2023 Fair Sponsorship Opportunities
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Main/Community Stage $12,000
Sponsor can place a banner in front of the stage, additionally, the stage will be named after the Sponsor and listed accordingly in fair maps, articles, and program.
Commercial Building (includes 2 prime, 10x10 booths) $9,000
Sponsor can place a banner in the vicinity of the building, additionally, the building will be named after Sponsor and listed accordingly in fair maps, articles, and program. (Typically, this sponsorship ensures exclusivity, however, we have signed contracts for booths in the building, so this may not be an option for 2023.)
Capital Bar Stage $3,000
Sponsor can place a banner in the vicinity of the stage, additionally, the stage will be named after the Sponsor and listed accordingly in fair maps, articles, and program.
Home Arts Building $3,000
Sponsor can place a banner in the vicinity of the building, additionally, the building will be named after Sponsor and listed accordingly in fair maps, articles, and program.
Sponsor of the Day $1,500 (One per day available)
Sponsor may place a banner at each entrance—one on Placerville Drive and one at Armory Road. Each day’s printed daily schedule and the fair program will include the “Sponsor of the Day’s” business name and address/website.
Thursday: Kids' and Senior Day;
Friday: Teen Day, Arreola’s Horse-Riding School Rodeo and Mutton Bustin’;
Saturday: John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races;
Sunday: Father's Day and Rubicon Jeep Jamboree Challenge
Banner Sponsor $500 for duration of the Fair
A banner is hung along the fence on the Main Lawn for the four days of the fair.
2024 Entry Guide Sponsor $5,000
5,000 printed Entry Guides distributed throughout El Dorado County, and uploaded onto our website with 140,000 annual hits. Includes two-full page ads, one on the back of the guide, the other inside, towards the front.
Fair Sponsor benefits include single day admission tickets (quantity depends on sponsorship level) and two (2) VIP pins, which allow the person wearing the pin and a guest to park for free, free admittance to the fair, and access to VIP areas including grandstand special seating and admission to our VIP preview night. VIP night is a fun-filled evening of socializing, dinner and select carnival rides prior to fair opening.
In addition, Sponsor name and logo will be included in our Fair program handed out at admission gates and inserted into the local newspaper. Voice of the Fair will make a minimum of 3 (three) daily announcements over the grounds public address system acknowledging sponsorship. Sponsor logo and website link will be posted on Fair’s website. If sponsoring an area, building or stage, sponsor will also be named in daily schedules passed out during fair and included on the Fairtime Map (at gates, online and in the program).
Not seeing anything that suits your business, or within your budget? We are always open to new ideas and opportunities, so please contact us to discuss. If you have questions, need more information, or want to support us by accepting one of these partnerships, please contact the Fair at 530-621-5860 or e-mail Kathy Dunkak.
If you, as a private citizen or family would like to join our Friends of the Fair group, please see our Friends page.
Facts about the Fair: Average attendance is approximately 65,000 people over four days. Attendance in 2022 was 74,000. Guests at the Fair are from El Dorado, Sacramento, Placer, Amador, and surrounding counties.
Women between 23 and 54 typically make the decision to bring their family to the fair for Father’s Day weekend. A large crowd 54-70 regularly attend to enjoy our music and displays. Teens come for the carnival. In 2023, the Mountain Democrat will employ geo-caching around the fairgrounds to collect additional info. See our Fair History.