Theme for 2018 State Fair announced

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The theme for the 2018 State Fair has been announced.

There are just 100 days left until the start of the Du Quoin State Fair.

The theme of the 2018 Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs is "Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years of Amazing!"

The theme was chose due to the state celebrating its bicentennial birthday.

The Twilight Parade will kick off the opening night of the fairs.

Applications for the parades are being accepted for May 1 through July 9 for Springfield and June 1 through August 13 for Du Quoin.

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