Humboldt County Fair

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  • Location: Humboldt County Fairgrounds
  • Address: 1250 5th Street
  • Ferndale, CA
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Please see website
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One of California’s longest-running fairs, the Humboldt County Fair in historic Ferndale is small-town Americana at its best. This year’s theme is “It's No Time Like Fair Time” and features exciting days of horse racing on weekends. With entertainment, carnival rides, fair food, handicrafts, art, livestock contests, horticulture, animals, and more, the Humboldt County Fair is fun for everyone!

Spend a day at the horse races, carnival rides and games and visit the exhibits. (Fair is closed Monday the 22nd)

  • Live and satellite horse racing (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Carnival rides & games
  • Chili Cook-off hosted by Food Network Star Guy Fieri (August 24th 11am - 5pm)
  • Kids Under 12 Free Day (August 18th & 25th)
  • Live Entertainment
  • Sheep dog trials & livestock events
  • Ladies Hat Day at the Races Competition (August 27th)
  • Competitive and interesting exhibits
  • Great fair-time foods
  • Special programs
  • And the old-fashioned fun of a county-wide "family" reunion.
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