June 5-9, 2024
Schedule of Events

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

ALL Open Class Entries must be dropped off at Pride of Prairie Building or mailed by June 4th
to: Macon County Fair | P.O. Box 3305 | Decatur, IL. 62524
Make Checks payable to: Macon County Fair Assoc.

Macon County Fair Events Flyer

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

No Shuttle Service Available
Gates Open: 3:00 – 10:00 pm

Check-in Entries for the Horticulture, Floriculture, Agricultural Products, and Culinary Items
9:00 am – Noon | Ag Expo Building
Judging: 1:00 pm
Department J Agricultural Products
Department K Horticulture
Department L Floriculture
Department O Culinary
General Entry Form

Downstate Classic Harness Racing
Sponsored by Decatur Convention & Visitors Bureau
4:00 pm | Grandstand
$10 Adults to 12 years, $6 per child 5 – 11, children under 4 Free
TMT Trio will play jazz music from 2:30 – 5:00 pm

Standardbred Owners, Trainers & Drivers Cookout at Horse Barns following races
Best decorated hat wins a prize! Sponsored by Murphy & Co.
Harness Racing Program

New! Rabbit Show
Check-in: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
6:00 pm | Rabbit Show Barn
Macon County Queen Pageant
7:00 pm | Dunn Company Community Building
$7.00 Adults to 5 years and Children 4 & Under Free

Thursday, June 6
Shuttle Service & Gates Open: 3:00 – 10:00 pm

Public can check-in Entries for bakery products to be judged.
8:00 – 10:00 am | Ag Expo Building
Judging: 11:00 am

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

Ranch Horse Sorting Competition
6:00 pm | Horse Arena

The Marshall Tucker Band

$25 Grandstand | $35 Track Seats
PURCHASE TICKETS

Friday, June 7
Teacher/Education Appreciation Day
Present ID for Free Admission

Shuttle Service & Gates Open: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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

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

D&D Pro Rodeo Company
Sponsored by ServPro
Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down, Girls Breakaway, Team
Roping and Girls Barrel Racing.
6:00 pm Grandstand
$15 per Adult to 12 years, $6 per Child (ages 5 – 11), Children 4 & Under Free
Rodeo Information

Rodeo After Party
Pizzaz Band
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm | Dunn Company Community Building
Busch Light Beer Special – $3
Free Admission

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

Shuttle Service & Gates Open: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

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
Show 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

Kid’s Ag Olympics
Hosted by Macon County Farm Bureau
1:00 – 3:00 pm – Dunn Company Community Building
Free

ITPA Truck & Tractor Pulls
Heavy Modified Tractors, 8500# Limited pro Stock Tractors, 9500# Limited Pro Stock Tractors,
and 6200# 2WD Trucks
6:00 pm Grandstand
$15 per Adult to 12 years, $6 per Child (ages 5 – 11), Children 4 & Under Free
Pits: $25 per person
Infield Track Truck Parking: $50 per Vehicle

Tractor Pull After Party
Jake Gill

9:30 – 11:30 pm | Dunn Company Community Building
Busch Light Beer Special – $3
Free Admission

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

Shuttle Service & Gates Open: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

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

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

Community Worship Service
Illini Congregational Church (Non-Denominational)
Music by Avenue Gospel Trio

Sponsored by Diamonds Restaurant & Mike Hall Auction
10:00 am | Dunn Company Community Building
Free

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

Demolition Derby
Sponsored by Shaner’s Towing
6:00 pm Grandstand
$15 per Adult to 12 years,
$6 per Child (ages 5 – 11),
Children 4 & Under Free

Extra Information:

Commercial Vendors – Open Every Day – Maltas Building

Antique Tractors on Display – Beck Tech Building

Gate Admission – $5 per person Children under 4 Free

Shuttle & Gate Hours: Thursday 3:00 – 10 pm, Friday 3:00 – 11:00 pm,
Saturday 10 am – 10 pm, Sunday 10 am – 9 pm

Free Shuttle Service from St. Paul’s Catholic Church (June 6 – 9)

Free Parking on fairgrounds and St. Paul’s Catholic Church

Car Parking Provided by Local Civic Groups

ALL Open Class Entries are to be picked up on:
Monday, June 10 from 9:00 – Noon

Premiums will be mailed.