144th Annual Ventura County Fair Planned for July 31 to August 11, 2019

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The 144th Annual Ventura County Fair, "A Country Fair with Ocean Air" will take place July 31st to August 11th 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 in 2019:  Adults (13 to 64) $12.00, Children and Seniors 65+ $9.00.

Opens at 11am every day; early birds on Tuesday, August 6th, allowed in at 10am. Carnival Midway opens at noon daily. Fair closes at 11pm daily. Carnival closes between 11pm and midnight.

Special Admission Days:

Wed 7/31: Dollar Day - entry a measly $1 until 3pm!

Thu 8/1: Feed the Need Day - Purchase an adult admission ticket and bring 5 cans of food for FOOD SHARE before 5PM and Get a FREE return ticket, valid Monday-Thursday, August 5-8.

Fri 8/2: Youth Day -12 and under FREE all day.

Tue 8/6: Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Day - Senior Citizens ages 65 and older and persons with disabilities will be admitted FREE all day.

Wed 8/7: $3 Before 3 Day - $3 admission until 3pm.

Thu 8/8: Military Appreciation Day - All military personnel holding a current, valid military i.d. will be admitted FREE all day.

Carnival Wristband Days: 8/1, 8/5, 8/6, 8/8 - buy wristband until 6pm for unlimited rides until 7pm.

Two-Fair “TOOFERS” - Two Fair Admissions for the Price of one! Bring your ticket stubs from the following fairs to the ticket booth and exchange for free admission to the Fair! Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival, Santa Barbara Fair and Expo, San Diego County Fair, Orange County Fair

Entertainment Lineup (at 7:30PM unless otherwise noted)

  • Wed 7/31: Styx

  • Thu 8/1: Martina McBride

  • Fri 8/2: Melissa Etheridge “The Medicine Show”

  • Sat 8/3: Ohio Players

  • Sat 8/3: The Emotions

  • Sat 8/3: Evelyn “Champagne” King

  • Sun 8/4: Dia de la Familia Concert featuring Banda Carnaval, Luis Coronel and Cuarto de Milla

  • Mon 8/5: X Ambassadors

  • Tue 8/6: Tommy James and the Shondells (1PM)

  • Tue 8/6: Brothers Osborne

  • Wed 8/7: Daughtry

  • Thu 8/8: George Thorogood and the Destroyers “Good to be Bad Tour” - 45 years of rock

  • Fri 8/9: Collective Soul

  • Sat/Sun 8/10-11: P.R.C.A. Pro Rodeo at 2pm and 7pm