141st Annual Ventura County Fair is Coming August 3-14, 2016


The 141st Ventura County Fair, themed "A Country Fair with Ocean Air" will be held August 3rd through 14th 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).

Fair opens at 11am daily (Tues 8/9 early birds get in at 10am). Carnival Midway opens at noon. Exhibits close at 10pm. Admissions taken until 10pm. Fair closes at 11pm. Carnival closes between 11pm and midnight.

Special Admission Days:

Wed, Aug 3: Dollar Day! - only $1 admission before 3pm!

Thur Aug 4: Donate 5 cans of food for FoodShare before 3pm and get a free return ticket to the fair, valid 8/8 thru 8/11

Fri Aug 5: Youth Day - kids 12 and under get in free all day!

Sun, Aug 7: Free  family concert at 3pm

Tue, Aug 9: Free admission to 65+ and all persons with disabilities all day

Wed, Aug 10: $3 admission before 3pm

Thur, Aug 11: Free admission to all military with current, valid ID all day

Entertainment Lineup

  • Wed, Aug 3: Motorsports (additional ticket required)
  • Thu, Aug 4: Styx at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Aug 5: Old Dominion at 7:30pm (2016 Academy of Country Music New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year)
  • Sat, Aug 6: Third Eye Blind at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Aug 7: El Chapo de Sinaloa with Los Rieleros and El Dasa at 3pm
  • Mon, Aug 8: An Evening with UB40 at 7:30pm
  • Tue, Aug 9: America at 1pm
  • Tue, Aug 9: Patti LaBelle at 7:30pm
  • Wed, Aug 10: Chris Young at 7:30pm
  • Thu, Aug 11: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Aug 12: Trace Adkins at 7:30pm
  • Sat/Sun, Aug 13-14: P.R.C.A. Rodeo at 2 and 7pm 


  • Sat, Aug 6: FAIR PARADE down Main Street in Ventura begins at 10am