Fair Horse Show Saturday, May 30th
The fair doesn’t start until June 10, but the FREE to the public Junior Horse Show for 4-H, FFA and independent junior exhibitors is May 30, at 8 a.m. at the Merced Horsemen’s Association Arena on Nevada Street, just off Highway 59, north of Bellevue Road, in Merced.
It begins with showmanship and includes Western, English, stock horse and trail class events. The gymkhana and barrel racing will start after 11 a.m. While many participants have already submitted entry forms to compete, any junior exhibitor can sign up for any of the events that day except showmanship. [more]
Bring Your Exhibits to the Fair May 29 & May 30
If you entered exhibits in the fair, Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 are the days to bring those entries to the fairgrounds. Entries will be accepted from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The deadline to submit most fair entry forms is past.
The deadline for Ag-Horticulture entries is Friday, May 29 at 5 p.m. Ag-Horticulture and floral exhibits will be brought to the fair for judging in June. For more information about exceptions, call the fair office at (209) 722-1507or refer to the exhibitors' handbook. [more]
After producing six Merced County Fairs and overseeing day-to-day operations as CEO of the Merced County Fair, Tom Musser is announcing his retirement soon after this year’s fair ends. [more]
Applications are now accepted through Aug. 31, 2015 for his replacement as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Merced County Fair. Those interested in the position are directed to view the Fair's application procedure/release forms included in PDF format on the Employment page.
Merced County Fair is June 10-14, 2015. Advance Ticket Savings thru June 9th:
Save $2 off regular price! Advance general admission ticket $5 (anyone 6 years or older)
Save $15 off regular price! Advance 5-pack of general admission tickets $20 (each ticket good any day of the fair)
Save $5 off regular price! Advance All-Day-Ride Carnival Coupon $25 (exchange for Unlimited Ride Wrist Wrap good any one day of the fair)