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Sunday Fair Schedule - August 28th, 2016

Gates Open: 7:00am - 6:00pm:
Exhibit Halls: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
1-6pm "Last Blast" Armbands $23 unlimited rides

Featured Grandstand Events

More Information Less Information County Worship Service 10:00am
Grandstand

County Wide Church Worship Service at The Bureau County Fair

  • Bureau County Fair Grandstand
  • Guest Speaker: Brent Batiste
  • Cost: FREE
  • Guests for this event must enter the fairgrounds using the west gate
More Information Less Information Mud Drags 1:00pm
Grandstand

Admission: $5.00

More Information Coming Soon!


Other Special Events

More Information Less Information Carnival by North American Midway Entertainment 1:00pm to Close
Carnival Area

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!

Arm Band Information

1:00pm - Close, "Last Blast" Armbands $23 unlimited rides.

View Additional Carnival Information and Images Here!

Chainsaw Carving & Queen's Pie Auctions2:30pm
Fine Arts Entries Released6:00pm

Free Daily Attractions

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!

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.

More Information Less Information Wild World of AnimalsFree Show! 12:00, 3:00 & 5:00pm
Presented by Heartland Bank, AgView FS, Mid American McDonalds & Variety Attractions.

Wild World of Animals ShowYou won't want to miss this fast-paced, entertaining and educational show featuring a variety of animals -- reptiles, birds and mammals -- including: American alligator, alligator snapping turtle, albino monocle cobra, reticulated python, European eagle owl, blue and gold macaw, opossum, binturong, spot-nose guenon (monkey) and an African spotted leopard or hyena.

Using Volunteers and Laughs, it is sure to be a family favorite at this year's fair.

Learn More at www.wildworldofanimals.org!

As seen on The Meredith Vieira Show below!

More Information Less Information Tim & Karen Barker, Chain Saw Artist Free Show! 12:30pm & 1:30pm
Presented by Timber Falls Tree Service

Tim & Karen Barker, Chainsaw Artist at The Bureau County Fair Tim & Karen Barker, Chainsaw Artist 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.

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

Beer Garden5:00pm - Closing
Presented by Tiskilwa Community Association
Near Grandstand

Free Hospitality Events

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

Free WatermelonNoon on...
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent
Anita Reno - Country12:30pm - 1:10pm
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent
Bureau County Barbershop Chorus1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent
Haley Goetz - Pop Music2:45pm - 3:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent
Anita Reno - Vocalist3:15pm - 4:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent
Marshall Putnam Stark Youth
Variety Show Choir4:30pm - 5:30pm
Presented by Midland States Bank, GES Productions & Sound Services
Hospitality Tent

McCutchan Arena Livestock Events

View the Fair Book for specific livestock class rules, requirments and information.

Open Horse Show10:00am
McCutchan Arena
Draft Horse Show - Halter10:00am
McCutchan Arena
Draft Horse Show - Hitch1:00pm
McCutchan Arena
Open Horse Show Performance Classes1:00pm
McCutchan Arena

Livestock Events

View the Fair Book for specific livestock class rules, requirments and information.

Jr. Beef10:00am
Swine10:00am