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General Information

The 2017 Illinois State Fair runs from August 10th through August 20th. The Fairgrounds are open from 7 a.m. to Midnight for the duration of the Fair. The Fair Administration Office is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

General Admission

Adults (13-59) - $10.00
Children (0-12) - Free
Seniors (60-over) - $3.00

Special Ticket Prices
Thursday, August 10
Adults (13-59) - $5.00
Children (0-12) - Free
Seniors (60-over) - $2.00
 
Saturday, August 12
Police, Fire, EMT with badge - Free
 
Sunday, August 13
Veterans (with proper identification) and immediate family members - Free
 
Monday, August 14
Seniors (60-over) - Free
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts in uniform - Free
 
Sunday, August 20 
Adults (13-59) - $5.00
Children (0-12) -  Free
Seniors  - $2.00

Parking Rates:
       Fridays & Saturdays - $10.00
       All Other Days - $5.00

Discount Admission Booklets
Coupon Book of 11 Adult Admissions - $60.00
 

Note:  ALL COUPON BOOKS ARE SOLD ONLY AT THE EMMERSON BUILDING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS.

Fairgoer Services

This is a listing of services offered such as Bus and Taxi, Lost and Found, Administrative Offices, Accessibility, Restrooms, etc.

Maps and Directions

This is the place to find Maps and get directions on the Fairgrounds.

Camping

Campground now open to all campers.  Now accepting campers & reservations.
Click the link to learn more about the camping opportunities 365 days a year at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

Webcams

This is a listing of live video cameras throughout the fairgrounds. You can select one of these and virtually be at the Illinois State Fair.

Gallery

 A few photos of events and highlights of the fair.

Daily Schedule

This page provides a complete schedule for the State Fair.

Employment/Volunteerism

The Illinois State Fair has several opportunities for qualifide individuals

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Future Fair Dates

 2017   August 10-20

2018   August  9-19


 
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