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McHenry County Fair

McHenry County is a place that celebrates its past as it looks to its future. The McHenry County Fair, which starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday, is one of the events that honors that tradition.

This year's fair is full of favorites, such as the annual talent show and 4-H and fair judging. Events such as the McHenry County Queen Contest and the demolition derby are among the other attractions. With its variety of food, carnival rides and exhibits, there's sure to be something at the fair to appeal to both young and old.

News from the Fair

  • Demolition derby smashes at McHenry County Fair

    WOODSTOCK – Specks of mud flew Sunday as a dented car in reverse plowed into another vehicle, prompting a raucous cheer from a large crowd of McHenry ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Final day of the McHenry County fair

    The final day of the 66th annual McHenry County fair, Sunday in Woodstock. ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • 2014 Miss McHenry County Queen crowned

    WOODSTOCK – After a day filled with events such as a swine carcass class, poultry show and a K-9 demonstration, why not end it with a battle for the c ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:47 am
  • 2014 Miss McHenry County pageant

    The 2014 Miss McHenry County pageant Wednesday at the McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock. ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • McHenry County Fair Association recommits to fairgrounds

    WOODSTOCK – Twenty years ago, a sale of county-owned land shrunk the fairgrounds and posed a since-unanswered question.
    July 30, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Updated: The 66th annual McHenry County Fair

    The 66th annual fair runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Country Club Road in Woodstock. Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. daily.
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 4:00 am
  • McHenry County Fair schedule

    The McHenry County Fair begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday. Here is a list of information, activities and events for the fair.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • County Fair results

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