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    Fairgrounds Open:

    Weekdays: 4:00 p.m. to Midnight

    Weekends: Noon to Midnight

    Labor Day:  Noon to 9:00 pm

    Carnival Open: 

    Weekdays: 5:00 - 11:00 pm

    Weekends: Noon - Midnight

    Labor Day: Noon - 9:00 pm


    North American Midway Carnival

    Take advantage of the discounted ride coupons ($20) beginning July at participating Casey’s Stores. Purchaser will redeem coupons “Good for 1 All-Day Ride Wristband” at the Midway Redemption Booth. Prices during the Fair will be $25 weekdays and $30 on weekends. Single Tickets $1.50; 20 Tickets $25; 50 Tickets $60
    Child under 36 inches must be ridden with a PAYING ADULT


    Parking

    Location Price
    Main Parking Lot (Rt. 14 entrance)
    $10 daily
    Gate 1 Parking Lot (U.S. 51 entrance)
    $15 daily
    Gate 4 Parking Lot (Jackson St. entrance)
    $10 daily
    Gate 1 and/or 4 Parking - (Best Value) $30 Season Pass

    Note: All inside public parking (including ADA) - $15; Outside Parking $10
    No weather-related reimbursements will be made.

    Contact Information

    Administration: 618-542-1515
    Ticket Office: 618-542-1535
    TDD: 618-542-1355
    Mailing Address: 655 Executive Drive, Du Quoin, IL  62832

    Camping Information

     Camping is First-Come, First Serve. No Reservations are required.

    • Campgrounds Open Year Round
    • $25.00 per night/unit
    • 1000+ sites with electric & water
    • Unlimited primitive camping
    • 2 bath houses (toilets & showers)
    • 1 dump station
    • Fishing Lake access (license required, no boats)

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    • Hours:
      Monday-Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
      Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 11:00 p.m.
      Labor Day: Noon - 9:00 p.m.
    • Advance Sale - Ride Armbands:
      Advance Armbands coupons can be purchased for $20 at various participating Casey's Store locations beginning July

    • Regular Price Armbands & Individual Tickets:
      For Purchase During the Fair
      :
      Armbands: $25 Weekdays (good for one day of unlimited rides!)
      Armbands: $30 Weekends (good for one day of unlimited rides!)
      Individual Tickets: $1.50/ticket (most rides require 3-4 tickets)
      Sheet of 20 Tickets: $25
      Sheet of 50 Tickets: $60
      Child under 36 inches must be ridden with a PAYING ADULT

    Highlights

    • Live Musical Entertainment
    • Livestock Shows
    • Harness Racing
    • Auto Racing
    • Rodeos
    • Senior Center with Daily Entertainment
    • Culinary, Hobbies, Agricultural Exhibits
    • Free Family Entertainment

     

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