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    Questings

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    Fairgrounds Open:

    Weekdays: 2:00 p.m. to Midnight

    Weekends & Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. to Midnight

    Carnival Open: 

    Weekdays: 4:00 - 10:00 p.m.

    Weekends & Labor Day: Noon - 11:00 p.m. 

    *Note: Kiddie Land closes 30 minutes prior to Carnival closing

     

    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 - Season Pass$30

    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-Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
      Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
      Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 11:00 p.m.
      *Note: Kiddie Land closes 30 minutes prior to Carnival closing

     

    • Advance Sale - Ride Armbands:
      Only $20 when purchased in advance!

      Purchase Online through August 22
      Purchase online for just $20

      Purchase on the Fairground through August 22
      Available for purchase at Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand Box Office.

    • 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 Tickets: $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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