Stanislaus County Fair visitors will have the chance to shop from local artisans and vendors as the Pop-Up Palooza will be open for business on the fairgrounds this year.
The pop-up shops will have free admission and be open to the public July 9-10, July 17, and July 23-24. Antiques, crafts, treasures and vendors of all sorts will be exhibited.
The first pop-up event will be hosted by Grandma’s Treasures of Denair and take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. On July 17, the Pop-Up Palooza will be hosted by Hey Turlock! The shops will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Grandma’s Treasures of Denair will return to host on from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 23 and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 24.
There is still room for more vendor booths. Those interested in becoming a vendor can reach out to Grandma’s Treasures of Denair at (209) 417-2834 and Hey Turlock! at (209) 596-5291.
The Stanislaus County Fair will run from July 9-11, July 16-18 and July 23-25 this year. There will be no carnival rides or exhibits, but plenty of action in the FoodMaxx Arena with tractor pulls, demolition derbies and monster trucks, along with livestock shows and Fair Food Bites.
The Fair Food Bites stations will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays. Free parking is available for all patrons in the North Parking Lot off of Soderquist Road or North Broadway.
Tickets for arena events can be purchased online at www.stancofair.com.