2022 Illinois State Fairgrounds Camping

Our Campgrounds are currently full. If you would like to camp August 16th through August 21st, please e-mail us at AGR.FAIRINFO@ILLINOIS.GOV.

2022 Camping Policies and Important Dates

Map of Camping Area


Effective Date:   IMMEDIATELY

These guidelines apply to recreational camping in ALL areas of the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

  • If campers are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 they should not attempt to stay at the campground.
  • Campers assume personal responsibility and should abide by set guidelines.
  • All walk-in campers are encouraged to have exact change or a check for the payment of their campsite at the time of their arrival.
  • Campers are encouraged to use any self-contained restroom in their own camper for restroom or shower use.
  • Showers are available.  Bathers should bring their own sandals to avoid direct contact with the floor.
  • Campsite capacity cannot exceed 10 people at any point in time.
  • Social Distancing measures of 6 feet remain in effect and should be observed at ALL times.
  • Anyone over the age of 2 years old must wear a face covering when 6' social distancing cannot be maintained or in an indoor area.  Campers will follow all IDPH guidelines regarding PPE and additional best healthy practices.
  • Personal sanitization materials should be brought with you.  Barriers may be temporarily erected where needed.
  • All disinfecting/cleaning procedures will follow guidelines set by CDC.



  • Campground Office will always have a protective barrier to ensure a contactless transaction.
  • All campground staff will wear a face covering when handling a transaction or dealing with the public on any issue. 
  • Campground hosts will sanitize their hands after every transaction.
  • Restrooms and shower houses will be cleaned and checked twice daily.