Fair Starts "People's Choice" Farm Junk Sculpture Contest
Announcing “Farm Junk” Sculpture Contest, new at the 2014 Fair! Fairgoers will vote – the first place winner receives $300, second place $150 and third place $75. Anyone entering a sculpture will be able to sell their artwork. [Read more]
Logo Contest Winner Announced...
Congratulations to Francisco Garcia, winner of the Fair's 2014 logo design contest. His entry was chosen by the Fair Board of Directors as best illustrating the 2014 slogan “Saluting Our Farmers and Ranchers.” [Read more]
Fair's 2013 Tribute to Veterans Video
A "Thank You Veterans" video was shown continuously in the Pavilion throughout the fair. It is a collection of veterans' and active duty service members' photos submitted by Merced County families. Click here or the image at left to watch the almost hour-long touching tribute on YouTube. Thanks to George Bertaina and Kao Her of Go Media Group of Merced for preparing this collage of military faces from or related to Merced County.
Click here to watch the short YouTube trailer for this video.
Fair 2013 Photo Albums on Facebook
POST YOUR PHOTOS from the 2013 Fair on our Facebook Timeline. The FUN FAIR PHOTOS contest has ended but we still enjoy seeing your Fair photos.
2013 AG Bee is our Facebook photo album showing the oral spelling bee that took place during the Fair. The mission of the AG Bee is to help raise awareness of how and where our food supply comes from in the San Joaquin Valley. Click "Photos," then click "Albums" or use this direct link.