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Merced County Fair lists 2024 grandstand line-up

The Merced County Fair recently announced its action-packed line-up for the 2024 Grandstand Entertainment presented by Table Mountain Casino Resort, Coors Light, Save Mart and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Admission into the Grandstand is $5; children five years or younger can enter the Grandstand for free with a paid adult ticket. Fair admission must be purchased to attend the Grandstand shows. New this year, Fairgoers have the opportunity to save on their Grandstand entertainment by purchasing a “Buy One, Get One Free” Grandstand Event ticket at Merced or Atwater O’Reilly Auto Parts stores until June 4.

The 2024 Merced County Fair presented by Valley Children’s Healthcare will take place June 5 through 9. Tickets are on sale now on the Fair’s website, or at the Merced County Fair’s Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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“In a matter of weeks, the Grandstand will be filled with nightly action-packed shows at the 2024 Merced County Fair,” said Teresa Burrola, CEO of the Merced County Fair.

All Grandstand shows begin at 7 p.m., except on Sunday for the Jaripeo which will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Shows on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6 feature Merced Speedway Auto Racing, the Valley Tractor Pullers’ Tractor Pull is set for Friday, June 7 and the Destruction Derby will be Saturday, June 8. On Sunday, June 9, enjoy Gran Cierre de Ferria con Jaripeo Tremendo featuring bull riding, dancing horses, Banda music and more.

The Merced County Fair, first founded in 1891, represents the 35th District Agricultural Association. The fair’s mission statement outlines that it “promises to meet the needs of our community by providing a fun, safe venue to celebrate our area’s agricultural heritage, discover new technology and be entertained.” This year marks the 132nd year of operation for the Merced County Fair.

The Merced County Fair annually welcomes nearly 70,000 people from throughout Merced County and beyond to attend the five-day fair each June. For more information about the Merced County Fair, visit Connect with the Fair on Facebook (@mercedfair), Twitter (@Merced_CA_Fair), Instagram (@mercedcountyfair) and Tik Tok (@mercedcountyfair).