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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2019


June

Date

Event

Place

Information

26-29CPS NATIONAL SWINE SHOW
c/o Jack Wall
(309)945-3312
Tie Out Barn 110 - 4 Day Show Swine Barn Sheep Barn South Commodity Pavilion
27ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKETS
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
29Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
29-30ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - CMSA COMPETITION
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Saturday - June 29, 2019
Begins at 10AM
Sunday - June 30, 2019
Begins at 8AM
30Company Picnic
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

03-07Region XI Arabian Championship Show
c/o Dave Waggoner
(309)338-5128
Coliseum Covered Arena 8am-10pm each day
Free Admission
www.aha11.com
05-07CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Chari Hopper
(217)585-0937
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring FREE ADMISSION
NO UN-ENTERED DOGS ALLOWED
06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
06WRESTLING FOR A CURE
c/o Jason Willhite
(217)299-2114
Illinois Building Main Floor 5pm-10pm
$5.00 Admission
Children 5 and under FREE
For Questions Contact
Jason Willhite (217) 299-2114
Tim GIvens (217) 572-8054
06-07ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - BARREL RACING
c/o
(217)782-0786
Multi Purpose Arena Saturday - July 6, 2019
Begins at 4PM
Sunday - July 7, 2019
Begins at 12PM
Exposition Racing
Begins at 2:30PM
*Rain Cancels*
09ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - APPALOOSA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Appaloosa - Halter and Performance
Begins at 8AM
10ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - AQHA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena AQHA - Halter and English Performance
Begins at 8AM
11ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
11ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - AQHA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena AQHA - Western Performance
Begins at 8AM
13ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - REINING PERFORMANCE
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Men and Women Reining Performance
Begins at 3PM
13Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
13Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14-16ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - REINING PERFORMANCE
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Sunday - July 14, 2019
Begins at 7:30AM
Monday - July 15, 2019
Begins at 7:30AM
Tuesday - July 16, 2019
Begins at 7:30AM
18ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
18ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - APHA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena APHA Halter & English Performance
Begins at 8AM
19ISF WESTERN HORSE SHOW - APHA
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena APHA Western Performance
Begins at 8AM
20RELAY FOR LIFE OF SANGAMON/MENARD
c/o Janelle Jennings
(217)523-4691
Illinois Building Main Floor 12noon-10pm
Free Admission
22ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Dressage Classes
Begins at 9AM
Hunt Seat & Saddle Seat Classes
Begins at 9AM
23ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Showmanship, Conformation and
Equitation Classes
Begins at 8AM
24ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Stock Seat and Traditional Classes
Begins at 8AM
Trail Classes
Begins at 9AM
Pattern Riding and Costume Classes
Begin in the afternoon
25ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
25ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Ranch Horse Riding & Pleasure Classes
Begins at 8AM
Horsemanship Classes
Begin in the afternoon
Scholarship Award
Presented in the evening
26ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Horsemanship Classes
Begins at 8AM
Gymkhana Classes
Begin in the afternoon
27ISF JUNIOR HORSE SHOW
c/o
(217)782-0786
Coliseum Covered Arena Conformation and Showmanship Classes
Begins at 8AM
Egg and Spoon Classes
Begin in the afternoon
Versatility Classes
Begins at 5PM
August

Date

Event

Place

Information

01ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
22ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
29ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
30-31SHORT TRACK TT RACES
c/o Steve Nace
(210)217-6202
Multi Purpose Arena
30-09/01MOTORCYCLE SCHOOL
c/o Danny Walker
Coliseum Covered Arena
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

