Tuesday, August 17 - Agriculture Day

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Agriculture Day is a discount admission day at the Illinois State Fair. 
Illinois agriculture, which is featured throughout the fair, is highlighted on this day. Grand champion junior livestock including the barrow, steer, wether, poultry trio and rabbit trio are auctioned at the Governor’s Sale of Champions, and the best of Illinois processed foods are auctioned at the Commodity Auction.

Highlights

  • Auctioneer & Bid Calling Contest
  • Draft Horse Show
  • Cutest Little Farmer Contest
  • Governor's Sale of Champions
  • Truck & Tractor Pulls

 Grandstand Events for Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

 Arena Events for Tuesday, August 17, 2021

 Daily Events

TimeEventLocation
8:00 AMOpen Chickens ShowJr Livestock Building
8:00 AMOpen Bantams ShowJr Livestock Building
8:00 AMOpen Yorkshire ShowSwine Barn
8:30 AMOpen Dairy Goats: Sr./MilkingGoat Barn
9:00 AMOpen Waterfowl ShowJr Livestock Building
9:00 AMOpen Southdown ShowSheep Barn
9:00 AMOpen Shropshire ShowSheep Barn
9:00 AMOpen Duroc ShowSwine Barn
10:00 AMOpen Hampshire ShowSwine Barn
10:00 AMBingoIllinois Building
10:00 AMChocolate Indulgence ContestHobbies Arts & Crafts Building
10:00 AMAuctioneers' Bid Calling ContestLincoln Stage
11:00 AMKim Sanford - StorytellerKids Korner
11:00 AMOpen Crossbred ShowSwine Barn
11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
11:30 AMTater TotsKids Korner
12:00 PMVentriloquist Allan AdcockKids Korner
12:00 PMEzra GroupIllinois Building
12:00 PMRoosevelt Pratt African Drum & Dance EnsembleVillage of Cultures
12:00 PMDairy Goat Costume CompetitionGoat Barn
12:00 PMCulinary Contest: PieHobbies Arts & Crafts Building
12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
12:30 PMTater TotsKids Korner
12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
12:45 PMDino-Roar!Thrillville
1:00 PMThe Neverly BrothersApex Stage
1:00 PMWorld Record Balloon Stunt ShowVillage of Cultures
1:00 PMCurt SmithMain Street Stage
1:00 PMKim Sanford - StorytellerKids Korner
1:00 PMSky High Balloon Guy (Balloon Twisting)Roving
1:00 PMAustyn Weston BandGrand Central Stage
1:00 PMCutest Little Farmer ContestIL Dept of Ag Tent
1:30 PMSwifty Swine Pig RacingThrillville
1:30 PMTexas Tommy's Wild West RevueHappy Hollow
1:30 PMProfessor Longhair & Mys Jill MagicKids Korner
2:00 PMDennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit CreoleVillage of Cultures
2:00 PMHooper the HypnotistLincoln Stage
2:00 PMJetpack Flying Water CircusThrillville
2:00 PMVentriloquist Allan AdcockKids Korner
2:00 PMChosen Favor (Gospel Dance)Illinois Building
2:30 PMWorld of WondersHappy Hollow
2:30 PMKim Sanford - StorytellerKids Korner
3:00 PMWorld Record Balloon Stunt ShowMain Street Stage
3:00 PMHugo's Young Elvis TributeLincoln Stage
3:00 PMSwifty Swine Pig RacingThrillville
3:00 PMProfessor Longhair & Mys MagicKids Korner
3:00 PMSky High Balloon Guy (Stilt Walking)Roving
3:00 PMUnion Baptist ChurchIllinois Building
3:00 PMChili-Chili Bang Bang ContestHobbies Arts & Crafts Building
3:00 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
3:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
3:30 PMDennis J Leise & Tiny HorseGrand Central Stage
3:30 PMHigh Dive ShowCentral & Main
3:30 PMVentriloquist Allan AdcockKids Korner
3:30 PMDino-Roar!Thrillville
4:00 PMAcoustic AspectApex Stage
4:00 PMJohn StevensMain Street Stage
4:00 PMHooper the HypnotistLincoln Stage
4:00 PMTexas Tommy's Wild West RevueHappy Hollow
4:00 PMKim Sanford - StorytellerKids Korner
4:00 PMOpen Suffolk ShowSheep Barn
4:00 PMMessages from ChristIllinois Building
4:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
4:30 PMKevin Lucas ExperienceVillage of Cultures
4:30 PMSwifty Swine Pig RacingThrillville
4:30 PMProfessor Longhair & Mys Jill MagicKids Korner
4:30 PMGovernor's Sale of ChampionsColiseum
5:00 PMKasey BurtonLincoln Stage
5:00 PMWorld of WondersHappy Hollow
5:00 PMVentriloquist Allan AdcockKids Korner
5:00 PMSky High Balloon Guy (Balloon Twisting)Roving
5:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
5:30 PMHigh Dive ShowCentral & Main
5:30 PMJetpack Flying Water CircusThrillville
5:30 PMKim Sanford - StorytellerKids Korner
6:00 PMDog House Daisy BandApex Stage
6:00 PMWorld Record Balloon Stunt ShowMain Street Stage
6:00 PMSwifty Swine Pig RacingThrillville
6:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
6:15 PMDino-Roar!Thrillville
6:30 PMTexas Tommy's Wild West RevueHappy Hollow
7:00 PMThe Emerald UndergroundVillage of Cultures
7:00 PMHooper the HypnotistLincoln Stage
7:00 PMJetpack Flying Water CircusThrillville
7:00 PMSky High Balloon Guy (Stilt Walking)Roving
7:30 PMITPA Truck & Tractor PullsMulti-Purpose Arena
7:30 PMSwifty Swine Pig RacingThrillville
7:30 PMWorld of WondersHappy Hollow
8:00 PMChris Young with Ingrid Andress and Payton SmithGrandstand
8:00 PMHigh Dive ShowCentral & Main
9:00 PMSunshine DaydreamGrand Central Stage