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The 2023 Santa Cruz County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow!!


Contact: Katie Marzullo
Direct Line 949-257-9089

September 12, 2023

The 2023 Santa Cruz County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow!!

Watsonville, CA – It’s finally Fair time! Join us for our Opening Ceremony at the Main Gate at 11:30am Wednesday, September 13th.

When the gates open at noon, Bay Area singing sensation Ted Sanchez will perform the National Anthem. Sanchez will then join the South Bay Swing Band on the Amphitheater Stage at 12:30pm.

The 2023 Fair has so much to offer over five days! Carnival rides, sweet and savory treats, magic shows, live concerts, kids’ shows, collections, exotic birds and animals, livestock, a circus, home arts, agriculture, floriculture, fine arts, poetry, innovation, LEGOs, Cartoon Poodles and much, much more!

The Monster Truck and Motocross show is Wednesday and Thursday only! Presale tickets are available. (It’s a ticket in addition to admission).

For ticket information and a full schedule of events, visit

We’ll see you at the Fair!