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Pike County Fair – July 12 thru 16 – Pleasant Hill, IL

The Pike County Fair features all the attractions normally associated with county fair. Features are top rated society horse shows, tractor pulls, pageants, and carnival attractions. The weekend also features live entertainment and a talent show on Saturday and a mud bog on Sunday.

8 am – 10 pm daily

201 West Clay Street, Pleasant Hill, IL

For information call 217-754-2456
or visit www.pikecountyillinoisfair.org


Pike County Fair needs items for exhibit building

A reminder to gather some items (handiwork, art, garden produce, or canning items) to enter in the Pike County Fair exhibit building.  Fair books are available at banks, post office, and gas stations.  You can find info on their website, http://pikecountyillinoisfair.org.

They want to make the exhibit area into a great display again.  Check in times for exhibit items is Wednesday, July 15, 4-7 pm and Thursday, July 16, 3-7 pm.  All exhibitors must purchase a exhibit pass costing $20.

Fair starts Thursday, July 16 and runs through Monday, July 20. Fair church service will be Sunday night, July 19, 6:30 pm.

The fair is bringing in an up and coming band, State Line Drive.  The band sings mostly  country but they do throw in a mix of pop and rock.  Everyone always says there is nothing going on so come out and support the fair in their effort to bring in some great entertainment. They will be playing Thursday evening.

Be a Part of the Pike County Fair Talent Contest! – Sign up June 9 in Pittsfield, IL

pike co fair talentYou have talent, so why not show it off and maybe even win a prize? The Pike County Fair wants YOU to be a part of this year’s 2014 Pike County Fair Talent Contest! Sign ups will be held on Monday, June 9 at The County Seat (next to The Courtyard Cafe on the square) from 4 pm to 6 pm. Registration fee is only $15. There will be two divisions: Jr Division for ages 14 and under and Sr Division for ages 15-21 yrs.

Any questions or concerns can be directed to Michelle Ruble at 217-653-9703 or Carl High at 573-754-2536.

Pike County Fair Spring Demo Derby – May 17 – Pleasant Hill, IL

PCH festivals fairsThe Pike County Fair will be having a Spring Demo Derby on Saturday, May 17. The lawnmower derby starts at 2:30pm and the main derby starts at 5pm. The main gate entrance is $10 will the Pit Gate $20.

Save the Pike County Fair Softball Tournament – May 31 & June 1 – Pleasant Hill, IL

pike co fairgrounds horse tack and pet auction0002Come join the fun and support the Pike County Fair on May 31 & June 1 at the Pleasant Hill ball diamond!

Muddin! – Sept 21 – Pleasant Hill, IL

Something Different buttonThis is Pike County.  We like to go muddin, right?  Of course we do!  Head down to Pleasant Hill on Saturday the 21st for a day of muddin sponsored by the Pike County Fair.   The muddy fun starts at 12pm at the fairgrounds.  The event will start with 4-wheelers and trucks will follow afterwards.  The band “Reloaded” will play from 7pm – 11pm and concessions will be available.  Gate admission is $10.  There will be a DJ all day. a 50/50 raffle & other events.

*Event organizers ask that all beverages brought into the fairground be in aluminum cans or plastic. NO GLASS.