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Illinois State Fair in Springfield
Date & Time
8/13/20 - 8/23/20
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

EVENT CANCELLED - The 2020 Illinois State Fair has been cancelled. The 2021 Illinois State fair is scheduled for August 12-22, 2021. 

You get everything you can possibly imagine when you attend the Illinois State Fair in Springfield this August, including top-notch performers at the grandstand shows!
Daily Events
Each day of the fair has it's own unique theme. Come and enjoy each days activities as they revolve around that days theme. Or, search through the database to find when your favorite act or event is scheduled.

 From country to classical the Illinois State Fair offers nightly concerts for everyone to enjoy. During the day, watch tractor pulls, horse races, and automotive races. Click the link to see who will be performing this year.
The Arena
Come see some great entertainment under the tents of the new multi-purpose Arena. This area offers a unique venue from concerts to cow pokes. Don't miss a minute of the excitement.
Free Stages
Fairgoers will be hard pressed not to find free entertainment and music when roaming the fairgrounds. The fair will host 12 free entertainment stages throughout the fairgrounds, with many offering performances from open to close for the entire duration of the fair.

Illinois State Fairgrounds
801 E. Sangamon Ave
Springfield, IL

(217) 782-6661