Pawnee Native Named 65th Sangamon Co. Fair Queen

By Benjamin Cox on June 13, 2024 at 5:49am

The Sangamon County Fair kicked off yesterday with the 65th Annual Sangamon County Fair Queen pageant. Last night’s queen was Claire Oliver of Pawnee. On top of the crown, Oliver is the winner of a $2,000 scholarship, a wardrobe allowance of $1,000 and her expenses will be paid to attend the Miss Illinois County Fair […]

Block Returns to Central IL This Summer as Sangamon County Fair Headliner

By Benjamin Cox on February 26, 2024 at 3:43pm

The Sangamon County Fair announced one of its grandstand headliners over the weekend. Country artist Priscilla Block will be the top act, along with an as yet unannounced special guest opening act on Thursday, June 13th. Block was in Central Illinois last summer as the opening act for Justin Moore at the Menard County Fair. […]

2020 Sangamon County Fair Postponed

By Benjamin Cox on May 8, 2020 at 6:05am

The Sangamon County Fair scheduled to run Wednesday, June 17th through Sunday, June 21st is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fair officials made the announcement via press release this morning. The fair is the third fair in the area to either cancel or postpone their events this year due to the pandemic. Sangamon County […]