Tuesday, August 14, 2012

2012 Will County Fair

In the midst of one of the worst droughts in 50 years, the 2012 Will County Fair will celebrate rural life and agriculture Wednesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 26th in Peotone, Illinois.
Display of Fruits and Vegetables at the Will County Fair 
Dairy cattle at the Will County Fair

Goats at the Will County Fair

Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, August 22 "FAMILY DAY"
10:00 a.m.Fair Opens to Public - $4.00 Gate Admission Per Person, Children under 10 FREE
4:00 p.m.Carnival opens - All Rides $1.50 ea. or 16 for $20.00.
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5:30 p.m.5th annual Children's Ping Pong Ball Drop 5:30 pm FREE
Thursday, August 23 - "Senior Citizen's Day" and "Veterans Day"
8:00 a.m.Fair Opens to Public - Senior Citizens and Veterans $2.00 Gate Admission per Person (All Day and Evening)
$4.00 Gate Admission per Person, Children under 10 FREE
4:00 - 11:00 p.m."Ride-A-Thon Night" - Ride any ride as often as you like - $20.00 per person. www.luehrs.com for coupons
6:30 p.m.I.T.P.A. Tractor and Truck Pull -- Grandstand Admission $8.00 - Pit Passes inside track, Age 16 & Over - $10.00 per Person
Friday, August 24 - "Demolition Derby Day 1"
8:00 a.m.Fair Opens to Public - $4.00 Gate Admission per Person, Children under 10 Free
1:00 p.m.Carnival Opens www.luehrs.com for coupons
1-5 pm DOLLAR DAY
All Rides just a BUCK!
Rides continue at regular price after 5:00 pm
7:30 p.m.Nationwide Demolition Derby -- Grandstand Admission $9.00
Saturday, August 25 - "Democrat Day" "Demolition Derby Day 2"
8:00 a.m.Fair Opens to Public - $4.00 Gate Admission per Person, Children under 10, Free
12:00 noonCarnival Opens. www.luehrs.com for coupons
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.WVLI "The Valley" 95.1 SOCK HOP at the Entertainment Tent
5:30 p.m.Will County 4-H Livestock Auction held in the Livestock Show Ring
7:00 p.m.Nationwide Demo Derby Grandstand Admission $9.00
Sunday, August 26 - "Republican Day"
8:00 a.m.Fair Opens to Public - $4.00 Gate Admission per Person, Children under 10, Free
12:00 noonCarnival Opens. www.luehrs.com for coupons
1:30 p.m.BABY SHOW (for babies 6 - 36 months) Have to be pre-registered - Copy of Certified County Birth Certificate required. Entries close Saturday, August 25 at 8:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Rodeo
$8.00
3:00 p.m.3rd Annual Chili Cook-off
Pre-Registration Required (limited to the first 20 entries)
Start: at about 8:00 a.m..

Judging time will be at about 3:00 pm
8:00 p.m.Main Exhibit Building will close. Exhibitors should pick up entries from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m.Release of Commercial Exhibits
Everyday - Fair closes at 12 midnight every evening. Commercial Exhibit Building closes at 10:30 pm
Beer Garden Entertainment
Thursday:  Black Cadillac
Friday, Saturday &; Sunday:  Gone Country
All Star Music Machine appearing nightly

The Will County Fair is located on Peotone-Wilmington Road between Route 50 and I-57.  Admission to the fair is 4 dollars and children under 10 are free.