GET READY TO HAVE SOME GOOD OL' FASHIONED FUN
Kane County Fair celebrates 151 years of traditional summer family fun and 4-H on Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21, 2019. The legacy of the Kane County Fair tradition has woven throughout Kane County from Aurora and Elgin to St. Charles, where the present Kane County Fairgrounds settled on Randall Road in 1955. A special pre-Kane County Fair event of Fantasy Amusements unlimited carnival rides specials with no gate admission takes place on Wednesday, July 17. Wow, it’s fair-tastic! Live it up and take in the sights & sounds of the Kane County Fair for four more days of live music on the Miller Lite Sound Stage and action-packed thrills in the grandstand. Enjoy many new events this year and traditional favorites. The schedule of live bands on the Miller Lite stage and grandstand events include:
• Thurs., July 18 at 7pm - Libido Funk Circus Thurs., July 18 at 7pm - Monster Truck Show (grandstand, $10 ) • Fri., July 19 at 8pm - Hillbilly Rockstarz Fri., July 19 at 7pm - Professional Championship Bullriders and Cowgirls (Grandstand, $14) • Sat., July 20 at 1pm - Championship Cowgirl Barrel Racing • (Grandstand, $10) Sat., July 20 at 8pm - Hi-Infidelity Sat., July 20 at 7pm - Professional Championship Bullriders and Cowgirls (Grandstand, $14) • Sun., July 21 at 7pm - 7th Heaven Sun., July 21 at 4pm - NEW! Demolition Derby (grandstand, $10) Cool down in the Prairie Events Center building and visit:
• Sponsors - Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin and Amita Health Mercy Medical Center Aurora • Wine tasting garden specials with local award-winning Prairie State Winery, August Hill Winery and Galena Cellars Winery, entertainment; and decorated “garden area” by Spring Bluff Nursery in Sugar Grove; Free Kane County Fair wine glass with $10 wine tasting purchase • Local businesses in the Commercial Expo • Free sign up to win $150 • Mind Works interactive games and giant puzzles • All Star Sports Instruction kids games - shoot hoops, throw footballs, bat baseballs More indoors fun in Robinson Hall with Illinois licensed bingo (B-04001) and pull tab (P-01921) sponsored by the Elburn Lions Club. Free vision screenings will be available for children ages 6 months to 18 years. Donations will also be accepted of old eyeglasses and cases. Pay it forward! Daily fun for family and kids on the midway: daily unlimited carnival ride specials; sizzling food; 4-H animals; Bengal Tiger Show; Swift Swine racing pigs; Balster’s Sheer Magic Show; Friendly Farms petting zoo & more! Special appearance by Ozzie and Annie of the Kane County Cougars. Special events: • Thurs., July 18 from 4-8pm - Radio Remote -WRMN 1410 AM Radio Shopping Show • Fri., July 19 from 3-5 pm - Radio Promotion - WDRV 97.1 FM • Sat., July 20 from 6-8pm Radio Remote - 105.1FM Que Buena • A car show featuring stock/modified old/new cars, trucks and motorcycles will be on display outdoors for viewing on Sat., July 20 and Sun., July 21 • Watch for additional events as they continue to be scheduled Admission, Carnival and Hours Details: Wed., July 17 - 3 to 11pm • Free admission to fairgrounds; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides (Fantasy Amusements) Thurs., July 18 - 3 to 11pm • $5.00 admission (ages 3 & older); seniors free and military with ID until 5pm; free - age 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides (Fantasy Amusements) Fri., July 19 - Noon to midnight • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Amusements) Sat., July 20 - Noon to midnight • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Amusements) Sun., July 21 - Noon to 10pm • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Amusements); Last Blast unlimited carnival rides 6pm to close. There are plenty of ways to save, too! Special ticket/carnival prices available to be purchased in advance through a secure connection at www.kanecountyfair.com. The Kane County Fair is one of the oldest and long-standing fairs in the country. It is sponsored in part by Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin, Amita Health Mercy Medical Center Aurora, Euclid Beverage, and Golf Club of Illinois. The Kane County Fair is located at Randall Road and Oak Street in St. Charles. For more information and to sign up for email news, visit www.kanecountyfair.com. Follow us on Facebook, too. 630-584-6926.