Schedule

El Dorado County Fair

Fairtime Map | Printable Full Schedule (current as of 6/7/17) | LIvestock Schedule

Ongoing

Mind Works! STEM/STEAM based Interactive Entertainment – on the Plaza
Interactive Family Fun Zone including Hands on Activities with Marshall Gold Discovery Park, California State Parks, Rubicon Trail Experience, EDC Library and more – near Home Arts Building
Home Depot Free Workshop for Kids – Kid’s Corral
Flo the Clown roaming the fair with her friends
Jeremy the Jugglerjuggling, unicycling, giant transforming origami and more! Bilingual – roving
Sadie the Balloon LadyFree Balloons — for a SMILE
Free Train RideChuggabug, the adorable trackless train
Carnival with Paul Maurer Shows including a special “kiddie” area
FIRST 5 Baby Corner feeding area and changing station in the Baby Corner Log Cabin
Sheep to Shawl Demonstrations – Wool and Industrial Arts Building
Master Food Preservers Free Tastings – Home Arts Building
How to Pan for Gold – Uncle Fuzzy Mason and Friends in the Museum yard
Photography and Art Exhibition – Fine Arts Building
Minerals and Gems Display – Fine Arts Building
Quilt Showcase – Home Arts Building
Handicrafts, Needlework & Sewing, Baked Goods Displays – Home Arts Building
People’s Choice Best Photo voting in the Fine Arts Building
California State Blacksmiths Association Demos – Near Livestock
Free Phone Charging station sponsored by Hangtown Bodyshop – Main Lawn
Museum – Check out daily schedules for museum activities
Hangtown Hammer Smash-a-Car benefitting MORE – Main Lawn

Daily Events

See Schedule for Times

Wild about Monkeys – Main Lawn
Funnel Cake Eating Contest – Clifton and Warren Kid’s Corral
Kids' Big Wheel Races – sponsored by Gold Country Ace Hardware in the Plaza
Kids' Contests – Clifton and Warren Kid’s Corral
Movies – Theater
Master Food Preservers Canning Demonstrations and Tastings – Home Arts Building
Finance Seminars brought to you by Wells Fargo Bank – Theater
Master Gardeners Information Booth Bring your gardening questions or just stop by and say hello. Daily until 9pm – Flowers and Plants Building

Times and Stages subject to change.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Senior and Kids' Day

Kid's Day (12 & Under Free until 6:30) | Senior Day (60 & Over – Free until 6:30)
Fair Hours: Noon – Midnight | Exhibit and Commercial Building Hours: Noon – 10:00 pm | Carnival Hours: Noon – Midnight

