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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2022


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

22WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

05WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13ABATE SWAP MEET
c/o Mark Werries
Orr Building 8 am to 3:30 pm
$8.00 admission fee - adults
children under 12 - free
19DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET
c/o Jim King
(217)553-1463
Orr Building 11 am to 4:30 pm
www.ildufrenzy.org
20SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
info@springfieldfleamarket.net
24-27ILLINOIS BEEF EXPO
c/o Mareah Volk
(217)787-4280
C Arena, L/s Ctr, & Barns 8 am to 6 pm
illinoisbeefexpo.com
25-27BOAT SHOW
c/o Jeff Smith
Orr Building 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

04-06ILLINOIS HORSE FAIR
c/o Paula Briney
(217)689-4224
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Expo Building Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring info@horsemencouncil.org
9 am to 9 pm daily
12-13ALPACA SHOW
c/o Rhonda Leinberger
Expo Building 8 am to 5 pm
info@alpacasiph.com
www.railsplittershow.com
13SPRINGFIELD TRAIN FAIR
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18-19QUILT SHOW
c/o Burma Jones
Orr Building 3/18 10 am to 6 pm
3/19 10 am to 4 pm
www.springfieldquilts.com
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
info@springfieldfleamarket.net
25-27IN THE ZONE DOG AGILITY
Barn 13 Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

09WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-10CAPITOL CANINE DOG SPORTS
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No Un-entered dogs permitted
www.capitolcanine.com
09-10CCQMA SPRING INDOOR SHOOTOUT
c/o Andy Koester
Coliseum Covered Arena 8 am to 8 pm
10HOLIDAY EXTRAVANGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
(217)816-3835
Orr Building 9 am to 4 pm
15-18AMERICAN SUPERCAMP
Coliseum Covered Arena NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19-24TRADING HANDS KID SALE
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-23NATIONAL CLYDESDALE SALE
Coliseum Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building Expo Building - Extra Set Up Day NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23-24CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
Illinois Building Main Floor Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
www.cfamidwest.org
23-24SPRINGFIELD ARABIAN HORSE VALUE SHOW
Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-05/01CENTRAL ILLINOIS CLUSTER DOG SHOW
c/o Merle Taylor
(217)621-5169
Expo Building 8 am to 6 pm
No admission fee
30SACRED HEART-GRIFFIN PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
30-05/01DECATUR OBEDIENCE TRAINING CLUB
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)412-1144
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No Un-entered dogs permitted
www.decaturdogclub.org
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

01FSMB SPRING BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building Orr Building - Extra Day 8 am to 4 pm
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
05-08IL QUARTER HORSE SHOW
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07RIVERTON HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROM
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13-15NIAHAC ARABIAN HORSE SHOW
c/o Charlotte Kletecka
(314)719-6447
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum Friday and Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm
Sunday 8 am to 5 pm
No admission fee
14IL NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
c/o Mary Ring
Commodity Pavilion 9 am to 1 pm
No admission fee
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15ILLINI BIRD FANCIERS
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26-28ARABIAN REGION XI SPORT HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP
c/o Tony Reid
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 8 am to 8 pm
No admission fee
28WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

01-05ILLINOIS CLASSIC / REGION XI CHAMPIONSHIP
c/o Ryan Chambers
Coliseum 8 am to 11 pm
No admission fee
04WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06-12ATHS Convention & Truck Show
c/o Lea Ann Reed
(816)891-9900
Entire Fairgrounds aths.org
14-18MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
(217)414-1900
Coliseum 10:30 am to 6:30 pm
www.midwestcharity.com
18WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28PRIMARY ELECTION
c/o Stacey Kern
Illinois Building Main Floor
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

02-03ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - BARREL RACING
c/o
(217)782-0786
Multi-purpose Arena
08-10DOG AGILITY SHOW
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring 8 am to 4 pm
No un-entered dogs permitted
www.capitolcanine.com
09WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18-20ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - AQHA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

02ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - APPALOOSA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum
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
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

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
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
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
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
24WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05CAPITAL AREA EDUCATION FAIR
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07-09YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
Coliseum Covered Arena W/ Coliseum 8 am to 10 pm
youthcharityhorseshow.com
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08WEDDNG RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13-16MID AMERICA MANE EVENT HORSE SHOW
c/o
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
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
21-23MID AMERICA PALEONTOLOGY SOCIETY
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
22Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29WEDDING RECEPTION
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

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
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
19WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
20SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
26WEDDING RECEPTION
Expo 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
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
11SPRINGFIELD FLEA MARKET
c/o Roy Powell
Illinois Building Main Floor 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2023


March

Date

Event

Place

Information

25Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

13WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

03WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

09WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

07Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

11WEDDING RECEPTION
Artisans Building