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Santa Cruz County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow


Contact: Katie Marzullo
Direct Line 949-257-9089

September 13, 2022

Santa Cruz County Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

Watsonville, CA – The heat wave is behind us! So, now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the 2022 Santa Cruz County Fair- A County Fair with Ocean Air!

First things first, the Opening Ceremony begins at 11:30 am Wednesday at the historic Rodgers House. Gates open at noon.

New to the Fair this year, Paco the sloth! Paco is one of several exotic animals that will be on display, courtesy of Pacific Animal Productions.

Wednesday and Thursday evenings, get your tickets for Monster Trucks and Motocross.

Every day, you’ll enjoy Michael Mezmer’s DangerMagik, Twinkle Time, All Alaskan Pig Races, Captain Jack Spareribs, Circus Imagination, carnival rides, camel rides, delicious treats, music, livestock and more!

Did we mention baby animals?

All the excitement, fun and furry faces await you at the Fair.

See you there!

For a full list of events, including nightly live concerts, go to

The Santa Cruz County Fair celebrates the rich agricultural history of our community and people and invests heavily in bringing this heritage to our youth. The 2022 Fair will be held September 14-18, at the Fairgrounds located on Highway 152 just east of Watsonville. Information on the Fair, and the Fairgrounds - a year-round entertainment and event venue, can be found at

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