Carroll County Fair

August 6-10, 2024 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

Grandstand & Special Attractions
entry form


Entry forms and details for all animal and non-animal departments



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


Contact Us

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

Fair Book

Download this year's Fair Book for a full guide to entering, entertainment and more!

For The Kids



Carnival only open during the following session times:

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024: 6-10pm
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024: 3-10pm
  • Thursday, August 8, 2024: 4-10pm
  • Friday, August 9, 2024: 3-10pm
  • Saturday, August 10, 2024: 1-10pm


Wristband hours are limited:

  • Tues./Wed./Thurs.: Same as Carnival Hours
  • Friday: 4-10pm
  • Saturday 1-5pm & 6-10pm


Hours subject to change.


New wristbands are needed per carnival session listed above. The same armband cannot be used for both Saturday carnival time slots.

  • $25 in advance, July 27-August 3, 2024 in the Fair Office
  • $28 at the carnival ticket booth beginning Tuesday, August 6, 2024

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

Power Big Wheel Races

  • Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:30am (registration at 10am)

Ages 2-7: Bring your own Power Wheels (anything with original battery)! FREE entry! Race on the track in front of the grandstand. Sponsored by Carroll County Fair and Milledgeville State Bank

Bicycle Races

  • Saturday, August 10, 2024 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 for first place, $8 for second place, $5 for third place, $3 for fourth place and $2 for fifth place. Sponsored by the Carroll County Fair and Milledgeville State Bank.

Kiddie Tractor Pull

Hospitality Tent

  • 1pm Saturday, August 10, 2024 (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 10, 2024 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 29, 2024. Participation is FREE!

Age Divisions – Division 1: Ages 7-8; Division 2: Ages 9-10; Division 3: Ages 11-12; Division 4: 13-14.

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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