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El Dorado Fairgrounds

100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-3910
+1 530-621-5860
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Over priced puke rides and greasy food.

We took the kids here for years, but the prices have become the same as Disneyland, so we'll just... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Placerville, California
The EDC Fair Grounds are a great venue

The EDC Fair Grounds were a great venue for the World Championships of Gold Panning. The layout... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
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Home to the county fair each June and host of the El Dorado County Wine Competition, Gateway to the Sierra Sportsman's Expo, Miss El Dorado, 4th of July Family Blast, Placerville Speedway, plus weddings, reunions, cultural events, more.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Feb 13, 2017
“Lots of Locals”
Sep 5, 2017
“Over priced puke rides and greasy food.”
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100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-3910
100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-3910
+1 530-621-5860
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We took the kids here for years, but the prices have become the same as Disneyland, so we'll just drive to Anaheim instead.

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The EDC Fair Grounds were a great venue for the World Championships of Gold Panning. The layout and amenities made for easy access and enjoyment.

Thank DPVujovich
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The County Fair in early June is the highlight of many in the community. From the wine events featuring local wines to the auction of 4-H and FFA animals El Dorado the county is well represented. Food booths and the beer garden raise funds for...More

Thank calguyCalifonria
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The 2016 Golden Retriever National was held at the fairgrounds in Placerville. Hundreds of Golden Retrievers and their people. Very nice level fields, beautiful grass with nice shady trees to enjoy a cooling breeze.

Thank Vikki M
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Fair was really fun the kids had tons of fun!. Looking forward to next year! We enjoyed the food and the rides.

Thank gomezmail77
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Your typical County Fair with a fun small town atmosphere. There are plenty of local activity booths to view and rides for the kids and livestock for everyone...

1  Thank prodocjazz
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Our fairgrounds are on the small "country feel" side. But still have anything a larger fair would have. Animal barns, Lots of exhibit areas. Plenty of food booths on food row. A racetrack for car racing Saturday nights, in season. Rides during fair (June), and...More

1  Thank 1bearswife
Reviewed April 19, 2016

I went to these fairgrounds for a gold show. It is ideal for this and it is positioned in the middle of the Mother Lode. There is a display area and a nice lecture hall. Kids were also using another part for a play. Outside...More

1  Thank MITCHEL N
Reviewed March 29, 2016

We were there for the World of Outlaws Race! The fairgrounds were very clean, seating was good, friendly staff! A great place to go see a race!!! We will be there next year for sure!

1  Thank carrie9095
Reviewed March 1, 2016

The fairgrounds are well maintained and if you want to walk your dog , take a walk or skate board, this is a good place to stop. The fairgrounds are close to an exit off 50. If you want to stretch your legs, grab a...More

Thank delyn35
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Questions & Answers
JoAnn S
March 9, 2015|
Response from Jody G |
It depends on the date, however, we do our best to accommodate our patrons. For the big race on April 8, we will have RV's parked on the Main Lawn Area, which is close to the racetrack, a short walk.