June 30th - July 4th, 2021

More Fun in '21!

Introducing a new carnival this year from Fundways Entertainment!

Summer Schedule

  • STOCK CAR RACING EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LABOR DAY

    3/8 Mile High Banked Paved Oval
    Gates Open at 5PM - - Hot Laps at 5PM
    Qualify at 6:45PM - - Race at 8PM

Current Schedule

Date Time
April 17
Rain Date - April 18
12pm-5pm
Pits Open: 11am
Stock Car Practice Session
April 24
Rain Date - TBD
12pm-5pm
Pits Open: 11am
Stock Car Practice Session
May 1
Rain Date - May 2
Grandstand Opens: 3pm
Races Start: 6pm
Pits Open: 1pm
Saturday - “CABIN FEVER SEASON OPENER” – Stock Car Racing Mid-American Racing Series 44 presented by Joliet U-Pull-It - $1000 to Win
4 Divisions: Late Model, Mid-Am Series, Street Stock & Pure Stock
May 6
3pm-6pm Meet & Greet Expo – Contractors Association of Will & Grundy County 3–6 PM
May 7
Rain Date - May 8
Gates Open: 5pm LADIES NIGHT - ½ Off Ladies Admission - Stock Car Racing
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
May 14
Rain Date - May 15
Gates Open: 5pm STOCK CAR RACING - Regular Program
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock & Pure Stock
May 21
Rain Date - May 22
Gates Open: 5pm MIDWEST SUPER CUP SERIES SPECIAL – Cpl. Christian Smith Memorial Race
Plus – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, & Pure Stock - Regular Racing Program
May 28
Rain Date - May 29
Gates Open: 5pm ARMED FORCES NIGHT - Stock Car Racing
½ Price Admission for Military & Veterans
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, & Pure Stock
June 2-8
House of Glory for All Nations – Tent Revival
June 4
Rain Date - June 5
Gates Open: 5pm STREET STOCK 40 LAP SPECIAL - Regular Program
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
June 9/10 Forte Arts Center Dance Festival
June 11
Rain Date - June 12
Gates Open: 5pm George “CORN DOG” Williams Night - Stock Car Racing
• Plus “FirstPlaceOils.com” Spectator Drags •
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock & Pure Stock
June 12/13 Forte Arts Center Dance Festival
June 18 **
Rain Date - June 19
Gates Open: 5pm Presented by Illinois Transport
Illinois State Championship – Stock Car Racing
• Plus On Track Autograph Night •
Twin 25 Lap Features for Each Division – Top Points Determines the Crown
5 Divisions: Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
June 19 Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run
www.ilfreedomrun.com
June 20 Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meet
June 25
Rain Date - June 26
Gates Open: 5pm KID’S NIGHT / BIKE GIVE-AWAY & “RACING for BABIES” - Stock Car Racing
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock & Pure Stock
June 30-July 4

