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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2022


August

Date

Event

Place

Information

11-21ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
c/o
Entire Fairgrounds
25ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
27-28ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - MOUNTED SHOOTING
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum
31-09/03JUBILEE MORGAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Sandy Sessink
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 9 am to 10 pm daily
No admission fee
Sandy Sessink 248/207-4956
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

01ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03-04SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Jared Mees
Grandstand - Mile Track Mees Promotions 419/991-1491
04FSMB AUTUMN BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day 8 am to 4 pm
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
05ILLINI CLASSIC YEARLING SALE
c/o Ed Teefey
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 7 am to 7 pm
08ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
08-12SCHOOL OF WIZARDRY
c/o Blaine Kemp
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day
09-11ILLINOIS FALL CLASSIC HORSE SHOW
c/o Frank Reed
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Coliseum 8 am to 10 pm
No admission fee
10COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
15-17NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Coliseum 8 am to 11 pm
No admission fee
16-18DOG AGILITY SHOW
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No un-entered dogs
www.decaturdogclub.org
17WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-24MONARCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HORSE SHOW
c/o Donna Smith
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 9 am to 9 pm
No admission fee
www.monarchshowseries.com
22ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7;00
22-24TRADING HANDS KIDS SALE
c/o Julie Rhoads
Orr Building Thursday and Friday 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday 9 am to 12 pm
No admission fee
24WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor Illinois Building Rooftop NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS MARKET
c/o IL Dept of Ag
The Shed 3:30 to 7:00
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

01WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-02LOESS MINERAL, FOSSIL & GEM SHOW
c/o Ed Wagner
(309)838-7782
Orr Building www.LOESS.org
05CAPITAL AREA EDUCATION FAIR
c/o Nancy Lamkey
Orr Building 9 am to 11 am
12:30 pm to 2 pm
07-09YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 8 am to 10 pm
youthcharityhorseshow.com
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13-16MID AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Dan Shirley
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Coliseum Thurs. to Sat. 10-2 pm 6-10 pm
Sun 9:30 am - 1 pm
midamericahorseshow.com
14-16AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building www.illinoiscapitolkennelclub.org
8 am to 6 pm
14-16CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Marilyn Steward
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 7 am to 7 pm
www.capitolcanine.com
No admission fee
20-23ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building 8 am to 6 pm
21-23MID AMERICA PALEONTOLOGY SOCIETY
c/o Marv Houg
Orr Building Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Saturday 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday 8 am to 3 pm
www.midamericapaleo.org
22PHOENIX CENTER'S BARN PARTY
c/o Teresa Silva
Reisch Pavilion (food A Rama)
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-30ALQMA
c/o James Kisner
Coliseum Covered Arena
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

04-06JURASSIC QUEST
c/o Emmanuelle Faria
Orr Building
05WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-06CCQMA FALL INDOOR SHOOTOUT
c/o Andy Koester
Coliseum Covered Arena 8 am to 8 pm
08GENERAL ELECTION
c/o Stacey Kern
Illinois Building Main Floor
10FALL BANQUET
c/o Shelly Heideman
Orr Building
11-12HOBNOB MARKET
c/o Scott Snelling
(765)230-0769
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day November 11 - 4pm to 8 pm
November 12 - 9am to 4 pm
Friday, $10 per person admission
Saturday, $5 per person admission
Kids 12 & under are free
11-13In The Zone Dog Agility
Barn 13 Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
26SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY HOLIDAY MARKET
c/o Gemma Long
Expo Building 9 am to 3 pm
illinoislocal.org
Gemma Long 217/210-1589
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-04DOG AGILITY SHOW
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No un-entered dogs permitted
www.capitolcanine.com
03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04FSMB HOLIDAY BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day 8 am to 4 pm
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
09UCM LUNCHEON
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
www.SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Info@SpringfieldFleaMarket.net
Roy Powell 217/622-8381
17WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-18ECA HUNTING & TRADE SHOW
c/o Jeff Edwards
Illinois Building Main Floor
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2023


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

07WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

18WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

11WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08FUNDRAISER
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
Orr Building
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

07FSMB Spring Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day
12-14NIAHAC Arabian Horse Show
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13IL NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
Reisch Pavilion (food A Rama) NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-17MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Artisans Building
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

15Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

30-09/02JUBILEE MORGAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Sandy Sessink
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 9 am to 9 pm daily
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

02WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03FSMB Fall Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14-16NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Coliseum Artisans Building
23WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

06-08YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(4 ) -
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum
07Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-08LOESS Rock, Gem and Fossil Show
c/o Ed Wagner
Orr Building
28WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

04WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

02WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03FSMB Holiday Bazaar
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building
09HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
Orr Building

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2024


May

Date

Event

Place

Information

04WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2025


October

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-05CLYDESDALE BREEDERS OF THE USA
c/o Keith Mann
Coliseum, C Arena, Reisch, Il