55th Annual Western Illinois Threshers

August 5, 6, and 7, 2022

Family Fun, Free Parking, Thresher Food Stand & Other Food Vendors.

Camping is first come, first serve. No spaces reserved in advance. Camping is free for exhibitors, but they must pay for their electricity. Electric fees are charged from when the camper is plugged in.For more information, call 217-440-8450.

  • 30 amp/$15.00 per day
  • 20 amp/$10.00 per day
  • Primitive Camping - $5.00 per weekend for non-exhibitors

Golf carts & 4-wheelers (known as personal transportation vehicles) must register at the red shed. All drivers must be 16 years old or older. Drivers must show proof of insurance and sign the designated form that lists all regulations. There is a fee for all personal transportation vehicles on the grounds.

All pets must be on leashes at all times.


Daily Features:  Tractor Plowing, Steam Power Threshing, Pony Power Threshing, Straw Baling, Large & Small Sawmills, Corn Shelling, Stonemill Cornmeal Grinding, Blacksmithing, Rock Crushing, Gas Engines, Rail Handcar & Motorcar Display & Ride, Ladies Bazaar, Antique Household Items & Shop Tools, Quilting, Rug Weaving, Sheep Shearing, Woodworking, Crafts.

Grounds include Old Windmill, Schoolhouse, Log Cabins, TP&W Depots & Caboose, Grandstand, Museum Building, General Store, Printshop, Blacksmith Shop, Post Office, Filling Station. Largest and most complete line of Gas Tractors, Cars, Trucks & Engines.

For a complete schedule of events, please check our Facebook page. Changes in events may need to be made. If you would like to check on an event, please call the grounds at 217-847-2572.

Again this year -- Bingo throughout the weekend!

Petting Zoo

Indiana 2 tractor

Thursday, August 4
Mid-afternoon   Arrival of Wayland, Iowa Tractor Club
Friday, August 5    
9:00 a.m.   Tractor Games  
11:00 a.m.   Antique Tractor Pull (Exhibition only)  
1:00 p.m.   Pedal Pull Registration @ Raffle Building  
3 :00 p.m.   Kids Pedal Tractor Pull  
6:00 p.m   Ribeye Steak Dinner
6:00 p.m.   Tractor Pull (Exhibition Only)  
8:00 p.m (approx)   Music Entertainment by Bocephus Wayne
Saturday, August 6      
7:00-10:00 a.m.   Pancake Breakfast  

8:00 a.m.

  Pony Pull
10:00 a.m.   Antique Tractor Pull (Exhibition)

12:00 p.m.

  Tractor Games
1:00 p.m.  

Horse Plowing

3:00 p.m.   Antique Tractor & Car Parade
6:00 p.m.   Pork Chop Dinner
6:30 p.m.   Country Western Music by "On Stage Band"
8:00 p.m.     Auction of Quilt  
Sunday, August 7      
7:00-10:00 a.m.   Pancake Breakfast
8:30 a.m.   Morning Worship Service
9:30 a.m.   Antique Tractor Pull (Exhibition Only)
1:00 p.m.   Horse Plowing
1:30 p.m.   The Sportsyex Games
3:00 p.m.   Antique Tractor & Car Parade
4:00 p.m.   Tractor & Quilt Drawing
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