TULARE COUNTY – For as little as a $7 admission ticket, hundreds of dollars in entertainment value await those who visit the Tulare County Fair.
The 2018 Tulare County Fair opens on Sept. 12 and this year’s fair is jam-packed with entertainment value for the entire family. Adult fair admission is discounted to $7 through Sept. 11, children 6-12 are just $5, and kids 5 and under are free every day of the five-day fair. “The great news is the impressive value a fair guest receives for a cost similar to a fast food combo meal or two gallons of gas,” said Pamela Fyock, chief executive officer of the Tulare County Fair.
Included with fair admission is a nightly celebrity concert, free rides on the Western Railroad Express, a free Powerhouse athletic dance show, a free hypnotist show, a free Canine Stars dog show, a Walk on the Wild Side jungle animals attraction, a free pirate show featuring Captain Jack Spareribs, a free Puppets & Players Little Theatre show, a Gold Rush Mining and Refining interactive experience, plus the exciting Russell Bros. Circus.
There’s even more value included with fair admission, including two cooking shows—Kids Can Cook and Chef Ray Duey. Plus, fair guests can enjoy the free brain teasers at the interactive Mind Works attraction. And don’t forget to take in the hilarious Corny Crow show or witness the amazing Buttercup the Cow sculpting. There’s also the Something Ridiculous juggling and acrobatic show.
Also, among the value-added attractions for 2018 are new types of entertainment in the Helms & Sons midway. Enjoy the free audio-animatronics of Bubba Bear & the Badland Band, the free colorful dancing waters, the free Stinson band pipe organ and a free Land of the Dinosaurs exhibit featuring life-sized representations of the T-rex and more.
Cal Fire has a special attraction planned for kids. The firefighters have an exhibit that teaches kids about fire prevention in a fun and interactive way. Each child who participates will receive a fire prevention coloring book.
All of these added-value shows and attractions are in addition to the free strolling entertainment which includes the Baloonacy balloon artist, The Procrastinators street percussionists, Charlie the Veloci-Raptor dinosaur and even a strolling piano player.
Complete details about these value-added shows and attractions is available at tcfair.org/entertainment_line-up.php.
The celebrity lineup for the Tulare County Fair’s free concert series is: Sheila E. (Sept. 12); Clay Walker (Sept. 13); Con Funk Shun (Sept. 14); Queen Nation (Sept. 15) and Smash Mouth (Sept. 16).
The Tulare County Fair’s mission is to showcase agriculture and create family fun. The five-day fair opens on Sept. 12 and runs through Sept. 16, 2018. The annual celebration includes scrumptious food, celebrity entertainment, interactive children’s activities, hundreds of animals, a wildlife adventure, a thrilling carnival, exciting motorsports, a rodeo, an impressive Junior Livestock Auction and more. The Tulare County Fair has been a community tradition for more than a century. For more information visit tcfair.org.