2022 Monterey County Fair Coloring Contest Now Open to Monterey County Kids Grades 1 – 6 AND Calling All Young Readers!


MONTEREY, CA. (March 4, 2022) — The Monterey County Fair Announces its Coloring Contest and a call for young readers.

Entry forms for both contests can be found here

Coloring Contest:

The 2022 Monterey County Fair’s Coloring Contest is now open and the winner will receive a Family Fun Pack of 4 tickets for fair admission tickets.  In addition, entries will be displayed in the Junior Art building during the Fair, Sept. 1-5. Kid’s Day this year is Sept. 2, and the 2022 theme is “Wool Meet Ewe at the Fair.”


Grand Prize Winners

Winners in each age group will receive a Family Fun Pack of 4 tickets by email.

Age Categories:

  1. Pre-K to Kindergarten
  2. 1st to 2nd Grade
  3. 3rd to 4th Grade
  4. 5th grade and above


  1. Deadline for entries is Thursday, August 11, 2022. Grand Prize winners will be contacted by e-mail.  Entries cannot be returned. Entries will be displayed in the Home Arts Building during the fair. No purchase necessary. Prize is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash, goods, or services. Entry to this contest constitutes the winner’s agreement for use of name for publicity by any of the co-promotional partners.
  2. Mail your drawing with the information below completed to: Monterey County Fair Coloring Contest

2004 Fairground Road, Monterey, CA 93940

Calling all Young Readers:

The Monterey County Fair is offering a special reward to Monterey County readers! This is a great opportunity to get that required summer reading done and earn a reward at the same time! Students in 1st and 2nd grades can read picture books, but

all other grades must read chapter books. To enter, read the required number of books

listed and fill out the entry form.  (attached)


A parent or guardian must sign the entry form and return it to the Monterey County Fair, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey, CA 93940 or email form toentry@montereycountyfair.com by August 11th.  The Monterey County Fair will send a FREE child (12 and under) fair admission ticket to be used at the Monterey County Fair any day September 1-5, 2022. The winner may pick up their ribbon in the Home Arts Building! 022

Limit: One entry per person due by August 11, 2022.


1st & 2nd Grades: 3 books

3rd & 4th Grades: 4 books

5th & 6th Grades: 5 books

Questions? Call

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.


Monterey County Fair & Event Center

2004 Fairground Road, Monterey

Phone: (831) 372-5863

Email: events@montereycountyfair.com

Website: www.montereycountyfair.com