Ground Rentals

indoor and outdoor RV, vehicle, and boat winter storage at the fairgrounds registration Opens October 3rd for 2022-23 storage season.

The storage season is November 1-March 31st annually.  Registration for storage starts each year at the beginning of the first week October and ends at the end of the first week of November.  Approved items for storage must be delivered to the fairgrounds between the last 2 weeks of October and the first 2 weeks of November.  The cost for high profile items 8 feet or higher is $350 for the season.  Low profile items and cars, which is less than 8 feet in height is $250 for indoor storage.  $200 for the season for outdoor stored Vehicle, RV or Boat. (*Pricing Subject to Change) Indoor spots for inside Vehicle/RV/Boat (unit) storage are limited due to height clearances.  Indoor is cold storage (not heated).  Make sure all stored equipment is winterized.  A copy of the proof of insurance coverage for the unit is required to be uploaded to the online registration form.   Uninsured units are not permitted.  A  online waver/request form must be filled out and submitted and approval must be received prior to delivery of the unit.  Once a unit is delivered to storage, it may only be removed once at the end of the storage season.   Upon approval, items can start to be delivered at specified times the last 2 weeks of October thru the first week of November and be removed the last week of March and first week of April.

Email fairgroundsrental[at] for any questions.

* 2022 application period has concluded. 
*2023 Open weekend dates for rentals are: May 20, June 3, July 22 (booked), August 26, September 16, October 21, 28

Each year, open spots for weddings, parties, and new event weekends work around the established recurring events. Open weekend dates for a specific weekend will be listed above for the specified year. Weekends that do not have reoccurring events on the schedule is the 3rd weekend of May.  1st and 3rd weekends of June .  The 4th weekend of July.  The last weekend of August.  3rd and 4th weekends of September.  3rd, 4th, and 5th weekends of October.

Please view the event page to view the Fairgrounds schedule.  To request a date, please fill out and submit the rental request form.   Pricing, user guidelines, and all renter responsibility information is located on the request form.

Rent the wooded Sandwich fairgrounds

Grounds are available for rent from May through October. No rentals 2 weeks prior through a week after The Sandwich Fair.  Please read the rental rules and fill out a application at the link below under rental request to request a date.  To pick a date, be sure to review the Event Page to see availability.

Can your event be more successful at the sandwich fairgrounds? With a building rental you get the use of the following:

  • One building
  • Restrooms
  • Water & electric
  • Front gate sign

Rental request form

Please read the rules and pricing information on the request from.  To submit a request, download, print, and complete the request form. Email fairgroundsrental[at] with questions.

Request Form

Rentals that are public events where attendees pay to by on the grounds such as festivals, music events, camping, flea markets are required to have insurance that names the Sandwich Fair Association as additional insured along with providing proof that the renter has vendor coverage to cover the vendors that are apart of the event on the certificate. If you do not have an insurance provider, insurance can be purchased online from K & K insurance for rentals by clicking here.

capacities of buildings AVAILABLE for rental

Craft Commercial Building (East)- 200

Hospitality Pavilion (Central)- 100

Commercial Building #2 (Central)- 300

Petting Zoo Pavilion (West)- 100

Commercial #3 (Windmill Building-Central)-100


Commercial Craft Building

Commercial Craft Building

Commercial #2 Building

Petting Zoo Pavilion

Hospitality Pavilion

Commercial #3 (Windmill Building)


Cash, check, or credit cards are accepted. Checks are payable to:

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

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