Rock Island County Fair banner with photos from the fair

Rock Island County Fair


Thank you to all of our sponsors, vendors, and attendees for another successful fair. Special thanks to all the volunteers that put in countless hours to make this happen every year. Your work is sincerely appreciated!! See you again in 2017!!

DON'T FORGET YOUR ROCK ISLAND COUNTY FAIR IS A 501(C) 3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
MAKE YOUR DONATION TO THE ROCK ISLAND COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION GO FURTHER BY FILLING OUT A JOHN DEERE CLASSIC BIRDIES FOR CHARITY FORM.  YOU CAN PICK ONE UP IN THE FAIR OFFICE.  OUR BIRDIE NUMBER IS 1886.
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!

 

The fair is having daily drawings for attendees ... here are the lucky winners so far :-)

Tuesday:

Sarah Close - 5 River Bandits tickets

Gary Pheiffer - 5 River Bandits tickets

Aggie Hart - McDonalds Gift Card

John Hornick - Dickey's BBQ Gift Card

Val McDonald - Happy Joe's Gift Card

Wednesday:

Francine DeSplinter - 5 River Bandits tickets

Julie Hoffman - 5 River Bandits tickets

Brayden Wyckoff - McDonald's Gift Card

Michelle Kennedy - Toys R Us Gift Card

Catherine F - Happy Joe's Gift Card

Thursday:

Sai Kong - 5 River Bandits tickets

Mauricio Escarria - 5 River Bandits tickets

Shawna Rico - McDonald's Gift Card

Brittanie LeMaire - Toys R Us Gift Card

Cade Nelson - Dickey's BBQ Gift Card

Rosemery Trinidad - Happy Joe's Gift Card

Friday:

June Swanson - 5 River Bandits tickets

Joe Warnke - 5 River Bandits tickets

Erika Warren - McDonald's Gift Card

Brandon Ford - Toys R Us Gift Card

Matt Reynolds - Happy Joes Gift Card

Saturday:

Laura Toland - 5 River Bandits tickets

Blanca Ojeda - 5 River Bandits tickets

Chris Geier - McDonald's Gift Card

Christopher Nordholm - Dickey's BBQ Gift Card

Angie Strohsal - Toys R Us Gift Card

Thank You to:
Genesis Health Systems for the River Bandit's tickets

McDonald's for the McDonald's gift cards

Dickey's BBQ for the gift cards

Happy Joes (Colona, East Moline, and Rock Island locations) for the gift cards

Royal Neighbors of America Youth Camp 102, Moline, for the Toys R Us gift cards


2016 ROCK ISLAND COUNTY FAIR BOOKS ARE HERE!! Stop at the fair office Monday - Friday from 8 am to 12 pm to pick up your copy!!

  • 4-H projets in the Dave Copeland Center
  • NEW THIS YEAR - Kids Bucks Game Show and Woody's Barnyard Races (pig, goat, and dachshund dog races!!)
  • C.D.A.C., Inc Carnival
    • $20.00 unlimited rides wristbands days:
      • Wednesday, July 20 - Kids Day, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
      • Saturday, July 23 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
      • Sunday, July 24 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Carnival ONLY, fair ends Saturday, 7/23/2016)

On July 15, 2016 stop by your Silvis Hy-Vee and Market Cafe from 6-8 pm. They will have a drawing for 4 Family packs. Each family pack contains admission to the fair along with grandstand tickets that can be used any night of the fair, July 19-23.


Grandstand Events:

  • 6:30 pm - Tuesday, July 19
    Miss Rock Island County Fair, Junior Miss Rock Island County Fair, and Little Miss Rock Island County Fair pageants.
  • 7:00 pm - Wednesday, July 20
    Night of Destruction (trailer races)
  • 7:00 pm - Thursday, July 21
    Truck & Tractor Pull
  • 7:00 pm - Friday, July 22
    Demo Derby (Rules)
  • 7:00 pm -Saturday, July 23
    'Lil Monster Trucks

Grandstand Pricing:

Ages 13 & Up      $10.00
Ages 6 - 12            $5.00
5 & Under             FREE


GATE ADMISSION
$2 - 13 & OLDER           $1 -  AGE 6-12
UNDER 5 IS FREE

AFTER 8:30 GATE ADMISSION INCREASES TO $5
FOR ALL AGES 6 AND UP

Kids Day:
Wednesday, July 20 from 1-5 PM.
Kiddie tractor pull in the QC International Airport's Family Tent - 1 pm
Robotics demonstration in the QC International Airport's Family Tent (following the kiddie tractor pull)
Happy the Dog and Louie the Lightening Bug

Military Appreciation Day:
Saturday, July 23 from 12 pm to 5 pm.
Active or Retired Military and their families - FREE gate admission with Military ID.

HEY KIDS.....want to get in FREE at the fair? Pick up a coloring page at your local library, McDonalds (Illinois Quad City locations), or Happy Joes (Colona, East Moline, or Rock Island locations). Bring it with you to the fair for free gate admission until 8 pm daily. Your picture will also be hung up for display during the week of the fair.

 

 

 

 

 

Other Upcoming Events

2016 Flea Market
Registration Form
Spaces for 2016

QC Raceway
Events Info or email them

Submit Fair Entries Online

Entries are now CLOSED

See the Fair Book for rules

Share With Us

This year we'll be celebrating our 147th anniversary. Share your favorite memories and photos by emailing ricofairem@gmail.com.

 

 

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