SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Fair returns to Cal Expo for the 2019 year. The fair is set to operate from July 12 to 28. 

Here is a schedule for what is happening on Friday, July 19:

Hours of operation  

The California State Fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on Friday, July 19.

For your wallet 

Senior Savings Day: Every Friday of the state fair — July 12, 19 and 26 — seniors 62-years-old and older can visit the fair for just $10. Seniors will also be allowed to ride the Grand Carousel and the Giant Wheel for free.

For your belly  

Food vendors are open daily, click here for the full list.

For your kids


ABC10 at the fair:

The Swagon is our mobile pop-up events truck. We’ll be out there with free giveaways and fun! Find Madison Wade at the Clay Walker concert! Keep an eye out for Mark S. Allen. He'll be everywhere at the fair including sleeping overnight.  Yep, that's how much fun the fair is. 

Come join us and make sure you follow our Facebook page to find out where we are and what we’re up to each day!  


Additional entertainment

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