July 15, 2024

Monster truck show rolls into Peotone

The Will County Fair will take place Aug. 21-25 in Peotone, Illinois.

Will County Fair

Aug. 21-25

710 S. West St.

Peotone, Illinois

PEOTONE, Ill. — Monsters and motorsports will dominate the midway — and the track — for the 2024 Will County Fair.

The monster truck show, including appearances by famous big wheels Bounty Hunter and Scarlet Bandit, rolls onto the track on Friday, Aug. 23. The show starts at 7 p.m.

Motor sports fans will have plenty to do at the fair, which starts Aug. 21 and continues through Aug. 25.

The Illinois Truck and Tractor Pulling Association opens the four-wheeled events with a tractor and truck pull on Thursday.

The pull starts at 6:30 p.m. and features 8,500-pound limited pro stock, 6,850-pound pro farm, 9,500-pound pro farm and light modified classes.

On Saturday, the popular Will County Fair demolition derby returns to the track. The event will include 4- and 6-cylinder vehicles, 80s and newer street stock and powderpuff vehicles, old iron, and mini van, SUV and mini trucks.

On Sunday, the grandstand action switches from wheels to spurs for the International Pro Rodeo Association rodeo, starting at 2 p.m.

For music fans, the beer tent will offer a variety of performances designed to appeal to every musical taste.

4Cast, a rhythm and blues group from Indianapolis, kicks off the fair’s entertainment offerings on Thursday, starting at 8 p.m.

Nashville Electric Company, a country music party band out of Yorkville, brings its own brand of boot scooting fun to the beer garden stage on Friday, starting at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, a return to classic rock is on tap as Any Given Weekend, a Chicagoland classic rock band, will perform, starting at 8 p.m.

The Mid Life Crisis Band, a classic rock cover band playing classic rock, blues and original songs, will take the stage at 6 p.m. on Sunday to finish out the fair.

The Family Entertainment Tent will offer a daily schedule of events, activities and entertainment that are free for fairgoers to enjoy.

The open and junior shows will take place throughout the fair. The 2024 fair book and entry forms will be updated and available in early June.

For more information on the Will County Fair or event tickets, call the fair office at 708-258-9359, or go to www.willcountyfair.org.

Jeannine Otto

Jeannine Otto

Field Editor