Carroll County Fair

August 5-10, 2024 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

Grandstand & Special Attractions
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Entry forms and details for all animal and non-animal departments



A simple-to-use daily schedule of events during Fair Week


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Map to the fairgrounds and contact information for our board of directors and departments

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For The Kids



Carnival only open during the following session times

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2023: 6-10pm
  • Wednesday, August 9, 2023: 3-10pm
  • Thursday, August 10, 2023: 4-10pm
  • Friday, August 11, 2023: 3-10pm*
  • Saturday, August 12, 2023: 1-10pm

Hours subject to change.

*Wristband hours are limited to Friday: 4-10pm and Saturday 1-5pm & 6-10pm.


Wristbands can be used every! New armband needed per carnival session listed above; and same armband cannot be used for both Saturday carnival time slots.

  • $25 in advance, July 30-August 7, 2023 in the Fair Office
  • $28 at the carnival ticket booth beginning Tuesday, August 9, 2023

OR $1.25 per ticket (2 to 5 tickets per ride).

Power Big Wheel Races

  • Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 10:30am (registration at 10am)

Ages 2-7: Bring your own battery-powered Big Wheel! FREE entry! Race run on the track in front of the grandstand. Sponsored by Carroll County Fair and Milledgeville State Bank

Bicycle Races

  • Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 10:30am (registration begins at 10am)


Ages 2-16 (classes 6 and under; 7-8 years; 9-10 years; 11-12 years; and 13-16 years): Bring your own bicycle and ride hard and fast for a prize! FREE entry! (Must purchase fair ticket if age requires.) Heat races for all classes depending on the number of entries. Prizes of $10 and trophy for first place overall; and in each bracket $8 for second place, $5 for third place, $3 for 4th place and $2 for fifth place. Sponsored by the Carroll County Fair and Milledgeville State Bank.

Kiddie Tractor Pull

East of the 4-H Building

  • 1pm Saturday, August 12, 2023 (registration at 12:30pm)


Open to all boys and girls weighing 10-80 pounds. Participants will be divided into three weight classes after all entries have been received. Top three participants pulling the longest distance in each of the categories will win a trophy!

Ninja Farmer

  • Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 11am until it’s over!


Check-in will be at 10:30am in front of the Grandstand. Rain or shine! Games may be messy and wet, so participants are encouraged to dress for a mess! This will be a timed event. Prizes awarded in each age division and EVERYONE gets ice cream! Top three in each category will be determined by the lowest overall times.

Pre-register to the Carroll County Farm Bureau Office by Monday, July 31, 2022. Participation fee is $2 per person. Sign up as an indiviual or a team of two.

Age Divisions – Division 1: Ages 7-8; Division 2: Ages 9-10; Division 3: Ages 11-12; Division 4: 13-14. The age of the oldest team member determines the team’s age division.

Sponsored by Carroll County Farm Bureau Young Leaders and the Carroll County 4-H

Kids' Power Wheels Demo Derby

  • Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 6:30pm


In the Grandstand for ages 3-9.

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