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Fair Schedule
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - Sunday, July 26, 2015
Madison County Fair Schedule
 
 Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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.Blacktop Boulevard (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 22, 2015

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. Modern Rodeo 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 23, 2015
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. – Whiskey River 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

 

Friday, July 24, 2015

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.Buffalo Road(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 25, 2015

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 Race (Arena)

8:00 p.m. – Strikeforce Band (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 26, 2015

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 - 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. 



Parking Price Information

Daily Parking - $4.00 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


Daily Camel/Pony Rides, Petting Zoo and More 



 

2015 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 (11+)

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00
$12.00
FREE

Kids 10 and Under

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE
FREE
FREE

Start Time

6:00pm

7:00pm

7:30pm

7:00pm
7:00pm