FAQ (Frequently ask questions) about the Stanislaus County Fair

2021 will not be a traditional Fair year, but rather only have a series of scheduled arena events with pre-sale tickets only.

Tickets for this year’s arena series will be announced when they are ready.

Please visit the 2021 Arena Series Page for schedules and more information.

Livestock entries are due

From the steel-grinding destruction derbies to the mud blog, there are 10 nights of exhilarating action in the FoodMaxx Arena.  Please visit the Motorsports page for a current listing of events.

Arena Series tickets are $25 each

Currently, there will not be a carnival during the Fair Arena Series

Thank you for asking! However, we ask that you bring only your taste buds through the turnstiles.

You may bring your own stroller and wheelchair.

Handicapped parking is provided in the North Lot on a space-available basis.  For details, click here and handicapped parking information is located at the bottom of the page.

The Stanislaus County Fair is located at 900 N. Broadway in Turlock, California, the “heart” of California’s Central Valley.

To get to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds:

  • 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.
  • Traveling South on Hwy 99, take the Fulkerth Road exit and turn left onto Fulkerth. Go about 3/4 of a mile then turn right onto Soderquist.

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 click here, grounds rentals click here, rental equipment click here and other facilities for rent click here.

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 Fairgrounds page.

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

The Fair’s no smoking policy prohibits smoking in the following locations on the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds at any time: Buildings, grandstand seating areas, Foodmaxx Arena seating areas, Variety Stage seating areas, kiddie carnival areas, livestock area and horse area.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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