TimeEventPlace
8:00 Cattle Ultrasound Beef Barn
8:30 Dairy Goat Show Goat Barn D
8:30 Sheep Show Sheep Barn C
10:30 1-K Fun Run for Kids Budweiser Community Stage
12-5:00 Panning for Gold-Uncle Fuzzy Mason and Friends Museum
12-6:00 Jeremy the Juggler, Sadie the Balloon Lady and Flo the Clown Roving
12-6:00 Free Train Ride – Chuggabug with engineer Jaime and conductor Neva Plaza
12-6:00 Museum treasure hunt and other hands-on activities for kids Research Room Museum
12-7:00 Interactive Family Fun Zone near Home Arts Building
12-7:00 Home Depot Free Workshop for Kids Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
12-7:00 Historical Clothing and Textiles Gallery Talk Museum
12-8:00 Tour the County Museum and Museum Yard Museum
12-8:00 Wheelbarrow Johnny's Gold Rush, a film about John Studebaker Museum
12-9:00 People’s Choice Best Photo voting Fine Arts Building
12-10:00 Master Food Preservers Free Tastings Home Arts Building
12-10:00 Mind Works! – Interactive Fun for all Ages Plaza
12-11:00 Rubicon Trail Experience near Home Arts Building
12-close Baby Corner – infant feeding area and changing station First 5 Baby Corner Cabin
12-close Free Phone Charging station sponsored by Hangtown Bodyshop Main Lawn
12:00 Scouts of the Cascades Western Troubadours Wells Fargo Stage
12:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
12:45 Mere Mortals – blues rock, classic rock, R&B and oldies Red Hawk Stage
1:00 Big Iron – honky tonk Capital Bar Stage
1:00 Free Kid’s Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
1:00 Market Goat Sheep Barn C
1:30 Scouts of the Cascades Western Troubadours Wells Fargo Stage
2:15 Mere Mortals – blues rock, classic rock, R&B and oldies Red Hawk Stage
2:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
2:30 Big Iron – honky tonk Capital Bar Stage
3:00 Scouts of the Cascades Western Troubadours Wells Fargo Stage
3:30 Funnel Cake Eating Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
3:30 Golden Sage – acoustic folk, jazz and Americana Budweiser Community Stage
3:30 Free Learn to Cross Stitch (ages 7-17 – first 15 kids per session) Home Arts Building
3:30 Short-Legged-Dog Costume Parade Henningsen Arena
3:45 Mere Mortals – blues rock, classic rock, R&B and oldies Red Hawk Stage
4:00 Short-Legged-Dog Race Henningsen Arena
4:00 Rabbit Agility Goat Barn D
4:30 Swine Market Confirmation Vicini Pavilion
4:30 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
4:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
4:30 Big Iron – honky tonk Capital Bar Stage
5:15 Keep on Truckin’ – Woodstock tribute Wells Fargo Stage
5:30 Miss El Dorado Teen Pageant Budweiser Community Stage
6:00 Gold Country Ace Hardware Kids’ Big Wheels Race (4-7 years old) Near Organ Room Lawn
6:00 Tiki Lounge Lizards – CA West Coast sound Red Hawk Stage
6:00 Rabbit Costume Goat Barn D
6:45 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
7:00 El Dorado Rose Pageant Theater
7:00 The Soothers – blues Capital Bar Stage
7:30 Tiki Lounge Lizards – CA West Coast sound Red Hawk Stage
8:00 Cash Prophets – the gospel according to Johnny Cash Budweiser Community Stage
8:00 The Soothers – blues Capital Bar Stage
8:15 Keep on Truckin’ – Woodstock tribute Wells Fargo Stage
9:00 Tiki Lounge Lizards – CA West Coast sound Red Hawk Stage
9:00 The Soothers – blues Capital Bar Stage
9:45 Keep on Truckin’ – Woodstock tribute Wells Fargo Stage
10:00 Cash Prophets – the gospel according to Johnny Cash Budweiser Community Stage
10:00 The Soothers – blues Capital Bar Stage
12:00 Fair closes for the day  

Times and Stages subject to change.

Friday, June 16, 2017
Teen Day

Teen Jam | Included with Fair Admission
Mutton Bustin' | Watch the little buckaroos ride those sheep! | 6:30 pm in Grandstands | Entry Form
Humpz and Hornz Bull Riding | Included with Fair Admission | 8:00 pm in the Grandstands

Teens (13-19) get in FREE from noon until 4:00 pm and stay until midnight! | Teens get $5 OFF carnival wristbands | Ride noon to midnight (Get coupon at gate with School ID) | Must purchase by 4:00 pm.
Fair Hours: Noon – Midnight | Exhibit and Commercial Building Hours: Noon – 10:00 pm | Carnival Hours: Noon – Midnight

