Special Admission Days

Dollar Day – Wednesday, August 1
Entry to the Fair is $1 until 3pm
Presented by Pepsi


Feed the Need Day – Thursday, August 2
Purchase adult admission ticket and bring 5 cans for food for FOOD SHARE before 5pm & get a FREE return fair ticket, valid Mon-Thurs, Aug 6-9

Youth Day – Friday, August 3
All Fair visitors 12 years of age and younger will be admitted free all day
Presented by Kaiser Permanente & Community Memorial Health System

Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Day – Tuesday, August 7
Senior citizens ages 65 and older and persons with disabilities admitted free
Presented by Sleep Number 


$3 Before 3 Day – Wednesday, August 8
Admission to the Fair is $3 before 3pm

Military Appreciation Day – Thursday, August 9
All military personnel holding a current, valid military i.d. admitted free in honor of their service, Thank you!
Presented by American Vision Windows



2018 Fair Highlights


Carnival Wristband Days
Pay One Price

Thursday, August 2
Monday, August 6
Tuesday, August 7
Thursday, August 9

If you’re a kid or a kid at heart, we’ve got the exciting rides and fun games you are looking for! From the traditional to the contemporary, you’re going to love the Midway carnival rides at the Fair.

Buy a wristband for $30 until 6pm for unlimited rides until 7pm.
Wristbands do NOT include the price of admission and are NOT valid for carnival games.

Carnival Wristbands are Presented by Pepsi




Junior Livestock Auction
Friday August 10 in the Clark Pavilion
The Ventura County Fair Junior Livestock Auction is one of the biggest events at the Fair with a full day of bidding on the finest market animals in Ventura County.




Two-Fair “TOOFERS”
Two Fair Admissions for the Price of one!

Bring your ticket stubs from the following Fairs to the ticket booth and exchange for free admission to the Fair!

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo

San Diego County Fair

Orange County Fair