2018 Hall of Commercie Information and Requirements

When: To be held during the 2018 DuPage County Fair July 25, 29.

Where: DuPage County Fair Grounds – Hall of Commerce Building (#4) 2015 W. Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187

Show Hours: 12:00 noon to 8:00pm.  Vendor must be present for the entire show.

Items – Hand-crafted work by the artisan welcomed.  Photos of the items you wish to exhibit must be submitted with your application.

Booth Fees: Each 10x10 space is $500.  Limited spaces are available. The space fee includes 110 volt 20 amp of electricity; single phase; 8 ft. folding tables available – bring your own chairs. Please contact the fair office for additional electrical need and costs.

Insurance: Insurance Certificates must be provided with signing of contract.

Set up: Monday, July 23 between hours of 8:00am and  7:00pm or Tuesday, July 24 between 8:00am and 7:00pm. These hours will be strictly adhered to.  All exhibitors must check in at Fair Office prior to setting up. We must have the signed contract in our possession prior to set up. The DuPage County Fair Association does not provide personnel, equipment, or machinery to help with your booth set up.

Take Down: Display take down may begin after 8:00pm on Sunday, July 29. All exhibits are to be removed from grounds on Sunday, July 29. Advise the DuPage County Fair Office if this requirement cannot be met. Any items left after this time will be disposed of. Exhibit area must be returned to original condition.

Booths: You must have a reliable person over the age of 18 in your booth at all times. No roving solicitation is allowed. All selling must be done from the confines of your space. You cannot protrude past given space. You may not make any unnecessary disturbances so as to distract from adjoining exhibits. All exhibits must be tastefully displayed and family oriented. Sides of exhibits should not exceed 4’ in height. Tables should be covered (no plastic table cloths) and skirted to the floor – covers and skirts are not provided. No animals are allowed. No alcoholic beverages or glass bottles are allowed.

Tickets: Contract includes ten (10) one day passes to the DuPage County Fair. Additional passes can be purchased at the gate for $7.00 each.

Security: Provided 24 hours a day, but you are responsible for your own things. The building will be locked at night. The DuPage County Fair Association will not be held liable in case of fire, theft, or other physical damage to exhibitor’s property.

Electrical: Please bring your own extension cords, electrical ground faults, spotlights, or special lighting. Exhibitors must follow City of Wheaton, IL Electrical Code. Contact the Fair Office for information and costs of electrical needs in excess of what is provided.

Garbage: Please keep all boxes under your tables. Garbage shall be placed in the available dumpster at the end of each day.

Lottery/Sale of Chances: Are not allowed.

Cancellation – Once your application has been accepted, there will be no refunds. Please notify Tabitha Dougherty and the DuPage County Fair Office if you plan to cancel.

Failure to comply with any of the rules could cause you to not be invited back to exhibit in future Fairs. Interpretation of the rules and regulations is the responsibility of the Board of Directors of the DuPage County Fair Association. Their decision is final.

Download Application in PDF format here.