News, Stories, Press Directory

Below are links to news, stories, press releases, photos and notices about the Fair, the fairgrounds and community events at the Fairgrounds.


Media Contacts:
Debbie Nalchajian-Cohen & Danielle Griffin
Cohen Communications
(559) 222-1322 |

Current News:

Burrola New CEO at Merced County Fair

Merced Fair Board Gets New Members

Junior Fair Board Application Deadline is Nov. 16th

2015 Fair Archives:

Merced County Fair Fun Numbers

Thanks! [Fair wrap up includes attendance results]

Fair’s Livestock Auction a Big Success [2015 results]

Rabbits Die During Searing Heat Wave

Schedule of Daily Fairtime Events is Online!

See All the 2015 Rides, Ride Descriptions & Ride Requirements

Five Days of Fun At Fair Grandstand (Grandstand entertainment details)

“5 Best Days of Summer” Highlights (Attractions & What's New at the Fair)

Tierra To Headline Sunday at Merced County Fair

John Lee Hooker, Jr. to Perform at Merced Fair

Tower of Power To Play Merced Fair (Rhythm & Blues)

Aaron Tippin Headlines Merced Fair (Country)

"7eventh Time Down" To Perform Fair's Opening Day (Christian music band)

Help 4-H & FFA at the Livestock Auction (2012 instructions, how to bid, how it works)

Get FREE Kids’ Fair Ticket Vouchers at O'Reilly Auto Parts Stores

Buy Fair Tickets Now and Save Big (Advance Discounts thru June 9)

California Authors Invited to Come to Merced Fair

2015 Commercial Fair Booth Application, general conditions and booth map

2015 Concession Fair Space Application, general info and guidelines

Most Merced Fair Exhibits Are Due Friday, May 29 & Saturday, May 30

Merced Fair Horse Show Saturday, May 30th (public is invited)

Fair Exhibitor Entry Forms Due by May 7

Fair Exhibitor Handbooks Online Now (press release, what's new, etc.)

2015 Exhibitor's Handbooks & Entry Forms

Get Your Entries Ready for Farm Junk Sculpture Contest

4/13/15 Independent Exhibitor Deadline for Goats, Sheep and Swine

2/12/15 is Fair Market Beef Weigh In

2/10/15 Deadline for Merced County Fair Dairy Replacement Heifer Project Checklist

News Archives:

Merced County Fair CEO Musser Retiring

2015 Junior Fair Board Application Deadline is Dec. 1

Barbara Matheron Gets Western Fairs Award

Merced County Fair Slashes Water Use

Merced Fair Introduces New Website

Assembly Center Memorial Dedicated Feb. 20, 2010

History of the Merced County Fair


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