Thyme to turnip the beet at the Stanislaus County Fair

Turlock, CA (June 27, 2019) – Don’t miss out on the exciting competitions and events hosted by the Floriculture department this year at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Floriculture is so much more than just floral arrangements and potted plants. There is a huge umbrella of Floriculture including: small engines, plant science, and even the marketing [...]

2019-06-27T09:02:36-07:00June 27th, 2019|News|

Giddy up to the Fairgrounds for the pre-Fair horse events

Turlock, CA (June 13, 2019) – Join the Stanislaus County Fair for some entertaining horse show events before Fair opens. Pre-Fair horse events begin June 22 at 7:30 A.M. in the FoodMaxx Arena. Come by to see horsemanship and talent at its finest. Gymkhana will also be a part of this fantastic traditional event! Post [...]

2019-06-13T12:03:31-07:00June 13th, 2019|News|

Free transit buses to drop off at the Fair’s Arch Gate

Turlock, CA (June 6, 2019) –City of Turlock officials have approved free bus rides on Turlock Transit fixed routes from July 1-31, 2019, to include the run of the Stanislaus County Fair (July 12-21, 2019). Turlock Transit will join the other three transit systems in Stanislaus County (CAT, MAX, and StaRT) to provide free rides [...]

2019-06-18T08:16:31-07:00June 6th, 2019|News|


Turlock, CA (June 4, 2019) – The Stanislaus County Fair is the place for young women to be this summer! The Stanislaus County Fair has once again partnered with Vintage Faire Mall, Yonan’s Jewelers, Posh Photo Booth, Women’s Education and Leadership League (WELL) and KHOP @ 95.1 to bring guests a resourceful lounge that will [...]

2019-06-04T13:21:12-07:00June 4th, 2019|News|


Turlock, CA (May 30, 2019) – Ryan Hammond, 2019 American Idol Contestant and Modesto native, to Perform the National Anthem at the Destruction Derby event on Monday, July 15th at 6:30 p.m. The Fair has also brought many new and exciting entertainment this year that will be sure to please your whole family! “The Fair [...]

2019-05-30T09:03:44-07:00May 30th, 2019|News|

Unleash your inner child with new Fair entertainment!

Turlock, CA (May 22, 2019) - Stingrays, tigers, and puppets, Oh my! Let your imagination run wild at the Stanislaus County Fair with three new features. The Stanislaus County Fair introduces the interactive Walk in the Wild Exhibit, the spectacular Magical Moments from the Wizard of Oz Marionette Show, and the live Stingrays Exhibit! “We [...]

2019-05-22T11:18:17-07:00May 22nd, 2019|News|


Turlock, CA (April 24, 2019) – The Stanislaus County Fair is getting ready to welcome the incredible late ’60 s Jazz Rock band, Blood, Sweat, & Tears.     The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes Blood, Sweat, & Tears, Saturday, July 13, 2019.  This fusion group will be performing on the Coors Light Variety Free Stage at [...]

2019-04-24T08:09:54-07:00April 23rd, 2019|News|


Turlock, CA (April 11, 2019) –It’s a Fair deal on Saturday, April 20, 2019 when discounted admission tickets, carnival ride wristbands and arena event tickets go on sale for the 2019 Fair. The Stanislaus County Fair will open its box office to sell discounted Fair tickets beginning Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 9 a.m. Guests [...]

2019-04-10T11:54:14-07:00April 11th, 2019|News|

Don’t have a cow – it’s Ag in the Class

Turlock, CA (March 28, 2019) – 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 dairy and dairy cattle in the community. The Stanislaus County Fair’s “School Involvement Program” is sponsored by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee, [...]

2019-03-28T09:14:04-07:00March 28th, 2019|News|

Stay Young for the High Valley at the Stanislaus County Fair

Turlock, CA (March 21, 2019) —High Valley is headed to the Central Valley as the opening act for the 2019 Stanislaus County Fair. High Valley will be performing Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Stanislaus County Fair on the Coors Light Variety Free Stage. The concert will be hosted by KAT Country 103 and will [...]

