It’s back and better than ever! After a four-year hiatus, The Santa Clara County Fair is taking over the Fairgrounds from July 26-August 6, 2023.
Santa Clara County Fair’s four action-packed stages will offer a variety of activities and events including The Canine Stars Dog Show from America’s Got Talent, Safari Encounters exotic animals showcases, renowned hypnotist Terry Stokes, and mind-blowing magic acts by Zany Zoe and Phil Ackerly.
The Fair will also feature classes for anyone interested in getting crafty including wrapped bouquet and flower crown making with Dubon Florist, painting with Board & Brush, wine-tastings with Bottle & Bottega, baking with DH Cake Studio, and balloon sculpting with Lily Cielo. These classes run approximately two hours and cost $55 including the class, parking, and Fair admission. Find more information here!
There will be no shortage of music and entertainment this year. Santa Clara County Fair is hosting an array of talented artists and tribute bands honoring Michael Jackson, Beatles, Journey, AC/DC, and more! With up to six free performances a day, guests of all ages are sure to find a show they love!
The live music doesn’t stop there! The fairgrounds will also be hosting two Fairgrounds Live concerts during the Fair. The Neverland Band will rock the house on opening night (July 26) with some rock favorites and the amazing County Cougars will perform a week later on August 2. Guests will need to purchase Fair tickets to attend these shows. Interested in learning more about the Fairgrounds Live series? See a full lineup of all Wednesday night shows here.
Santa Clara County Fair also boasts exciting opportunities for art enthusiasts through the brand new Art Alley! The Art Alley will feature a variety of exhibits including 25 murals painted by local artists, including Nexus, Urban Aztec, Elba, and Augie WK. Santa Clara County Fair guests will even have the chance to vote on which artwork they like best!
The Art Alley will also feature a “County Strong” Art Show & Contest for 55 contestants, live paintings, and 20 artist vendor booths on rotation throughout the Fair. With over 125 artists involved, there will be no shortage of opportunities to show off your creative side.
Make lasting memories with friends and family at the Santa Clara County Fair! Doors are open from 3:00 PM-10:00 PM Wednesday-Thursday, 1:00 PM-11:00 PM Friday-Saturday, and 1:00 PM-10:00 PM Sunday, July 26-August 6. Buy your tickets or find more information here.
Fair Strong, County Wide.