Turlock, CA (April 26, 2018) – The highly-demanded arena events are coming back in full force this year – which means, don’t forget to buy your Fair tickets starting this Saturday, April 28 at 9 a.m.!
The FoodMaxx Arena, sponsored by Modelo Especial, will be home for 10-days to this summer’s wildest shows. There will be destruction of motorhomes, extreme rodeo games, bucking bulls, nail-biting monster truck racing, high-energy supercross, and much more!
“Excitement is already filling the air as we finalize our arena list,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “These 10-days of different, exhilarating events are what families look forward to every year – us included!”

The anticipated list of Food Maxx Arena events for 2018:
Friday, July 13 – WGAS Tractor Pull I (Smokers)
Saturday, July 14 – WGAS Tractor Pull II
(All Gas and Alcohol Trucks, Tractors & Mini Tractors)
Sunday, July 15 – Gold Coast Bucking Bulls
Monday, July 16 – Destruction and Motorhome Derby I, sponsored by Noah’s Water
Tuesday, July 17 – Destruction and Motorhome Derby II, sponsored by Noah’s Water
Wednesday, July 18 – Bad to the Bone Bullriding – Humpz & Horns
Thursday, July 19 – Extreme Rodeo Games – Humpz & Horns
Friday, July 20 – Monster Trucks and Jr. Outlaw Racing
Saturday, July 21 – Monster Trucks and Tuff Trucks Racing

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Turlock, CA (April 19, 2018) – Nearly life-sized dinosaurs will be stomping and roaring at this year’s Fair.

Get ready to tremble at a growling, 15-foot-tall T-rex; observe dinosaur mothers tend their broods; examine a nestful of eggs prepare to hatch and so much more at the Stanislaus County Fair July 13th – 22nd inside our exhibit building. The exhibit is free with the price of Fair admission and is presented by Doctors Medical Center and Emanuel Medical Center. Inside the dinosaur exhibit, we will also have the Innovation Station, where kids can go on unique adventures that will open up a whole new world, which encourages exploration and innovation.

   “Our kids are our future and it’s important to educate them as much as we can,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “By bringing in educational material, where they can explore and let their imagination run wild, we are able to ensure that they learn and become inspired in a fun way.”

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A is for Agriculture

Turlock, CA (April 12, 2018) – The Stanislaus County Fair is partnering with local

pre-school through fifth-grade classes, as well as after school programs to teach students about the importance of agriculture in the community.

The Stanislaus County Fair’s “School Involvement Program” is sponsored by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee and gives students an opportunity to use their imagination and put into their project all that they have learned about agriculture in Stanislaus County.

Specifically-developed curriculum kits will assist teachers with instructing students all about agriculture. The free-of-charge kits include project information, a book, activities for the classroom, and supplies for the group project. Each class participating will have their projects entered and showcased at the 2018 Fair.

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Veggie it up with Kids Club!

Turlock, CA (April 5, 2018) –Stanislaus County Fair’s Kids Club Educational Program has once again partnered with the Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) child nutritional program, Real.Fresh. to promote healthy eating throughout the summer and school year.

This is the fourth year the Stanislaus County Fair has partnered with TUSD to launch the 20/20 Fruit & Veggie Contest. The contest, which begins on Monday, April 9th, was created to reward students for their nutritional choices. Elementary students will keep track of their healthy eating choices by using punch cards. The intention of the partnership is to support healthy food choices by promoting access to fruits and vegetables.

“It’s difficult to change the minds of our kids about how good fruits and veggies really are,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “But with a partnership involving our Kids Club and TUSD’s child nutrition program, we can successfully introduce them to making innovative approaches to nutritional and tasty choices.”

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