Cambridge Fest and Auto Show
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Participants and visitors will enjoy a day packed full of fun activities surrounded by vintage cars, antique tractors, crafters, and vendors next to the Historical Heritage Village.  Events include a Bags Tournament, Sweet Corn eating contest and a fire tanker spray for the children.  Everyone is invited to visit the Cambridge FFA sponsored Petting zoo.  Visit the community hall to view the model train display.  Sit and relax to music performed by Danny Blakey of Toulon or listen to the tunes of the High School band.

Paying it forward ~ Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby Car Show/Fundraiser @ Henry County Fairgrounds
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paying it forward ~ Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby Car Show/Fundraiser @ Henry County Fairgrounds | Cambridge | Illinois | United States

Demolition and Power!

Power up for the car show and demolition derby!  Antique to modern, modified to race cars and everything in between plus, motorcycles, and power operated cars, trucks are invited to partake in this annual fundraiser held at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Cambridge, IL.

View the car show lineup beginning at 11 a.m. Dress up like the 50’s they are looking to crown the Danny & Sandy of Henry County.

Stroll through vendor’s booths selling trinkets and food! Let the kid’s experience the Kids Fun Zone. Blow up obstacle course, face painting, and other fun activities.

Make sure you grab a grandstand seat early for the demolition derby! The Illinois Patriot Guard Riders will be on hand for the National Anthem ceremony.  Then it’s the youth demolition derby – in battery operated power wheels. Watch children age three to ten showing off their skill.

Around 2 p.m. watch over 75 cars battle it out dashing and darting in the Demolition Derby.  The last one running wins! All awards will be announced along with the 50/50 and raffle winners from the grandstand beginning at 3 p.m.

Family fun is in store at the Henry County Fairgrounds host to the Jackie Carey Demolition Derby and Car Show.  Hear screaming motors and metal crunching! A bags tournament will benefit Illinois Special Olympics.  Donations are $8 for Adult and $25 for a Family. All proceeds from raffles, 50/50 and the Jackie Carey English Demolition Derby and Car show entries will benefit a local charity.  For questions, please contact Misty Wilson at 309-525-3796 or email