General Info

R.V. Camping is available annually starting each May through the end of October at the Sandwich Fairgrounds Campground.  Please be sure to call ahead to ensure there is enough space prior to your arrival.   For non-fair time camping (May-August and mid September-October), call Jimmy at 815-530-6168. For booking a spot during the Sandwich Fair, please read the fair time camping section at the bottom of this page. 

For the 2023 camping season, the Sandwich Fair Campground is looking for a camping host for taking care of the campground operations for free camping for the season.  All you need is your own camper and be willing to perform the following duties.  The host will be responsible for many duties such as assigning spots and hooking up arriving campers, litter picking, monitoring the dump station, contacting maintenance with issues, safety watch, ensuring a pleasant environment for the campers and neighbors, and monitoring the overall daily operations of the campground from May-October.  Please contact website[at] for more information on being the campground host for 2023.

Non-Fair Time Cost: $20/night per spot

No tent camping or open fires allowed in the campground. Park in designated spots only.

GPS address: 800 W. Lisbon Street, Sandwich, IL 60548.

Rated top 10 medium-sized campground by RoverPass.

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  • Electrical hookup (20, 30 &, and 50 amps)
  • Water access
  • Dump site (and dumpsters)
  • 2-Portable Toilets
  • Police security (during fair hours)
  • Wal-Mart (within three miles)
  • Local shopping and restaurants
  • Hospital (within one mile)
  • Antique stores and shows


Fair Time Camping (non-livestock) August 31 – september 12, 2022

Please mention reserving a spot during the fair for  RV camping for the East Side Campground (Non-Livestock) on the northeast side of the grounds
Phone: Contact: Keith and Diane 815-341-0257.  Include your name, phone, company/vendor (if applicable), number of camping spots, number of nights.

Fair Time Livestock Camping

Camping is available for Livestock Exhibitors on the West side of the grounds.  Cost is $150 which includes up to 5 days of camping .  Additional nights after the first 5 are $30 per night. Email office[at] or call the office at 815-786-2159 starting in April each year up until the week before the fair  to reserve a spot and make payment.

Non-fair times

Reservations are not required. Upon arrival, contact Jimmy at 815-530-6168 for assistance with hook up and payment.

Cost: $20/night per spot.


We accept checks payable to:

The Sandwich Fair Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 129
Sandwich, Illinois 60548