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A note from Larry Dannewitz, Sandwich Fair President

The Sandwich Fair has been voted the #1 Fair in Illinois, and it is easy to understand why 190,000 to 240,000 people gather on the grounds of the Sandwich Fair each year. It is not only enjoyable to participate in the fair events, activities, and excitement, but it is wonderful to simply stroll along the beautiful tree-lined grounds and attractive historic buildings.

2016 Sandwich Fair Brochure (view/download)

Board of Directors, Superintendents

It is a lot of work to host a Fair. Here is a list of some truly hard-working and dedicated Sandwich Fair Association members. Their dedication, as well as many other volunteers makes the fair an enjoyable experience for you.

Tickets & Admission

Information about ticket prices and how to get your tickets now is on the ticket link above.

Fair History

2016 marks our 129th fair and here are some interesting facts about past fairs. You will find informative facts that go all the way back to 1888.

Historic Fair Pins

The commemorative pins are a very popular collector's item at the fair. Here you will see a gallery of the fabulous artwork of Quen Carpenter and Jackie Dannewitz. Get your 2015 Commenorative Fair pin!

Photo Galleries

Visit the photo galleries to get a peek of the past and see all the fun and exciting events, shows, vendors, and more.

Souvenirs & Apparel

There are plenty of goodies to take home to remember your fun at the 2015 Fair season. Purchase mugs, magnets, pottery, shirts, hats, and more.

Fair Services

For information about restrooms, baby changing and nursing tent, stroller (wheelchair) access, police, or emergency information, Hospitality Tent, and Lost and Found.


Some other very important contributors to the Sandwich Fair Association are our Sandwich Fair sponsors. Be sure to visit them. We truly appreciate their support in making this a great 129th Fair year!