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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2018


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

18ABATE SWAP MEET
c/o Paula Ward
Orr Building 7:00am-3:00pm
Adults: $7.00
Children Under 12: Free
18GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
$1.50 Admission
Children 12 & Under FREE
http://jcflea.com
21-25ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Jill Johnson
(217)787-4280
Sale Barn 26 Stabling Barn - 110 - 5 Day Show Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area Coliseum Covered Arena
23IL SIMMENTAL ASSOC. BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23WHITETAILS UNLIMITED BANQUET
c/o Darel Martin
Illinois Building Main Floor 5:00pm-10:00pm
Adults: $70.00/couple
Children 15 and Under: $20.00
whitetailsunlimited.com
23-25THE BOAT SHOW IN SPRINGFIELD
c/o Jeff Smith
(217)341-1730
Orr Building Admission:Adults $5.00
Seniors $5.00
Children 12 and under FREE
Friday 2 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
www.theboatshowinspringfield.com
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-04ILLINOIS HORSE FAIR
c/o Tony Troyer
Barn 13 With Coliseum Expo Building Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Coliseum Covered Arena Barn 14 Arena With Coliseum www.illinoishorsefair.com
03ILLINOIS PRODUCTS EXPO
c/o Erin Cleary
(217)557-5897
Orr Building Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-3pm
Admission: $5.00
Children 10 & Under FREE
03Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-10HOBNOB MARKET
c/o Hobnob Market
(765)230-0769
Expo Building Friday 4pm-9pm
Adults: $10 in advance
Children 12 and Under FREE
Saturday 9am-4pm
Adults: $5 or free w/ Friday ticket
Children 12 and Under FREE
www.hobnobmarket.com
10OUT IN THE BARN BAZAAR
c/o Brenda Eichhorn
(309)229-8388
Orr Building 9:00am-5:00pm
Adults: $3.00 Admission
Children 14 & Under FREE
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16-17QUILT SHOW
c/o Burma Jones
Orr Building Adults $7.00
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
www.springfieldquilts.com
17Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
$1.50 Admission
Children 12 & Under FREE
http://jcflea.com
20PRIMARY ELECTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24ANCIENT ATHLETICS COMPETITION
c/o Merl Lawless
(217)415-8324
Coliseum Covered Arena
24ATHENS SPORTS BOOSTERS FUNDRAISER
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25FIRST SUNDAY MIDWEST BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building Sunday 8am-4pm
Admission $4 Chidlren 12&Under FREE
FB Page - First Sunday Midwest Bazaar
Vendors inquire at:
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
25SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Raymond Moser
(217)544-4295
Orr Building 9:00am-4:00pm
Admission: $5.00
www.springfieldtrainfair.com
31KIDS JUMPING FOR AUTISM FESTIVAL
c/o Chris Welchel
(217)331-3821
Illinois Building Main Floor 10:00am-5:00pm
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

06-07IDNR/NASP ARCHERY TOURNAMENT
c/o Joe Robinson
Orr Building
06-07Illini Dorset & All Breeds Spring Sheep Sale
c/o Greg Deakin
(309)785-5058
Bldg 30 - Upstairs 7:00am-10:00pm
Free Admission
www.bannersheepmagazine.com
07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-089TH ANNUAL HOLISTIC FAIR
c/o Darlene Anderson
(217)698-2776
Illinois Building Main Floor 10:00am-5:00pm
Adults: $5.00
Children 12 and Under: FREE
www.visionsbyjdr.com
07-08CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
07-08SPRING LAWN & GARDEN SALE
c/o Andrew Harby
(217)528-3033
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm
11-14CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE
c/o Julie Rhoads
Orr Building Julie Rhoads
417/496-5837
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Admission: $1.50
Children 12 & Under FREE
http://jcflea.com
19LLCC Livestock Judging Contest
Livestock Center - Dnstairs Ring Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring Barn 13 Arena Only Barn - 14 - Arena Only NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21SPRINGFIELD PARENTS OF TWINS CLUB SALE
c/o Nick Barnard
Illinois Building Main Floor Jen Grimaldi 217/971-3838
8:30am - 12:00pm
Adults $2.00
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-28ANNUAL LINCOLN PILGRIMAGE
Infield-mile Track NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28IL Native Plant Society Plant Sale
c/o Mary Ring
(217)243-6055
Commodity Pavilion www.ill-inps.org
28Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-29Lucky Tomcat/Tiger Lair Cat Show
c/o Cathy Dunham
Illinois Building Main Floor 10:00am-4:00pm both days
Adults: $5.00
Seniors: $4.00
Children over 5: $3.00
Children 5 and Under: Free
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

