Colusa County is a rich and diverse agricultural area located 60 miles north of Sacramento along Interstate 5. The County offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation including: fishing, boating, hunting, and camping. Experience what it's like to slow down from the hectic pace of the present day environment in our relaxed rural atmosphere. Stop, stay, explore, and enjoy Colusa County; a place where visitors will be treated to that "good ol" hometown feeling.
The county fair in Colusa County, California, is a unique celebration. Unlike many other county fairs that are stereotypically held in the fall, the Colusa County Fair is held in June, providing family friendly fun in the summertime. In the past, fair organizers have stated that it is their goal to provide quality family entertainment for less than it would cost to take your family to the movies. Year after year, the Colusa County Fair makes good on this promise. Even when Calfornia cut its funding for county fairs, the Colusa County Fair carried on as strong as ever, relying on ingenuity and hard work to make up where funding fell short.
The Colusa County Fair is held in California's 44th District Agricultural Association, "Home of the Big Wheel." While the individual acts and rides may change, every year there is the Friday Colusa County Fair parade on Market Street and the destruction derby where drivers bash up cars for cash. Additionally, there are always a variety of livestock exhibits, rides, midway food, shows, and competitions for the whole family. Among the many regular exhibits there are usually displays of local beer and wine homebrew, quilting, container gardening, and even fine arts -- there is something for everyone. Each year the fair has a theme and contestants are encouraged to compete for cash by designing an informative booth that matches the theme. With the price of a simple admission ticket, the majority of the shows and exhibits will be open to you for the entire day.
The Colusa County Fair is held at th Colusa County Fairgrounds. Colusa County is a rural agricultural county in the heart of California, close to Sacramento and the bay area. Visitors who come to the area for the fair will find plenty of other activities to hold their interests -- such as fishing, boating, and camping. The Colusa County Fairgrounds offer a variety of RV camping spots for any RVers who feel like stopping by.