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McHenry County Fair August  1-6 2023

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Celebrate 75 Years of Music

Saturday August 5
beginning at 4:00 pm gates open 3:30

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

beginning at 5:30 pm

Miss McHenry County Fair Pageant

The Miss McHenry County Fair Pageant has been a tradition at the McHenry County Fair for over 61 years. Our pageant provides a scholarship to the new Miss Queen helping her to pursue her educational hopes
and dreams. In 2016, the pageant expanded its opportunities becoming Miss McHenry County Fair Pageants, including a Jr. Teen (Ages 9-13) and Teen (Ages 13-17) as well as a Noncompete Princess Mentoring Program (Ages 5-9). The Miss Contestants must be ages 17 and a senior - 21 years of age prior to the State Pageant the following January.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Lumberjack Show
Free Grandstand Event
beginning at 7:00 pm

The complete All American Lumberjack Show will keep everyone on the edge of there seats for the entire two hour program. Ten lumberjack events are run in head to head competition format with lots of interaction with the audience who along with the lumberjacks are on a red or blue team. Events of Log Rolling, OP Race, Axe Throwing, Spring Board Tree Topping, Single Buck, 2 Man X-cut Sawing, Stock Saw Racing, Hot Saw Racing, Quick Carve & Log Boom Racing. Carvings made in the show are given away to someone in the audience. The competitive events will run first followed by meet & greet autographs and hands on lumberjack camp events.

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Windy City Pro Wrestling Joins McHenry County Fair
beginning at 7:00 pm

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Windy City Pro Wrestling is an American regional professional wrestling promotion originally based in Chicago, Illinois. Established as Windy City Wrestling by retired wrestler Sam DeCero in 1988.

Friday, August 4, 2023

Bull Riding and Barrel Racers
beginning at 7 pm

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McHenry County Fair Bull Bash - Tuff Hedeman Breakout Series- Next Level Pro Bull Riding Midwest Swing

RIDER INFORMATION: Contact Matt Noble (815) 651-6661. $7,500 added purse and Custom Trophy Buckle

The Matthew Holm Band will be here come and have a cold beer in our Beer tent and enjoy the music before and after the Bull Riding Event.

Click Here to see “Hometown Harvest Lights” Official Music Video - The Matthew Holm Band filmed in McHenry County right in Alden, Illinois

Sunday, August 6, 2023

ILLINI STATE PULLERS ALL DAY EVENT! Will include Antique Tractor Pulls
Starting at 10:00 am Veteran's Salute will begin at the end of the Truck Pulls

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Starting at 6:00 pm

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Powerwheel Rules

Compact Rules

Full_Size Rules

Full Size Plate Rules

Mini Van - Mini Truck - SUV Rules

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Purchase 4WD Demo Derby tickets in advance to guarantee a seat - last year tickets sold out!

For Demo Derby Build information: Call 847-665-9887 or email: 4WDinspection@gmail.com