General Information


The Whiteside County Fair has a NO PET POLICY . . . Please leave your pet at home.

Office Hours

Secretary's Office
- Entries close at noon on the Saturday before the fair.

Advance Season Ticket sales & reserved seating(demo derby only)
August 8-12 - week prior to fair . . . . . . . 8am to 4pm
August 13 - Saturday before the fair . . 8am to Noon
August 15 - Monday before the fair . . . 8am to 4pm
August 16-20 - Fair Week . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9am to Fair closing(approx 9pm)

Secretary's office located on the Fairgrounds near north corner of Grandstand

Admission Prices

$10 - Daily Adult
$2.00 - Daily Child

$25.00 - Adult Season
$5.00 - Child Season (age 6-11)

Children under 6 free

Cash only at the gates

New for 2019 - Daily Admission will allow re-admission on purchase date with stamp.

Season passes will be punched each day and re-admission will require a daily stamp


- Opens daily at 1pm, Saturday at Noon

Wristband Days
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 1pm to 5pm - $30 daily band

Ride anytime Carnival is open.
$60 Purchased week prior to Fair
$70 once fair starts

Grandstand Tickets

Admission to all Grandstand Shows included in gate price - no additional charge - free seating.

2650 Free Grandstand Seats - 1000 seats available in portable bleachers for most events.

Reserved seating - Saturday Demo Derby only

Demo Derby Reserved Seating(optional)

$10.00 per ticket – available at the Secretary’s Office beginning on Monday one week prior to the fair – August 8th, 2022. Must be purchased in person. Cash, Check and Credit Card accepted.

Online Demo Tickets will be available beginning Tuesday August 9th, 2022 at midnight.


1350 reserved seats sold on first-served basis 
1300 free grandstand seats
1000 seats available in portable bleachers

Reserved tickets are not required for this show.

-SEATS MAY NOT BE SAVED – seats must be occupied at all times.

Pit passes may be purchased at the demolition derby, after entering the fair, for $20. Pit passes do not guarantee seating and do not include gate admission.