116th - Grundy County Fair
NEW CARNIVAL - - - More Fun in ‘21

June 30 6pm Draft Horse Show Day and WCSJ-FM Talent Show Night
July 1 13 Classes: 5:30pm ILLINI STATE PULLERS – Truck & Tractor Pull
Along with the Highway Legal 4-Wheel Drive Truck Pull – Gas & Diesel Power
July 2 ** Granstands Open: 4pm
Race: 7pm
Pits Open: 2:30pm
CARTER MEMORIAL
MID SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP RACE – DOUBLE POINTS FEATURES
50 Lap Late Model ● 30 Lap Mid-Am ● 30 Lap Street Stock ● 25 Lap Pure Stock ● Midwest Super Cups
Classic Rock & Beyond featuring Anthem in the Dance Hall at 9 PM
July 3 Dance Hall: 8:30PM ♫ ♫ ♫ SOUTHERN DRAW CHICAGO ♫ ♫ ♫
in the Dance Hall at 8:30 PM along with the
Grundy Bank – City of Morris “FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA”
July 4 FIESTA at the Fair
Flor de Alcatraz - Ladies Precision Horse Show at 2pm in the Arena
Live Music by Tamborazo Rancho Bonito & Los Luceros de Joliet
Ballet Folklórico Infinity - Traditional Costumed Dance Show
1st Annual FAIR TIME SHOOTOUT Bean Bag Tournament
Registration at 10 AM - Bags Fly at 11:30 AM
Call 815-942-5958 for Fair Information or Visit www.grundycountyfair.org
July 9 Gates Open: 5pm STOCK CAR RACING - Regular Program - Plus “FirstPlaceOils.com” Spectator Drags
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, & Pure Stock
July 10 ARCA MIDWEST TOUR – Wayne Carter Classic 100
Presented by Rod Baker Ford and Illinois Truck & Equipment
July 16 Gates Open: 5pm STOCK CAR RACING - Regular Program
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
July 22 Grundy County 4-H Fair Setup Day
July 23 Gates Open: 5pm JAKE BRADLEY MEMORIAL MID-AM 38 - Stock Car Racing
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock & Pure Stock
July 24-26 Grundy County 4-H Fair
For 4-H Information Contact Grundy County Extension Office at 815-942-2725
July 27 Grundy County 4-H Fair Cleanup Day
July 30 Gates Open: 5pm STOCK CAR RACING - Regular Program
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
August 6
Rain Date - August 7
Presented by McMahon Transport
Frank Welch Memorial
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – Presented by MAC’s Army
Twin 25 Late Model, Candyman 33 Street Stock, Mid-American & Pure Stock
August 13 Gates Open: 5pm PURE STOCK SPECIAL – Stock Car Racing
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
August 20 Gates Open: 5pm STOCK CAR RACING - Regular Program - Plus “FirstPlaceOils.com” Spectator Drags
4 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, & Pure Stock
August 27 Gates Open: 5pm FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT – Stock Car Racing
5 Divisions – Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
September 3
Rain Date - September 4
Gates Open: 5pm “Chicago Blackhawk Night” – Stock Car Racing
Wear your “Chicago Blackhawk” Shirt for $2 Off Adult Grandstand Admission
4 Divisions - Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock & Pure Stock
September 5 **
Rain Date - September 6
Grandstand Opens: 3:30pm
Races Start: 6:30pm
Pits Open: 1:30pm
44th Annual
NIGHT OF FEATURES & Schuler Memorial 61
Plus “FirstPlaceOils.com” Spectator Drags
5 Divisions - Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock, Midwest Super Cup
September 11
Rain Date - September 12
Grandstand Opens: 4pm
Pits Open: 2:30pm
Races Start: 7pm
FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT + On Track Autograph Party
5 Divisions - Late Model, Mid-American, Street Stock, Pure Stock & Midwest Super Cup
September 17 Pits Open: 4pm
Practice Begins: 5pm
After Party: 9pm
Practice Night for Bettenhausen Memorial + Race Team After Party
September 18
Rain Date - September 19
Grandstand Opens: 3pm
Races Start: 7pm
Pits Open: 12pm
60th Annual
Bettenhausen Memorial 100
Bettenhausen Memorial 100
September 25 Grundy County Corn Festival – Craft Show
October 2 & 3 TBA
October 9 & 10
Rain Dates - Oct. 16 & 17
Morris Lions Club
Fall Classic Car Show & Swap Meet
Saturday – Swap Meet, Car Corral & Orphan Car Show
Sunday – Swap Meet, Car Corral & Show Cars
For More Information Visit www.morrislionsclub.com
October 24 Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meet

Regular Stock Car Race Admission

Adults

$  14

Senior 65+

$  11

Kids 12-17

$  5

Kids 11 & Under

$  FREE

** Special Stock Car Race Admission

Adults

$  18

Senior 65+

$  15

Kids 12-17

$  8

Kids 11 & Under

$  FREE

*** Bettenhausen Race Admission

Adults

$  20

Senior 65+

$  15

Kids 12-17

$  10

Kids 11 & Under

$  FREE

Armed Forces Night & First Responder Night: FREE Admission with Proper ID

4-H Events at the Grundy County Fair Grounds (2021)

Date Time
May 18 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
May 25 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
June 1 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
June 8 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
June 17 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
June 22 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
July 6 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
July 13 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
July 20 6:30 PM 4-H Dog Obedience Class
July 22 - 4-H Clean Up Day
July 24 to 26 - Grundy County 4-H Fair
July 27 - 4-H Clean Up Day

For 4-H Information Contact Grundy County Extension Office at 815-942-2725

More Fun in '21!

Introducing a new carnival this year from Fundways Entertainment!

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