TODAY AT THE STATE FAIR: Military and Veteran Appreciation Day
Thursday, July 16th
Military and Veteran Appreciation Day
Gentleman, Start Your Drones!
kicks off the innaugural Fatshark U.S. National Drone Racing
Championship at Cal Expo’s Bonney Field. More than 100 of the world’s
best drone pilots will be competing for $25,000 in cash, prizes and the
ultimate bragging rights. Get a front row seat to this historical event
for free with your paid Fair admission.
Honoring our Service Men and Women with Free Admission
duty, reserve and veterans from all branches of the military can enjoy a
day of great exhibits, interactive activities and much more. Federal,
state and local agencies will have information about services and
resources available to military personnel. Admission is free with valid
ID and does not include family members, dependents or guests.
What's Cooking at the Kitchen?
what talented chefs can do with MRE, or self-contained, lightweight
U.S. Military field rations as they go head to head at the Save Mart
Supermarkets California’s Kitchen Cooking Theatre. Grab a seat and see
how these chefs rise to the challenge and find innovative ways to make
delicious three-course meals with limited ingredients.
rich, soulful sound has earned her a variety of awards and achievements
during her highly successful career. Enjoy Grammy Award-winning
singer/songwriter and world renown R&B superstar, Ashanti for free
at the Golden 1 Stage.
check out the Junior Pygmy Goat Show and see the best of the best
battle it out for the blue ribbon at the Tractor Supply Company Big
Click here to see the complete livestock schedule.
Calling Kids of all Ages!
your children and visit Smokey Bear's post at the California State Fair
and learn how you can protect our beautiful California forests. Enjoy
fun puppet shows, learn "stop, drop and roll," see Smokey's cabin and
even earn your Camp Smokey bandana.
the heat while getting close to nature in this beautiful oasis, home to
more than 40 native species of trees. Discover a new appreciation of
the great outdoors while walking the nature trail showcasing our
majestic California forests. Enjoy kids' craft activities, live chainsaw
demonstrations (weekends) and even meet rescued forest animals.