Fairs and Festivals Throughout the Region in August
August 4-5 Peach Festival Cobden, Illinois Cobden Peach Festival, Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5, Cobden Community Park, begins at 5 p.m. on both nights. Features food, peach cobbler, carnival, bingo/games, spin and win for peaches, entertainment, queen contest, raffle and other activities. The entertainment for Friday will be The Magnatones and on Saturday Fertile Soil. Sponsored by Cobden Lions Club. 14 th Annual Cobden Peach Festival 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run, Saturday, August 5, 7:30 a.m., Cobden Community Park, Locust Street. For info: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 618/713-4245.
Peach Festival Parade, Saturday, August 5, 4:30 p.m. Annual parade through downtown Cobden. Sponsored by the Village of Cobden (893-2425). The theme is “Summer of the Eclipse.” The announcer’s stand will be located at the Old Feed Store, 111 N. Appleknocker
Aug 11-20 Hamilton County Fair- McLeansboro McLeansboro Fairgrounds 805 W Randolph St McLeansboro, IL 62859 Carnival rides begin on Tuesday August 15th and run thru Saturday August 19th from 6pm-10pm each night August
August 16th-The public is invited to a family fun night hosted by Ten Mile Baptist Church at the fair this year! There will be FREE ride armbands, FREE gate, FREE entertainment and giveaways! There will be two shows by Kidsblitz Ministries, a nationally renowned ministry that delivers an incredibly entertaining and interactive show for the whole family. The shows will begin at 5pm and 7pm. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Pulaski County Fair Pulaski illinois Parking $5 and $2 per person walk-in The midway will not be open on Sunday or Monday. Sunday August 13th- Parade at 500 PM, Worship Service at 7:00 pm - no rides Monday August 14th-Kids Fun Night in the Arena ( Pedal pull and game), Cassie Sharp in the Pavillion 7:00 pm For the remainder of the week- the midway opens at 6:00 pm Tuesday August 15th-Tractor Pull at 7:00pm, Blend 7:00pm; Ride Wednesday August 16th-ITPA Tractor Pull, 6000 lb stock, Jonathon Len of Blend; rides Thursday August 17th-Kids Fun Night 6:00pm pig scramble, hay decorating and more, Heartland Idol at 7pm Friday August 18th-Demolition Derby at 7pm, Head First performs at 7pm Saturday August 19th -Mud race 6:30pm, The Theory performs at 7:00 pm
Aug 18-26 Union County Fair Anna, Illinois See the new carnival ride hours and armband prices for each day of the fair: Carnival Hours and Arm Band Prices Armband Price Friday, Aug 18th 6-10 p.m. Opening Night Special $10 an armband Saturday, Aug 19th 6-10 p.m. Armbands are $15 each or 2 armbands for $25 Sunday, Aug 20th 6-10 p.m. Armbands are $15 each all night Monday, Aug 21st Eclipse Day 1-9 p.m. Notice rides start during the Eclipse!!! A great place to watch would be on the Ferris Wheel! Armbands $15 from 1-9 pm!!!! Special Give-aways!!!! Tuesday, Aug 22nd 6-10 p.m. Armbands are $15 Wednesday, Aug 23rd 6-10 p.m. Armbands are $15 Thursday, Aug 24th Family Night $10 Armbands Special Giveaways!!! Friday, Aug 25th 6-10 p.m. Armbands are $15 Saturday, Aug 26th 6-10 p.m. Last Night of the carnival and fair: Armbands are $15