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Fair Schedule
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 
Sunday, July 30, 2017
 2017 Madison County Fair Schedule
 
 Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Senior Citizen Day

Parking ½ price for Senior’s (65 +) until 5:00pm with ID verification

10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies

10:00 a.m. - 4-H Dairy Show (Show Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show (Swine Barn)

5:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands) Discounted Armbands must be purchased before opening day

6:00 p.m. - I.T.P.A. Truck & Tractor Pull (Arena)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Dog Show (Show Barn)

8:00 p.m. (Main Pavilion) 8:00 til Midnight

9:00 p.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Disability Awareness Day

Sponsored by Knights of Columbus

8:00 a.m. – Judging - Pigeons (Poultry Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Judging - Dairy Cattle (Show Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Judging – Poultry (Poultry Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. - Disability Day Activities Begin

5:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

6:00 p.m. – 4-H Rabbit Show (4-H Barn)

7:30 p.m.CBar Rodeo (Arena)

8:00 p.m.(Main Pavilion) 8:00 til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Public Safety Awareness Day

Parking ½ Price until 5:00pm for Police, Firemen, EMT with ID verification

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

12:30 p.m. - 4-H Poultry Show (4-H Barn)

5:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

6:00 p.m. – Judging - Rabbits (Poultry Barn)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Goat Show (Sheep Barn)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue (Main Pavilion)

7:30 p.m. - Combine Demolition Derby (Arena)

8:00 p.m. –d(Main Pavilion) 8:00 til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Agricultural Awareness Day & Pork Producers BBQ Day

Sponsored by Farm Credit Services

8:00 a.m. - 4-H Swine Show (Swine Barn)

9:00 a.m. - 4-H Beef Show (Show Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

11:00 a.m. - Pork Producer’s BBQ Day

1:00 p.m. - 4-H Super Showmanship Contest (Show Barn) following Beef & Swine 4-H Shows

5:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

7:00 p.m.Car & Lawn Mower Demolition Derby (Arena)

7:30 p.m. - 4-H Livestock Auction (Swine Barn)

8:00 p.m. - (Main Pavilion) 8:00 til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Military Appreciation

Parking $1 until 5:00pm with Active/Retired/Veteran Military ID

8:00 a.m. - 4-H Sheep Show (Sheep Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Open Beef Steer Show (Show Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Open Sheep Show (following 4-H Show) (Sheep Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

12:30 p.m. - 4-H Cat Show (4-H Barn)

1:30 p.m. - Miss Madison County Queen Pageant (School Auditorium)

2:00 p.m. - Farm Follies sponsored by the Madison County Young Farmers

2:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

6:45 p.m.  -  Scott Wernle & Kyle Roberts Memorial Street Stock Race with Late Models, Modifieds, BMods, Street Stocks, Micros (Arena)

8:00 p.m. (Main Pavilion) 8:00 til midnight

9:00 p.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:30 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Family Fun Day

8:00 a.m. - Open Breeding Beef Stock Show 

8:30 a.m. - Open Swine Show (Swine Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Expo Hall & 4-H Exhibits Open

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

10:30 a.m. – Church Service (Main Pavilion) hosted by the Mosaic Church of Highland

12:00 p.m.4-H & FFA Tractor Driving Contest (Arena)

1:00-7:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides BOGO with food drive donation(Armbands)

1:00 p.m. - Miss Pigtail Contest (Registration 12:30-1:00) (Main Pavilion)

1:30 p.m. - Pedal Tractor Pull (Registration 12:30-1:30) (Main Pavilion)

7:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

7:00 p.m.Food Vendors start to close

 

 

Carnival Rides Daily

Discounted Armbands for Carnival Rides will be available for

 pre-sale before the fair only

 during pre-fair office hours.


Tuesday – Thursday:  5pm – 11pm

Friday:  3pm – 11pm

Saturday:  2pm – 11pm


Sunday:  1 pm – 7pm  BOGO (Buy one, Get one Free) with a food drive donation (minimum 2 items) to be donated to local food pantries in Madison County.  

******ONLY AVAILABLE ON SUNDAY*****



Parking Price Information

Daily Parking - $5.00 per day

Fair Week Parking Pass - $15.00

Livestock Exhibitor Pass - $10.00 (paid at time entries are submitted)

Camping - $20 per day or $75 for all week


 Daily Entertainment



The 4-H Federation & U of I Extension will host daily kids activities





 

2017 Arena Events
Below is a chart of fees, admission prices and times for all arena events.

All information below is subject to change without notice.
Please consult the Fair Office with any questions. Thanks!

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

ITPA Truck & Tractor Pull

Rodeo

Combine Demo Derby

Car Demo Derby

Scott Wernle/Kyle Roberts Memorial Race

4H Tractor 

Driving Contest

Entry Fee

ITPA Offical Rules


$35.00

$40.00

Highland Speedway Rules

Pit Open

3:00pm

3:00pm

3:00pm

4:30pm
3:00pm
TBA

Pit Pass

$20.00

$30.00

$20.00

$20.00
$30.00
FREE

Stands Open

5:00pm

5:30pm

6:30pm

6:00pm
5:30pm
12 noon

Box Seats

$15.00

$15.00

$15.00

$15.00
$15.00
FREE

Adult (13+)

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00
$12.00
FREE

Kids 12 and Under

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE
FREE
FREE

Start Time

6:00pm

7:30pm

7:30pm

7:00pm
6:45pm
2:00 pm