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153rd Whiteside County Fair

Tue, Aug 13 – Sat, Aug 17, 2024 • 8:00am - 8:00pm

201 W. Winfield St, Morrison, IL 61270

Monster Trucks to Harness Racing

The 153rd Whiteside County Fair, set to take place Aug. 13–17 in Morrison, Illinois, promises a week of family-friendly entertainment and traditional fair activities. Visitors can look forward to a variety of events, including livestock shows, and carnival rides. The fairgrounds will be bustling with vendors offering an array of food, crafts, and local products, providing a delightful experience for attendees of all ages.

Don’t miss Chicken Poo Bingo every day. You read that right.

Grandstand events such as the tractor pull, demolition derby, and harness racing highlight this year’s fair and ensure thrilling entertainment for everyone.

The Whiteside County Fair also emphasizes agricultural heritage, with numerous exhibits showcasing local farming, gardening, and youth projects. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor from afar, the fair offers a perfect blend of fun and community spirit, making it a must-visit event this summer.

Places to stay nearby...

H.A. Boyd Guest Room


Completely restored 1892 guest room in the heart of Morrison's national historic district.

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