Monterey County Fair

Buckaroos and Howdy Do's Monterey County Fair August 31 - September 4, 2023 With a horse and rabbit in chaps and overalls, the horse is wearing a cowboy hat standing on 2 legs they are both whipping a lasso

2023 Monterey County Livestock Show

The 2023 Monterey County Fair Livestock Show will be held August 23-27, 2023.

Weigh in day – August 23rd

Swine & Market Goat Show – August 24th

Beef, Dairy Cattle & Market Sheep – August 25th

Junior Livestock Auction – August 26th

Interested in joining one of our exhibit committees? Please review the exhibit committee rules below and submit the application by December 31, 2022.

Interested in joining our Junior Fairboard? Submit the application no later than December 16, 2022.

Thank You For Attending The 2022 Fair!

MCF 2023 Jr Livestock Schedule Voting for options 1, 2 or 3

View the schedule options below and then click on the Vote button to submit your choice.

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Fair Admission Tickets

  • Adults $13

    (Ages 13-61)

  • Children $7

    (Ages 6-12)

  • Children FREE

    (Ages 5 & Under)

  • Seniors $11

    (Ages 62+)

Fair Hours

  • September 1-4 Noon - 11pm
  • September 5 Noon - 10pm

Fair Parking

Monterey Pines Golf Course Parking $20
(Thursday – Sunday)

Monterey Peninsula College Parking $15
(Friday – Monday)

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Thank You To Our 2022 Sponsors

Urbn Leaf
Monterey Peninsula College
PG & E
American AgCredit
Aspire Health Plan
Central Coast
A Tool Shed
Holaday Seed Shed
Heritage Foundation
Nutrien AG Solutions
Ocean Mist
Commercial Service Company
Boot Barn
Braga Fresh
Culligan Water
Blazer Wilkinson
Coastal Tractor
Bengard Ranch
Sturdy Oil Company
L.A. Hearne
Monterey Weekly
Pacific Valley Bank
California American Water
ABC Central Coast


2021 Fair Tickets, Parking and Carnival Wristbands are now available for online purchase!


12 PM – 10 PM daily

Special Notice - Clear Bag Policy

To provide a safer environment for our fair patrons, Monterey County Fair & Event Center has implemented a clear bag policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the 2021 Monterey County Fair. Please click on the link for the entire Clear Bag Policy.

Contact Us

We’re excited to hear from you! You can send us a message via our Contact Page. If you’d prefer to give us a ring you can always call us at:

Main: (831) 372-5863
RV Direct: (831) 717-7167

Our Address:
Monterey County Fair & Event Center
2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940


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