TimeEventPlace
8:30Nigerian GoatGoat Barn D
9:00 Swine Showmanship, etc.Vicini Pavilion
12-4:00Hands-on-History activities for childrenMuseum
12-5:00Panning for Gold-Uncle Fuzzy Mason and FriendsMuseum
12-6:00Jeremy the Juggler, Sadie the Balloon Lady and Flo the ClownRoving
12-6:00Free Train Ride – Chuggabug with engineer Jaime and conductor Neva Plaza
12-6:00Researching Local HistoryMuseum Research Room
12-7:00Home Depot Free Workshop for KidsClifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
12-7:00Interactive Family Fun Zonenear Home Arts Building
12-7:00Historical Clothing and Textiles Gallery TalkMuseum
12-7:00Researching Gold Rush & Historical Mines in El Dorado CountyMuseum
12-8:00Tour the County Museum and Museum YardMuseum
12-9:00People’s Choice Best Photo voting Fine Arts Building
12-10:00Master Food Preservers Free TastingsHome Arts Building
12-10:00Mind Works! – Interactive Fun for all Ages Plaza
12-11:00Rubicon Trail Experiencenear Home Arts Building
12-close Baby Corner – infant feeding area and changing stationFirst 5 Baby Corner Cabin
12-close Free Phone Charging station sponsored by Hangtown BodyshopMain Lawn
12:00Teen Jam Budweiser Community Stage
12:00Locked-n-Loaded – country Wells Fargo Stage
12:00Felix & the Soul Cats – funk, soul, R&B Capital Bar Stage
12:00Llama/AlpacaHorse Arena
12:45Old Town Boys – acoustic pop rockRed Hawk Stage
1:00Felix & the Soul Cats – funk, soul, R&B Capital Bar Stage
1:30Free Kid’s Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
1:30Locked-n-Loaded – country Wells Fargo Stage
1:30Wild About MonkeysMain Lawn
2:00Livestock Judging CompetitionVicini Pavilion
2:15Felix & the Soul Cats – funk, soul, R&B Capital Bar Stage
2:15Old Town Boys – acoustic pop rock Red Hawk Stage
2:30Kaira Swenson – singer/songwriter, Indie, alternativeBudweiser Community Stage
3:00Locked-n-Loaded – country Wells Fargo Stage
3:00Funnel Cake Eating Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
3:15Jaclyn Lovey – singer/songwriter Americana Budweiser Community Stage
3:30Free Learn to Cross Stitch (ages 7-17 – first 15 kids per session) Home Arts Building
3:30Dossi on the Rocks – rock & blues Capital Bar Stage
3:45 Old Town Boys – acoustic pop rock Red Hawk Stage
4:00Wild About MonkeysMain Lawn
4:30Dossi on the Rocks – rock & blues Capital Bar Stage
4:30Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
4:45 Vahana & the Jewels of the North & Jewelettes Budweiser Community Stage
5:15Ranell Carpenter Band – originals, blues and R&BRed Hawk Stage
5:30Wild About MonkeysMain Lawn
6:00Gold Country Ace Hardware Kids’ Big Wheels Race (4-7 years old)Near Organ Room Lawn
6:00Hipper than Hip – funk, soul, rock and R&B horn bandWells Fargo Stage
6:30Mutton Bustin’Grandstands
6:30New Man's Karate Budweiser Community Stage
6:45Dossi on the Rocks – rock & bluesCapital Bar Stage
7:00Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
7:30Ranell Carpenter Band – originals, blues and R&B Red Hawk Stage
8:00Humpz & Hornz Bull RidingGrandstands
8:00The Straight Shooter Band – classic rock and countryCapital Bar Stage
8:15Hipper than Hip – funk, soul, rock and R&B horn bandWells Fargo Stage
8:15The Spazmatics – nerds that rock - 80s cover dance bandBudweiser Community Stage
8:30-10:30View the Stars with the Community Observatory Family Fun Zone
9:00Ranell Carpenter Band – originals, blues and R&B Red Hawk Stage
9:00Tyzen Master HypnotistWells Fargo Stage
9:00The Straight Shooter Band – classic rock and countryCapital Bar Stage
10:15Hipper than Hip – funk, soul, rock and R&B horn bandWells Fargo Stage
10:15The Spazmatics – nerds that rock - 80s cover dance band Budweiser Community Stage
10:30The Straight Shooter Band – classic rock and countryCapital Bar Stage
12:00Fair closes for the day 

Times and Stages subject to change.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Livestock Auction
Hometown Track Challenge
| Included with Fair Admission | 6:00 pm in the Grandstands

Fair Hours: 10:00 am – Midnight | Commercial Building and Exhibit Building Hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm | Carnival Hours: Noon – Midnight

