Illinois State Fair 2014 Schedule
August 7 - 17, 2014
Fair is open from 7 am. to Midnight
Free Stages 2014 fairgoers can find free entertainment and music when roaming the fairgrounds. The Illinois fair will host 12 free entertainment stages throughout the fairgrounds, with many offering performances for the entire duration of the fair.
The Apex Stage offers you a chance to see some talented and hopeful youths and maybe tomorrows next big stars. Located on the corner of Grandstand and Illinois Avenue.
Budweiser True Music Tent is on the Avenue of Flags behind the Commodity Pavilion and provides live music and good times.
Commodities Pavilion Stage Located across from the Grandstand, the commodities pavillion has shows and awards.
Coors Light Tent stop in to the Coors Light Tent located across from the Grandstand and enjoy live music daily.
The Shed will have continuous first class entertainment this year with acts playing from 12:00 pm.- 11:00 pm. daily. There will be fun, food, entertainment, contests, and beverages.
Ethnic Village located at Main Street just north of Adventure Village, you will find foods with an international flair and entertainment to match
Hillside Stage offers you a chance to see some talented and hopeful youths and maybe tomorrows next big stars. Visit them in Happy Hollow.
Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Stage is located just east of Lincoln Stage on Central Avenue. The Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Stage features live demonstration and contests.
Illinois Building Auditorium has a wide variety of shows, contests and talents.
Kids Korner located on Main St. South end of the Emmerson Building, Kids Korner offers a variety of family entertainment, safety programs, face painting, activities, diaper changing/nursing area and a tiny tots play area.
Lincoln Stage located next to The Shed, the Lincoln Stage is the background for performers of all types. Different shows and artist perform throughtout the run of the fair.
Twilight Ballroom there are nightly performances at the twilight ballrom. You can enjoy Swing, Jazz, and Big Band sounds that will keep your toes a tapping from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Miller Lite Tent located on Illinois Avenue just West of Food-A-Rama the Miller Lite Tent features Live music and good times.
Days of the Illinois State Fair
Thur., Aug 7, 2014 --- Preview Night
Fri., Aug 8, 2014 ----- County Fair & Horse Racing Day
Sat., Aug 9, 2014 ---- City of Springfield/Local Officials Day
Sun., Aug 10, 2014 --- Veterans Day
Mon., Aug 11, 2014 -- Senior Citizens Day / Scout Day
Tue., Aug 12, 2014 --- Agriculture Day
Wed., Aug 13, 2014 --- Governor's Day
Thur., Aug 14, 2014 --- Republican Day
Fri., Aug 15, 2014 ----- Futures for Kids Day
Sat., Aug 16, 2014 ---- Park District Conservation Day
Sun., Aug 17, 2014 ---- Family Day