Monterey County Fair Seeking Home Goods, Art, Crafts, Livestock Entries to be Judged and Exhibited at 2020 Monterey County Fair, Sept. 3-7


MONTEREY, CA. (June 19, 2020) — If you’re an artist, a photographer, love to bake or preserve food, make your own wine or beer, sew your own clothes, enjoy woodworking or raise livestock and always wanted to be part of a county fair, then the Monterey County Fair is inviting you to enter your products or projects for judging and display at this year’s Fair, Sept. 3-7, 2020.

The Fair’s exhibit program is an excellent way for you to show off your talents, earn bragging rights and, above all, have fun. A 2020 Entry Guidebook, which has all the information you need to enter, such as due dates, deadlines, rules and regulations, local rules and entry forms, is available for download here. Please note – the 2020 Entry Guidebook is available online only due to COVID-19.

It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to read all rules and department-specific rules to be sure you are adhering to the department specifications and deadlines. Enter all exhibits online at:

Exhibitors should complete the online entry form before the due date. Most entry due dates are August 7, 2020. All local and state rules apply to all divisions and classes in the guidebook.

All of the divisions and classes will be judged under the American system and/or the Danish system. The American judging process ranks exhibits against one another and awards one first place, one second, etc. The Danish judging process compares each exhibit on its own merits against the scorecard or recognized standard and awards as many first places, etc. as merited.

All entries must be submitted to the Fair online. If you need assistance with your entry, please make an appointment to meet with the entry office in person at 831- 372-5865.

The Monterey County Fair will run from Thursday, Sept. 3 to Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road, in Monterey. The theme of the 2020 fair is “Fiesta” and celebrates the city of Monterey’s 250th birthday.

About the Monterey County Fair & Event Center The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is a premier event center set on 22 oak-studded acres with ample parking. It is a state-owned multi-use facility that features four large banquet rooms, two outdoor concert venues, and a variety of outdoor and indoor cost-effective sites ideal for all types of events. It is home of the annual award-winning Monterey County Fair, host to many major and private events on the Central Coast, and the site of the Monterey Bay Race Place, a Satellite Wagering Facility.

For more information, contact the Fair Administration Office, at 2004 Fairground Road in Monterey, by calling (831) 372-5863 or go to www.montereycountyfair.comfor more information.