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 9-13 - week prior to fair . . . . . . . 8am to 4pm
August 14 - Saturday before the fair . . 8am to Noon
August 16 - Monday before the fair . . . 8am to 4pm
August 17-21 - 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

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)

$8.00 per ticket – available at the Secretary’s Office beginning on Monday one week prior to the fair – August 9th, 2021. Must be purchased in person. Cash, Check and Credit Card accepted. 

New for 2021 – Online Demo Tickets will be available beginning Tuesday August 10th, 2021.


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.