Fair gates open everyday at 12noon. The Fair closes at 9pm on Wednesday, 10pm on Thursday and Sunday. It closes at midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Gate Admission prices are:
Adults (18 and up) - $5
Senior/Students (12-17 & 62+) - $4
Kids (6-11) - $3
Family Daily Pass (up to 5 members of the same family) - $13
Weekly Adult Pass - $10
Weekly Senior/Student Pass - $8
Weekly Kids Pass - $5
We accept cash or checks, no credit or debit cards.
There is free admission from Noon to 2pm on Thursday. You can stay all day, but if you leave the fairgrounds, you have to pay to get back in.
Wednesday and Sunday are Pay What You Can Day. Visitors can pay any amount they want, or nothing at all. A box will be out for donations and a list of suggested donations will be posted.
The carnival opens at 1pm beginning on Thursday, the 15th through Sunday, the 18th. It closes at 10pm on Thursday, midnight on Friday and Saturday, and 9pm on Sunday. THERE IS NO CARNIVAL ON WEDNESDAY.
Presale Carnival Ticket options are explained below.
Wednesday is Senior Day. A complimentary lunch is served to seniors at noon by the grandstand entrance. The menu consists of hot dogs, chips, fruit and soft drinks. Since this is during a free admission period, there is no charge to seniors at this time.
Kid’s Day is Thursday. All kids 13 and under get in free to the fair all day.
Jr. Livestock Auction:
The auction is Sunday morning at 10am in the SPI Pavilion. Attendees can come in through Gate 1 off Lee Road.
There are ATMs located near the front gate, across from Peppard Cabin, and at the entrance to Old Town.
Dogs are not allowed on the fairgrounds, with the following exceptions:
Guide or companion dogs
Dogs entered in competition
ATTENTION: Due to the closing of the Loyalton Pharmacy, carnival presale tickets are being sold at Sierra Valley Home Center.
Click here for the height requirements of the carnival rides.
Horse Show Patterns....click here!