01FIRST SUNDAY MIDWEST BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Expo Building 8am-4pm
$4 Admission, 12 Under Free
facebook.com/firstsundaymidwestbazaar
Interested vendors email pictures to
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
01SPRINGFIELD MILE
c/o Dave Kiesow
(217)891-0007
Grandstand Grandstand Tickets: 217/632-0277
05ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
07Wedding Reception
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11LRS DINNER & CHARITY EVENT
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
12-14NATIONAL SHOW HORSE FINALS
c/o Cindy Clinton
Artisans Building Coliseum Covered Arena
13-15CPE Dog Agility Trial
c/o Chari Hopper
Livestock Center Upstairs Ring 8:00am-4:00pm
Free Admission
No Un-Entered Dogs Allowed
14SHS CLASS OF 2009 REUNION
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15IL BIRD FANCIERS
c/o Karen Williams
(217)623-4100
Illinois Building Main Floor
18-21CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE
c/o Julie Rhoads
(417)496-5837
Orr Building
19ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
21MUSIC TRIVIA FUNDRAISER
c/o Jenifer Badman
(217)899-7596
Illinois Building Main Floor 5pm-11pm
www.facebook.com/every_day_for_emmie
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
28Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-29Fundraising Banquet
c/o Shelly Heideman
(217)626-1004
Orr Building 5:30PM-8:30PM
Tickets: $45.00
www.faithcoalition-il.org
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
05Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
05-06LOESS ROCK GEM & FOSSIL SHOW
c/o Steve Morse
(217)622-3484
Orr Building
10ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET
c/o IL Department of Agriculture
(217)782-6675
The Shed
11-13YOUTH CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Pat Harms
(217)496-3282
Coliseum Covered Arena
12Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17-20ALL BREED DOG SHOW
c/o Steve Hayden
(217)725-3647
Expo Building 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION
19ECA HUNTING & TRADE SHOW
c/o Bob Leckrone
Orr Building
19Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
19-20CAT SHOW
c/o Cathy Dunham
(217)370-7871
Illinois Building Main Floor
19-20CCTC DOG AGILITY TRIAL
c/o Marilyn Steward
Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

02Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor Illinois Building Theater NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
02Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
17GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Sunday 8:30am-4:30pm
Admission $1.50
Children Under 12 Free
23Wedding Reception
Artisans Building 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
30Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
December

Date

Event

Place

Information

01GIANT FLEA MARKET
c/o John Crouch
Illinois Building Main Floor Sunday 8:30am-4:30pm
Admission $1.50
Chidlren under 12 Free
06UCM APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
08FIRST SUNDAY MIDWEST BAZAAR
c/o Heather Piepenburg
Orr Building 8am-4pm
$4.00 Admission, 12 Under Free
facebook.com/firstsundaymidwestbazaar
Interested vendors email pictures to
firstsundaymidwestbazaar@gmail.com
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
15HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
c/o Lori Theilen
(217)816-3835
Orr Building 9am-4pm
Admission:
Adults $4.00
Ages 13-18 $2.00
Ages under 13 FREE
21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Illinois Building Main Floor NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
NON-FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE 2020


January

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25FESTIVAL OF MAIDENS
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
25Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
February

Date

Event

Place

Information

01Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09ABATE SWAP MEET & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
c/o Mark Werries
Orr Building
March

Date

Event

Place

Information

21Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
04-05RABBIT SHOW
Orr Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
18-1911TH ANNUAL HOLISTIC FAIR
c/o Darlene Anderson
(217)698-2776
Illinois Building Main Floor 10am-5pm
25Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
May

Date

Event

Place

Information

02ART VENDOR SHOW
c/o Marlene Bauman
(217)899-0275
Orr Building
02-03APPALOOSA HORSE SHOW
c/o Robbin Nickelson
Coliseum Covered Arena 7:30am-10:00pm each day
For questions contact
Jenni King (309) 219-2119
09Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
16Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
23Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
28-30ATHS CONVENTION & TRUCK SHOW
c/o Lea Ann Reed
(816)891-9900
Gate 2 Area Artisans Building Expo Building Infield Of 1/2 Mile Track www.aths.org
June

Date

Event

Place

Information

06Wedding Reception
Artisans Building Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
09-13MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW
c/o Carole Kennedy
(217)414-1900
Coliseum Artisans Building
20Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
27Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
July

Date

Event

Place

Information

04Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
September

Date

Event

Place

Information

05Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
26Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
October

Date

Event

Place

Information

03Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10Wedding Reception
Expo Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
24Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
31Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
November

Date

Event

Place

Information

07Wedding Reception
Artisans Building NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14Wedding Reception
Artisans Building