The Boone County Fair is the largest county Fair in Illinois and it all kicks off on Tuesday in Belvidere, IL

This year’s fair is the will take place at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Once again, you'll find tons of entertainment. Here is this year's Schedule

Tuesday, August 11th:

  • Ranch Sorting 6:30 pm Pony Arena FREE
  • The Real Beal's One Man Band 6:30 pm FREE
  • Queen Pageant Grandstand with Q98.5's Steve Summers & Shannon Zimmerman - 7:30 pm FREE

Wednesday, August 12th

  • Transit Authority - The Premium Tribute to Chicago 7:00 pm
  • Track $8.00 seats, Grandstand $8.00, Bleachers $5.00

Thursday, August 13th

  • Truck and Tractor Pulls 10:00 am - 6:00 pm: General seating $5.00
  • Truck, Tractor & Semi Pulls 6:30 pm. Grandstand $10.00, bleachers $5.00

Friday, August 14th

  • Q98.5's Mark Charvat Broadcast's Live from 1-3pm at the Jack Wolf Tent
  • Next Level Pro-Bull Productions 7:00 pm: Grandstand $10.00, bleachers $6.00

Saturday, August 15th:

  • Q98.5 welcomes Josh Turner 8:00 pm: Grandstand $15.00, Track $18.00, Bleachers $10.00

Sunday, August 16th: 

  • Demolition Derby 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 pm: Grandstand $10.00

Fair admission:

  • $5 on Tuesday
  • $6 on Wednesday through Sunday

Free admission ages ages 10 and younger and for seniors on Thursday.

Season passes: $18, advance; $20, at the gate.

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images
Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Carnival Schedule:

-Skinner's Carnival opens at 12 noon (11 am Thursday) till 11:00pm every day.  Ride specials on Wednesday and Thursday until 5:00pm

For a complete list of fair activities click on

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