July 5 - 9, 2017

 

Fair Schedule

  • Thursday through Saturday $8.00 per person- price includes parking and unlimited carnival rides
  • Sunday – Family Day – $5.00 per person – price includes parking and unlimited carnival rides
  • Grandstand Box Seats available – Inquire at the Fair Office or at macoupincountyfair@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m. Swine Judging—Open and Junior, 4-H prior to open show 5:00 p.m. Macoupin County Food Festival opens
  • 5:45 p.m. Official Fair Opening – Grandstand
  • 6:00 p.m. Twilight Harness Racing–$2 general admission at the gate

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m. Macoupin County Food Festival opens
  • 8:00 a.m. Sheep Judging – Open and Junior
  • 9:00 a.m. All exhibits to be on fairgrounds. No late entries accepted (see Rules and Regulations for Exhibitors) 9:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. Judging and set-up in Exhibit Halls (approximate times)
  • 10:00 a.m. 4-H Beef Show
  • 12:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Show 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Halls open (approximate time) 4:00 p.m. Bates Building opens
  • 5:30-10:30 pm Carnival – Swyear Amusements
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. Kid’s Corner – featuring games, contests, freebies, and more
  • 6:00 p.m. Pie and Cake Auction – Franke Pavilion
  • 6:30 p.m. Junior Livestock Auction – Cattle Show Ring
  • 7:00 p.m. Queen, Junior Miss, AND Little Miss Contests – Grandstand – Admission $10 children under 6 free
  • 8:00 p.m. Illinois State Fair Karaoke Contest Preliminary Contest – Limit 25 participants – Beer Tent (must pre-register)

FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m. Macoupin County Food Festival Opens
  • 8:00 a.m. Beef Judging—Open and Junior
  • 9:00 a.m. 4-H Poultry Show 12:00 noon Exhibit Halls open
  • 1:00 p.m. 4-H Goat Show (Sheep Barn) 4:00 p.m. Bates Building Opens
  • 5:30-10:30 p.m. Carnival – Swyear Amusements
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. Kid’s Corner – games, contests, freebies, and more
  • 6:30 p.m. ITPA Tractor and Truck Pull – Grandstand – Admission:  $10 per person; $20 pit pass per person (good only for pit admission) (no one under 16 years allowed in pit or on track)
  • 8:30 p.m. New City Road – Beer Tent

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017

  • 8:00 a.m. Macoupin County Food Festival opens
  • 9:300 a.m. Open Goat Show
  • 10:00 a.m. Western Horse Show – Horse Show Ring
  • 10:00 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Show (Poultry Pavilion)
  • 12:00 noon Exhibit Halls Open
  • 4:00 p.m. Bates Building Opens
  • 5:30-10:30 p.m. Carnival – Swyear Amusements
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. Kid’s Corner – games, contests, freebies, and more
  • 7:00 p.m. Demolition Derby – Grandstand – Admission:  $10 per person; $20 pit pass per person (good only for pit admission) (no one under 16 years allowed in pit or on track)
  • 8:30 p.m. Off The Wall – Beer Tent

SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017

  • 11:00 a.m. Macoupin County Food Festival Opens
  • 12:30 p.m. Gates Open (see admission price)
  • 1:00-5:00 p.m. Carnival – Swyear Amusements
  • 1:00-5:00 p.m. Kid’s Corner – games, contests, freebies, and more
  • 2:00 p.m. The Harmans – Grandstand – Admission: $5 per person
  • 2:00 p.m. Children’s Tractor Pull Registration
  • 2:30 p.m. – Children’s Tractor Pull
  • 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Pick-Up
  • 5:00 p.m. Official Close to the 2017 Macoupin County Fair