Tuesday, July 31 – Sunday, August 5, 2018

The McHenry County Fair is a 70 year tradition held in Woodstock, Illinois. At the fair you can see 4-H, Open, and Junior Open livestock and non-livestock shows, educational displays revolving around conservation and agriculture, various vendors from different businesses and organizations across the county, a carnival, and a variety of ground and grandstand entertainment. It is an event for families to come to create summertime memories that last a lifetime.


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Ticket Information

Ticket Specials

TUESDAY – $2 For Tuesday!………………………Only $2! (Noon until 10 PM)

WEDNESDAY – Scout Day ………………………..$4 (Scouts in Uniform Only)

THURSDAY – First Responder Day ……………$4 (Firefighters, Police, & EMTs with ID)

SATURDAY – Veteran’s Day ……………………..$4 (Veteran’s with ID)

* Good for purchases made at the gate only. NO ONLINE PURCHASES for ticket specials.

Prices at the Gate

Season pass…………………………..$25
(good for all 6 days of the fair!)

Daily Admission Tickets
(good for one day of the fair):

Adults (13 years and older) ………….$8

Seniors (over 60 years) ………………..$5

Veterans (with ID) ……………………….$5

Children (6 to 12 years old) ………….$5

Children 5 years old and under …….Free!

Carnival Wristbands good Wednesday or Thursday
or Friday from 1 pm to 5 pm ….$17 (discount sale ends July 30 at 4 pm)

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Carnival Wristbands can be purchased at Skinners’ Amusements Inc. booth for $20 the day of the event

2018 Grandstand Events

Tuesday

McHenry County Queen Pageant – 6:00 PM
(FREE)

Wednesday

Brief Scout Welcome Ceremony
Combine Derby – 6:00 PM
(FREE)

Rules and Entry Form

Thursday

Next Level Pro Bull Riding Rodeo – 6:30 PM
($5)

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Friday

Kentucky Headhunters – 8:30 PM

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2018 Fair Raffle Drawing – 10 PM

Raffle Tickets on Sale NOW call 815-338-5315

Saturday

11 AM – Tractor Pulls
Illini State Pullers including Antique Tractor Pulls – Free Event
4:15 pm Veterans Salute Free Event

6 PM Illini State Pullers –
($5 Grandstand, $15 Pit Pass)

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Sunday

Derby Icons Demolition Derby – 1 PM

Derby Icons Demolition Derby – 5:30 PM

($5 Grandstand, $10 Pit Pass – Ages 8-13, $20 Pit Pass – 14 and Older)

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Beer Garden

Live entertainment Wednesday thru Sunday in the Beer Garden!

Friday

Ethan Bell Band – 10PM

Saturday

UltraViolet -9 PM

Rules and Entry Form

2018 Grounds Events

Kevin Adair

Hypnotist

Wednesday thru Sunday
11 AM, 3 PM, and 7:30 PM

KidBuck$
Kids Gameshow & Magic Show

Game Show – Weds thru Sunday
12 PM, 5:00 PM, and 6:30 PM

Magic Show – Weds thru Sunday
3:30 PM

Joe Stebbing
Wood Carving

Wednesday thru Saturday
10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, and 6 PM

Sunday 10 AM, 1 PM and 4 PM
Auction at 1:30 PM

Talent Show

Friday at 7 PM in the Hansen Pavilion

Rules and Entry Form

Pedal Pulls

Friday and Saturday

Registration at 3 PM for 4 PM Race

Sunday

Registration at 12:30 PM for 1:30 PM Race

Contests

Wednesday thru Sunday at 5:30 PM in the Entertainment Tent! Registration at 5 PM.
Mother Daughter Look-A-Like, Father Son Look-A-Like, Watermelon Eating, Etc. COME JOIN THE FUN!


To participate in a grand stand event please click one of the links below