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McHenry County Fair is Celebrating 75 years!

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">McHenry County Fair is Celebrating 75 years!</h1>

Joe from the Star Morning Show will be out for Opening Night on Tuesday, August 1st from 5-7 pm to kick things off.

Prices at the Gate
Season pass – $30 (good for all 6 days of the fair!)

Daily Admission Tickets (good for one day of the fair):

Adults (13 years and older) – $10

Children (6 to 12 years old) – $5

Children 5 years old and under  – Free!

Carnival Wristbands can be purchased at DRS Skinners’ Amusements Inc. booth for $25 the day of the event

Carnival Wristbands are good Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm

 

Grandstand Events

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Miss McHenry County Fair Pageant

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Lumberjack Show

Free Grandstand Event

beginning at 7:00 pm

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Windy City Pro Wrestling Joins McHenry County Fair

beginning at 7:00 pm

 

Friday, August 4, 2023

Bull Riding and Barrel Racers

beginning at 7 pm

Saturday, August 5, 2023

Celebrate 75 Years of Music  (Neverly Brothers, Heart to Heartbreaker, Midnight Rider, Tennesse Whiskey, & Jump)

beginning at 4:00 pm gates open 3:30

Sunday, August 6, 2023

ILLINI STATE PULLERS ALL DAY EVENT! Will include Antique Tractor Pulls

Starting at 10:00 am Veteran’s Salute will begin at the end of the Truck Pulls

4WD PROMOTIONS DEMOLITION DERBY ONE SHOW ONLY!

Starting at 6:00 pm

 

Livestock Shows

Alpaca

Open Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 2:00 pm

Beef

Open Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 9:00 am

Jr. Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 9:00 am

4H Show – Thursday, August 3, 9:00 am

Dairy

Open Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 9:00 am

Jr. Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 9:00 am

4H Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 9:00 am

Sheep

Open Breed Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 10:00 am

Open Market Lamb Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, will not begin before 2:00 pm

Jr. Breed Show – Thursday, August 3, 2023, 10:00 am

Jr. Market Lamb Show – Thursday, August 3, 2023, will not begin before 2:00 pm

4H Breed Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 1:00 pm

4H Market Lamb Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 3:00 pm

Dairy Goats

Open Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 8:00 am

Jr. Show – Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 4:00 pm

4H Show – Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 2:00 pm

Swine

Open Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 8:00 am

Jr. Show – Friday, August 4, 2023, 8:00 am

4H Show – Thursday, August 4, 2023, 8:00 am

Poultry

Open Show – Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 9:00 am Pigeons after Poultry Judging

4H Show – Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at 3:30 pm

Rabbits

Open Show – Saturday, August 5, 2023, following JR Show

Jr. Show – Saturday, August 5, 2023, 9:00 am

4H Show – Sunday, July 23, 2022, 10:30 am

 

Grounds Events

Opening Ceremonies

Joe Stebbing Wood Carving

Tuesday, Aug 1: noon, 2:00 pm, 4;00 pm, 6 pm

Wednesday, Aug 2: noon, 2:00 pm, 4;00 pm, 6 pm

Thursday, Aug 3:noon, 2:00 pm, 4;00 pm, 6 pm

Friday, Aug 4: noon, 2:00 pm, 4;00 pm, 6 pm

Saturday, Aug 5: noon, 2:00 pm, 4;00 pm, 6 pm

Sunday, Aug 6: 10:00 am and noon

Tractor Parade

Tuesday, Aug 1, – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Aug 2 – 4:00 pm

Thursday, Aug 3 – 4:00 pm

Friday, Aug 4 – 4:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 5 – 4:00 pm

Sunday, Aug 6 – 12:00 pm

All American Lumberjack Show

Tuesday, Aug 1, – 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Wednesday, Aug 2 – 3:00 pm

Thursday, Aug 3 – 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm

Friday, Aug 4 – 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Saturday, Aug 5 – 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Sunday, Aug 6 – 1:00 pm and 3;00 pm

 

Entertainment in Hansen Pavilion

Talent Show

Friday at 7 PM

Hay Bale Throwing Contest

Saturday, August 5 at 5 pm in Hansen Pavilion

Chain Saw and Glass Blowing Piece Auction

Sunday 2:30 PM

 

Entertainment Tent

TUESDAY, August 1, 2023

4:00 pm Fair Food Challenge – Beverage

5:00 pm Fair Food Challenge – Sweet

6:00 pm Fair Food Challenge – Savory

7:30 pm Movie and Game Night

 

WEDNESDAY, August 2, 2023

10:30 am K-9 Demonstration

1:30 pm Atomic BINGO Sponsored by Rookies

 

THURSDAY, August 3, 2023

10:30 am K-9 Demonstration

11:30 am – 2:30 pm Banjo Buddies

3:00 pm Atomic BINGO Sponsored by Rookies

6:00 pm Mother Daughter Look Alike Contest / Father Son Look Alike Contest

 

FRIDAY, August 4, 2023

10:30 am K-9 Demonstration

11:30 am Banjo Buddies

3:00 pm Pedal Pull Registration

4:00 pm Pedal Pull Competition

6:00 pm Mariachi Band

 

2023 SATURDAY, August 5, 2023

3:00 pm Pedal Pull Registration

4:00 pm Pedal Pull Competition

 

SUNDAY, August 6, 2023

11:00 am Cheryl and the Down Home

12:30 pm Pedal Pull Registration

1:30 pm Pedal Pull Competition

 

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

McHenry County Fairgrounds
11900 Country Club Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098 United States
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Phone
(815)338-5315
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