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​Aug 9-19
 

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Entertainment

Arena

Recognizable by the large canvas covering, The Arena is home to motocross and motor cycle races, truck and tractor pulls, demotion derbies and much more.

Free Stages

A wide variety of shows, contests and talents are in store for you at this free stage.

Grandstand

The Grandstand was rebuilt in 1927, and is known for holding an assortment of concerts, horse and automobile races.  The north and south interiors accommodates vendors, displays and organizations.

Harness Racing

The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this year's fair.

Automobile Races

Watch the best of USAC Silver Crown Series as well as the best ARCA Sportsman Nationals series

The Illinois Wine Experience

Sponsored by The Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association (IGGVA). The IGGVA, established in 1992, is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the viticulture and enology interests of Illinois through information exchange and cooperation among Illinois grape producers and vintners.

The Twilight Parade

Each year, the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade marches proudly through Springfield, announcing the ten day annual showcase of Illinois Agriculture and unique entertainment. This year's parade begins on August 13th at 6 p.m.