Illinois State Fair Weekend Today Finale: 8/18 + 8/19/2018

(Photo By Flickr User Tom Hart)


Alright family, who’s up for traveling to the Cap City to celebrate the last weekend of the Illinois State Fair?

If so, take a look to see where you can get in where you fit in for some great family fun on these weekend days!

Saturday, August 18th – Park District Conservation Day-

Members of more than 45 Park Districts from throughout Illinois entertain fairgoers across the grounds and host activities in Conservation World.

ISFWT Highlights:

*Swine, Goat, Sheep, Cattle Shows

*Park District Pentathalon

*Grandstand- USAC Silver Crown The Sportsman Nationals 100 (1:30pm)

*Multi-Purpose Arena- ISF Championship Demo Derby (6:30pm)

*Grandstand- Flo Rida & Ludacris w/ Childish Major (8pm)


(Photo By Flickr User jpmatth)



Sunday, August 19th – Family Day-

The general admission price is lowered to $5 per adult to encourage more families to enjoy the last day of the fair.

ISFWT Highlights:

*Abe’s Amble

*Powerlight Music Festival

*Pee Wee Pig Show

*Grandstand-ARCA Racing Series 100 Sportsman Nationals (1:30pm)

*Grandstand: Brantley Gilbert w/ Muscadine Bloodline (7:30pm)


State Fair Weather:

Saturday: Cloudy and Humid, Hi- 85 (Heat Index-90-95)

Saturday Night (After Hours): Clear and humid, Lo- 66

Sunday: Sunny & humid, Hi- 86 (Heat Index-90-95)

Sunday Night (After Hours): Partly cloudy and humid, Lo- 70

To receive more information on the Illinois State Fair, give them a call at 217-782-6661, or online at