FAQ (Frequently ask questions) about the Stanislaus County Fair

2024 Stanislaus County Fair will begin July 5 – 14, 2024.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale beginning Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 10 a.m.  The Pre-sale price is available until midnight, prior to the First Day of Fair, when prices go up.  There are many promotions available for discounted admission during the fair.

Please visit the Concert Series Page for schedules and information.

Livestock entries are due the third Thursday of May by midnight.

Please visit the Arena Series page for specific events and schedule for all the motorsports and rodeo events at the Fair.

Pricing for youth/seniors starts at $7 and goes up to $15 for adults. There are many discounts and promotions available. Check Fair Information for a list of all promotions

Carnival Pay One Price wristbands are $35 for weekdays and $40 on weekends.

Thank you for asking! However, we ask that you bring only your taste buds through gates.  If you have special dietary needs, we can accommodate those as needed. One sealed bottle of water per person is allowed.

You may bring your own stroller and wheelchair.  Wheelchairs are available to borrow during your visit.  ID is required.

Handicapped parking is provided in the North Lot on a space-available basis.  For details, check the Parking Page.

The Stanislaus County Fair is located at 900 N. Broadway in Turlock, California, the “heart” of California’s Central Valley.  Click here to visit the driving directions page.

To map your driving directions, Click here.

To get to the Fair office located on the corner of Broadway and Canal:

  • Traveling North on Hwy 99, take the West Main Street exit and turn right onto West Main.  At the 2nd stop light, turn left onto Soderquist.  Take your fifth right at W. Canal Drive. N. Broadway Avenue will be the next cross street where you will see the fair office on the corner to your left.

  • Traveling South on Hwy 99, take the Fulkerth Road exit and turn left onto Fulkerth.  Go about 3/4 of amile then turn right onto Soderquist.  Make the next available left on W. Canal Drive. N. Broadway Avenue will be the next cross street where you will see the fair office on the corner to your left.

Yes!  The Fair’s spacious exhibit buildings, multi-purpose barns, the awesome Arena and more are available for rent.  For more information on building rentals call 209-668-1333 or email [email protected]

The fairgrounds is home to more than a hundred events throughout the year.  You will find event dates and details on our Events at the Calendar Page.

Be one of the first to know about entertainers appearing at this year’s Fair!  Hear about Fair discounts, ticket contests, exhibit deadlines and more!  Click here to join our mailing and/or text message list at the bottom of our homepage or be one of our followers on social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat


Go to the concessions section on the website for an application and our guidelines. Click here!

The Fair’s no smoking policy prohibits smoking on the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds at any time. This includes e cigarettes. Please exit the fairgrounds to smoke. Get a hand stamp for reentry. You will need to go through security again. Thank you for your cooperation.

SCF Dress Code: Inappropriate attire; shoes and shirt are always required on Fairground property. We asked that you do not wear any gang affiliated colors, attire, derogatory words, or images. We are focused on providing a safe, fun environment for everyone. Dress to impress!

Yes. Click here for the full document.