Really Fine Fairs and festivals

            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

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