Fisher Community Fair
Fisher Fair 2016 July 12-16

Schedule of Events

THANK YOU to the Sangamon Valley Fire Department for all their support of all of our events during the week of the fair and their help in all the work done to prepare for the fair. We could not put on the great/safe shows/events without them.

Monday, July 11 - FREE ADMISSION

  • 4pm – 6pm Entries accepted in Exhibit Building on fairgrounds
  • 6pm Parade line up begins (North Gate)
  • 6:30pm Parade judging
  • 7pm Fisher Fair Parade/Ice Cream Social following parade (Glades Hall)
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Tuesday, July 12 - Military Day & Queens Night

(FREE admission to anyone showing Military ID)

  • 1pm – 3pm BINGO in Glades Hall
  • 4pm – 10pm Commercial Building Open
  • 5pm - 8pm Entries accepted in Exhibit Building
  • 5:00pm Jr. Rabbit Show Registration, Livestock Barns
  • 6:00pm Jr Rabbit Show, Livestock Barns.
  • 6pm - 10pm Swyear Amusements on the Midway, Twofer Tuesday (2 persons ride for the price of 1!)
  • 7pm Miss Fisher Fair Queen Pageant and Little Miss Pageant, Grandstands
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Wednesday, July 13 - Children’s Day

  • 8am – 10am Entries accepted in Exhibit Building
  • 9am Sheep & Beef entries taken in Livestock barns
  • 9am Children’s Games begin, Commercial Building. Bikes Courtesy of: Casey’s General Stores, Fisher iL & Fisher Amvets Auxiliary, Swyear Amusements After Children’s games
  • 10:15am Registration for Pedal Tractor Pull, Glades Hall
  • 10:15am Bike Giveaway, Commercial Building
  • 11:15am Pedal Tractor Pull, Glades Hall
  • 1pm Exhibit building Judging - (PLEASE NOTE: the building will be closed during judging)
  • 1pm – 3pm BINGO in Glades Hall
  • 4pm – 9pm Exhibit building Open ~ (after judging is completed)
  • 4pm – 10pm Commercial Building Open
  • 6pm-10pm Swyear Amusements on the Midway, $22 armbands
  • 6pm Fisher AMVETS Post #52 Color Guard, Grandstands
  • 6pm 2016 Fair Dedication: Lila Jean Rankin
  • 6pm IPA & ITPA Tractor Pulls ~ 5,800 Modifieds, 6,000 Super Stock Tractors and 4WD Gas Trucks
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Thursday, July 14 - GIVEBACK ADMISSION NIGHT AND $2.00 RIDES ON THE MIDWAY!

“Giveback Night” - see list below for foods to help replenish the Fisher Food Pantry. (Admission $2 or 5 food items per person or 10 per family )

ITEMS NEEDED FOR FOOD PANTRY:
(Please NO outdated food.)

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Pumpkin
  • Peas
  • Soup
  • Can fruit
  • Jell-O
  • Pudding
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Tomato products
  • Pastas
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Chicken and tuna helper
  • Tuna and canned chicken
  • Boxed or bags of potatoes
  • Rice
  • Stuffing mix
  • Brownie mix
  • Cake mix
  • Icing
  • Cereal
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
    • 8am Open Sheep Show, Livestock Barns
    • 2pm – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
    • 4pm – 10pm Commercial Building Open
    • 4pm – 8:30pm Community Blood Services Blood Drive, enter near the South Gate of the Fairgrounds.
    • 5pm – 8pm BINGO in Glades Hall
    • 6pm – 10pm Swyear Amusements on the Midway ($2.00 Rides!)
    • 6:00pm Power Wheels Demolition Derby for kids, Grandstands: Ages (4-5) (6-8)
    • 7:00pm Lawn Mower Demolition Derby, Grandstand area.
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    Friday, July 15

    • 8am Open Beef Show, Livestock Barns
    • 8am Open Horse Show, Grandstands
    • 8am Champaign County 4-H Horse Show, Grandstands
    • 9am Open Dairy Goat Show, Livestock Barns
    • 2pm – 4pm BINGO in Glades Hall
    • 2pm – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
    • 4pm – 10pm Commercial Building Open
    • 5pm until sold out Fisher AMVETS Post #52 Fish Fry, AMVETS food stand
    • 5pm - 9pm Illinois Fallen Soldier Memorial Wall
    • 6pm – 10pm Swyear Amusements on the Midway, $22 armbands
    • 7pm RODEO, Grandstands, Stay around afterwards for a concert by the Fuedin' Hillbillys on the track!
    • 9pm Ryan Ideus & the Fuedin’ Hillbillys band, Grandstands Join the Hillbillys with their Tailgate Party after the Rodeo! Courtesy of: Fisher National Bank
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    Saturday, July 16

    Senior Citizens Day (All Seniors over 60 - enter FREE before 4pm)

    • 8am Open Beef Show, Livestock Barns
    • 8am – noon Fisher Fair 5K Run/Walk, Begin at Glades Hall/Fair grounds, awards ceremony after the race
    • 9am – 8pm Commercial Building Open
    • 9am All-American Mutt Show Registration, Livestock Barns
    • 9:30am All-American Mutt Show, Livestock Barns
    • 10am - Noon Pick up Exhibit Building entries, Exhibit building, Livestock Barns
    • 11am Open Boer Goat Show, Livestock Barns
    • Noon – 2:30pm Car Show ~ Registration, enter near the South Gate of the fairgrounds
    • 1pm – 3pm BINGO in Exhibit Building
    • 1pm – 5pm Swyear Amusements Matinee on the Midway, All rides ~ one coupon less than advertised on the ride
    • 4pm Car Show ~ Awards ceremony
    • 6pm – 10pm Swyear Amusements on the Midway, Regular prices
    • 6pm – 10pm Demolition Derby ~ Small Car, Large Car, Mini Vans, 2WD/4WD Trucks & Wired Class!
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