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Saturday Fair Schedule - August 23rd, 2014

Gates Open 7:00am - 9:00pm1-5 pm Armbands $20 unlimited rides
5-11 pm Armbands $20 unlimited rides

All Events held at the Hospitality Tent are free of charge with gate admission for your enjoyment!

Daily Attractions

More Information Less Information Farmer for a Day Free Show! All Day
Presented by Bureau County Farm Bureau
Exhibit Hall 4

Farmer for a Day at The Bureau County FairA favorite of the little ones each year, Exhibit Hall #4, adjacent to the Allen building, has an area for kids to learn what it's like to live on a farm participating in various fun and interesting activities.

Open daily during fair hours.

Fine Arts Exhibits Noon - 10:00 pm
Allen Building

Scheduled Events

More Information Less Information Tractor Pulls 12:00pm & 6:00pm
Presented by Crop Production Service, Michlig AgriCenter, Ag View FS, Birkey's, Consolidated Grain, Seed House & Princeton Flighting
Grandstand Event

12:00pm - Antique Tractor Pull
6:00pm - Illini State Pullers

Hook-up fee: Per entry number - $15.00


  • Pit Passes - $20 (all ages/no exceptions)
  • Adults - $10
  • Ages 7-12 - $5
  • Ages 6 and under - Free

  1. The Street Truck Classes are not sanctioned.
  2. Illini State Pullers 2013 rules and regulations will govern the event.
  3. 16-18 years of age must have parents sign a waiver.
  4. ISP reserves the right to alter or change the rules the day of the event should conditions require.
  5. See rules and regulations of the Bureau County Agriculture Board.

For additional questions, please contact Kyle Cain at 815-866-7870.

More Information Less Information Progressive Edges Chain Saw Artist Free Show! 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30pm
Presented by Timber Falls Tree Service

Progressive Edges Artists at The Bureau County FairProgressive Edges Chainsaw Artists will dazzle visitors with their unique wood carving skills every day of the fair, turning six-foot logs into a wide variety of detailed figures.

Progressive Edges perform 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 12:30 and 1:30 Sunday. Carving Auction will be held at 2:30pm Sunday.

Rocking Robin Band - 50's, 60's & R&R2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
Beer Garden3:00pm - Closing
Presented by Tiskilwa Community Association
Henry Henry Torpedo Boys - Bluegrass6:00pm - 7:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
Rodeo Drive - Rock & Country8:00pm - 10:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
Hit Clips DJ & Karaoke8:00pm - 11:00pm
Beer Garden
Cake Walk 9:30pm
Fair Office

Livestock Events

Horse Speed Show10:00am
McCutchan Arena

Showbill Coming Soon!

Beef & Steer, open show10:00am