California Fairs


Merced County Fair "Everyone Come Celebrate"

June 7-11, 2023
Wednesday-Friday 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday 3 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Merced, California

Concerts: George Michael Reborn June 7, 2023; Smash Mouth June 8, 2023; Lonestar; June 9, 2023; Purple Madness A Tribute to Prince; June 10, 2023; Banda Machos June 11, 2023

Grandstand Shows: 7 p.m. 
June 7, 2023 Merced Speedway Auto Racing free;  June 8, 2023 Merced Speedway Go-Kart Racing free; June 9, 2023 Valley Tractor Pullers $5; June 10, 2023 Destruction Derby $5; June 11, 2023 Humpz & Hornz Gran Jaripeo $5

The Merced County Fair is one of California's most exciting and fun fairs this year. Why? They are back with the sound and fury of Destruction Derby. You can hear the screams in the fairway from rides that will turn your world upside down. And, there are free concerts with bands such as Sheila E. After a two year hiatus, it's gotta' be great!

All Alaskan Racing Pigs, Grandstand Entertainment: Auto Racing featuring IMCA Modified and Hobby stock cars | WGAS Motorsports Monster Trucks, Free Style Moto X and Tuff Truck Racing | Bull Competition | Valley Tractor Pullers' Tractor Pull.

Clowns, jugglers, a balloon man, the Henry Miller Farm, the Carnival, Midway, entertainment and food are all part of this amazing, annual event every anticipates each year.


Free concerts with fair admission! Start at 8:30 p.m.

  • June 8, 2022 Coffey Anderson
  • June 9, 2022 Queen Nation, Queen tribute
  • June 10, 2022 Sheila E.
  • June 11, 2022 Kalimba, Earth, Wind & Fire tribute
  • June 12, 2022 Banda Machos

Grand Stand Entertainment $5, plus fair admission

  • June 8, 2022 Merced Speedway Auto Racing
  • June 9, 2022 Destruction Derby
  • June 10, 2022 Valley Tractor Pullers' Tractor Pull
  • June 11, 2022 Humpz & Hornz  Bad to the Bone  2022 Bull Riding Tour
  • June 11, 2022 Gran Jaripeo Show Starts at 8:30 p.m.


  • Alaskan Pig Races
  • Tractor Parade daily
  • Camel rides
  • Euro Bungee

FOOD - Galore!

The Henry Miller Farm at the Merced County Spring Fair takes over 40 volunteers to coordinate. The 7,000 sq. ft. farm of fun team is led by Ag Educator, Kathy Rinkenberger and Ag Enthusiast, Kathleen Gilbert. The Henry Miller Farm pays tribute to times past. The decor includes old-time wagons as well as antique farm equipment and milking machines.

Petting Farm - Feel and touch real farm animals such as ducks, pigs, goats, donkeys, llamas, and their young. You can even milk a cow.

Cow Calving Area - In a past year 20 calves were born on site. And, when a cow is not calving, a video is used to educate guests about the birthing process

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