03EARTH STEWARSHIP DAY
Entire Fairgrounds NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04FAMILY RECEPTION
Labor Pavilion - East NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10HERITAGE MARKETS WHOLESALE SHOW
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11-13NIAHAC ARABIAN MAY IL HORSE SHOW
c/o Tony Reid
(314)719-6447
Coliseum Covered Arena FREE ADMISSION
Friday 8 am to 9 pm
Saturday 8 am to 9 pm
Sunday 8 am to 5 pm
12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12WILLIIAMSVILLE HGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor
16CENTRAL IL SENIOR CELEBRATION
c/o Jean Welch
Orr Building 9:00am-2:00pm
Free Admission
18-20AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8 am to 6 pm
19Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20ILLINI BIRD FANCIERS SPRING BIRD FAIR
c/o Karen Williams
Illinois Building Main Floor 9:00am-4:00pm
Adults $3.00
Children 12 & Under Free
www.illinibirdfanciers.com
26Private Event
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26SHORT TRACK TT MOTORCYCLE RACES
c/o Steve Nace
Multi Purpose Arena Tickets: Call 217/632-0277
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
Save $10 prior to May 19th
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-02GOAT SHOW
Sheep Barn North NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
01-03A.A.D.A ANTIQUE SHOW
c/o JR Angevine
(386)822-0557
Orr Building
02Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Private Event
Commodity Pavilion NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12-18MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
(217)414-1900
Coliseum Covered Arena
13-16NCRC SIMMENTAL CATTLE SHOW
c/o Paul Walker
Orr Building Bldg 30 - Upstairs Bldg 30 - Downstairs June 13 8:00am-5:00pm
June 16 8:00am-5:00pm
Free Admission
www.illinoissimmental.com
22-23National Oxford Sheep Sale
c/o David Trotter
(812)987-5139
Sheep Barn North
23Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23-24CENTERLINE DRESSAGE HORSE SHOW
c/o John Simpson
Barn 13 With Coliseum Coliseum Covered Arena Barn 14 Arena With Coliseum Free Admission
8am-5pm
centerlinedressage.org
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30-07/01ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - CMSA COMPETITION
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

04-08REGION XI ARABIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
c/o Dave Waggoner
(309)338-5128
Coliseum Covered Arena 8:00am-10:00pm
Free Admission
www.aha11.com
06-08CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
8:00am-4:00pm
07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07WRESTLING FOR A CURE
c/o Jason Willhite
(217)299-2114
Illinois Building Main Floor 5:30pm-9:30pm
Admission: $5.00
Children Under 5 years old FREE
Jason Willhite #217-299-2144
Tim Givens #217-572-8054
07-08ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - BARREL RACING
c/o
(217)782-0785
Multi Purpose Arena
10ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - APPALOOSA
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
11-12ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - AQHA
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
14RELAY FOR LIFE OF SANGAMON/MENARD COUNTIES
c/o Cheryl Garvin
(217)381-8128
Expo Building 10:00am-10:00pm
Free Admission
www.relayforlife.org/sangamonil
14Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15-17ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - REINING SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
16-08/07ILLINOIS STATE FAIR PREPARATIONS
c/o Kevin Gordon
Entire Fairgrounds Buildings are not Rented
out during this time to
allow time for preparing
for Illinois State Fair
19-20ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - PAINT DIVISION
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-29ISF JUNIOR DEPARTMENT HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0785
Coliseum Covered Arena
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-05NATIONAL BIKERS ROUNDUP
c/o Willie Johnson
Grandstand, Track And Infield
10-19ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
c/o State Fair Manager
Entire Fairgrounds
25SANGAMON CO. FARM BUREAU DINNER
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

