Carroll County Fair

August 8-12, 2023 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

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

Schedule

Schedule

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

Contact Us

Contact Us

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

2022 Fair Book

Fair Book

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Fair Week Schedule

Schedules subject to change

Sunday, August 7, 2022

  • 5-7pm, Carroll County 4-H Hamburger Meal Deal Supper, 4-H Exhibit Building on the fairgrounds – Hamburger Sandwich, Chips, Bar Cookie & Water, $5 (extra hamburgers for $3 each); Everyone is invited! Sponsored by the Carroll County 4-H & Carroll County Livestock Feeders Association
  • 6pm, Judging: Antiques

Monday, August 8, 2022

  • 9am, Judging: Textiles & Fine Arts (Open & Junior)
  • 9am, Judging: Education
  • 10am, Judging: Culinary O-1 (canned goods)

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

  • 8am, Judging: Farm Produce & Fruits (Open & Junior)
  • 8:30am, Judging: Open Beef
  • 8:30am, Judging: Junior Sheep & Junior Market Lamb
  • 9am, Judging: Poultry
  • 10:30am, Judging: Floriculture (Division 1 & Junior)
  • 5pm, Do you know what “Beef Fitting” is?
  • 5-10pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 5-8pm, Bingo with prizes, sponsored by Polo Town and Country Days
  • 6pm, Judging: Rabbits
  • 6-10pm, Discovery Farm for Kids & Adults, near Rabbit Building
  • 6:30pm, Illini State Truck Pullers with Tri-County Pullers(Mini Rods) (FREE Grandstand)

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

  • 8:30am, Judging: Junior Beef
  • 8:30am, Judging: Open Sheep & Open Market Lamb
  • 10:30am, Judging: Culinary Baking – cookies, pies, rolls & buns, yeast breads (Open & Junior)
  • Noon-10pm, Discovery Farm for Kids & Adults, near Rabbit Building
  • 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm, Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations
  • 1-5pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 5-8pm, Bingo with prizes, sponsored by Polo Town and Country Days
  • 5-10pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 5pm, Tractor Parade
  • 6pm, Cake Walk
  • 6-9pm, Inspired Painting
  • 6:30pm, Badger State Tractor Pull (FREE Grandstand)

Thursday, August 11, 2022

  • 10am, Judging: Floriculture (Division II)
  • 10:30am, Judging: Culinary Baking – cakes, bar cookies, quick breads, candy, muffins
  • Noon-10pm, Discovery Farm for Kids & Adults, near Rabbit Building
  • 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm, Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations
  • 4-10pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 5-8pm, Bingo with prizes, sponsored by Polo Town and Country Days
  • 6pm, Cake Walk
  • 7pm, Rice Bull Riding and Barrel Racing (FREE Grandstand)

Friday, August 12, 2022

  • 9am, Judging: Dairy Show (Open & Junior)
  • 11:30am, Cow classes in Milk
  • Noon-10pm, Discovery Farm for Kids & Adults, near Rabbit Building
  • 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm, Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations
  • 5-8pm, Bingo with prizes, sponsored by Polo Town and Country Days
  • 4-7pm, Live Cake Decorating Contest in Culinary Building followed by Cake Walk
  • 4-10pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 7:30pm, Faithfully (Eagles Tribute Band) Live in Concert (FREE Grandstand & Track)

Saturday, August 13, 2022

  • 8:30 am Judging: Pleasure Horse Show
  • 10am, Judging: Culinary (Baking) (Men’s Baking and Specialty Baking)
  • 10:00am, Power Wheel and Bicycle Races Registration
  • 10:30am, Power Wheel and Bicycle Races
  • 10:30am Check in for Ninja Farmer ‘22
  • 11am, Ninja Farmer ‘22
  • Noon-10pm, Discovery Farm for Kids & Adults, near Rabbit Building
  • 12:30pm, Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration
  • 1pm, Kiddie Tractor Pull
  • 1-5pm, Bags Tournament, east end of fairgrounds
  • 1-5pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 2-5pm, ZOWA Live Wrestling
  • 5-8pm, Bingo with prizes, sponsored by Polo Town and Country Days
  • 6pm, Chainsaw Sculpture Auction
  • 6pm, Cake Walk
  • 5-10pm, Carnival Wristband Session
  • 5:30, Shelley’s Dance Studio Performance
  • 6:30-7pm, Power Wheel Kids Demo Derby
  • 7 pm, Demolition Derby (TICKETED RESERVED SEATS Grandstand)
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