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Turlock, CA (February 11, 2020) – The Stanislaus County Fair has once again received awards of distinction from Western Fairs Association (WFA) International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).

Western Fairs Association, a non-profit trade association serving the fair industry throughout 14 Western United States and Canada, recognized the Stanislaus County Fair with four awards overall.  The Stanislaus County Fair was also recognized as one of the “Top 100” Fairs in the nation by IAFE.

“We are very proud of the programs we offer at our Fair,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Fair. “For them to be recognized, such as the free transit provided by the City of Turlock, is an honor and it is wonderful to show our community partners also be recognized.”

Alkhas also notes that the Fair continues to stand out as one of the best in the United States and Canada. “We take immense pride in having a Fair that is not only community driven, but also produces outstanding entertainment,” said Alkhas.

The Fair picked up one first place awards, and three second place awards.

First Place:

  • Radio Advertising- Fair Radio spots created by Gary Shriver from MIP Advertising.

Second Place:

  • Give It Your Best Shot: Fair animal photos of the livestock area.
  • New Sponsorship Program: Yogurt Mill sponsored the 2019 Kids Club program and provided FREE yogurt coupons for children 12 and under.
  • New Community Outreach: The 2019 Fair partnered with the City of Turlock transit center, who provided free shuttles to the Fair and FREE transit for all riders for the month of July.

The 2020 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 10th for a 10-day run. Fair guests can count on an award-winning experience that has been over 109 years in the making. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass will be on sale beginning Saturday, April 25, 2020.  Corporate ticket sales will also be available to purchase at a highly discounted rate.  Visit the Fair’s website for upcoming ticket sale information at

The 2020 Fair will feature a spectacular children’s area. Also planned for 2020 are 10-nights of free celebrity concerts included with Fair admission, a total of three stages of live entertainment, upwards of 30,000 local exhibits and over 1,750 animals.  Metal-mashing motorsports in the FoodMaxx Arena will also be featured.

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The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community-oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment and technology.  For more information about the award-winning Stanislaus County Fair, visit