Stanislaus County Fair - Turlock, CA

Location: Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
900 North Broadway, Turlock, California, 95380
Event Types: Fairs (view all Turlock events in July)
Event Date: July 2019
Organizer: Stanislaus County Fair Association, www.stancofair.com, , 209-668-1333 or 209-524-2660

Event Overview

Stanislaus County Fair, in Turlock, California, takes place in July and ends in July. This County Fair event is sponsored by Stanislaus County Fair Association and will be located at Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway.

Additional Notes

The Stanislaus County Fair has a rich one hundred year history in Turlock, California. It was originally a means to highlight the magnificent melons grown by area farmers, and at its inception went by the name "Turlock Melon Carnival". Over the last century, the annual summer Fair has grown to include a variety of events, exhibits and fun family activities. Sharing a love and passion for the rural lifestyle and all that it entails is an enduring legacy of the Stanislaus County Fair.

Agriculture in Stanislaus County still plays an enormous role in the offerings at the County Fair. There are competitions of every variety, including livestock, poultry, produce, and flowers. Blue Ribbon winners over the years have represented the 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America and members of the local Grange. A walk through the fairground buildings reveals pie and preserve contest winners, home arts, crafts, photography, junior competitions, mechanical exhibits and so much more!

Every year, the Fair features interactive exhibits on varied educational themes such as the Rain Forest, Photography, Floriculture, or Western Heritage. In addition to the competitive exhibits, the Fair offers an opportunity to see and sample the wares of 100 + vendors at both indoor and outdoor booths. A mouth-watering selection of Fair eats and treats are always a hit with the entire family, and there is plenty to go around. There truly is something for every taste and interest at the Stanislaus Fair!

Entertainment is always a highlight, with well-known performers and local talent on stage nightly. Motosport enthusiasts can thrill a wide array of events including motorcycle jumping, monster trucks, tractor pulls, demolition derby and dwarf car races and much more! Cowboys and girls alike will enjoy the rodeo and horse shows scheduled throughout the Fair.

A visit to the Stanislaus County Fair offers an exciting, fun-filled family activity. Spend a day, an evening, or longer and get a feel for what this friendly area of California has to offer.

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