Illinois State Fair 2016 in Springfield : 11 – 21 August

The Illinois State Fair is an annual state fair, held at  Illinois in the state capital,Springfield.

Illinois State Fair 2016

When is Illinois State Fair in 2016 :

In 2016, the Illinois State Fair will be held from August 11 till August 21, 2016.

The origins of the Illinois State Fair start in 1853.

The fairgrounds serve as a host facility for a number of different tradeshows, events, and entertainment.

The Illinois State Fair played a key role in the popularization of the corn dog, starting in 1946. The fair has long been noted for its annual butter cow, a life-size animal formed of pure butter applied to an armature by a sculptor wielding an oversized palette knife.

The highest attendance achieved by the fair was in 2008 which was at more than 7,00,000.

Photos of Illinois State Fair 2016 :

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For a complete calendar of events, and schedules for the Illinois State Fair Visit Official Website – www.agr.state.il.us/isf/‎

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