Welcome to Your Richland County Fair!

The Richland County Fair is held at the Olney City Park Fairgrounds. The fair began in 1856 and continues to be one of the best fairs in southern Illinois. We will continue to grow, so please use our contact form to let us know what events or activities you would like to see added to YOUR Richland County Fair!

Spring Crash Demo Derby - May 7, 2016 at 7 pm

ATV/UTV/Dirt Bikes ~ Straight Rhythm Racing - May 21, 2016:
  - Grandstand seats will go on sale at noon and racing starts at 2 pm.
  - Beer Garden provided by Bobalou's Bar will be open on the infield from 6:30 pm to 10 pm.
  - Two live bands! The Thing-A-Ma-Jugs from Olney start at 7 pm, followed by the Matt Poss Band from Effingham.

2015 Miss Richland County - Carlea Pierce

Photo by Olney Daily Mail

Carlea Pierce was crowned 2015 Miss Richland County Fair Queen during Monday night's Fair Queen Pageant at Olney City Park. Rachel Woods, left, won first runner-up, and Chloe St. Pierre, right, won second runner-up and Miss Congeniality

Carnival Information

Photos by Tim Dunahee
Fair coverage - visit Freedom 92.9 WSEI
See the Olney Daily Mail for news and articles about Richland County

Visit the IL Department of Agriculture Site for information on Illinois County Fairs: http://www.agr.state.il.us/fair/countyfairssched.php