Monterey County Fairgrounds Launches Capital Campaign

For decades our beloved Fairgrounds has been the heartbeat of our community — hosting everything from major music festivals to intimate family gatherings. We’ve also served as an emergency center and staging area for first responders and a comfort and aid station for natural disaster victims. Today it is clear that we need to re-imagine […]

Employment Opportunities at Fair Exhibits Offered for 2023 Monterey County Fair

MONTEREY, CA. (Dec 17, 2022) — The Monterey County Fair is seeking applicants for positions at its exhibits for the Fair.   Positions available include: Home Arts Superintendent — works on setting up the building, receiving and entry pick-up Fair time entries, sitting in the building during the Fair and answering questions, as well as […]

Monterey County Fair Unveils Dates and Theme of 2023 Fair

MONTEREY, CA. (November 28th, 2022) — After a highly successful 2022 event, The Monterey County Fair has announced the dates and theme for the 2023 edition: Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2023, with the theme, “Buckaroos and Howdy Do’s!”   In addition, the Livestock Show will be held Aug. 23-27, 2023, with the Junior Livestock Auction being […]

Monterey County Fair Seeking Volunteers for 2022 Fair on Sept. 1-5

MONTEREY, CA. (June 1, 2022) — The Monterey County Fair is looking for volunteers for its 2022 Fair, set for Thursday through Monday, Sept. 1-5, 2022, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Volunteer shifts are four hours and you can choose your areas of interest taken from the Volunteer Job Description List (if […]

MCFHF Board Names Corie Hill To The Board

At its September 29th meeting, the MCFHF Board added a new director to its board – Corie Hill from Salinas. Corie brings a wealth of community involvement and experience to our Board. She’s a proud mother of children who were exhibitors at the Monterey County Fair over the years and “would like to continue that […]