Illinois State Fair

Illinois State Fair

Friday, Aug 9, 2019

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County Fairs & Horse Racing Day

More than 70 county fair queens and 105 fairs and expositions from across the state are represented at the fair on opening day. It is also the first day of harness racing at the fair’s one-mile dirt track, which is the fastest in the world.

Highlights

- Golden Abe's Fantastic Food Contest

Admission:

Children (0-12) – Free
Adults (13-59) - $10
Seniors (60+) - $3