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DuQuoin State Fair "Magic Mile" Set For Labor Day Weekend Showdownhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14772DuQuoin State Fair "Magic Mile" Set For Labor Day Weekend Showdown9/1/2017 8:30:43 PMDuQuoin, IL - The staff of Track Enterprises is rolling into town for a huge Labor Day weekend of auto racing at the DuQuoin State Fair, in DuQuoin, IL.
FINAL WEEKEND FOR THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14757FINAL WEEKEND FOR THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/31/2017 5:52:48 PMDu Quoin, IL. – The holiday weekend is finally here! Friday is Sponsor Appreciation Day presented by Pepsi-Mid America. It is a day set aside to thank our generous sponsors for all they do to help put on this 11-day showcase. The fair gates open on Friday at 2:00pm, and the Carnival will be churning out thrills and shrills starting at 4pm.
THURSDAY AT THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14750THURSDAY AT THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/30/2017 5:12:52 PMDu Quoin, IL. – Thursday is Illinois Tourism Day at the Du Quoin State Fair. Beat the weekend crowds and come out to the fair and support the tourism industry in Illinois.
WEDNESDAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14733WEDNESDAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/29/2017 5:11:56 PMDu Quoin, IL. – It’s Senior Day presented by Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company! All fair visitors age 60 and older will receive free admission to the fair today.
Illinois Strategy Showcases Collaborative Efforts to Reduce Nutrient Loads to Illinois Rivers and Streamshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14731Illinois Strategy Showcases Collaborative Efforts to Reduce Nutrient Loads to Illinois Rivers and Streams8/28/2017 8:38:44 PMDECATUR, IL -- As part of the state’s on-going commitment to reduce nutrient losses, the directors of the Illinois Department of Agriculture and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency announced today the release of the state’s Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Biennial Report.
TUESDAY AT THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14732TUESDAY AT THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/28/2017 9:32:13 PMDu Quoin, IL. – The Du Quoin State Fair is at the halfway point. Be sure to come out and see all of the free entertainment, check fair foods off your list, and all the other activities that you can only do here!
SATURDAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14723SATURDAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/25/2017 4:54:28 PMDu Quoin, IL. – Welcome to the weekend! The fair gates open today at 10:00am, and the Carnival will be churning out thrills and shrills starting at noon.
NEW, FREE ENTERTAINMENT OFFERED AT 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14722NEW, FREE ENTERTAINMENT OFFERED AT 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR 8/24/2017 8:19:44 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Countless new and free entertainment options have been added to the schedule of the 2017 DuQuoin State Fair.
MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14709MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/24/2017 2:22:48 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The Moo Moo Classic is making its return to the Du Quoin State Fair in 2017 after the success of the inaugural event last year. This is a free event to the public and serves as the opening of the Du Quoin State Fair.
MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14707MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/23/2017 7:17:28 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The Moo Moo Classic is making its return to the Du Quoin State Fair in 2017 after the success of the inaugural event last year. This is a free event to the public and serves as the opening of the Du Quoin State Fair.
PLAN AHEAD! SAVE TIME AND MONEY AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14708PLAN AHEAD! SAVE TIME AND MONEY AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/23/2017 7:27:21 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Time is running out to take advantage of select deals and discounts offered in advance of this year’s Du Quoin State Fair!
ANNOUNCING THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR GRAND MARSHALhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14704ANNOUNCING THE 2017 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR GRAND MARSHAL8/22/2017 4:45:19 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The Du Quoin State Fair is happy to announce Dinger Bats co-owners, Kyle & Randy Drone of Ridgway, as the Grand Marshals of the 2017 Twilight Parade.
Illinois State Fair To Honor Three Longtime Vendors As Twilight Parade Grand Marshalshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14672Illinois State Fair To Honor Three Longtime Vendors As Twilight Parade Grand Marshals8/8/2017 2:23:05 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – In keeping with the 2017 Illinois State Fair theme, Manager Kevin Gordon announced today that the Vose Family, the Cullers Family and Coleman Family will serve as the Grand Marshals of the 2017 Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade.
State Journal Register, Illinois State Fair Team Up To Bring Competitive Eating Contests To The Illinois State Fair https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14598State Journal Register, Illinois State Fair Team Up To Bring Competitive Eating Contests To The Illinois State Fair 7/21/2017 3:06:30 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Fair is home to many things, giant statues of Abraham Lincoln, thrilling carnival rides, and blockbuster Grandstand concerts, and this year we are adding a Competitive Eating Contest to that diverse list.
Two New Competitions Coming to 2017 Illinois State Fairhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14586Two New Competitions Coming to 2017 Illinois State Fair7/14/2017 9:21:44 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Two popular televised games shows are making their way to the Illinois State Fair.
IT'S A DOUBLE PLAY! ENJOY TWO GREAT EVENTS FOR ONE LOW PRICEhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14579IT'S A DOUBLE PLAY! ENJOY TWO GREAT EVENTS FOR ONE LOW PRICE7/11/2017 6:32:31 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL -- Two of our state’s favorite pastimes are coming together for offer one amazing deal. In honor of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and the new “Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry” exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the Illinois State Fair is offering the “Double Play!” ticket package.
State Fair Entry Deadlines Approachinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14559State Fair Entry Deadlines Approaching6/28/2017 3:42:16 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon wants to remind fairgoers of several upcoming competition deadlines for the 2017 Illinois State Fair.
SAVE TIME, BUY ONLINE: ILLINOIS STATE FAIR GATE & PARKING NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINEhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14552SAVE TIME, BUY ONLINE: ILLINOIS STATE FAIR GATE & PARKING NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE6/23/2017 8:39:23 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Fair continues its trek into the digital age! In 2016, the Illinois State Fair unveiled a new mobile app that allows fairgoers to customize their visit to the state fairgrounds.
Second Phase Of Gypsy Moth Treatment Scheduled, Weather Permittinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14531Second Phase Of Gypsy Moth Treatment Scheduled, Weather Permitting6/15/2017 6:39:54 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture would like to remind northern Illinois residents that phase two of the state’s scheduled Gypsy Moth treatment will begin in the morning of Wednesday, June 21, weather permitting. Gypsy moth is an invasive pest that destroys trees and shrubs.
Illinois Pork Tour Begins Todayhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14500Illinois Pork Tour Begins Today6/5/2017 2:45:12 PMSpringfield, IL--The Illinois Department of Agriculture is hosting 31 international buyers from various countries including China, Myanmar, Mexico, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Colombia and Vietnam, June 4-8, in an effort to increase export sales for the Illinois pork industry.