2012 DuPage County Fair
July 25, 2012 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Daily until July 29, 2012
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd
This year’s DuPage County Fair will take place Wednesday, July 25th through Sunday, July 29th. The fairgrounds are located in Wheaton (roughly 1/4-mile east of the County Farm Road and Manchester Road intersection). The fair is open from 8AM to 11PM daily.
Daily admission to the DuPage County Fair costs $8 for adults, and $3 for children ages 3-11. A five-day event admission can be purchased for a $25 (a $15 savings if you are planning to attend each day). This family-friendly event is loaded with fun and entertainment that the whole family is sure to enjoy.
Some of this year’s events and entertainment include:
2012 Paid Entertainment Schedule
- Bret Michaels of Poison (Wednesday at 8PM – $20 per ticket)
- Festival de Musica (Thursday at 8PM – $10 per ticket)
- Spirits of DuPage Beer & Wine Tasting Fundraiser (Friday at 6:30PM – $40 per ticket)
- County Craft Faire (Friday through Sunday only – 10AM to 10PM daily)
- Freestyle Motocross (Saturday at 2PM and 7PM – $7 per ticket)
- Demolition Derby (Sunday at 2PM and 7PM – $7 per ticket)
Tickets for the above events can be purchased at the fair or in advance by clicking here.
2012 Free Entertainment Schedule
- Ag-Ventureland – Lots of kid-friendly fun awaits your children including: pony rides, cow-milking, games, and more. (Open daily)
- Dog Adoption Event – Area shelters and the DuPage County Fair get together to help homeless dogs find homes.
- Great American Duck Race – Watching ducks race puts a smile on your face. Visit www.racingducks.com for more information.
- Horse Show (Sunday at 8AM)
- Buttons the Clown
- 1923 Dream Camper Show and Exhibit
- Swine Time Pig Racing
- Petting Zoo
- Red Wood Log House
- Double Vision Magic Ac
In addition to the paid and free events, be sure to visit the fair’s carnival. The carnival is open daily, but hours vary. Check out the carnival hours and pricing specials here.
Additional information about the good-times that await you at the 2012 DuPage County Fair can be found on the official fair website at www.dupagecountyfair.org.
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