Lots of entertainment at the du quoin state fair
Du Quoin State Fair

Du Quoin State Fair


Du Quoin State Fair Tickets and Events

The DuQuoin State Fair is a yearly celebration, focusing on the styles of farming and nation music, Hosted by the U.S. state of Illinois on a 1,200-acre fairground website surrounding to the southern Illinois town of Du Quoin. In 2016, the State Fair will be held from August 26 through September 5. An admission cost will be charged. You can now buy tickets for the DuQuoin State Fair below.

Du Quoin State Fair
Genre State fair
Frequency Annually
Inaugurated 1923 (1923)
Most recent August 28 – September 7, 2015
Next event August  РSeptember 5, 2017
Lots of entertainment at the du quoin state fair

Events for the du quoin state fair

The DuQuoin Fair was arranged in 1923 by regional designer William R. “W.R.” Hayes. Beginning with a half-mile track, the designer ultimately developed the mile-long DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Racetrack on the fairgrounds.
With the departure of the Hambletonian, the DuQuoin Fair was and dealt with financial difficulties taken over from the economic sector in the 1980s by the state of Illinois. Because that time, it has actually been run by the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a state fair with a distinct Southern Illinois heritage.
The host town of the fair is spelled “Du Quoin”, with an area, the Department of Agriculture refers to the fair as the “DuQuoin State Fair”, with the area left out.