Stephenson County Fair

Dates: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017
Time: -
Location:

July 5-9, STEPHENSON COUNTY FAIR. Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut Road, Freeport. 10 am to 10 pm. Old fashioned county fair, with food, carnival rides, animals, entertainment, tractor pulls, Home Ec displays, youth night, musical entertainment, commercial exhibits, 4-H and more. Shuttles will run Wednesday and Thursday from 4 pm to Midnight. Additional parking lots will be the west end of the Farm & Fleet parking lot and the north end of the Shopko parking lot. Gate and Grandstand Admission: See Schedule. (815-235-2918)

Schedule:

Wednesday, July 5: FREE GATE ADMISSION

7:00 am 4-H & FFA Livestock Shows Livestock Barns
7:00 –11:00 am Home Ec/Ag Products Exhibit Check-in
5:00 pm Commercial Buildings Open
7:00 pm BACK COUNTRY ROADS FHN Grandstand
8:30 pm GARY ALLAN FHN Grandstand
Grandstand Admission:
Grandstand Bleachers: $15
Track Seating: $20
Pit/Standing Room: $25

Thursday, July 6: 12 and Older: $5; Children 8 to 11: $2

7:00 am – Noon Home/Ec – Department P/Baked Goods Check-in
8:30 am Junior Open Sheep Judging
8:30 am Junior Open Beef Judging
9:00 am 4-H Dress Review Entertainment & Rest Tent
9:00 am Open Rabbit Judging
9:00 am Junior Open Swine Judging
9:00 am Junior Open Poultry Judging
9:00 am Junior Open Goat Judging
9:00 am Junior Open Dairy Judging and Open Dairy Judging
Jersey, Ayrshire and all other breeds
11:00 am Home Ec Building Opens
11:00 am Commercial Buildings Open
Noon TRACTOR PULL FREE FHN Grandstand
2:00 pm Little Miss & Young Miss Pageant Entertainment & Rest Tent
5:00 pm Queen and Junior Miss Pageants Entertainment & Rest Tent
5:00-close MIDWAY $5 UNLIMITED RIDES
6:30 pm Cake Walk Outside Home Ec Bldg.
6:30 pm Costume Class-Sheep Barn
Follows Breeding Show Junior Wether Lamb Show
6:00 pm TRACTOR PULL FHN Grandstand
Grandstand Admission:
$10
7:00 pm Jim Martin – Classic Rock Entertainment & Rest Tent
10:00 pm Home Ec/Commercial Bldgs Close

Friday, July 7: 12 and Older: $5; Children 8 to 11: $2

8:30 am Open Beef Judging
9:00 am Dairy Goat Judging
9:00 am Open Swine Judging
9:00 am Open Poultry Judging
9:00 am Junior Open Dairy Judging and Open Dairy Judging
Holstein and Brown Swiss
11:00 am Home Ec Building Opens
11:00 am Commercial Buildings Open
Noon TRACTOR PULL FHN Grandstand
Grandstand Admission:
$5
1:30 pm Laura Rae & Back Roads Trio Contemporary, Current Country, Bluegrass, Folk Entertainment & Rest Tent
2:00 pm-close MIDWAY $25 Wristbands
4:30 pm Cross Cut Band Classic Rock & Country Entertainment & Rest Tent
6:00 pm TRACTOR PULL FHN Grandstand
Grandstand Admission:
$10
6:30 pm Cake Walk Outside Home Ec Bldg.
7:00 pm Just For Kicks Classic Rock & Country Rock Entertainment & Rest Tent
10:00 pm Home Ec/Commercial Bldgs. Close

Saturday, July 8: 12 and Older: $5; Children 8 to 11: $2

8:30 am Open Horse Show
9:00 am Junior Livestock Auction Swine Building
9:30 am Open Sheep Judging
11:00 am Home Ec Building Opens
11:00 am Commercial Buildings Open
11:00 am 4-H’ers in Action Entertainment & Rest Tent
12:00 pm Freeport Rural Extrication demonstration Entertainment & Rest Tent
1:30 pm Back Country Roads Acoustic Traditional & Contemporary Country Entertainment & Rest Tent
2:00 pm Kids Activites led by Rice Bull Riding Co. – FHN Grandstand
2:00-close MIDWAY $25 Wristbands
3:00 pm Ag Olympics sponsored by the Stephenson County Farm Bureau FHN Grandstand
4:00 pm Beef Jackpot Show
4:30 pm Mississippi Man & Debra Kay Country with a Kick Entertainment & Rest Tent
6:00 pm 4-H Parade of Excellence Directly in front of the FHN Grandstand
6:30 pm Friends of the Fair FHN Grandstand
7:00 pm Rice Bull Riding Co presents Bulls N Barrels – FREE FHN Grandstand
7:00 pm Migration Blues, Soul, R&B Entertainment & Rest Tent
10:00 pm Home Ec/Commercial Bldgs. Close

Sunday, July 9: $2 per person; 7 and under Free

11:00 am Home Ec Building Opens
11:00 am Just For Kicks Entertainment & Rest Tent
12:00 pm Commercial Buildings Opens
12:30 pm Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration Citizens State Bank Swine Show Ring
1:00 pm Kiddie Tractor Pull Citizens State Bank Swine Show Ring
1:00-close MIDWAY $25 Wristbands
2:00 pm DEMOLITION DERBY FHN Grandstand
Grandstand Admission:
$10
2:00 pm TALENT SHOW Entertainment & Rest Tent
3:00 pm Livestock Release
5:00 pm Home Ec and Commercial Release

PLEASE NOTE: Schedules Subject to Change

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