Tulare County Fair Preview


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Tulare County’s Fair returns this week, located at the usual location of the Tulare fairgrounds. This year, the fair will open Wednesday, September 14, and will close on Sunday, September 18.

The fair will feature livestock shows, live entertainment, fair food, and rides and games.

Quilts of Honor will begin the fair with the opening ceremony at 12:30 on Wednesday. This ceremony features the Remembering Our Fallen tribute that honors the soldiers lost in Iraq and Afghanistan. The memorial is made up of 34 Tribute towers that show over 5,200 photos of fallen soldiers since 9/11/2001.

The Tulare County fair is also hosting the annual Demolition Derby again this year. The Derby will be held Saturday at 6 pm, and the gates open at 5 p.m.

The Fair will be open from noon on Wednesday, until 10 p.m.; on Thursday from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m.; Friday from 4 p.m. until 12 a.m.; Saturday from 2 p.m. until 12 a.m.; and Sunday from 2 a.m. until 10 p.m., and the livestock show opens daily at 8 a.m.

In terms of pricing and when you can get into the fair, kids get in free on Thursday, but entry pricing for the fair is $11 per adult and $5 for children on every other day.

Parking at the fair will be $6, but you could choose to purchase a weekly parking pass for $25, and Wristbands for the rides start at $30 per person, with a FastPass option to skip the lines for $55.