The 2015 Brown County Fair in Mt. Sterling, Illinois begins Tuesday, August 4 and runs through Sunday, August 9. Madd Hoss Jackson is among the bands that will entertain fair goers this year.

Kurt Parsons

Pricing for the fair is as follows:

Gate Opening Times
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – 4:00PM
Friday – 3:00PM
Saturday – Free Gate until 11:00AM with Kid’s Day games at 9:00AM
Sunday – Free Gate until 11:00AM

Season Ticket Sales
Adult (16 and over)- $35 (without advance ticket)
Kids under 16 are always free
Season ticket holders receive free admission to the front gate, grandstand and infield.

Tickets are available from various Mt. Sterling merchants. Information can be found in the Democrat-Message.

Single Admission Ticket Sales
Adult (16 and over) – $10
All nights except Friday

Special Carnival Armband Sales – $15
Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Kid’s Day from 10:00AM – 1:00PM – $15

Grand National Tractor Pull Night – Friday
Adult (16 and over) – $20

Campers Fee – $15 per day with 2 season tickets

Livestock Exhibitor’s Ticket – $25

Parking is free on the fairgrounds.

Here is the full schedule:

TUESDAY– August 4, 2015
6:00 PM – Expo Hall Opens to the Public – Carnival Opens on the Midway with Special Arm Band  Prices
6:00 PM – Brown County Fair Talent Show
7:30 PM – Miss Brown County Fair Pageant – Little Mr & Miss Contest – Sponsored by Prairieland F/S

WEDNESDAY- August 5, 2015
8:00 AM – Open Class Sheep Judging
6:00 PM – Expo Hall Opens to the Public – Carnival on Midway with Special Arm Band Prices
7:00 PM – UPA –  United Pullers of America Tractor Pull – 8 classes 9500 & 10,000 Pro Farm, 11,000, 12,000, 13,000 Farm Stock, 8500 Diesel Pick-ups – 5500 & 5700 Classic Modified
6:00 PM – Entertainment Pavilion  – Wedgewood Brothers

THURSDAY – August 6, 2015
8:00 AM – Open Class Beef & Swine Judging
6:00 PM – Expo Hall Opens to the Public – Carnival on Midway with Special Arm Band Prices – $15
5:30 PM – Kid’s Grand National Pedal Tractor Pull behind Grandstand – (3 Classes ages 3&4-5&6-7&8) 1st Two Places of each class will pull at 7:00 PM in front of the Grandstand Fri. Night prior to Grand National Tractor Pull – FREE Cotton Candy  Kids Tractor Pull Participants -Courtesy of  Zeiler Amusements
7:00 PM –  Full Night of Music – 3 Bands – Opening Band Madd Hoss Jackson – Sponsored by Scranton Heating & Cooling – Giveaway $10,000 Heating and/or Cooling System – Next on Stage at 8:20 PM –  Brushville – Closing Band at 10 PM  Backroad Anthem – Country Rock Band –  Entertainment Pavilion

FRIDAY– August 7, 2015
6:00 PM – Expo Hall Opens to Public – Carnival on Midway
7:00 PM  – Finals for Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull in front of Grandstand (Cassady’s  Corn Dog Stand will give away FREE Lemonade , a corn dog & trophies  to 1st & 2nd Place Winners)
7:30 PM – Western Illinois Grand National Tractor Pull – Featuring NTPA Electronic Score Board – 4 Classes – Pro Stocks, Unlimited, Super Stock Open, Super Farms
6:00 PM – Entertainment Pavilion – Exit 52

SATURDAY – August 8, 2015
9:00 AM – Kid’s Day – Games on the Lawn
10:00 AM – Carnival Opens w/ Special Arm Band Prices 10 – 1 PM   – $15 – (4 Bicycle Give-a-Way)(Bicycles courtesy of Zeiler Amusements & The Brown County Fair)
10:00 AM – Expo Hall Opens to Public throughout Day (Special Child ID Program – sponsored by Brown County Sheriff Dept)
2:00 PM – Harness Races – featuring Pari-Mutuel Wagering – Farmers State Bank & Trust Co – Brown County Derby Hat Contest
7:30 PM – Ramer Race Productions Presents the Demolition Derby- Sponsored by Markert Iron & Metals – 5 Classes –  Modified, Mini Vans, Mini Cars, Pickups, Power Wheels
8:00 PM – Entertainment Pavilion – Jury's Out -Rock Band

SUNDAY – August 9, 2015
9:00 AM – Car Show – Cruise Parade before Races
12:00 PM – Hartland Garden Tractor Pullers – Weigh in at 11:00 AM
2:00 PM – Harness Races – featuring Pari-mutuel Wagering -Fastest 1/2 Mile County Fair Track in Illinois – Sponsored by Farmers State Bank & Trust Co. — Brown County Derby Winners Parade
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM  – Entertainment Pavilion – Timewell Spent