Greatest Ferret Show on Earth 2023

Come One, Come All to the Greatest Ferret Show On Earth!

The Greater Chicago Ferret Association returns to DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton this year for The Greatest Ferret Show on Earth, The GCFA's largest fundraiser, on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit the 300+ ferrets that come through the shelter door each year waiting for their forever home.

Thank You Sponsors!

We couldn't put on The Greatest Ferret Show on Earth without the support of our sponsors!

Fuzzy Stuff, Hooman Stuff, & Prizes You'll Love

This year promises to be the best show yet, complete with the spectacular GCFA raffle table featuring numerous sought-after prizes including jewelry, pet accessories and products. Over 20 vendors will also attend, including those that specializing in small animals, as well as pet supplies.

This event is your one stop shop for custom cages, quality hand-made bedding, ferret food, indoor and outdoor decorations, toys and clothing for ferrents! A fun event for the whole family- kids will love the Ferret Costume Contest, just in time for Halloween!

Additionally, Matty Giuliano, author of the children's book "My Name is Musky!" will be doing a book signing and meet & greet!

All ferrets entering the show hall must meet registration requirements whether being shown or not. Please visit our show website for details.

If you would like to be a vendor or to advertise in our show book, click here for contact information.

We desperately need volunteers to make our show welcoming and run efficiently. We need show stewards, runners, fill-ins for breaks and raffle help. Whether you are available for 4 hours or all-day, here is the link to register.

For more information please visit our show website.

You are also invited to join our Facebook group for all the latest news.