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801 East Sangamon Avenue, Springfield, IL 62702

The Illinois State Fair has been celebrated nearly every year since 1953 as a showcase for Illinois agriculture. This family fun event is great for people of all ages and has plenty of activities that everyone can enjoy.

The Illinois State Fair is one of the most attended events of the year in Springfield, Illinois! Enjoy 10 days of thrills and excitement at this family-friendly fair, featuring world renowned concert artists, food, carnival rides, livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, contests, educational displays, free entertainment, harness racing, auto racing and much more.


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Children (0-12) – FREE
Adults (13-59) - $10 (Fridays & Saturdays)
Adults (13-59) - $ 5 (All other days)
Seniors (60+) - $3

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