Macomb Local News

Springfield, IL – Illinois State Fair officials honor first responders Friday, August 16th by offering free admission to all police officers, firefighters, and EMTs who present their badge at the gate on First Responders Day.


There are many exciting things to see and do at the Illinois State Fair, here are just a few highlights of the events for Friday:


• Bake a Cake Cupcake Contest 9:00 AM at the Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Building
• IL State Treasurer Unclaimed Property Auction 11:00 AM at the Lincoln Stage
• Fly Fishing Clinic 1:30 PM in Conservation World
• Monster & Mega Truck Show 7:30 PM in the Multi Purpose Arena
• Snoop Dogg & Friends at 8:00 PM at the Grandstand


For more information, check out the Illinois State Fair website at, or download our mobile app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store