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!
August 12th-14th | 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 15th – 21st | 10a-8p
Featuring your favorite local products
AgVenture Kids Area
Take your children on an AgVenture and learn the importance of Illinois Agriculture through play.
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.)
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!