Illinois Dept. of Agriculture Tent

live webcam streamCorner of Main Street and Central Ave.

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Daily * (Closes at 6 p.m. the last Sunday)

Agriculture Grows Illinois

Agriculture is Illinois’ #1 industry, and at the Illinois State Fair, we’re celebrating the crops and products that build the foundation of the Illinois Agriculture eco-system.

 


Celebrate Illinois Agriculture through your taste buds!

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Artisan Market

Friday, August 12th | 10a-5p
Saturday, August 13th | 10a-5p
Sunday, August 14th | 10a-3p
SAMPLE ILLINOIS PRODUCTS! Featuring Ice Cream, Cheese, Baked Goods, BBQ Sauce, Dairy, Seasonings

Illinois Specialty Growers Farm Stand

Daily | 10a-6:30p
Serving Apple Cider Slushies, Watermelon, Soft-Serve Ice Cream, Sweet Corn, Peaches

Illinois Product Store

August 15th – 21st | 10a-8p
Featuring your favorite local products

AgVenture Kids Area

AgVenture.pngTake your children on an AgVenture and learn the importance of Illinois Agriculture through play.

Featuring: Pedal Tractors, FREE Crafts, Piglets, Celebrity Storytime and opportunities for FREE Face Painting and Caricatures. (Check the daily schedule for Storytime, Face Painting and Caricatures.)


Entertainment

Entertainment

Check the daily schedule for the exciting things happening on the Illinois Dept. of Agriculture Stage, sponsored by The Illinois Farm Bureau.

Featuring: The Beagle Brigade, Cutest Little Farmer Contest, Farmer Phil, The Family Bee Keepers, Hemp-crete Demonstrations, Lego Bee Hive Construction



Daily Ag Tours

Take a tram ride around the Fairgrounds and learn about the many different areas of agriculture in Illinois, including: dairy cows, specialty crops, rabbits and chickens, harness racing and horses, goats, master gardening, beef, sheep, 4-H, and FFA.

These free tours take off twice a day from the Ag Tent, at 10am and 2:30pm. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear about these Illinois industries from people making a living at them!



Win Ag Tent Cash

sweepstakes.png While you're at the Illinois Department of Agriculture tent, don't forget to enter to win $10 Ag Tent Cash! A winner every day!


 Daily Events

TimeEventLocation
Friday, August 12, 2022 10:00 AMAg ToursIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 12, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 12, 2022 12:00 PMBalloons by the Unique Twist and Twisting CrewIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 12, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Piscasaw GardensIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 12, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 13, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 13, 2022 2:00 PMCaricatureIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 13, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Piscasaw GardensIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 13, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 14, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 14, 2022 2:00 PMCaricatureIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 14, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Growing Healthy VeteransIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 14, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 14, 2022 4:00 PMBalloons by the Unique Twist and Twisting CrewIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Growing Healthy VeteransIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 4:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc an Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 15, 2022 4:30 PMMeet the Farmer: Prairie Renaissance Farm, HempIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 1:00 PMCutest Little Farmer ContestIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:00 PMBalloons by the Unique Twist and Twisting CrewIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:30 PMMeet the Farmer: Mariah's Mum's and More, Hydroponic StrawberryIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 4:30 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 5:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Prairie Renaissance Farm, HempIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 PMBalloons by the Unique Twist and Twisting CrewIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Grand Oak Farm Artisan BreadsIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 4:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 PMBalloons by the Unique Twist and Twisting CrewIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Kristen's Pumpkin Patch and Corn MazeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 18, 2022 4:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 2:00 PMCaricatureIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Christ OrchardIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 4:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 19, 2022 4:30 PMMeet the Farmer: HempIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 10:30 AMLego Bee Hive ConstructionIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 1:00 PMCaricatureIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 2:00 PMMeet the Farmer: Audran Wyant, Finding Eminence, Flowers Growing, Cutting and DesignIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 2:30 PMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 4:00 PMCaricatureIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 4:00 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 6:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 20, 2022 6:30 PMMeet the Farmer: Prairie Renaissance Farm, HempIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 21, 2022 10:00 AMAg TourIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 21, 2022 12:00 PMFarmer Phil ShowIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 21, 2022 2:00 PMLego Bee Hive ConstructionIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 21, 2022 4:00 PMIllinois Hemp Growers Assoc. and Hemp-crete PresentationIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 21, 2022 4:30 PMMeet the Farmer: Prairie Renaissance Farm, HempIL Dept of Ag Tent