The 2016 Illinois State Fair runs from August 11th through August 21st. 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
Thursday, August 11 & Sunday, August 21 - $5.00
Children (0-12)- Free
Senior Citizens (60 & over) - $3.00
Thursday, August 11 & Sunday, August 21- $2.00
Sunday, August 14 - Veteran's Day - With Presentation
of Proper Identification - Veteran's and families - Free
Monday, August 15 - Senior Citizens Day (60 & over) - Free
Adult (13-59) Coupon Book-11 Admissions - $60.00
Fridays & Saturdays - $10.00
All Other Days - $5.00
Note: ALL COUPON BOOKS ARE SOLD ONLY AT THE EMMERSON BUILDING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS.
This is a listing of services offered such as Bus and Taxi, Lost and Found, Administrative Offices, Accessibility, Restrooms, etc.
This is the place to find Maps and get directions on the Fairgrounds.
This is a link to a page that provides all the information needed about camping here at the Fairgrounds.
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.
A few photos of events and highlights of the fair.
This page provides a complete schedule for the State Fair.
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Future Fair Dates
2016 August 11-21
2017 August 10-20
2018 August 9-19