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76th Annual Monterey County Fair Gears up for Another Awesome Event


The 76th annual Monterey County Fair theme for 2012 is “Very Berry Extraordinary” and will be held from August 29-September 3, 2012. Everyone at Carmel Hill Lodge is looking forward with great excitement to all the events that are held at the fairgrounds. Each day the Monterey County Fair will consist of several different events that will be filled with fun and excitement for everyone in the family. Make sure to plan out your daily events ahead of schedule and if you have the opportunity you can always purchase your county fair tickets online so you won’t have to worry about events being sold out. Advanced purchased tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years old.

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There will be carnival rides, fair food, games, family entertainment, and much more going on at the county fairgrounds giving both locals and visitors the opportunity to experience the great heritage along with unique history that has long been a part of Monterey Bay. With so many wonderful wines and such great produce stemming from the local agriculture, Monterey’s coast will be filled with excitement during the end of the summer season.

Fair goers this year will also able to enjoy the all the carnival rides provided by Helm and Sons Amusements. If live entertainment and music is your thing, opening days featured performance is scheduled to be Jerrod Neimann and Foghat. The Monterey County Fair will also have competitive events with both adult and junior level exhibits in gardening, arts and crafts, livestock, and even a daily cooking contest.

Here is a brief description of what special events are scheduled to take place throughout the entire week of the Monterey County Fair 2012:

  • Wednesday Aug 29th-KIDS DAY:  FREE admission all day for kids 12 & under
  • Thursday Aug 30th-$1 DAY:  $1 Admission, $1 Parking, $1 Carnival Tickets until 5pm, and Senior’s Day
  • Friday Aug 31st-MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY:  With a valid military I.D. all active Military enter FREE
  • Saturday Sept 1st-JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION DAY:  Junior Livestock Auction begins at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Sept 2nd-FIESTA DAY
  • Monday Sept 3rd-PICNIC DAY

Do you have exciting plans for the upcoming 76th annual Monterey County Fair 2012? If so, why not share some details with the rest of our readers by leaving a comment!

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