June 5-9, 2024
Livestock & Open Class

No pets are allowed on the fairgrounds unless it is a leashed service dog.

Open Class Information

Do you have a green thumb and can grow plants, flowers, garden produce, fruits, nuts and herbs with little or no effort? OR are you the person who enjoys baking breads, muffins, brownies, pies, cookies? OR are you the person that loves to can fruits and vegetables?

Everyone has a chance to win money and ribbons for your best efforts by entering them! The Macon County Fair Board have brought back Departments J, K, L and O to the fair this year! Please read the information carefully so you don’t miss the entry deadlines.

Department J Agricultural Products

Department K Horticulture

Department L Floriculture

Department O Culinary

General Entry Form

Wednesday, June 5
Senior Day (65 & Over)
Present ID for Free Admission

Public can check-in Entries for the Horticulture, Floriculture, Agricultural Products, and
Culinary Items to be Judged.
9:00 am – Noon | Ag Expo Building

Downstate Classic Harness Racing
Sponsored by Decatur Convention & Visitors Bureau
3-year old Filly’s & Colts
4:00 pm | Grandstand
$10 Adults to 12 years, $5 per child 5-11 and Children 4 & under Free
Harness Racing Program

New! Rabbit Show
Check-in: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
6:00 pm | Rabbit Show Barn

Thursday, June 6
Public can check-in Entries for bakery products to be judged.
8:00 – 10:00 am | Ag Expo Building

Pride of the Prairie Goat Show
Sponsored by Land of Lincoln Credit Union
Check-in 2:00 – 4:30 pm | Judging Starts 6:00 pm
Goats Entry Form, Meat Goat Jackpot Show Flyer, Jr. Jackpot Market Goats

Ranch Horse Sorting Competition
6:00 pm | Horse Arena
Ranch Sorting Flyer

Friday, June 7

Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition
1:00 pm | Dunn Company Community Building
Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition

New! Tractor Driving Competition
3:30 pm | East Arena
Meet at 4-H Center

Saturday, June 8
Veteran’s Day
Present Military ID for Free Admission

New! Poultry Show
Junior & Open Show
Beck Tech Building
Check-in: 6:00 am – 8:45 am
Judging: 9:00 am

Decatur Trail Riders Horse Jackpot Show – East Arena
9:00 am Speed Show
1:00 pm Pleasure Show

Jr. Jackpot Swine Show – Warren Meyers Livestock Barn
Roger & Nancy Flach Memorial
Barrows & Gilts
Check-in: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Judging Starts: 10:30 am

Big Ten Standardbred Harness Racing – Grandstand
11:00 am
2-year old Filly’s & Colt’s Trotters & Pacers
3-year old Filly’s & Colt’s Trotters & Pacers
Harness Racing Program

Sunday, June 9
First Responders Day/Medical Personnel
Present ID for Free Admission

Jr. Jackpot Swine Show – Warren Meyers Livestock Barn
Barrows & Gilts
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Judging Starts: 9:30 am

Jr. Jackpot Beef Show – Dipper Barn
Steers & Heifers
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Judging Starts: 10:00 am

New! Macon County Fair Sale of Champions
All Reserve & Grand Champion Animals
4:00 pm | Dipper Barn