Purpose & Mission
Friends of the Merced County Fair, the Fair’s non-profit foundation formed 2008, led by a group of volunteers. Their primary purpose is to secure grants and tax-deductible charitable donations in an effort to fulfill their mission of maintaining and improving the Merced County Fair and Merced County Fairgrounds as a community, cultural and educational asset.
Since its inception, Friends of the Merced County Fair has raised more than $1 million for continued improvements to the Merced County Fairgrounds that the entire community can enjoy through the annual Merced County Fair and the more than 280 interim events throughout the year.
Find more information about the Friends of the Merced County Fair, see how is on the Board, learn about our projects, plus how you can get involved and support our efforts.
Get To Know The Board
Current Board Members of the Friends of the Merced County Fair are:
The Friends of the Merced County Fair rely on your charitable donations to attain goals and continue to improve the Merced County Fair and Merced County Fairgrounds for the community to enjoy. Here is how you can get involved!
Become a Friends of the Merced County Fair Member
The easiest and best way to get involved is to become a Friends of the Merced County Fair member! Friends membership packages range from $20 - $1,000. Click here to download the 2020 Friends of the Merced County Fair Membership packet, which includes details on Friends of the Merced County Fair levels and what you receive in exchange. .
Bricks of Honor - Buy A Brick and Be Part of History
Become a permanent part of the Merced County Fair! Memorialize a loved one, honor a friend or show your support with a commemorative brick(s) at the Hilmar Cheese Barn. Bricks range from $150 - $250 depending upon size. Bricks are assigned on a first-come, first served basis. Click here to download the Merced County Fair Brick Order Form.
Don’t wait, get involved today and become a part of the Merced County Fair!
Friends of the Merced County Fair
P.O Box 2292
Merced, CA 95344
For further information, contact:
(209) 617 8578