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Jo Daviess County Fair – Illinois Oldest County Fair!

July 10, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Jo Daviess County FairSummer is here and that means it is Jo Daviess County Fair time again! Tractor pulls, monster trucks, demolition derbies, carnival games & rides, and so much more! August 3-6, 2017 at the Jo Daviess County Fairgrounds in Warren, IL.

The very first Jo Daviess County Fair was held in 1860, predating the Civil War. 157 years later and it’s still one of the biggest summertime draws to the Galena area. People come from all over the country to enjoy the fun and tradition of our county fair – and you should, too!

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Don’t Miss the 2015 Jo Daviess County Fair!

June 22, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Jo Daviess County Fair 2015The 2015 Jo Daviess County Fair is almost here – July 30th through August 2nd – featuring tractor pulls, a demolition derby, pageants, and of course pro rodeo!

The Jo Daviess County Fair is the oldest one in the state of Illinois, having begun one year before … the Civil War in 1860! Now, that doesn’t make it the oldest county fair in the US by any means but it is a respectable age and, consequently, it is an event with tradition and precedence. People come from all around the state – and even the country! – to attend.

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