Location:Bureau County Fair Grandstand, Guests for this event must enter the fairgrounds using the west gate Cost: FREE Guest Speaker: Dr. Jim Dunn, who only had two open weekends for the rest of 2016, has agreed to speak at the CommUnity Worship Service. Dr. Dunn is a gifted leader in the area of spiritual formation and currently serves as a coach in the area of church development. He is a published author.
He has served as a pastor of a growing congregation for 15 years and was an elected official in the Wesleyan Church for 12 years. Dr. Dunn has preached the Gospel in 42 states and on 4 continents
Sponsored by: Bureau County Republican, Verns Farm Supply, St. Margarets Hospital, MC Donald Trucking, and Angel Isaacson & Tracy Law Office
Come out Sunday afternoon and experience one of the best Garth Brooks impersonators in the business, Brian Shartzer, as he sings your favorite country songs!
Other Special Events
Carnival by North American Midway Entertainment
1:00pm to Close
The Bureau County Fair proudly presents North American Midway Entertainment. From the Dade County Fair in Florida, the Illinois State Fair, and then up to Canada, North American Midway Entertainment has provided the most outstanding Carnival Attraction in North America. Don't miss the tremendous Carnival Midway at The Bureau County Fair!
Throughout the week of the fair, We are proud to present a number of events scattered throughout the grounds sure to entertain those of all ages!
These events are free of charge with gate admission!
Farmer for a Day All Day
Presented by Bureau County Farm Bureau
Exhibit Hall 4
A 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.
Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind12:00, 3:00 & 5:00pm
Presented by Heartland Bank, Michlig Grain, AgView FS, Tractor Suppply Co, St. Margaret's Hospital, Flowers by Julia, Mid American McDonalds and Agrigold.
For 36 years the von duke family has proudly demonstrated fine care and training of the biggest exotic cats in the world.
join us during your own close encounter at one of our big cat performances!