1196 Franklin Rd, Amboy, IL 61310

Lee Co. 4-H Fair & Jr. Show

Schedule of Events

Gate Admission

  • Gates open: noon on Thursday & 7 a.m. Friday – Sunday

  • Season Pass = $15

  • Daily Admission = $5 (Sunday Half-Price Day $2)

  • Children 12 and under = Free

  • Only exhibiting 4-H members, leaders, superintendents and judges will be given a wristband for free admission. Those exhibiting in Jr. Show only must purchase a Season Pass.

Fun Pass

Save with a FUN PASS = $30 (Children 5 and under – free) (Includes admission to fairgrounds and all grandstand shows for the entire fair) 4-H Fun Pass = $15 (Lee Co. 4-H members only. Includes admission to all grandstand shows. Purchase in fair office beginning Wednesday, July 26)

Grandstand Admission

  • Thursday, July 27: 13th Annual Garden Tractor Pull sponsored by Rock County Garden Tractor Pullers. Admission: $6.00, children 5 and under FREE  http://www.rockcountypullers.com/

  • Thursday, July 27: Tractor/Truck Pull (for Lee Co. residents only) sponsored by Lee Co. Fair Association. Classes and Rules here. Admission $6.00, children 5 and under FREE

  • Friday, July 28: Tractor/Truck Pull presented by Illini State Pullers & Lee Co. Fair Association. Classes and Rules here. Admission $8.00, children 5 and under FREE http://www.illinistatepullers.com/

  • Saturday, July 29, 7:00 p.m. Broken Horn Rodeo. NEW rodeo featuring eight events. Local riders welcome. More information here. Admission $7.00 Check out the website:  http://www.brokenhornrodeo.com/

Jr Show

The Lee Co. Jr. Show is open to youth ages 8 to 19. Need not be a 4-H member or Lee Co. resident.

  • 2018 Fairbook – Click through the index of this interactive .PDF to find project departments, Jr. Show rules, livestock health information, and more

  • Due July 1. $2.00 late fee per entry will be added for entries received after this date. Late entries accepted through July 15.

  • Camping Form

  • Jr. Show Rules All fair rules are listed in the full fairbook.  Please read to ensure a successful fair for your family!


This year Jr. Show entries will be accepted online here.  Online entries will be accepted through July 15.  Please print your invoice/record of entries and mail with payment to Karen Becker, 344 Rockyford Rd., Amboy, IL 61310.  Written entries will also be accepted.  Find a pdf of the Jr. Show Entry form here

Special Events & Contents

The Lee County 4-H Fair & Jr. Show is made possible through the efforts of many volunteers and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.  The Lee County Fair Association is appreciative to all those who feel the fair is a worthy cause in which to invest.

Vendor Information

Exhibit space is available for your business or organization. Exhibitors receive one table, two chairs and one season pass. Additional passes may be purchased at the Extension Office (Amboy) prior to July 26.

Vendor Form Available Here

Space in Commercial Exhibitor Tent:  $100.00       

Outdoor Exhibit space:

                 10’ x 10’ . . .$60.00

                 15’ x 15’ . . .$80.00

Food Vendors, call (815) 815-2603 to request an application.