Admission Information

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    Fairground Opens:
    Monday – Friday 2 p.m. to Midnight
    Saturday/Sunday/Labor Day 10 a.m. to Midnight

    Carnival Opens:
    Weekdays: 4.00-10.00pm
    Weekends:  Noon-11.00pm

    *Note;Kiddie Land will close 30 minutes prior

     

    Gate Admission

    AdmissionPrice
    Adults (13 & up)$2.00
    Children (12 & under)Free

    Admission Fee will be throughout the Fair.On certain Theme days,with proper identification,admission will be free.

    Admission Booklets                              $22.00
    These booklets contain 11 adult admissions that can be used any day of the fair.
    Visit the cash office in the Grandstand and save time at the Gate.

    Parking

    Location Price
    Main Parking Lot (Rt. 14 entrance)
    $7
    Gate 1 Parking Lot (U.S. 51 entrance)
    $12
    Gate 4 Parking Lot (Jackson St. entrance)
    $7 daily
    Gate 1 and/or 4 Parking - Season Pass$30

    (Note: All inside public parking (including ADA) - $12; Outside Parking $7)
    No weather related reimbursements!

    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

    • Campgrounds Open All 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 - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm
      Fridays 4:00pm - 11:00pm
      Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm - 11:00pm
      *Note: Kiddie Land will close 30 minutes prior

     

    • Advance Sale - Ride Armbands:
      Only $20 when puchased in advance by August 23!

      Purchase on the Fairground
      Available for purchase at Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand Box Office starting July 1

    • Regular Price Armbands & Individual Tickets:
      For Purchase During the Fair
      :
      Armbands $25 (Good for one day of unlimited rides!)
      Individual Tickets:  $1/ticket (Most rides require 3-4 tickets)
      Sheet of 22: $20 

    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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