01SHORT TRACK TT MOTORCYCEL RACES
c/o Steve Nace
Multi Purpose Arena Tickets: Call 217/632-0271
01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
Save $10.00 prior to August 25th
08ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA 5K WALK/RUN
c/o Michelle Pulce
(217)741-8375
Commodity Pavilion
08Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12HERITAGE MARKETS WHOLESALE SHOW
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13-15NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Artisans Building Coliseum Covered Arena
15Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16ILLINI BIRD FANCIERS FALL BIRD FAIR
c/o Karen Williams
Illinois Building Main Floor 9:00am-4:00pm
Adults $3.00
Children 12 & Under Free
www.illinibirdfanciers.com
19-22CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE
c/o Stuart Metcalf
(417)496-5837
Orr Building Free Admission
Tranding Hands Kids Sale
417/496-5837
22SPFLD PARENTS OF TWINS CLUB SALE
c/o Nick Barnard
Illinois Building Main Floor
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03CAPITAL AREA EDUCATION FAIR
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-07YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum Covered Arena
06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-07LOESS ROCK GEM & FOSSIL SHOW
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Orr Building Oct.6: 10am-6pm
Oct.7: 10am-5pm
Adults $2, Seniors $1
Children 12 and Under FREE
12-14CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Marilyn Steward
Coliseum Covered Arena 7:00am-5:00pm
Free Admission
13ACS MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER
c/o Katie Champion
Commodity Pavilion
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
$1.50 Admission
Children 12 & Under FREE
18-21MID-AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Stephanie Peterson
Artisans Building Coliseum Covered Arena
18-21PRAIRELAND CLASSIC DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8 am to 6 pm
20-21CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor 10:00am-4:00pm both days
Adults: $5.00
Seniors: $4.00
Children: $3.00
Children 5 and Under FREE
20-21ECA HUNTING & TRADE SHOW
c/o Bob Leckrone
Orr Building Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-3:00pm
Admission: $6.00
Children Free w/ Paid Adult
www.ecahuntingandtradeshows.com
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27-28ALQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
Coliseum Covered Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

03Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
03-04CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Brian Turner
Coliseum Covered Arena FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
03-04CPE Dog Agility Trial
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06GENERAL ELECTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10DIWALI--FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16-17HOBNOB MARKET
c/o Hobnob Market
(765)230-0769
Expo Building Friday: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Adults $15.00/Seniors $5.00
Children 12 and Under FREE
www.hobnobmarket.com
17Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
$1.50 Admission
Children 12 & under FREE
24Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30-12/02CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring 8:00am-4:00pm
FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07UCM CUSTOMER APPRECIATION HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
(217)529-6939
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
$1.50 Admission
Children 12 & Under FREE
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2019


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

12-13MIDWEST SPEED EXPO
c/o Terry Young
(217)553-1964
Orr Building
19GO KART SWAP MEET
c/o Jon Clem
(309)241-0504
Orr Building
19Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

20-24ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Doug Turner
(217)787-4280
Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
22IL SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22-24THE BOAT SHOW IN SPRINGFIELD
c/o Jeff Smith
(217)341-1730
Orr Building Admission Adults $5.00
Seniors $5.00
Children 12 & under FREE
Friday 2 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
www.theboatshowinspringfield.com
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

16Wedding & Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor
23ANCIENT ATHLETICS COMPETITION
c/o Merl Lawless
(217)415-8324
Coliseum
24SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Raymond Moser
(217)544-4295
Orr Building
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30-31CCTC AKC DOG OBEDIENCE TRIAL
c/o Toni Frank
Orr Building
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

06-07CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Brian Turner
Coliseum FREE ADMISSION
Satirday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
06-07CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
13-14SPRING LAWN & GARDEN SALE
c/o Andrew Harby
(217)528-3033
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 8-5
Sunday 9-4
24-27CHILDREN'S CONSIGMENT SALE
c/o Juliet Rhods
(417)496-5837
Orr Building Julie Rhoads
(417)496-5837
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10MARDI GRAS IN MAY FUNDRAISER
c/o Vickie Smith
(217)836-3831
Artisans Building 5:30pm-11:30pm
Admission Fee: $50.00
www.ilcadv.org
10-12NIAHAC ARABIAN MAY IL HORSE SHOW
c/o Charlotte Kletecka
(815)389-0120
Coliseum FREE ADMISSION
Friday 8 am to 9 pm
Saturday 8 am to 9 pm
Sunday 8 am to 5 pm
17-19AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)891-0007
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www,springfieldmile.org
29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31-06/02A.A.D.A. ANTIQUE SHOW
c/o J.R. Angvine
(386)822-0557
Orr Building
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding & Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11ILLINOIS FFA DANCE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

