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For Immediate Release:
May 13, 2021

“Not your usual fair”

Turlock, CA (May 13, 2021) – The Stanislaus County Fair board of directors has approved the “Summer of Fun.” The “Summer of Fun” will be held the weekends of July 9-11, July 16-17 and July 23-24. These FoodMaxx arena events will occur simultaneously the Fair Food Bites. Due to COVID restrictions only a 20 percent capacity will be allowed in the FoodMaxx arena. The fair board expects these arena shows to sell quickly and if COVID restrictions improve from the allowed 20 percent, more tickets will be available as the “Summer of Fun” arrives.

The FoodMaxx arena will featuring metal-mashing motorsports for an audience looking to get out. July 9th & 10th will feature Tractor Pulls with diesel and alcohol mods, a dirt drag competition on July 11th, the famous Destruction Derbies return on July 16 & 17th, and lastly monster trucks on July 23rd & 24th. Monster trucks will also feature the fire breathing, car crusher Megasaurus. Seating for these events is limited and only available online through the fair’s website, Tickets are not yet on-sale, but will be announced in the near future.

Food enthusiasts can once again enjoy their favorites as the fair will be hosting Fair Food Bites to quench the fair food craving! Corn dogs, cinnamon rolls, VFW burgers and more will be available with limited hours. You can get your fix Fri and Sat, July 9 & 10, 10am-10pm, and Sun, July 11, 10am-7pm; Fri and Sat, July 16 & 17, 10am-10pm, and Sun, July 18, 10am-7pm; Fri and Sat, July 23 & 24, 10am-10pm, and Sun, July 25, 10am-7pm. For a complete schedule and listing of Fair Food Bites stands, visit the fair website at

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