2019-03-21T09:04:28-07:00March 19th, 2019|News|

All Poultry Shows Canceled

Turlock, CA (March 19, 2019) – Stanislaus County Fair officials announced on Monday, March 18, 2019 after the board meeting to cancel all poultry shows for the 2019 Fair livestock program. The decision comes after California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and USDA recommended all Fairs evaluate their poultry shows due to Virulent Newcastle [...]

2019-03-19T13:22:01-07:00March 19th, 2019|News|

Win a BBQ Party!

Turlock, CA (March 14, 2019) –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 fifth year the Stanislaus County Fair has partnered with TUSD to launch the 20/20 Fruit [...]

2019-03-14T11:45:01-07:00March 14th, 2019|News|

Livestock Reminders and Updates for 2019

Turlock, CA (February 28, 2019) – Fair is quickly approaching!  Here are some reminders and updates for the 2019 Stanislaus County Fair livestock exhibitors. Fair kicks off this year on Friday, July 12th for its 10-day run. The 2019 Fair is seeing minor changes for the livestock exhibitors. Online entries are available now on our [...]

2019-02-28T09:54:52-08:00February 28th, 2019|News|

Carry on the Southern Country Rock sound with the Marshall Tucker Band

Turlock, CA (February 21, 2019) –Timeless essence of country music is coming to the Stanislaus County Fair. The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes The Marshall Tucker Band on Thursday, July 18, 2019. The band will be performing on the Coors Light Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. The concert will be hosted by 104.1 The Hawk [...]

2019-02-21T08:54:13-08:00February 21st, 2019|News|

Mandatory Training for ALL Livestock Exhibitors

Beginning January 1, 2019, the Fairs and Exposition Branch (F&E) will require all California Fairs (County, Citrus & District Agricultural Associations) junior livestock (large and small animal, excluding dog and horse) exhibitors to annually participate in the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) program, a youth education certification program on the issues of [...]

2019-02-19T08:49:51-08:00February 14th, 2019|News|

Maddie & Tae are coming to “Your Side of Town!”

Turlock, CA (February 14, 2019) – No need to “Die From a Broken Heart” as Maddie & Tae bring country to town! The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes country favorites and award-winning duo Maddie & Tae, Monday, July 15, 2019 on the Coors Light Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m.  The concert will be hosted by [...]

2019-02-14T13:18:42-08:00February 14th, 2019|News|

Stanislaus County Fair Nominated For Highest Award!

Turlock, CA (January 31, 2019) – The Stanislaus County Fair has once again received awards of distinction from Western Fairs Association (WFA). 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 eight awards overall. The highest award was the Merrill [...]

2019-01-31T12:10:01-08:00January 31st, 2019|News|

“Fall” for Clay Walker at the Stanislaus County Fair

Turlock, CA (January 17, 2019) – Clay Walker will take the stage at the 2019 Stanislaus County Fair this summer. The amazing country artist, Clay Walker will perform on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Stanislaus County Fair. Walker will appear on the Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. The concert is hosted by KAT [...]

2019-01-22T12:08:27-08:00January 17th, 2019|News|

2019 Replacement Heifer Applications!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   For Immediate Release: January 3, 2019   REPLACEMENT HEIFER APPLICATION DEADLINES Turlock, CA (January 3, 2019) - Entry deadlines for Replacement Heifer applications for the 2019 Stanislaus County Fair are due at the livestock office on the following days:  Tuesday, February 19th 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. and Wednesday, February 20th [...]

2019-02-05T14:50:38-08:00January 3rd, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

2019 Fair Dates Announced!

For Immediate Release: November 8, 2018   FAIR OFFICIALS CONFIRM 2019 FAIR DATES Turlock, CA (November 8, 2018) — Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed the dates for the 108th Fair in 2019. The Stanislaus County Fair is set to run for 10-days on July 12 – 21, 2019. “We had a very successful 2018 [...]

2018-11-08T12:08:34-08:00November 8th, 2018|News|
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