Jersey County Fair

Jersey County Fair

You'll feel right at home when you head to Jerseyville, Illinois to take part in a summer tradition - the annual Jersey County Fair. Don't miss the parade through the streets of downtown Jerseyville! July 9 - 16, 2023

It's Fair Time!

Get ready for a six-day procession of invigorating grandstand entertainment, 4-H shows, carnival rides, games and fair food galore! Children can explore fun rides during all-night carnival rides, and a free petting zoo will offer up-close animal experiences.

Reserve your seat in the grandstand, but make sure you leave time to explore the fairgrounds for some great amusements. Be entertained, learn a little and laugh a lot at the free activities.

Rules and forms, Fair Board information, a gallery of photos from past events, maps and hours and pricing – this is your one-stop-shop for all the information you need to make your visit to the Jersey County Fair an enjoyable one!

Celebrate Jersey County and help make this great county fair even better!

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Local farmers and young exhibitors will continue the fair's livestock show tradition. Events include: Rabbit Show, the 4-H Livestock Show and Auction, Sheep Show, Beef Show, Swine Show and Dairy Show.

To sign up to be an exhibitor at the fair click here for Online Entries.

Jersey County Fair Board

Jersey County Fair Association

P.O. Box 276
Jerseyville, IL 62052

Office Phone (618) 498-3422

Office Hours

July 2 - 17: Open during Fair hours


President: Phil Ringhausen

1st Vice President: Dave Pille

2nd Vice President: Leland Snyders

Secretary: Joy Dunham

Treasurer: Tom Moore

Hours & Pricing

Main Gate Admission: $2 adults and children under 12 are FREE. Parking is also Free.

All Night Carnival Rides

  • Tuesday and Sunday: $20 Armbands
  • Wednesday - Saturday: $25 Armbands

Grandstand Events: Prices vary for each event.

Additional Fair Events:

Exhibition Hall is open daily at 4:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, July 12

  • Saturday, July 9: BBQ Cookoff -- 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 10: Family Christian Music Night -- 6 p.m.
  • Monday, July 11: 4-H Show -- 8 a.m.
  • Monday, July 11: 4-H Auction -- 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 12: Sheep Show -- 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 13: Beef Show -- 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 13: Rabbit Show -- 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 16: Swine Show -- 8 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 16: Dairy Show -- 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, July 17: Goat Show -- 9 a.m.


Jersey County Fairgrounds are located at the north end of Jerseyville on Illinois Route 67.

From Northern Illinois (Springfield)

Take I-55 South to Route 36 West. Follow Rte. 36 to 67. Head South on 67 into Jerseyville to the Fairgrounds.

From Alton

Take Rte. 67 North through Godfrey to Jerseyville.

From St. Louis

Take I-270 or I-55/70 to I-255 North to Rte. 143. Follow 143 passed the Clark Bridge and the Alton Belle Casino. Head straight onto 67 through Alton. Veer right onto Godfrey Road (Rte. 67). Follow 67 North to Jerseyville.

From St. Charles County

Take Rte. 67 across the Clark Bridge. Make a left off the bridge and head North on Rte. 67 through Alton and Godfrey to Jerseyville.

Rules & Forms

Click here for Stock 4WD Truck Rules

Click here for 8500# Work Stock Diesel 4X4 Truck Rules

Click here for Farm Stock Pull Rules

Click here for Modified Compacts Rules

Click here for Modified Full Size Rules

Click here for Mini Van, Trucks and SUV Rules

Click here for Bone Stock Full Size Demo Rules

Click here for Bone Stock Compact Demo Rules

Click here for BBQ Cook-Off Rules and Registration

Click here for Exhibit Registration Form

Click here for Judges Criteria for Agriculture and Garden Products

Click here for Online Exhibit Registration (Livestock & Exhibit Hall Entries)

Click here for Talent Show Rules

Click here for Talent Show Registration Form

Click here for Fair Queen Rules

Click here for Fair Queen Registration Form

Click here for Little Miss Jersey County Rules

Click here for Little Miss Jersey County Registration

Contact Us

Come to Jersey County for the Fair, and stay a while to experience the charm of Americana alive and well in the Great Rivers and Routes Region.

For additional information on the Jersey County Fair, please call 618-498-5848. After July 1, call the fair office at 618-498-3422.

For vendor inquiries, please call Dave in the evening at (618) 946-2275

For information on lodging, dining, shopping and attractions in Jersey County and the surrounding areas, visit or call 1-800-258-6645.

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