Welcome to Sandwich, our wonderful community that we call home. Centrally located 60 miles west of Chicago, Sandwich provides industry with a well-balanced network of ground transportation corridors. Route 34 runs through the heart of our town, with I-88 just 20 miles north of town. Visitors and residents can peruse our specialty shops and fine restaurants. The Sandwich Antique Market and our world-famous Sandwich Fair bring visitors to our city during the summer and fall months. The historic Sandwich Opera House, our local home for the performing arts, provides LIVE entertainment to the area, and is financially supported by people who honor the arts. Other event highlights include the Taste of Sandwich, Annual Craft Fair, Sandwich Freedom Days and More on 34 all hosted by local businesses.
Sandwich has a vibrant business community focused on stimulating growth and prosperity for all existing and future enterprises. The Sandwich Chamber of Commerce is devoted to working with businesses and organizations in the community. It is goal oriented, continuously organizing, and utilizing its resources to support economic and civic improvements. For more information call our office at .
Fall Festival of Crafts
The fall festival of crafts takes place every year, the last Thursday in September. This year's festivities fall on Thursday, September 30, 2010, 9am - 5pm. There are four locations for this fair:
52nd Hill Family Fall Festival of Crafts - Sandwich Fair Grounds
17th Annual Crafts Under The Big Top - Railroad St, Downtown Sandwich
Indian Springs Crafts - Indian Springs Shopping Center, East Route 34, Sandwich
Willow Crest Crafts - Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion, North Main Street, Sandwich
Juried Craft show - has been going on for over 40 years - large attendace.