MONTEREY, CA (May 16, 2021) — Annual memberships are now available to the Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation, which offers passes to the 2021 Monterey County Fair, 2021 Livestock Show, parking passes, discounts and other benefits.
Annual membership packages now available include:
Annual Family Membership
(2 adults and 2 children)
- 4 passes to the Livestock Show & Fair
- 2 parking passes in VIP Lot during Fair
- 2 carnival passes for Fair
- 4 hospitality passes during Livestock Show
Annual Couple’s Membership
- 2 passes to Livestock Show & Fair
- 1 parking pass for the VIP Lot during Fair
- 2 hospitality passes during Livestock Show
Annual Single Membership
- 1 pass to the Livestock Show & Fair
- 1 parking pass in VIP Lot during Fair
- 1 hospitality pass during Livestock Show
All members receive a 10% discount of fairgrounds rentals, $5 discount on all Heritage sponsored events, including the Monterey Beer Festival.
To complete a form and pay electronically, visit the Foundation website at www.montereycountyfair.com/heritage. For more information on memberships, call call (831) 372-5863, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Season Pass — Season pass (wristband) to the show and fair grants you daily entrance to the Monterey County Fair. You must present your wristband at the admission gate for entry. You will not be permitted entry without the valid wristband. A lost wristband may be replaced for a fee of $20 each.
Parking — Parking passes are valid at the onsite VIP Parking (Barns) ONLY during Fair dates, unless directed to a separate location by the parking staff. It is a “First-Come, First-Served” basis.
Hospitality — Due to gathering restrictions, we will be utilizing the Turf Club Patio in 2021. Hospitality passes are good during the Livestock Show, Thursday, Aug. 26, and Friday Aug. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be no hospitality on Saturday due to the Junior Livestock Auction and Buyers Reception. Additionally, we will have “Heritage Night” during the Fair on Friday, Sept. 3, 4 to 7 p.m.
Each Heritage Member is limited to specific number of Hospitality passes included with their membership and must be presented for entry into the hospitality area. All members and guests will be required to sign in each day that they visit the Hospitality Room. No food or beverages may be taken outside of the hospitality area.
A Family Membership holder may purchase additional hospitality passes for immediate family members for $50 each which will be valid all week. Any member may also purchase up to two additional “One Day Guest” hospitality passes for $25 per person, and the member must accompany the guest. A guest may join the Heritage Foundation and the $25 fee paid when they were a guest will be applied towards their annual membership fee.
About the MCFHF
In 1935, the first Fair was held at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. Since then, not only has the Fair continued annually, but the Monterey County Fair & Event Center has become the site for an eclectic mix of public and private events including music festivals, community dinners, trade shows, and weddings. When the State of California eliminated funding for its fairgrounds in 2011, the Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation was created to assist in supporting the Fair & Event Center.
The mission of the Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation is to support the operations of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center and to fund community agriculture awareness activities, youth scholarships, and capital improvements to Monterey County Fair & Event Center’s facilities and grounds. MCFHF’s vision of the Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation is to ensure the future of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center as a vibrant and diverse community venue.
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