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NEW MANAGERS NAMED FOR THE ILLINOIS AND DU QUOIN STATE FAIRS924948SPRINGFIELD, IL – Acting Director of Agriculture John Sullivan has announced today the hiring of Kevin Gordon and Josh Gross to lead the Illinois State Fair and Du Quoin State Fair, respectively. 4/3/2019 9:12:32 PMFalseAGR4/3/2019 5:00:00 AM
PLAN AHEAD! SAVE TIME AND MONEY AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIR946808DU 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! 8/23/2017 7:27:21 PMFalseAGR8/23/2017 5:00:00 AM
MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR946809DU 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.8/24/2017 2:22:48 PMFalseAGR8/24/2017 5:00:00 AM
MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR656984DU QUOIN, IL – The Moo Moo Classic is back to once again kick off the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair. This is a free event that’s open to the public and serves as the unofficial opening of the Du Quoin State Fair.8/21/2018 8:21:22 PMFalseAGR8/21/2018 5:00:00 AM
PLAN AHEAD! SAVE TIME AND MONEY AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIR656971DU QUOIN, IL – Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of select deals and discounts offered ahead of this year’s Du Quoin State Fair! And new at the fair this year – ride a rare double Ferris wheel.8/20/2018 5:05:39 PMFalseAGR8/20/2018 5:00:00 AM
Du Quoin State Fair Announces First Grandstand Performers of 2016865716Du Quoin, IL. – 2016 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for Du Quoin State fairgoers. State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon is pleased to announce the first of what will be many Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand announcements.4/29/2016 8:54:38 PMFalseAGR4/29/2016 5:00:00 AM
ALL-STAR DRIVERS RETURN TO RACE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR "MAGIC MILE" 657058DU QUOIN, IL – Two of the most prolific and popular racing drivers in motorsport history return to the Du Quoin State Fair on Labor Day weekend. Ken Schrader and Tony Stewart will face more than two dozen competitors on the “Magic Mile” Sunday and Monday during the USAC Silver Crown Ted Horn 100, ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards General Tire Grabber 100, and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.8/31/2018 3:17:05 PMFalseAGR8/31/2018 5:00:00 AM
IDOA Announces 2018 State Fair Theme656621Springfield, IL – With the start of the Illinois State Fair just 100 days away and the start of the Du Quoin State Fair not far behind, Agriculture Director Raymond Poe is unveiling the theme of the 2018 Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs: Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years of Amazing! As in years past, the two fairs will share the same theme in an effort to create synergies from fair to fair and unite the state behind our number one industry. 5/1/2018 5:27:03 PMFalseAGR5/1/2018 5:00:00 AM
GOVERNOR RAUNER PROCLAIMS TODAY DU QUOIN STATE FAIR DAY IN ILLINOIS656746DU QUOIN IL – The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named the Du Quoin State Fair as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the state’s Bicentennial in 2018. With this significant designation, Governor Bruce Rauner has proudly proclaimed May 25, 2018 as Du Quoin State Fair Day in the State of Illinois.5/25/2018 3:33:32 PMFalseAGR5/25/2018 5:00:00 AM
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR GRANDSTAND CONCERTS AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIR656993DU QUOIN, IL – Tickets are still available for seven star-studded performances in the Grandstand at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair.8/22/2018 9:27:30 PMFalseAGR8/23/2018 5:00:00 AM