Sandwich fair NEWS Alerts….

6/10….An event called Hot Air America Balloon Festival scheduled for June 21, 22, and 23rd has been canceled.

5/1….The Sandwich Fair Association is pleased to announce an inaugural Sandwich Fair event, the Shake Up Shuffle. The Shake Up Shuffle combines the tradition that our surrounding communities already know and love about our fair into an all new event, occurring on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2024.

All proceeds from the 2024 Shake Up Shuffle will benefit the Sandwich Fair Association Fund held at DeKalb County Community Foundation. For additional questions, information, and to save your spot, please visit and on the Sandwich Fair Event Schedule Page.  Follow along on race day updates and information, and to hear more about our sponsors and partners, please follow along on Instagram @shakeupshuffle, or on Facebook @shakeupshuffle.

4/15….Riley Green will be this years Friday Night Concert at The Sandwich Fair.  More info to come on  The Sandwich Fair Facebook Page and Friday Night Concert Page.

3/4….A vendor at the Sandwich Fair is defined as a organization, business, or individual promoting a product or organization, selling a product, promoting a service, that requires space at the Sandwich Fairgrounds during the Sandwich Fair.  In order to obtain a spot at the fair, visit the vendor page (click here) for all the information you need on becoming a vendor at the Sandwich Fair.  Not all applications are approved due to limited space, not meeting vendor requirements listed on the vendor page rules, incomplete applications, not in good standing from previous fairs.  The Director of Concessions has final say on all applications.  The Director of Concessions will contact you directly only for an approved application.

9/5…. Check out the latest the latest video on You Tube about the ticket booth relocation and renovation project.



The Sandwich Fair in DeKalb County, Illinois is an exciting destination for all ages.

Since the first Fair held here in 1888, the fairgrounds has provided the perfect showplace for agricultural exhibits and commercial venues. The 185 acres of well-manicured park-like settings, the charming buildings, and the friendly atmosphere improve with age.

More About the Fairgrounds