TimeEventPlace
10-2:00Operating Antique Engines Museum
10-4:00Hands-on-History activities for children Museum
10-5:00Solar Viewing with the Community Observatory Family Fun Zone
10-6:00Jeremy the Juggler, Sadie the Balloon Lady and Flo the Clown Roving
10-6:00Free Train Ride – Chuggabug with engineer Jaime and conductor Neva Plaza
10-6:00Panning for Gold-Uncle Fuzzy Mason and Friends Museum
10-6:00D & C Shay Locomotive Restoration Project Museum
10-6:00Researching Local History Museum Research Room
10-7:00Interactive Family Fun Zone near Home Arts Building
10-7:00Home Depot Free Workshop for Kids Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
10-7:00Historical Clothing and Textiles Gallery Talk Museum
10-7:00Researching Gold Rush & Historical Mines in El Dorado County Museum
10-8:00Tour the County Museum and Museum Yard Museum
10-9:00People’s Choice Best Photo voting Fine Arts Building
10-10:00Master Food Preservers Free Tastings Home Arts Building
10-10:00Mind Works! – Interactive Fun for all Ages Plaza
10-11:00Rubicon Trail Experience near Home Arts Building
10-close Baby Corner – infant feeding area and changing station First 5 Baby Corner Cabin
10-close Free Phone Charging station sponsored by Hangtown Bodyshop Main Lawn
10:00Pygmy Goats Goat Barn D
10:00Jr Livestock Auction Vicini Pavilion
10:00Auto Reverse – hits from the 50s to today Wells Fargo Stage
10:45Almost Live – music from the 40s to the 90s Capital Bar Stage
10:45Steel Rose – Country, classic rock and pop Red Hawk Stage
11:15Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
11:30Auto Reverse – hits from the 50s to today Wells Fargo Stage
12:00Vahana & the Jewels of the North Budweiser Community Stage
12:00Cool Country Drill Team Henningsen Arena
12:15 Almost Live – music from the 40s to the 90s Capital Bar Stage
12:15Free Kid’s Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
12:15Steel Rose – Country, classic rock and pop Red Hawk Stage
1:00Auto Reverse – hits from the 50s to today Wells Fargo Stage
1:00Jammin Dance & Fitness Budweiser Community Stage
1:45Steel Rose – Country, classic rock and pop Red Hawk Stage
2:00Cool Country Drill Team Henningsen Arena
2:00Almost Live – music from the 40s to the 90s Capital Bar Stage
2:00Free Learn to Cross Stitch (ages 7-17 – first 15 kids per session) Home Arts Building
2:00Sheriff's K-9 Demo Main Lawn
2:00Pack Goats Goat Barn D
2:15 Funnel Cake Eating Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
2:30Dream and the Dreamer – rock Wells Fargo Stage
3:15The Bonedrivers – roadhouse rock and blues Red Hawk Stage
3:30Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
3:30Short-Legged-Dog Costume Parade Henningsen Arena
4:00Short-Legged-Dog Race Henningsen Arena
4:00Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
4:30El Dorado Idol Prelims Budweiser Community Stage
4:30Retronauts – guitar driven surf instrumentals Capital Bar Stage
4:45 The Bonedrivers – roadhouse rock and blues Red Hawk Stage
5:30Dream and the Dreamer – rock Wells Fargo Stage
6:00Hay Buckin' Competition Henningsen Arena
6:00Home Track Challenge Grandstand
6:00New Man's Karate Budweiser Community Stage
6:00Retronauts – guitar driven surf instrumentals Capital Bar Stage
6:15The Bonedrivers – roadhouse rock and blues Red Hawk Stage
6:45Gold Country Ace Hardware Kids’ Big Wheels Race (4-7 years old) Near Organ Room Lawn
7:00Retronauts – guitar driven surf instrumentals Capital Bar Stage
7:00Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
7:00Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
7:45The Tattered & Tied – acoustic rock with blues & folk roots Red Hawk Stage
8:00Doobie Rock – Doobie Brothers Tribute band Budweiser Community Stage
8:00Grupo Enlace – cumbias, norteñas, corridos & zapateados Capital Bar Stage
8:30Dream and the Dreamer – rock Wells Fargo Stage
8:30-10:30View the Stars with the Community Observatory Family Fun Zone
9:15The Tattered & Tied – acoustic rock with blues & folk roots Red Hawk Stage
9:30Jett Benatar – A salute to songs of Pat Benatar and Joan Jett Budweiser Community Stage
10:00 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
10:00Grupo Enlace – cumbias, norteñas, corridos & zapateados Capital Bar Stage
10:45The Tattered & Tied – acoustic rock with blues & folk roots Red Hawk Stage
12:00Fair closes for the day 

Times and Stages subject to change.

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Father's Day
Father's Day Special: pre-sale only - One general admission ticket, one youth, one unlimited ride wristband and one Dad's Day T-shirt - $40 ($43 for XXL and $45 for XXXL)
Bonus
: Dad's wearing 2017 Dad's Day T-shirt get in free - Sunday only. Buy in Fair office or online (click buy ticket button below).
John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races | Included with Fair Admission | 4:30 pm in the Grandstands

Fair Hours: Noon – 10:00 pm | Exhibits and Commercial Building Hours: Noon – 10:00 pm | Carnival Hours: Noon – 10:00 pm

