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.
Discount Admission Booklets
*SALE*SALE*SALE* Now - January 31, 2017
Admission Bargain Book Gift Certificates. One booklet provides eleven any day admissions to the 2017 Illinois State Fair. These gift certificates will be available by phone or in person at the Emmerson Building on the state fairgrounds for just $55 per booklet. That's a 50% discount! Sale good for a limited time only!
Note: ALL COUPON BOOKS ARE SOLD ONLY AT THE EMMERSON BUILDING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS or BY CALLING 217-782-6661, MONDAY - FRIDAY 8 AM - 4:30 PM.
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.
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.
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.
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