From the historic Main Street/Chicago Avenue store buildings to the tree lined Washington Street residential area visitors to the Custer Fair can find places to please between 10 a.m. to 9 p.m each day.
More than 300 local and regional artists, craftspeople, and commercial vendors come together over Father’s Day weekend to exhibit and sell paintings, ceramics, pottery, photographs, jewelry, graphic arts, wearable art, country and home craft, antiques and collectables.
Thirty food vendors offer a full international menu featuring the old favorites as well as new fare.
There will be entertainment on three stages. The Festival Stage features some of Chicagoland’s jazz legends. The Arena Stage features theater, music, and novelty performers from Chicagoland. A third stage – the School of Rock Stage – will be on Main Street in the lot beside Ten Thousand Village. In Eiden Park on Washington Street is the Kids Carnival.