The Adams County Fair starts tonight, full schedule right here

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The Adams County Fair kicks off Wednesday.

It’s pageant night – sponsored by Blessing Health System. The Little Mr. And Miss Adams County Fair competition kicks off tonight at 6:00 …followed by the Miss Adams County Fair Queen pageant at 7:00p.m. Don’t miss the 5th Annual Sweetheart of Adams County Pageant tonight as well.

And yes, there is beer.


WEDNESDAY, July 28
  7:00 AM    4-H Equine Check In
  8:00 AM     4-H Equine Judging (Horse Arena)
  9:00 AM     Judging Open Class Entries
  5:00 PM     “Ready, Set, Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)
  6:00 PM     Little Mister & Little Miss Adams County Fair (Grandstand Stage)
  6:30 PM     12 and Under Pee Wee Horse Show (Horse Arena)
  7:00 PM   Miss Adams County Fair Pageant & Sweetheart of Adams County                                                      — “Pageant Night” sponsored by Blessing Health System
  8:00 PM     Teen Dance 

Coming up this week….
THURSDAY, July 29
(Veterans’ Night)
  9:00 AM – Noon     4-H Rabbit Check In
  10:30 AM     Mississippi Valley Holstein Club Show in Show Barn
  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM      4-H Sheep Check In
  5:00 PM   “Ready, Set, Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)    
  6:00 PM     4-H Rabbit Judging (Rabbit Barn)
  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM      4-H  Swine Check In and Weighing
  6:30 PM      Pony Pull Show (Horse Arena)
  6:30 PM      “Ready, Set Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)
  7:00 PM     Jr. Miss Adams County Fair and Miss Teen Adams County Fair Pageant   (Family Fun Zone – Prairieland FS Tent)
  7:30 PM   Bareback and Saddle Bronc Busting (Grandstand Arena)
  8:00 PM     Teen Dance

FRIDAY, July 30
  9:00 AM     Society & Open Youth Horse Show (Horse Arena)
  12:00 Noon   4-H Sheep Projects Judging
  Noon -6:00PM Round Barn Open 
  1:00 PM      4-H Dairy Judging
  4:00 PM      4-H Master Showmanship Contest
  5:00 PM     Sawing, Threshing, and Steam Engine Demonstration
  5:00 PM     Open Horse Speed Show (Horse Arena)
  5:30 PM      “Ready, Set, Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)
  7:00 PM      “Ready, Set, Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)
  7:30 PM     Bull Riding – Sponsored by Little Jess Chrysler,Jeep, Dodge, Ram
  7:30 PM     Illinois State Fair Karaoke Contest

SATURDAY, July 31
   TBA AM      Adult Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament (East of Beer Tent)
   8:00 AM     Open Sheep Judging
   8:00 AM     4-H Swine Judging  (Swine Barn)
   8:00 AM      Open Dairy Judging
   9:00 AM      4-H/Open Beef Weigh In 
   9:00 AM      Open Western Horse Show (Horse Arena)
   9:00 AM     Open Class Rabbit Judging
   9:00 AM     ABGA Sanctioned Goat Show
   10:00 AM – 4:00 PM      “Nauvoo on the Road” 
   10:00 AM     Sawing, Threshing, Soap Making, Steam Engine and Blacksmith Demo
   12:00PM – 6:00 PM     Round Barn Open
   2:30 PM      Olde Tyme Parade
   6:30 PM     Team Sorting (Horse Arena)
   6:30 PM      “Blacktop South” opens in Grandstand arena
   8:00 PM     “Roots and Boots” Tour
SUNDAY, August, 1 

   9:30 AM     Funnel Cake 5K Race
   10:30 AM     Team Roping (Horse Arena)
   11:00 AM     Garden Tractor Pull
   11:30 AM     Open Pee Wee Calf Show
   12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM     Round Barn Open
   12:30 PM     Open Beef Judging 
   1:00 PM      “Ready, Set, Grow” Family Show (Family Fun Zone)
   2:30 PM     Olde Tyme Parade
   3:00 PM – 5:00 PM      Carnival Buddy Day – 2 Rides for Price of 1
   3:00 PM   4-H Fight to the Finish
   4:00 PM   Modified Farm Stock Tractor Pull (Grandstand Arena)
                   – Sponsored by the Quincy Herald Whig
   4:00 PM – 6:00 PM      4-H Goats Check In and Weighing
   5:00 PM     Sawing and Threshing
​ 6:00 PM   ITPA Tractor Pull (Grandstand Arena)
                   – Sponsored by the Quincy Herald Whig


MONDAY, August 2

   8:00 AM     Open Class Beef Judging
   8:00 AM     4-H Goat Judging  (Goat Barn)
   8:30 AM -11:00 AM     Market Hogs Weigh In
   10:00 AM     Sawing and Threshing
   Noon           4-H Poultry Judging (Sheep Barn)
   1:00 PM     Open Swine Judging
   6:00 PM     BIG Tractor Pull Night — Sponsored by: Poage Auto Plaza
   7:00 PM     Ranch Hand Rodeo (Horse Arena)
   7:30 PM     XCALIBER Tri-state Truck Pullers- Sponsored by: Poage Auto Plaza
   8:00 PM     Teen Dance

TUESDAY, August 3
   8:00 AM      4-H Beef Judging
   12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM      Kids’ Day “Carload Discount” (admission $5 per carload)
   1:00 PM – 5:00 PM     Kids Day – $17 Armbands For Carnival
   1:30 PM      Kids’ Games Contests (Family Fun Zone – Prairieland FS Tent)
   3:30 PM     Pedal Tractor Pull Sign-up
   6:00 PM     Market Animal Sale in Sheep Barn
   6:30 PM     3 Head Sort N Pen (Horse Arena)
   7:00 PM     Demolition Derby – Sponsored by Quincy Medical Group

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