Carroll County Fair
August 6-10, 2019 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

For the Kids

Information will be updated as it becomes available.


  • Tuesday, August 7, 2018: 6-10pm
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018: 5-10pm
  • Thursday, August 9, 2018: 1-10pm (Kids’ Day from 1-5pm)
  • Friday, August 10, 2018: 5-10pm (Kids' Night)
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018: 1-10pm (Kids’ Day from 1-5pm)
  • RETURNING THIS YEAR! Mega Bands good for the entire week, open to close = $60 in advance (July 21, August 4, 5 and 6, 2018); $65 at carnival ticket booth beginning Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Armbands for Kids’ Days/Night = $20 each
  • All other times = $1 per ticket
Kids’ rides = 3 tickets; Older rides = 4 tickets


More animals to learn about and feed, along with agricultural-related demonstrations. Check the fair's Facebook page for demonstrations.

Discovery Farm
  • 6-10pm Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Noon-10pm Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    • Wool Spinning from 4:30-7:30pm: Learn about cleaning and spinning wool with Cyndi from Muller's Lane Farm
  • Noon-10pm Thursday, August 9, 2018
    • Homesteading Demonstration from Noon-4pm: Watch egg noodles being made from scratch, cheese made from fresh cow's milk, churning butter from cream and soap making, all with Cyndi from Muller's Lane Farm.
    • Corn Shelling and Corn Grinding from 5-7pm, with Andy Hinrichs
  • Noon-10pm Friday, August 10, 2018
    • Wool Spinning from 4:30-7:30pm: Learn about cleaning and spinning wool with Cyndi from Muller's Lane Farm
  • Noon-10pm Saturday, August 11, 2018
    • Gardening Display from 2-5pm: See various types of seeds, stages of seed germination, play in the dirt and plant seeds and get a free packet of seed to take home to plant, with Janice from Schell Farm Produce
    • Canning Display from 2-5pm: Learn about canning veggies, with Cyndi from Muller's Lane Farm
    • After 5pm there will be repeat demonstrations from earlier in the week, so stop by if you missed something!
Children's Farm
  • 4:30-7:30pm Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Noon-7pm Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • 4:30-7:30pm Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Noon-3pm Saturday, August 11, 2018


  • Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1pm (registration at 12:30pm)
Ages 2-7: Bring your own battery-powered Big Wheel! FREE entry! All entrants receive a prize! Race run by the Milledgeville Men's Club on the track in front of the grandstand. Sponsored by Carroll County Fair and Milledgeville State Bank


  • Thursday, August 9, 2018 after 1pm Power Big Wheel Races (registration begins at 12:30pm)
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 with the assistance of the Milledgeville Men's Club. Trophies donated by Milledgeville State Bank.


  • 1pm Saturday, August 11, 2018 (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! Download a liability waiver >


  • Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 3pm
Check-in will be at 2:30pm in front of the Grandstand. Rain or Shine!

Teams with participants ages 8 and older will play a maximum of 6 zany games each. Games may be messy and wet, so participants are encouraged to dress for a mess! Each game will be a timed event. The top three teams in each age division will be awarded a prize! Top three teams will be determined by the lowest overall times. Age Divisions - Division 1: Ages 8-11 Division 2: Ages 12-14 Division 3: Ages 15-19 Division 4: 20+. The age of the oldest team member determines the team’s age division. Need teams of four people each. Limited to the first 24 teams to register, any combination of divisions. Participation Fee: $10 per team. Fees cover the costs of prizes and game supplies. Register by July 18, 2018 using this entry form > Late sign-ups will not be guaranteed shirts at the event.

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


  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 6:30pm
In the Grandstand for ages 3-9.