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What's New and Happening

New Items This Year

New experiences await at the Illinois State Fair!
While all the staples that you have come to know and love can still be found on the fairgrounds, here are some new adventures for you to explore.

New Food
From sweet to savory, count the memories not the calories at the Illinois State Fair!

Food Sensitivities

New Drinks
Quench your thirst!

Golden Abe Food Contest
Food vendors compete to be the best of the best at the Illinois State Fair.  Check out the Best Sweet, Savory Items offered at this year's fair.  

Big Top Adventures
Step right up!  Prepare to be amazed!
The Circus is coming to Happy Hollow.

Two trams will operate all 11-days of the Illinois State Fair!

Fairytales On Ice
Beat the heat with this high energy show in the *air conditioned* Orr Building.  Get your tickets today!

Mullet Contest
Are you ready for this Mane Attraction?
Don't miss this hair-raising adult & children competition

Be amazed

BMX Pro Trick Show
Don't miss the world's number one traveling extreme sports stunt show!

Neutron Ninja
Put your skills to the test on this epic ninja warrior course!

Naturalization Ceremony
The public is invited to join us in welcoming our newest citizens to the Illinois State Fair!

From food vendors to merchandise vendors and service providers there is so much to see and do and explore at the Illinois State Fair.   Please take a moment to welcome our newest vendors to the Illinois State Fair.

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