Illinois State Fair starts Aug. 11

The Illinois State Fair features world renowned concert artists, food, carnival rides, livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, contests, educational displays, free entertainment, harness racing, auto racing and much more.


Scheduled for Aug. 11-21, this year’s Fair has the theme of “Grow With Us.” The lineup of entertainers scheduled at the main Grandstand can be found at https://www2.illinois.gov/statefair/entertainment/grandstand/Pages/default.aspx.


A daily calendar of events can be found at https://www2.illinois.gov/statefair/info/schedules/Pages/default.aspx.