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Attractions

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READY GO DOG SHOW

Daily

South of Big Thunder Rd and
South of Antique Tractors
Tues (6th) - Sat (10th) Show times: 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sun (11th) Show times 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm


(Sponsored by UW Health/Swedish American Hospital, Union Savings Bank, Tobin, Ramon & Barber, Hammertime Sports)

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FARMER TOM

Daily

East of non-Livestock Bldg. South side of Farm
Bureau Bldg.
Tuesday, Saturday; 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm &
6:00 pm; Sunday,  11:00 am & 3:00 pm
(Sponsored by Frank & Kay Bullard, C.E.S. Inc., J&M Plating)

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Entertainment Pavilion

Opens Noon Daily

Free Admission

Located on east side of Exhibit Hall #1

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Antique Tractor Display 

Tractors on Display all week

Parade on Wednesday 

Antique Tractors and Gas Engine displayed every day. 

Feature tractor this year: FARMALL

Parade Grandstand FREE - Wed 5pm

Contact Rick Peters- Superintendent (815-670-3192)

Drop off Tractors on Sat, Sun & Monday before the fair from 8am to dusk.  

Tractors stay on grounds until 4pm Sunday

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Gambler's Choice

Races

​Enjoy the Races

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Swine Costume Contest

Saturday 

Prizes will be awarded for: Most Creative, Most Humorous, Best Craftsmanship & Best Team!

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Great Lakes Timber Show

Daily

Located North of Big Thunder
Rd., East of Admin. Bldg.
Show times:

Tues - Sat – 12:00 pm & 2:00 & 4:00 pm.
Sunday 11th - 11:00 am & 2:00 pm


(Sponsored by Boone County Family Restaurant, Hydeout Bar & Grill, The Smokin’ Coop BBQ, Countryside Fresh Markets & Wild Cherries)

Kids Playing Carnival Game

Carnival

12pm-11pm Daily

Skinner's Midway is open from 12pm-11pm daily.

Ride specials on: Wednesday from 12pm-5pm. Thursday from 11am-5pm.

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Grandstand Shows

Daily

Tuesday - Queen & Little Miss Pageant

Wednesday - Monster Truck

Thursday - Truck and Tractor Pulls

Friday - Next Level Pro Bull Riding

Saturday - Scotty McCreery and Greylan James

Sunday - Demolition Derbys

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Demolition Derby

Sunday 1pm and 6pm

Robbos Extreme Derby Promotions

 

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Queen Pageant

Tuesday

Fair Queen and Little Miss Boone County Fair

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FIRST BITE FISHING TANK

Daily

Located East of Prairie Road
Tues-Sat – 12:00 pm thru 6:00 pm;

Sun – 11:00 am thru 2:00 pm
(Sponsored by Belvidere Collectible Coins, DQ of Belvidere, Ultimate Car Wash & Express Lube)

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Ranch Sorting Competition

6:00pm-9:30pm Tuesday

Located in Pony Arena

Ranch Sorting pits a team of two horseback riders against the clock!  The two riders have to move the cattle one at a time in numerical order starting with a random number called.

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Next Level Bull Riding

Friday

Bull Riding Friday at 7:00pm

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Horse Shows

Daily

​Enjoy the pony and horses!

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Truck and Tractor Pulls

See Schedule

Plug your ears!

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Grange Breakfast

6:00am - 11:00am Daily

Served at the Grange Food Complex

by local Granges!

Menu: Pancakes, French Toast, Biscuits and Gravy, Toast, Sausage, Bacon,

Eggs to Order and Drinks.

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Grange Dinners

Thurs-Sun 11:00am till Gone

Served at the Grange Food Complex by local Granges!  11am -7pm or until Gone

Thursday - BBQ Pulled Pork

Friday - Fish

Saturday - Charcoal-Broiled Chicken

Sunday - Charcoal-Broiled Pork Chops

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Grange Hall and Museum

9:30am-8:30pm Daily

Located in a replicated 20th century dairy barn across from the livestock barns on the north side.

Learn the history of the Grange chapters throughout Illinois and their more than 150 years of community service and leadership in rural America  including the local chapters that have owned and operated the Boone County Fair since 1957.

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One Room Schoolhouse

Open Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm

Come and take a look at a one room school house!

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Kid's Day Games

Wed and Thur starts at 10:00am!

Located between Gazebo and Wee Farm on North side of Wee Farm

Games and Fun: Sack races, balloon blowing, egg toss etc.

Ribbons, money trophies sponsored by Midland States Bank

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