SUNDAY IS VETERANS & GOLD STAR FAMILIES DAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR – #ILStateFairExposed

SUNDAY IS VETERANS & GOLD STAR FAMILIES DAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Sunday, August 13th is Veterans & Gold Star Families Day at the Illinois State Fair. Veterans and immediate family members receive free admission with proper ID. The Illinois State Fair wants to thank all of those that have served to protect our country and strives to make the fair an enjoyable time for all. Here are just a few highlights of the events for Sunday:

 

•      Swine Barn:  Barrow Swine Show begins at 8:00am

 

•      Lincoln State: Veterans Day activities begin at 9:30am

 

•      Enclosed Arena: Draft Horse Show at 10:00am

 

•      Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Building: Hodgson Mill Cookie Contest at 10:00am

 

•      Rising Star Stage:  Competitive Eating Contest at 3:00pm (signup online!)

 

•      Happy Hollow: Bicentennial Beer Awards at 3:00pm

 

•      Lincoln Stage: Husband & Hog Calling Contest at 3:30pm

 

•      Rising Star Stage:  Chris Cavanaugh performs at 5:00pm (free concert!)

 

•      Ag Tent:  Illinois Chopped Challenge (99.7 The Mix vs. 104.5 WFMB)

 

•      Grandstand: Brad Paisley w/Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, Lindsay Ell – 7:00pm (tickets still available at Grandstand Box Office, Ticketmaster.com)

 

•      Happy Hollow: Free Foam Party at 7:30pm

 

For more information, check out the Illinois State Fair website at www.illinois.gov/statefair, or download our mobile app in the iTunes App Store, or Google Play Store.

 

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