TimeEventPlace
8:00 Large Animal Showmanship roving
10:00 Horse/Gymkhana Horse Arena
11:00 Small Animal Showmanship Goat Barn D
12-5:00 Solar Viewing with the Community Observatory Family Fun Zone
12-5:00 Panning for Gold-Uncle Fuzzy Mason and Friends Museum
12-6:00 Jeremy the Juggler, Sadie the Balloon Lady and Flo the Clown Roving
12-6:00 Free Train Ride – Chuggabug with engineer Jaime and conductor Neva Plaza
12-6:00 Researching Local History Museum Research Room
12-6:00 Historic Trails in El Dorado County Museum
12-7:00 Interactive Family Fun Zone near Home Arts Building
12-7:00 Home Depot Free Workshop for Kids Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
12-7:00 Tour the County Museum and Museum Yard Museum
12-7:00 Historical Clothing and Textiles Gallery Talk Museum
12-9:00 People’s Choice Best Photo voting Fine Arts Building
12-10:00 Master Food Preservers Free Tastings Home Arts Building
12-10:00 Mind Works! – Interactive Fun for all Ages Plaza
12-10:00 Rubicon Trail Experience near Home Arts Building
12-close Baby Corner – infant feeding area and changing station First 5 Baby Corner Cabin
12-close Free Phone Charging station sponsored by Hangtown Bodyshop Main Lawn
12:00 Decades – music from Chuck Berry to Katy Perry Wells Fargo Stage
12:30 Worship on the El Dorado Green - A county wide church Budweiser Community Stage
12:30 Sly Fox Band – classic and contemporary country & rock Capital Bar Stage
12:45 Hank Biggs & the Hardtops – rockabilly Red Hawk Stage
1:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
1:30 Decades – music from Chuck Berry to Katy Perry Wells Fargo Stage
1:45 Sly Fox Band – classic and contemporary country & rock Capital Bar Stage
2:00 Free Kid’s Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
2:15 Hank Biggs & the Hardtops – rockabilly Red Hawk Stage
2:30 Father/Child Look Alike Contest Budweiser Community Stage
2:45 Sly Fox Band – classic and contemporary country & rock Capital Bar Stage
3:00 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
3:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
3:30 Free Learn to Cross Stitch (ages 7-17 – first 15 kids per session) Home Arts Building
3:45 Big Trouble featuring Shauna Lea – rockin’ country Capital Bar Stage
3:45 Hank Biggs & the Hardtops – rockabilly Red Hawk Stage
4:15 Decades – music from Chuck Berry to Katy Perry Wells Fargo Stage
4:30 John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races Grandstand
4:30 Sierra Gold – a cappella, show tunes to pop Budweiser Community Stage
4:45 Big Trouble featuring Shauna Lea – rockin’ country Capital Bar Stage
5:00 Island of Black & White – funk, reggae Red Hawk Stage
5:15 Funnel Cake Eating Contest Clifton and Warren Kids’ Corral
5:30 Wild About Monkeys Main Lawn
5:30 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
6:00 Big Trouble featuring Shauna Lea – rockin’ country Capital Bar Stage
6:30 Island of Black & White – funk, reggae Red Hawk Stage
6:45 Gold Country Ace Hardware Big Wheel Race Near Organ Room Lawn
7:00 Legends of El Dorado Budweiser Community Stage
7:15 El Dorado Idol Finals Wells Fargo Stage
7:15 Jax Hammer – mainstream rock and blues rock Capital Bar Stage
8:00 Island of Black & White – funk, reggae Red Hawk Stage
8:15 Jax Hammer – mainstream rock and blues rock Capital Bar Stage
9:00 Tyzen Master Hypnotist Wells Fargo Stage
9:15 Jax Hammer – mainstream rock and blues rock Capital Bar Stage
10:00Fair closes for the day 

Times and Stages subject to change.

TimeEventPlace
Wednesday 6/14/2017
8:00 Rabbit Showmanship Goat Barn D
8:00 Rabbits Goat Barn D
10:00 Meat Birds Sheep Barn C
  Show Birds (follows turkeys) Goat Barn D
3:00 Cavies Goat Barn D
5 & 8 pm Cattle show Beef Barn
     
Thursday 6/15/2017
8:00 Cattle Ultrasound Beef Barn
8:30 Dairy Goat Goat Barn D
8:30 Sheep Sheep Barn C
1:00 Market Goat Sheep Barn C
4:00 Rabbit Agility Goat Barn D
4:30 Swine Market Confirmation Vicini Pavilion
6:00 Rabbit Costume Goat Barn D
     
Friday, June 16, 2017
8:30 Nigerian Goat Goat Barn D
9:00 Swine Showmanship, etc. Vicini Pavilion
12:00 Llama/Alpaca Horse Arena
2:00 Livestock Judging Competition Vicini Pavilion
     
Saturday, June 17, 2017
10:00 Pygmy Goats Goat Barn D
10:00 Jr Livestock Auction Vicini Pavilion
2:00 Pack Goats Goat Barn D
     
Sunday, June 18, 2017
8:00 Large Animal Showmanship roving
10:00 Horse/Gymkhana Horse Arena
11:00 Small Animal Showmanship Goat Barn D

Times and Stages subject to change.