Illinois State Fair underway in Springfield

The Illinois State Fair in Springfield is underway following a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the fair on Aug. 11.

On Aug. 10, State Fair officials unveiled the iconic Butter Cow located at the Dairy Building. The 500-pound Butter Cow will be on display throughout the duration of the Fair. You can also watch it live via the Butter Cow webcam.

The fair this year runs through August 21, and features acts like Willie Nelson, Jon Pardi, Demi Lovato, Brooks and Dunn, a Giant Dinosaur Display and so much more. You can view the entire schedule by clicking here.

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