5 Best Days of Summer... Merced County Fair June 10-14, 2015
It will be the 124th Merced County Fair. See you there!
Depending on the entry category, you can win ribbons, prizes and even cash awards. View the Exhibitor's Handbooks for ideas, details and rules. Printed handbooks are available from the Fairgrounds Office. Entries can be submitted online for a small handling fee or downloaded here, filled out and mailed or dropped off at the fairgrounds office, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Merced. Don't wait, become a fair exhibitor! [more]
The 2015 Merced County Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook is now two booklets – Junior & Senior Still Exhibits and a separate Livestock booklet. Both versions of the handbook, including entry forms, are available online here, in PDF format. Most entry forms are due May 7th. They can be downloaded, filled out and mailed or dropped off at the fairgrounds office or exhibitors can submit their entries online for a small handling fee. [more]
Livestock Exhibitor Camping During the Fair:
Reservations Will Be Taken April 1 Until May 9
Here's our online 2015 Camper Registration Form and rules.This is for junior exhibitors staying on the fairgrounds during fair week. Exhibitors must live outside a 15 mile radius of the fairgrounds to qualify for RV space. View and print the online form and return the completed form to the Fair Office between 4/1/15 to 5/9/15. Phone 209-722-1507 for more information.
The Fair's “Farm Junk” yard art sculpture contest will be held during the fair but it’s time to get working on those sculptures! Entry forms are due Thursday, May 7. Sculptures must be delivered to the fairgrounds, May 29 through May 31.
The works of art will be displayed at the fair and the “People’s Choice” judging system will be used, so fairgoers can vote on their favorite sculptures. The first place winner will receive $300, the second place prize is $150 and the third place winner will get $75. [more]
Buy Advance Fair Tickets and Save Big
Buy Advance Discount Tickets now through June 9th! Read about all the discounts on fair admission tickets and carnival ride wrist wraps and enjoy the savings.
Fairgoers will have a chance to meet some of California’s published authors. During the fair, June 10-14, the writers participating in this new “California Authors” program, will be able sell their books directly to the public, sign autographs, make new friends and gain loyal readers. The fair invites published authors to apply to participate in the new program by completing an application form. [more]
Enter the special "Day Of" Cooking Contests and you get FREE admission to the Fair...
2015 Table Mountain FREE Concert Series presented by Modelo Especial
Grandstand Entertainment presented by Table Mountain, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Modelo Especial and Rancho San Miguel Markets
View all the 2015 entertainment on Concerts & Attractions web page!