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Agriculture Day at the Illinois State Fair

All Day, Illinois State Fair

Join us at the Illinois State Fair for a special day honoring agriculture!

Agriculture Day is a discount admission day at the Illinois State Fair. Illinois agriculture, which is featured throughout the fair, is highlighted on this day. Grand champion junior livestock including the barrow, steer, wether, poultry trio and rabbit trio are auctioned at the Governor’s Sale of Champions, and the best of Illinois processed foods are auctioned at the Commodity Auction.


  • Auctioneer & Bid Calling Contest
  • Draft Horse Show
  • Cutest Little Farmer Contest
  • Governor's Sale of Champions
  • Rising Star:  Eric Burgett
  • Truck & Tractor Pulls
  • Grandstand: Sublime with Rome & Blues Traveler