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Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds

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Fairs might seem to be of a bygone era, but the Santa Cruz Co. Fair has 2 venues that make it stand... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jeans163
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great for family dates or couple dates! not over priced and huge variety of things to do. We stayed... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
243tiff
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Redding, California
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2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-1498
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fairs might seem to be of a bygone era, but the Santa Cruz Co. Fair has 2 venues that make it stand out. First, they have the Ester Rogers mini Victorian with a pump house. Who is Ester?? She was John Steinbeck's sister! As progress...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

great for family dates or couple dates! not over priced and huge variety of things to do. We stayed all day and that probably wasn't long enough...

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We stopped in Watsonville for lunch and fell in love with the town. Visited museums, photo archives, had lunch at the airport. The we found out that the country fair would start the next day, we already had a reservation in Monterrey, but drove back...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

I go every year there is so much to see and do, the fair has something for everyone. Carnival Rides and games for the kids. I go for the fair competition entries, photos, flowers, paintings, livestock and more. The lego entries are always a highlight...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Was here for a Sprint Car race during California Spring Car Week. Looking for Handicap parking was confusing as it seemed a big portion of Handicap was taped off ?? Nobody around to ask anything other the signs saying they would tow you in Valet...More

Thank Tony K
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Santa Cruz County Fair and Fairgrounds is the best. World-class ag exhibits, berries,to veggies, bonsai to roses and orchids. World-class artists and their kids to photography and quilts and 4-H displays. Rodeo events,sheep-shearing and 4-h livestock auctions. 4-bangers to demolition derby, to 1/4 mile dirt...More

Thank CaptAdventure_9
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Always a fun time. I went to the fair last year and it reminded me of all of the years I went there with the kids. It is still a great time.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The County Fair is a fall treat But thoughtout the year the the place is neat. Meetings and dance Horses that prance Corn on the cob and Farmer Bob. Cars that race A flea market in place Plenty of parking No reason for snarking July...More

Thank lowell159
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This fair is so relaxing. People weren't in a hurry. No one dashing in front of you. Lots of entertainment. Very young kid friendly. We went last year and won a redwood patio table from Big Creek Lumber. Table is still in excellent condition.

Thank Zzmargot
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Some fairs are too small and you've seen everything in an hour or two. Some fairs are too big, with crowds and too much walking and parking hassles. The Santa Cruz County fair is just right. It has everything you go to a fair to...More

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Not on a regular bases they have events that have room for RVs for those that are attending the event.
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