Stanislaus County Fair Concluded With A Strong Year

Turlock, CA (July 26, 2016) – From high diving pirates; pig races; and smiling faces, the 105th Stanislaus County Fair brought in crowds from various places.

Residents picked the Stanislaus County Fair as their destination for the summer and drew in over 220,000 guests during its 10-day run, an 8 percent decrease from 2015.   The Fair opened on Friday, July 8h and concluded its annual run on Sunday, July 17, 2016.  Fair concessions were up 7 percent and Butler Amusement, the fair ride operator, was at a flat number compared to 2015.

“We had an extremely successful year with many in attendance and exhibitors present,” said Matt Cranford, chief executive officer of the Stanislaus County Fair.  “Many larger fairs were impacted this year with low attendance numbers.  Our fair is filled with community support who have always stood behind us and supported us when needed.”

Turlock Mayor’s Toy Drive Challenge At The Fair

Turlock, CA (July 11, 2016) – It’s Christmas in July at the Stanislaus County Fair with the annual toy drive.

On Thursday, July 14th the Stanislaus County Fair and the Salvation Army are holding a toy drive at the Fair gates. Fair guests who donate one or more toy will receive two carnival ride tickets from Butler Amusements. All donations will help local children receive gifts for Christmas this year.

“The Fair is about making memories for the children in our community. Helping those in need and making Christmas a special time for our children is especially important,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Fair. “We are happy to be a part of a wonderful cause and this year we are adding a different component with the Mayor’s challenge.”

County’s Finest Livestock To Be Sold At The Fair

Turlock, CA (July 6, 2016)–Only the best livestock to be sold this year for the County’s livestock auction at the Stanislaus County Fair.

Local bidders will have the chance to take home some of the finest livestock in the Central Valley at the Stanislaus County Fair’s 49th Annual Replacement Heifer Sale on Friday, July 8thand the 51st Annual Junior Livestock Auction on Saturday, July 16th at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, located at 900 N. Broadway in Turlock.

Buyers may pre-register for the sale and auction at the Fair’s Exhibit Office, in the Costco Commercial Exhibits Building E-2, until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13th.

Come Play & Save At The Fair

Turlock, CA (July 5, 2016)- Imagine the savings at the 2016 Stanislaus County Fair opening Friday, July 8th for a 10-day run. Discounted Fair admission tickets and unlimited ride wristbands are on sale now through July 7th until 7 p.m. Various discounts on admission tickets are also available during the 10-day run of the Fair.

Fair guests can save every day at the Fair with the Free Fair Savings Coupon book with great deals from free sodas to free Fair sweets with purchase. Guests can pick up their coupon book at FoodMaxx stores in Modesto and Turlock, as well as the Park ‘n Ride Shuttle at CSU Stanislaus or Pitman High School.

“There are plenty of ways to save this year at the Fair,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair.”Guests have a chance to purchase discounted tickets early, as well as use the Fair Savings Coupon Book.”