Sandwich fair NEWS Alerts


6/18….The Online Exhibitor Guide for 2021 will be available on the exhibitors page by July 1st.  Please refer to the 2019 exhibitor guide linked on the exhibitors page for reference in planning this years exhibiting until the 2021 guide is issued.  2021 Paper Exhibitor Guides will be mailed in Mid-July.  Online registration for 2021 starts July 1st and ends August 20th.

6/18…*Reserved seats and general admission tickets for the Friday Night Concert, Truck and Tractor Pulls, and the Demolition Derby can only be purchased online until the start of the fair. Online tickets go on sale starting July 15th.  Tickets can be purchased in person at the Grandstand/Main Stage ticket office starting Wednesday of the fair along with online up until the ticketed event. Cash or Credit/Debit is accepted (*Additional fee for Credit/Debit Purchases).

6/16….SANDWICH FAIR ASSOCIATION: We are looking for 2 proofreaders to work in the office.  Duties include proofreading Open Show entries, filing, working front desk, passing out premium checks.  Must have neat printing skills and commit to availability from August 16-September 12.  Wage is $11.00/hour.  Benefits include free admission to the fair for 5 days, fair pin, t-shirt.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Interested parties please submit your qualifications/resume to Email office[at] .  No phone calls please. 

The Sandwich Fair Association Office and will not be having office hours for the public to drop by in person.  There is a drop box to the left of the office front door.  Please drop any forms in there or contact the fair via email.  General questions to website[at], Exhibiting office[at], Vendors  sandwichfairroundoffice[at] , Thank You.

2019 Time Lapse Video


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.

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