California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta, in Imperial, California, takes place March 04, 2014 and ends in March. This County Fair event is sponsored by 45th District Agricultural Association and will be located at Imperial Valley Expo, 200 East Second Street.
As spring arrives at the border of Mexico and California, local residents and visitors to the area congregate at the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta in the town of Imperial. The fair lasts for a week and a half and there are so many events scheduled that it is impossible to attend every activity before the fair shuts down for another year.
County fairs are typically comprised of several distinct attractions: rides for the kids, musical events for the adults and an assortment of activities for the entire family. The California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta features a full assortment of all of these. Kids of all ages will enjoy the many carnival rides that dot the landscape of the fairgrounds, from the mundane Ferris Wheels that gently turn under the stars to the terrifying array of rides that spin, drop and shudder. Simply put, there is something for everyone.
At the heart of the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta are the dozens of exhibitions and contests that fill the fair's schedule. Local residents are encouraged to share their collections with the rest of the community, including everything from gem collections to fossils to worm farms. There are also dance competitions, balloon contests, rubber chicken tosses, guacamole tastings and small livestock competitions. Where else could you find such an amazing array of events but at a county fair?
The California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta is probably best known for the horse shows and rodeo performances that take place at the Grandstand Event Center. There is also a huge assortment of musical performances that take place at the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta. Every day of the fair features several notable acts and every concert is free with the price of admission. Performances begin early in the afternoon and continue into the night.
Music, rides and exhibitions are just part of the experience of the fair, though. What makes a county fair special are the oddities that can only be experienced at such an event. At the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta, fairgoers can experience walking on water with the WOW Bubbles, riding the Crazy Bike that doesn't want to seem to remain upright and even enter Karla's Exotic Animals Emporium to play with her unusual animals. All things considered, the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta is an event that visitors will never forget. To learn more, visit their website at www.californiamidwinterfair.com.