Rock Island County Fair

The Rock Island County Fair will kick off officially on Tuesday, July 19th.   But Saturday, July 16 will have all the Rock Island County 4Her’s showing general projects from 9am – noon in the Copeland Building on the fairgrounds. Plus the new Miss Rock Island County Fair Queen will be crowned at the pageant taking place on Sunday, July 17 beginning at 4pm at the United Township High School Auditorium.

Grandstand Entertainment for fair week will include the New Windsor Drill Team followed by Fireworks on Tuesday, Stockcar Races on Wednesday, a Truck and Tractor Pull on Thursday, 2Extreme Monster Trucks on Friday and a Demo Derby Saturday.  Tuesday is a free event. 

Visitors can expect the same great hospitality as seen in years past along with grounds entertainment including the fan-favorite carnival, livestock shows, Calf Corner, the Hidden Barn Escape Room and new this year, The Chicago Honey Bear Dancers. Live Bands will entertain Thursday through Saturday nights from 8pm to 11pm in the beer tent. Entry is FREE before 8pm every day. 

Founded in 1870, The Rock Island County Fair moved to the current location in East Moline in 1955. The Rock Island County Fair will be celebrating 150 plus years of family fun!

More information and a schedule of daily events can be found at

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