Ground Rentals

* 2021 applications for rentals are being considered for only 2 remaining open weekend dates.  Those weekend dates are August 30th and October 30th.

Applications are also being considered for 2022.  Open spots for weddings, parties, and new event weekends work around the established recurring events.  Weekends that are open on the schedule are the 3rd (Booked for 2022) and 4th weekends of May.  1st and 3rd weekends of June which are booked for 2022.  Last weekend of August.  3rd weekend of September (booked for 2022).   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

indoor and outdoor RV and boat winter storage at the fairgrounds

The storage season is November 1-March 31st annually.  Registration for storage starts each year at the beginning of October.  The cost is $50 per month for indoor storage and $30 per month for outdoor stored RV or Boat.  Indoor spots for inside RV/Boat (unit) storage are limited due to height clearances.  Indoor is cold storage.  A copy of the proof of insurance coverage for the unit is required. Uninsured units are not permitted.  A waver/request form must be filled out and summitted to the email listed below 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 and be removed the last week of March and first week of April.

Email fairgroundsrental[at] submit copy proof of insurance and any questions.

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