Special Events Schedule

Special Events

DuQuoin State Fair Little,
Junior, & Pre-teen Miss Contest
Tuesday, Aug 23
Twilight Parade
Friday Aug 26
6:00 p.m.
​High School Marching
Band Contest
Friday Aug 26
6:00 p.m.
Beard Contest
Saturday, Aug 27
4:00 p.m.Beer Tent
Quarterback Challenge
Saturday, Aug 27
1:00 p.m. North of VIP Tent
Lip Sync Battle
Saturday, Aug27
7:30 p.m. Entertainment Tent
Pigtail/Ponytail Contest
Sunday, Aug 28NoonEntertainment Tent
Smile Contest
Sunday, Aug 28      
12:30 p.m.Entertainment Tent
Not so Newlywed Show
Sunday, Aug 28
5:00 p.m.Expo Hall
FFA Farmyard Follies
Monday Aug 29
4:30 p.m.
Heartland Coca-Cola 
covered Horse Arena
Susan Boswell Memorial Sunshine
Tuesday Aug 30
8 a.m - 3 p.m. VIP TENT 1 
Back Seat Driving Contest
Tuesday, Aug 30
6:00 p.m.
Special Events Area
Decorated Diaper 
Saturday Sept 3
12:30 p.m. Expo Hall 
Diaper Derby
Saturday Sept 3
1:00 p.m. Expo Hall 
Pedal Pull Competition
Sunday, Sep 4
12:30 p.m.Expo Hall
Talent Contest
Sunday, Sep 4
7:00 p.m.Entertainment Tent
Washer Tournament
Monday, Sept 5
Beer Tent 
Cornhole Tournament
Monday, Sept 5
2:30 p.m.
Beer Tent

Kids of Personality Baby Picture Contest, Parent/Child Look Alike Picture Contest, and Dog/Cat Photo Contest - Entries are due by 5:00 pm, August 19, 2022
All pictures should be delivered to the Expo Hall. You can find out the winners on the first night of the fair in the Expo Hall