05-07CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

01SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)891-0007
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12-14NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Artisans Building Coliseum
18-21CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE
c/o Julie Rhoads
(417)496-5837
Orr Building
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

05Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-06LOESS ROCK GEM & FOSSIL SHOW
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Orr Building
11-13YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
18-20ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION
18-20CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Marilyn Steward
Coliseum
19-20CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
24-27MID-AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Cheryl Rangel
(847)537-4743
Artisans Building Coliseum
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-03ALQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Greg Pettit
(217)414-9506
Coliseum
09-10CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-12/01CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2020


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

18GO KART SWAP MEET
c/o Joh Clem
(309)241-0504
Orr Building
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

19-23ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Doug Turner
(217)787-4280
Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
21IL SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANKQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-03/01THE BOAT SHOW IN SPRINGFILD
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building Admission Adults $5.00
Seniors $5.00
Children 12 & under FREE
Friday 2 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
www.theboatshowinspringfield.com
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

15SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Raymond Moser
Orr Building
20-21QUILT SHOW
c/o Burma Jones
Orr Building
21ANCIENT ATHLETICS COMPETTITION
c/o Merl Lawless
(217)415-8324
Coliseum
28-29CCTC AKC DOG OBEDIENCE TRIAL
c/o Toni Frank
Orr Building
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

04-05CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Brian Turner
Coliseum FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
04-05CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
04-05SPRING LAWN & GARDEN SALE
c/o Andrew Harby
(217)528-3033
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 8-5
Sunday 9-4
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

02WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15-17AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
24SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)891-0007
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www,soringfieldmile.org
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

09ILLINOIS FFA DANCE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-05CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

06SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)891-0007
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
17-19NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Artisans Building Coliseum
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-04LOESS ROCK GEM & FOSSIL SHOW
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Orr Building
09-11YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
16-18ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
16-18CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Mariliyn Steward
Coliseum
17-18CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunhaml
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
22-25MID-AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o Cheryl Rangel
(847)537-4743
Artisans Building Coliseum
31-11/01ALQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

07-08CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES
c/o Brian Turner
Coliseum FREE ADMISSION
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
27-29CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2021


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

24-28ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Doug Turner
(217)787-4280
Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
26IL SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

20ANCIENT ATHLETICS COMPETITION
c/o Merl Lawless
(217)415-8324
Coliseum
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

01WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-23AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
30SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Entire Fairgrounds Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

08ILLINOIS FFA DANCE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

05SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Entire Fairgrounds Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
16-18NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Artisans Building Coliseum
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

08-10YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
16-17CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunhaml
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
22-24ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2022


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

23-27ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Doug Turner
(217)787-4280
Artisans Building Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
25ILLINOIS SIMMENTAL ASSOCITATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

06SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
c/o Raymond Moser
(217)544-4295
Orr Building
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

20-22AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
29SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

14ILLINOIS FFA DANCE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

04SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

07-09YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
15-16CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
21ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2023


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

22-26ILLINOIS BEEF ASSOCIATION EXPO
c/o Reid Blossom
(217)787-4280
Artisans Building Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
24IL SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

19-21AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

03SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)632-0277
Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
www.springfieldmile.org
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

06-08YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
20-22ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
21-22CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2024


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

21-25ILLINOIS BEEF ASSOCIATION EXPO
c/o Reid Blossom
(217)787-4280
Artisans Building Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
23ILLINOIS SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

18-20AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

11-13YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
19-20CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
19-21ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2025


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

19-23ILLINOIS BEEF ASSOCIATION EXPO
c/o Reid Blossom
(217)787-4280
Artisans Building Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
21ILLINOIS SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

15-17AKC ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

10-12YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum
16-18ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building FREE ADMISSION
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
18-19CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2026


February

Date

Event

Place

Information

25-03/01ILLINOIS BEEF ASSOCIATION EXPO
c/o Reid Blossom
(217)787-4280
Artisans Building Coliseum Livestock Center Upstairs Ring Livestock Center Sale Ring (down) Livestock Center Exhibit Area
27iILLINOIS SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION BANQUET
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

09-11YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum