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Fair Schedule
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 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) plays 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)

7:00 p.m. CBar Rodeo (Arena)

8:00 p.m. Riding Shotgun Band (Main Pavilion) plays 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

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

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 (Expo)

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. –  (Main Pavilion) plays 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) plays 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)

2:00 p.m. - The SafeHaven Band (Main Pavilion) plays til 6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Scott Wernle & Kyle Roberts Memorial Stock Car Race (Arena)

8:00 p.m. –  (Main Pavilion) plays 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. - Little Miss Madison County Pageant (Main Pavilion)

1:00-7:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides BOGO with 2 can goods to be donated to local pantries (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)

2:00 p.m. – 4-H & FFA Tractor Driving Contest (Arena)

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 - during pre-fair office hours only.


During the Fair, armbands can be bought in the ride ticket booth. Armband will be good for the day purchased only.


Tuesday – Thursday:  5pm – 11pm

Friday:  3pm – 11pm

Saturday:  2pm – 11pm


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



Parking Price Information

Daily Parking - $5.00 per day

Fair Week Parking Pass - $15.00

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


Agriculture Tent



 

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

ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

ITPA PullRodeo

Combine Demo Derby

Car Demo Derby &

Lawn Mower Derby

Scott Wernle & Kyle Roberts Memorial Race

4-H and FFA Tractor Driving Contest

Entry Fee

ITPA Offical Rules

CBar fees

$35.00

$35.00

Highland Speedway Rules
TBA

Pit Open

3:00pm

3:00pm

3:00pm

4:30pm
3:00pm

Pit Pass

$20.00

$30.00

$20.00

$20.00
$30.00

Stands Open

5:00pm

5:30pm

6:30pm

6:00pm
5:30pm

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/grandstand

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE
FREE
FREE

Start Time

6:00pm

7:00pm

7:30pm

7:00pm
7:00pm
2:00 pm