The 139th Ventura County Fair, themed "A Country Fair with Ocean Air" will be held July 30th through August 10th at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Boulevard in Ventura.
The fair features arts, crafts, food, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, farm animals, petting zoo, carnival rides, games and entertainment. More information at www.VenturaCountyFair.org.
General Admission Prices: Adults (13 to 64) $12.00, Children 6-12 $9.00, Seniors 65 and older $9.00. Children 5 and under admitted free (well...as long as accompanied by an adult).
Special Admission Days:
$1 admission until 3pm on opening day, Wed, July 30th!
Feed the Need “Fair Cares” Food Drive , Thursday, July 31st: Purchase an adult admission ticket and donate 5 cans of food for FOOD share before 3 pm and receive a free return ticket good for admission Aug. 5 through 8.
Youth Day, Friday, August 1st: All fair visitors ages 12 and under will be admitted free all day.
Seniors / Persons with Disabilities Day, Tuesday, August 5th: Seniors age 65 and older and persons with disabilities admitted free all day.
$3 Before 3 Day, Wednesday August 6th: Admission to the Fair is $3 before 3 pm.
Military Appreciation Day, Thursday, August 7th: All military personnel holding a current, valid military ID will be admitted free.
FAIR HOURS: The Fair will open at 11:00 a.m. daily and the carnival opens at noon daily. Exhibits close at 10:00 pm; Commercial exhibits open until 11:00 pm on Saturday & Sunday only. Admissions taken until 10 p.m. Fair closes at 11 p.m. Carnival closes between 11pm and midnight.
Grandstand concerts and rodeos are free with admission to the fair! The lineup (subject to change):
Thursday, 7/31: The Beach Boys at 7:30pm
Friday, 8/1: Little Big Town at 7:30pm
Sat, 8/2: The Spinners at 7:30pm
Sun, 8/3, 3:00 pm Larry Hernandez, Carmen Jara, Mariachi Aguilas de Mexico
Monday, 8/4: Barenaked Ladies at 7:30pm
Tuesday, 8/5: Tony Orlando at 1pm
Tuesday, 8/5: Deep Purple at 7:30pm
Wed, 8/6: Seether at 7:30pm
Thursday, 8/7: Jake Owen at 7:30pm
Friday, 8/8: Creedence Clearwater Revisited at 7:30pm
Sat, 8/9: P.R.C.A. Rodeo at 2pm and 7pm
Sun, 8/10: P.R.C.A. Rodeo at 2pm and 7pm
NEW FOR 2014: Smoking will be permitted in designated areas only.
Parking at the Fairgrounds is $10.00 per car and is subject to availability. Free parking and free shuttle bus service to the Fair is available from 10:30 am until 11:00 pm at these locations: Oxnard Performing Arts Center (on Hobson Way in Oxnard), County Government Center (off Telephone Rd. in Ventura), Pacific View Mall (off Mills Rd. in Ventura), Ventura High School (Larrabee lots off Poli St. in Ventura) and Ventura Unified School District (Stanley Avenue). Free shuttle service is also provided from San Buenaventura State Beach and Marriott Ventura Beach on Harbor Blvd. in Ventura, but regular parking fees will be charged. Wheelchair capable busing is available from all sites.