Top 10 Fairs in July – Part 2

Below is a continuation of our Top 10 Fairs in July List. Multiple California fairs and one Canadian exhibition made the list of the top 5 fairs in July.

5. Amador County Fair – California

The Amador County Fair dubs itself as the “#1 Small County Fair”. The fair features a rodeo, destruction derby, wine tasting, hot rod tractors and daily entertainment. What more could you ask for? The 2016 Amador County Fair will run from Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Plymouth, California.

4. K-Days (Klondike Days) – Alberta, Canada

K-Days, formerly known as Klondike Days and Edmonton’s Capital Ex, is an annual 10-day exhibition held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The exhibition was renamed “Klondike Days” in 1962, with the theme revolving around the Klondike Gold Rush. The public embraced the theme with relish, dressing up in period costumes for the Klondike Days opening parade. Klondike Days runs from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 31, 2016.

3. Scott County Fair – Minnesota

The people of Scott County in Minnesota have enjoyed this annual fair since 1915. The fair features daily entertainment on the grandstand, horse shows and competitions, a strong man competition, beer gardens and dozens of food vendors to check out. The 2016 Scott County Fair run from Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Jordan, Minnesota

2.  California State Fair – California 

Coming in at #2 is the annual California State Fair, the official state fair of California. The fair is held at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California and celebrates California’s achievements, agriculture, diversity of its people, traditions and trends that will shape the Golden State’s future. The fair has all the standard fair attractions and amenities you would expect. The main stage will feature musical performances from The Plain White T’s, Chaka Khan, CCR, Parmalee, Styx, The Point Sisters, Loverboy and more. The 2016 California State Fair runs from Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Sacramento, California.

1. Orange County Fair – California

The Orange County Fair hosted in Costa Mesa, California is definitely the #1 fair to check out in July. The gigantic month long fair has the largest attendance of all fairs in California and  features a classic fair midway, dozens of food vendors, multiple entertainment stages, various exhibits and competitions as well as a ton of shopping. The 2016 concert lineup includes Boston, The Offspring, Styx, Ziggy Marley, Michael Franti, Three Dog Night and more! The Orange County Fair runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, August 14, 2016.

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