The Fair offers fun and excitement for the whole family. In addition to the regular schedule of entertainment the Fair is offering these exciting events during fair week:

Kids Corner

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs

swiftyswineIf you’ve never been to a pig race, you’re in for a real treat! Swifty and his friends don’t do it for the money, what they really want is that Oreo cookie, waiting on a silver platter at the finish line!

They run as fast as their little legs can take ’em, and then it’s back to nap time to be ready for the next race!

Swifty Swine travels all over the United States, bringing this unique form of family entertainment to their fans.


The Smoky Jennings Pavillion

Illinois State Fair Karaoke Contest

Illinois State Fair Karaoke ContestThe Macoupin County Fair will sponsor and host a regional Illinois State Fairs Karaoke Contest Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. The 1st and 2nd place winners from the Macoupin County Fair regional contest will advance to the Illinois State Fairs Karaoke Finals competition. Finalist will be competing for a chance to perform two songs on the Illinois State Fair Grandstand Stage (The concerts/dates to be determined at a later date).


  • No cost to register for contest
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Registration to be available on IL State Fair website
  • Online registration is recommended. Once slots are full, online registration at a site will no longer be available. All sites will have limited availability for open registration day of contest.


New City Road

NCR POSTER 2018 - High ResIt’s high energy, it’s great county vocals, it’s a band that knows how to bring the party… Named after a county road that could probably tell some great stories, New City Road is what is right about a county band. The band loves mixing up the set list and enjoying the music as only friends can.

Take a trip down “New City Road” at the Macoupin County Fair Beer Tent on Friday, June 29 at 8:30 p.m.