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.

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Current News:

Home Improvement Show at Fairgrounds Oct. 17-19

Merced County Fair Slashes Water Use

Fair Announces New Slogan, New Dates

Barbara Matheron Gets Western Fairs Award

2014 Fair Archives:

Merced County Fair Fun Numbers

Merced County Fair’s Got Great Milk

Merced County’s Hay Gets Top Grades

Thank you! [from the 2014 fair & fair stats info]

Big Support at Fair’s Livestock Auction [ includes results]

Schedule of Daily Fairtime Events

View a Summary of all "Day Of" Cooking Contests!

Get O'Reilly Auto Parts Free Kids’ Fair Ticket Vouchers

Visit our "Food, Fun & Carnival" page to See 2014 Rides & Fair Food!

Fairtime Map [view or print from our fairtime grounds map]

What’s New in 2014 and Fair Highlights

Five Days of Fun At Fair Grandstand

Hypnotist Alan Sands to Perform on Free 'Til 3 Family Day

WAR is Coming to Merced Fair

True 2 Crue Will Headline at Fair

The Marshall Tucker Band to Rock Fair

Lincoln Brewster, Christian Musician, Returns to Fair Opening Night

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

Fair Horse Show is Pre-Fair Saturday, June 7th [Free for the public]

Donate Blood, Get Free Fair Ride Tickets [Wed., June 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fair MLK Jr parking lot]

Buy Fair Ticket 5-Packs Now and Save ['til June 10]

Bring Your Fair Exhibits to Fairgrounds on May 30-31

Buy Now, Save on Fair Admission 5-Packs [plus more specials]

Fair Entry Forms Due by May 8, 2014

New Fair Exhibitor Handbooks Online [enter online NEW this year!]

Adopt-A-Garden at Merced Fairgrounds

Enter New "People's Choice" Farm Junk Sculpture Contest

Fair's Milk Producer's Contest April 17

Goats-Sheep-Swine Independent Exhibitor Deadline April 14

Feb. 13 is Fair's Market Beef Weigh In [at Turlock Livestock Yard]

Fair Logo Contest Winners Announced

Nov. 21 Deadline for Junior Fair Board Applications

Win $500 in Fair Logo Design Contest

Winning Slogan Announced

2014 Fair Slogan Contest Deadlines Aug. 9th

News Archives:

Recycle Old Electronics at Fairgrounds: April 2014

Merced Fair Introduces New Website

Assembly Center Memorial Dedicated Feb. 20, 2010

History of the Merced County Fair

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