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: Ages 13-64 $15/day, Ages 6-12 $10/day, Ages 65-99 $10/day, Ages 0-5 and 100+ are free.
Parking at the Ventura County Fair is $20.00 per car. Parking at the Fairgrounds is limited. Free shuttle buses are provided from the Ventura Government Center, Pacific View Mall, Ventura Community Park, Ventura High School and San Buenaventura State Beach (with parking fee). See venturacountyfair.org/fair/free-shuttles-transportation.
The fair opens at noon on weekends and opening day and at 1pm on other weekdays. Midway closes no later than midnight and not before 11pm.
Special Admission Days:
Wed 8/3: Dollar Day until 5pm!
Thu 8/4: Feed the Need, Food Share Day – Donate 5 cans of food before 5pm and get a free fair return ticket (which can be used Mon-Thu, Aug 8-11 before 5pm only).
Fri 8/5: Youth Day – All visitors 12 and under admitted free all day.
Tue 8/9: Seniors & Persons with Disabilities Day – Ages 65+ admitted free all day. Disabled persons and companion admitted free all day.
Thu 8/11: Military Appreciation Day – Military with valid ID admitted in free all day.
Carnival Wristband Days – 8/4, 8/8, 8/9, 8/11 – Wristbands sold for $40 until 6pm and can be used until 7pm. Good day of purchase only. Does not include admission in the fair.
Entertainment Lineup (at 7:30PM unless otherwise noted)
✦ Martina McBride; Wednesday, August 3
✦ KC & The Sunshine Band; Thursday, August 4
✦ The All-American Rejects; Friday, August 5
✦ Blue Oyster Cult; Saturday, August 6
✦ Día De La Familia Concert; Sunday, August 7 at 3PM (performers will be announced at a later date)
✦ The Beach Boys; Monday, August 8
✦ Clay Walker; Tuesday, August 9
✦ Cheap Trick ; Wednesday, August 10
✦ PRCA Rodeo: Friday, Aug. 12 at 7:00 PM; Saturday, Aug. 13 & Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 and 7PM