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MONTEREY, CA. (June 28, 2019) — Advance Ticket Packages for two to the 2019 Monterey County Fair are now available online at Costco.com. The General Admission Package eVoucher is $49.99, features two adult admissions and two Carnival wristbands, is delivered by email and is valid during the run of the
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Don’t Forget to Refer a Friend to for an Event Rental and Receive a $50 Visa Gift Card and 10% Off Your Referral! Finding and booking a venue for a Quinceañera, the celebration of a girl’s 15th birthday, has never been easier thanks to the Monterey County Fair & Event
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MONTEREY, CA. (June, 2019) — Patrons of the 2019 The Monterey County Fair can get free bus rides on Monterey Salinas Transit from anywhere in Monterey County during the run of the fair, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2019, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Patrons need only show a
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MONTEREY, CA. (May 10, 2019) — Are you a creative amateur photographer, love to bake, are an accomplished gardener, make your own wine or beer, sew your own clothes, adept at arts and crafts or raise livestock? Then the Monterey County Fair is inviting you to enter your products or
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MONTEREY, CA. (March 29, 2019) — Due to an outbreak of Virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) in California, The Monterey County Fair has canceled both the Junior and Senior Poultry shows at the 2019 Monterey County Fair this fall. “This was a difficult decision and was one that was not taken
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MONTEREY, CA. (March 27, 2019) — The Monterey County Fair, celebrating its 83rd year this year, is seeking sponsors for the fair, set for Aug. 29 through Sept. 2, 2019, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. The 82nd Monterey County Fair programs, posters and advertising efforts reached
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MONTEREY, CA (March 27, 2019) — Attention Monterey County! Show off your talents! Local performers and those who wish to showcase their talents for free are being sought to appear on the Community Stage at the 83rd Annual Monterey County Fair, which will be held Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2019. Are
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MONTEREY, CA. (Nov. 14 , 2018) — The Monterey County Fair announced that the theme for the Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2019, fair will be “High Tides and Carnival Rides.” The fair also unveiled its official poster for this year’s event, featuring critters from the fair’s popular livestock displays and auctions,
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MONTEREY, CA. (Aug. xx, 2018) — Three Grand Prize winners and 12 runners-up of the 2018 Monterey County Fair’s Coloring Contest have been announced. Grand Prize winners receive a Family Fun Pack for four to the Fair, which includes 2 adult tickets, 2 youth tickets and 36 ride coupons along
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MONTEREY, CA. (Aug. 21, 2018) — Things will literally be hopping Saturday morning, Aug. 25th, at the 2018 Monterey County Fair when 450 rabbits will be on exhibit for the Junior Rabbit Show. More than 60 exhibitors from across the state of California will show off their prize rabbits at
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MONTEREY, CA. (Aug. 14, 2018) — The Pattee Arena at the 2018 Monterey County Fair will go wild when the Flying U Rodeo & the Flying Cowboyz return for four shows August 31-September 2, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. And just added to the already-exciting lineup is
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Three Grand-Prize Winners Will Receive a Family Fun Pack For Four! MONTEREY, CA. (Aug. 13, 2018) — Win a Family Fun Pack for four or two tickets to the 2018 Monterey County Fair by entering the Fair’s Coloring Contest. But don’t wait too long, the deadline for entry is Friday,
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MONTEREY, CA. (Aug.10, 2018) — The Monterey County Fair is making sure it’s hog heaven for animal lovers by taking all precautions against the so-called “swine flu” at this year’s fair, set for Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Although swine influenza is rare in
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Join us this Saturday, Aug. 11th and Sunday, Aug. 12th  at 9 a.m. in the Wool Building at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center for Fleece Judging. Fleeces will be judged on a variety of factors in preparation for an auction of hand-spinning quality fleeces, set for 11:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3rd  in the
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MONTEREY, CA. (August 1st, 2018) — The 82nd annual Monterey County Fair is coming up soon and needs your help! More than 200 local volunteers are needed for the 2018 Fair, set for August 30-September 3, 2018. Volunteers will receive free fair passes for donating their time and it is guaranteed
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MONTEREY, CA. (August 1st, 2018) — County fairs aren’t only about cotton candy and corn dogs, music and carnival games and thrilling rides, they’re also about the original reason county fairs got started in the first place — the animals raised by youths in 4H, FFA and Grange. And the
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MONTEREY, CA. (Aug. 1, 2018) — Children can shake their tail feathers as well as participate in educational activities at the 2018 Monterey County Fair, set for Aug. 30-Sept. 3, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Children will be able to participate in many STEM-based activities, such as the Down
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MONTEREY, CA (Nov. 27, 2017) — Tuesdays get even brighter at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center when event site rentals are all 10% off through Dec. 31, 2018. Book any site at the fairgrounds, including the Payton Garden Stage and four meeting rooms — Monterey, Salinas, King City
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Monterey, CA. — Attention Monterey County! Show off your talents! Local performers and those who wish to showcase their talents for free are being sought to appear on the Community Stage at the 81st Annual Monterey County Fair, which will be held Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2017. Are you a dancer,
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Monterey, CA  — The Monterey County Fair, celebrating its 81st year this year, is seeking sponsors for the fair, set for Aug. 31 through Sept. 4 at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. This year the fair will be paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 1967’s “Summer
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MONTEREY, CA (March 7, 2017) — The Monterey County Fair & Event Center RV Park celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with special promotions from April through June as well as a promotional code that will save participants $4 off their nightly rate. The RV Park, located at the north
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Celebrated Carmel Artist Jo Mora’s Illustration Again Selected for Official Fair Poster MONTEREY, CA. (March 7, 2017)  — Paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 1967’s “Summer of Love,” the Monterey County Fair announces that this year’s theme for the Aug. 31-Sept. 4 event will be “Fair Fun in
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