SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Tickets for 2013 Illinois State Fair grandstand concerts can be purchased at the Illinois State Fair Box Office. The fair runs Aug. 8-18.

Located in the grandstand on the Illinois State Fairgrounds, the box office also will accept mail order ticket requests.

Order forms are available on the Illinois State Fair website at www.illinoisstatefair.info under the “Concerts & Entertainment” tab and should be sent to: Illinois State Fair Ticket Office, P.O. Box 19427, Springfield , IL 62794-9427.

All adults, as well as children ages 3 and above, must have a ticket to enter a fair concert.

The box office phone number is (217) 782-1979, and the office is open weekdays, except holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition, tickets are available via Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.