Will County Threshermen's Association

Local Organizations

Primary Contact
Brad Eike
(815) 378-3674
14151 W Arsenal Rd
Manhattan, IL 60442

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Attention all agriculture enthusiasts and history buffs!

The Will County Threshermen's Association (WCTA) is excited to invite you to their 61st Annual Show, taking place from July 20-23, 2023, at the WCTA Show Grounds, Spiess Farm, in Manhattan, IL.

As a 501(c)(3) organization serving the greater Will County area, WCTA's mission is to share their love and knowledge of all things agriculture, engines, steam engines, tractors, and machinery with the community. And there's no better way to do that than through their Annual Show!

This year's event features Minneapolis-Moline & Single Cylinder Stationary Engines, along with a host of other exciting activities including working steam engines, sawmill, parade of power, tractor and machinery exhibits, fieldwork demonstrations, food and concessions, craft and flea market, antique and garden tractor pulls, kids activities, horse and wagon rides, Frankfort Brass Band, Civil War Living History exhibit, and more! (Please note that fieldwork and tractor pulls are weather permitting.)

Admission is $8 per adult and $4 per child daily, and the show runs from 9AM-5PM daily. Cash only, and there is no ATM on site.

If you're interested in getting involved as a volunteer, sponsor, or vendor, please visit their website or email WillCountyThresh@gmail.com for more information. And don't forget to check out their website for more details and schedules (schedules subject to change): www.steamshow.org.

Join the Will County Threshermen's Association in celebrating the rich agricultural history of the area and exploring the evolution of farming practices and machinery. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram at @WillCountyThresh and direct all craft, vendor, and flea market inquiries to Kim at GKCWheelOfCrafts@yahoo.com. See you at the show!


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