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Thank You For Coming Out To The 2023 Fair!

2024 Information Coming Soon


Live bands headlining on the Fair Concerts each night! All Monterey County Fair concerts are free with daily admission to the fair

Carnival Rides

It’s the uncontrollable smiles, the laughter mixed with screams. The Fair carnival rides are a cornerstone of the Fair experience!

Junior Livestock Auction

Looking for more information on the 2023 show?

Special Contests

Mutton Bustin' still open for entry!


All the information you need to participate in the annual exhibits competitions

Fair Map

Looking for something specific? Click here for the 2023 map!


The rodeo is coming to town Sept 1st-3rd.


Calling all volunteers! Click below to lend a hand at this years fair

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.

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