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Fair exhibitor deadlines approaching
The exhibitor deadlines for the 2016 Stanislaus County Fair begin in May. - photo by Photo Contributed

The exhibitor deadlines are coming up for those wishing to showcase something in the Stanislaus County Fair’s 2016 run.

“The exhibitor handbook is currently online or can be picked up at the fair office and also available at your local library,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “With many new exhibits and arena events, guests are encouraged to buy tickets at a discounted rate beginning April 30th.”

The exhibitor deadlines are:


1.   4-H & FFA Horse

2.   4-H & FFA Junior Livestock

3.   4-H & FFA Still Exhibits - excluding FFA Ag. Mechanics, Jr. Industrial Arts, 4-H & FFA Agriculture Horticulture (fruits & vegetables), 4-H & FFA Ornamental Horticulture (flowers, plants, gardens)




1.   FFA Ag Mechanics & Junior Industrial Arts

2.   4-H & FFA Agriculture Horticulture (fruits and vegetables)

3.   4-H & FFA Ornamental Horticulture (flowers, plants & gardens)

4.   Junior & Senior Home Arts (foods & clothing-textiles)

5.   Junior & Senior Fine Art & Crafts

6.   Junior & Senior Photography

7.   Literary Arts – NEW

8.   Robotics – NEW

9.   Technology – NEW

10. Open & Junior Horse




1.   Junior & Senior Ag Hort (fruits & vegetables)

2.   Junior & Senior Floriculture (flowers/plants)

3.   Senior Homemade Wine & Beer

4.   4-H & FFA Rabbits

5.   4-H & FFA Poultry

6.   4-H & FFA Cavies

7.   4-H & FFA Dogs


The Stanislaus County Fair will also open its box office to sell discounted Fair admission tickets, arena tickets, fair season pass, and discount unlimited ride wristbands beginning at 9 a.m. April 30. Adult admission tickets are on sale for $10 (a $12 value). Unlimited ride wristbands are $25 (a $30 value). Arena event tickets are priced according to each event. Guests can purchase a season pass good for 10 adult admissions for $75 ($120 value).Guests can buy tickets at discount prices until 7 p.m. July 7.

The 2016 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 8th for a 10-day run.