Sandwich Fair is well over a century old and has become a valued tradition in Illinois. It’s time to start making plans for September, as this historic county fair has been a source of fun and entertainment for generations of Illinoisans. Save the date and set aside the entire weekend of Sept. 4-8, 2024. Then grab your family and friends for a fun-filled weekend at the DeKalb County Fair.

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Sandwich Fair offers more information on its website. You can also follow the Facebook page of the Sandwich Fair for any updates. Are you planning on attending this fun festival? If you’ve been to this historic fair in the past, please tell us all about it in the comments below!

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Fairs In Illinois

What are some other fairs in Illinois I can attend?

  • Morton Pumpkin Festival (Morton): For almost 60 years, this festive event has welcomed autumn in the most delightful ways. Compete in the Pumpkin Tennis Open, the Big Wheel Race, the Pumpkin Weigh-Off, and the Pumpkin Decorating Contest.
  • Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival (Tinley Park): Shop at the Emerald City Vendor Area, watch the costumed characters perform the "Spirit of Oz," wear a costume of your own, and walk along the Yellow Brick Road. The kids really benefit from the Odyssey Fun Farm offering sweet animals to meet, a corn maze, and inflatables.
  • Milk Days (Harvard): Have you ever attended a parade that lasted more than two hours? This is your chance. Afterward, you can get on a carnival ride, play some games, eat delicious fair food, and await the evening fireworks. And enjoy all of the references to Harmilda the Cow, the mascot of Harvard's annual Milk Day.

Where is another one of the best fairs in Illinois?

  • Fall Festivals: This list of seven fantastic street fairs in Illinois will leave you wanting more. Mole de Mayo is all about this delectable Mexican sauce and it is celebrated with a cook-off. Slather it over some delicious food and hang around for the wrestling matches. Do Division Street Fest offers a variety of food and music with two live and local music stages. One of the main events is provided by local business owners who host sidewalk sales and organize Do Fashion, a runway fashion show.

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