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 Saturday, July 20:


The California State Fair is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on Saturday, July 20.

For your belly  

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

  • 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — California State Fair and Food Festival has a pass that gives out four tickets for $28 that can be redeemed at a vendor that is a part of the food festival. A food item costs around $10 without a ticket.
  • 2 to 6 p.m. — Best of CA Brewfest (Miller Lite Racetrack Grandstand)
  • 3 to 3:30 p.m. — Wine and Music: Mysterious Resonances (Taste of California Classroom CA Bldg B) 
  • 6 to 6:30 p.m.— Tasting Craft Chocolate, Bean to Bar (Taste of California Classroom CA Bldg B)

For your kids


ABC10 at the fair:

The ABC10 Swagon will be swaying with the beat all weekend long near the Golden 1 Stage. Find the ABC10 Swagon, snap a pic with Mark S. Allen, post with #abc10AtTheFair and you could be featured on our social media or on-air! The Swagon is our mobile pop-up events truck. 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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