Dixon May Fair, in Dixon, California, takes place May 04, 2014 and ends in May. This County Fair event is sponsored by Dixon May Fair Board of Directors and will be located at Dixon May Fair grounds , 655 South First Street.
Tucked away in the town of Dixon, CA lies an event that can't be missed, the Dixon May Fair. Dixon, a city in northern Solano county in California, has held the Dixon May fair for over a hundred years. This little town is ripe with tradition, and much of that tradition will be experienced while attending the Dixon May fair. In fact, the May fair is the oldest fair in the entire state of California! This fair has developed over its many years of existence into a must attend attraction for local residents, out-of-town guests, and travelers that make the Dixon May fair a destination year after year.
So what can one expect to find at the Dixon May fair? Exciting entertainment and a family-friendly atmosphere are on the docket just to start. Families can enjoy seeing animal exhibits, browsing through handmade craft displays, and enjoy the ever popular carnival rides and games. Affordable concerts featuring popular music artists are always an attraction to those attending the fair. Beyond these enticing options, what would a fair be without fantastic food? The Dixon May fair certainly doesn't fall short in this regard either. All of the favorites are available, with a few surprises to keep your palette hopping.
A special event that is unique to the Dixon May fair is the annual hog calling contest. This game, presented by the friends of the Dixon May Fair, is designed for children and divided into age groups ranging from 3-17. Each contestant is allowed one minute to do what they will to encourage their hog to move towards them. The judging is based on creativity, how the audience responds, and what the hog does too! This fun and hilarious event is sure to keep the entire family entertained. As a bonus feature, there is no entry fee! So bring the kids on down and let them try their hand at "charming the bacon."
So whether you're a die-hard fair attendee, or simply have a few days free, the Dixon May fair is sure to exceed your expectations and have you marking it on your calendar year after year.