RULES AND APPLICATION AVAILABLE BELOW
Each year, the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade marches proudly through Springfield, announcing the ten day annual showcase of Illinois Agriculture and unique entertainment. This year, the gates open at 7:00 a.m. with the parade beginning on August 11th at 5:30 p.m.. The theme for 2022 Illinois State Fair is "Grow With Us"
Admission to the fairgrounds is $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 Seniors and Children ages 12 and under are free on Preview Night. All carnival rides, including those in Adventure Village, will be open by 5:00 p.m. and offered at a discounted price.
Become a Part of the Parade
There is something for both young and old in the parade – from marchers to riders on horseback and you too can be a part of the fun. The Illinois State Fair is looking for groups who are interested in participating in the parade. Participation details and forms are available below.