The 140th Ventura County Fair, themed "A Country Fair with Ocean Air" will be held August 5th through 16th 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 (accompanied by an adult). The fair will be open at 11 a.m. every day. Fair closes at 11 p.m. Carnival closes between 11 p.m. and midnight.
Special Admission Days:
$1 admission until 3pm on opening day, Wed, August 5th!
Feed the Need “Fair Cares” Food Drive | Thursday, August 6 - 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. 10 through 13.
Youth Day | Friday, August 7
All fair visitors ages 12 and under will be admitted free all day.
Seniors & Persons with Disabilities Day | Tuesday August 11 - Seniors age 65 and older and persons with disabilities admitted free all day.
$3 Before 3 Day | Wednesday August 12th (Admission to the Fair is $3 before 3 pm.)
Military Appreciation Day | Thursday, August 13
All military personnel holding a current, valid military ID will be admitted free.
Pay One Price Carnival Wristbands - Thurs 8/6, Mon 8/10, Tues 8/11, Thurs 8/13 - Wristbands will be sold for $25 from opening until 6pm for unlimited carnival rides until 7PM. Wristbands do not include admission and can not be used for carnival games.
Fair Parade Saturday, August 8th
See the annual Ventura County Fair parade march down Main Street! Parade begins at 10 a.m., right before the opening of the fair!
Dia de la Familia Sunday, August 9th
This fair highlight celebrates family! This special day features a concert with three musical artists beginning at 3 p.m. in the Grandstand Arena.
Junior Livestock Auction - Friday, August 14th
Wed 8/5 6pm: Motor Sports (additional ticket required)
Thu 8/6 7:30pm: Montgomery Gentry
Fri 8/7 7:30pm: Huey Lewis and the News
Sat 8/8 7:30pm: LeAnn Rimes
Sun 8/9 3pm: Roberto Tapia, Beatriz Adriana, Mariachi Aguilas de Mexico
Mon 8/10 7:30pm: Kevin Costner and Modern West
Tue 8/11 1pm: Neil Sedaka
Tue 8/11 7:30pm: Chaka Khan
Wed 8/12 7:30pm: The Band Perry
Thu 8/13 7:30pm: The B-52s
Fri 8/14 7:30pm: Salt-N-Pepa with Spinderella
Sat/Sun 2pm and 7pm: PRCA Rodeo