Illinois Dept. of Agriculture Tent

Corner of Main Street and Central Ave.

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

Connect with Illinois Agriculture

Learn how Illinois' economy is impacted by agriculture, the crops and products that build the foundation of the Illinois Agriculture eco-system and support Illinois food and agribusinesses during and after the fair.

  • Meet a Farmer and learn more about the families fueling Illinois Agriculture
  • Check out this year's Illinois Association of Meat Processors Award Winners and be on-the-look-out for them at your local grocery store
  • Find your local CSA, Farmers Market, Winery, and Garden Center and support them all year!


Celebrate Illinois Agriculture through your taste buds!

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Artisan Market

August 13th-15th | 11a-6p

SAMPLE ILLINOIS PRODUCTS! Featuring Beef, Pork, Baked Goods, BBQ Sauce, Dairy, Seasonings

Illinois Specialty Growers Farm Stand

Daily | 10a-8p

Serving Apple Cider Slushies, Watermelon, Soft-Serve Ice Cream, Sweet Corn, Peaches

Illinois Product Store

August 16th – 22nd | 10a-8p

Featuring your favorite local products


AgVenture Kids Area

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



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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, Hooper the Hypnotist, "Kiss My Aster" Horticulturist

Live Music from Robert Sampson, The Aileana Rawlins Band, and Avery Kern

 

 


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!

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 Daily Events

TimeEventLocation
Friday, August 13, 2021 12:00 PMDeidre Face PaintingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 13, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 13, 2021 1:00 PMDeidre Face PaintingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 13, 2021 2:00 PMDeidre Face PaintingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 13, 2021 2:00 PMMr Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 13, 2021 2:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 14, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 14, 2021 1:00 PMMeat JudgingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 14, 2021 1:00 PMMr. Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 14, 2021 2:00 PMMr. Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 14, 2021 2:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 15, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 15, 2021 1:00 PMMr. Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:00 PMMr. Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 1:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 2:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 3:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 4:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Monday, August 16, 2021 6:00 PMAvery KernIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 1:00 PMCutest Little Farmer ContestIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 3:00 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 3:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 4:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 5:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 6:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 1:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 2:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 3:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 4:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 6:00 PMAvery KernIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 1:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 2:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 3:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 4:00 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Thursday, August 19, 2021 6:00 PMAvery KernIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 1:00 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 1:30 PMRobert SampsonIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 2:00 PMDeidre Face PaintingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 2:00 PMMr. Fun CaricaturistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 4:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 4:30 PMAmanda Thomsen "Kiss My Aster" Gardening InfluencerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 5:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Friday, August 20, 2021 6:00 PMThe Aileana Rawlins BandIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 10:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 11:30 AMAmanda Thomsen "Kiss My Aster" Gardening InfluencerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:00 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:30 PMDeidre Face PaintingIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:30 PMAmanda Thomsen "Kiss My Aster" Gardening InfluencerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 1:00 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 2:00 PMHooper the HypnotistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 4:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 5:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Saturday, August 21, 2021 6:00 PMThe Aileana Rawlins BandIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 10:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 11:00 AMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 12:00 PMUSDA Beagle BrigadeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 12:30 PMMeet the FarmerIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 1:00 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 2:00 PMHooper the HypnotistIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 3:30 PMAgVenture Kids Story TimeIL Dept of Ag Tent
Sunday, August 22, 2021 4:30 PMHooper the HypnotistIL Dept of Ag Tent