About Fair on the Square:
Danville Tri Kappa's Fair on the Square is an annual community event that draws large numbers of visitors — from Danville and surrounding towns — to the streets surrounding the Hendricks County Courthouse. Typically held the second week of September (September 9 and 101 in 2017; details here), the fair includes more than 100 booths of shopping, live entertainment, locally grown foods and more. Booths line 3/4 of the block surrounding the courthouse - on Washington, Marion and Jefferson streets. The fair is the centerpiece for what has become a popular community weekend.
Taking advantage of the large crowds, other organizations have piggybacked their events, and together, there are several blocks' worth of activities within walking distance of one another.
Danville Parks & Recreation hosts a half-marathon that begins at the southeast corner of the fair activities.
The Danville Fire Department hosts its annual meal stand one block west.
The Hendricks County Historical Museum hosts an open house one block south.
The Danville Public Library hosts its book sale one block east.
The Greater Danville Chamber of Commerce Farmers' Market vendors participate in the vendor area.
Permanent shops, restaurants and the art gallery located along the town square are also open during the event.
Our chapter estimates that more than 2,000 people typically attend the fair, especially when beautiful fall weather accompanies the event. The event is completely free and open to the public.