30 pm. - Foam Party - Happy Hollow
4:00 pm. - Alley Cats - Rising Star Stage
4:00 pm. - Catfish Willie Band - Ethnic Village Stage


  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



4:00 pm. - Hooper the Hypnotist - Lincoln Stage
4:00 pm. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner
4:00 pm. - Natural Colored Club Sheep Show - Sheep Barn
4:00 pm. - Dance Creations Dance Studio - Illinois Building Auditorium
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. - Sushi Roll Apex Stage
4:30 pm. - Professor Longhair's Magic - Kids Korner

4:30 pm. - Xpogo Stunt Team - Thrillville/Gate 2
5:00 pm. - Those Funny Little People - Lincoln Stage
5:00 pm. - Kathryn Raistrick Folk Music - Kids Korner
5:00 pm. - 2nd Chance - Budweiser Tent
5:00 pm. - Captain Geech & The Shrimp Shack Shooters - Coors Light Tent

5:00 pm. - Lick Creek - Miller Lite Tent
5:00 pm. - Troy Cartwright - 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

5:00 pm. - Color Throw Party - Happy Hollow
5:30 pm. - Alley Cats - Lincoln Stage
5:30 pm. - The Rockin Rob Show - Kids Korner
5:30 pm. - Fishing Clinic - Conservation World
6:00 pm. - Southern Uprising Tour featuring Montgomery Gentry, Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws - Grandstand

6:00 pm. - Shout Section Big Band - Twilight Ballroom
6:00 pm. - Usual Chaos - 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. - Canine Demonstration - Ag Tent
7:00 pm. - Rock of Ages - Rising Star Stage
7:00 pm. - Exorna Ethnic Village Stage
7:00 pm. - Cirque Extreme - Thrillville/Gate 2
7:30 pm. - Foam Party - Happy Hollow

8:00 pm. - Color Throw Party - Happy Hollow
9:00 pm. - Take 10 - Budweiser Tent
9:00 pm. - Brat Pack - Coors Light Tent
9:00 pm. - Shenanigans - Miller Lite Tent
10:00 pm. - Fireworks - NW Corner of the Infield


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