The Ventura County Fair

“A Country Fair With Ocean Air”

July 31st to August 11th 2019

Come for a day, or come for all 12!

If you plan to be at the fair multiple days, consider purchasing a WOW pass that gives you admission to all 12 days, all 12 performances, all weekend fireworks… you get the point. From carnival rides to livestock silent auctions, art exhibits, agriculture competitions, and more -you’ll find something new to explore each day.

And we’re here to tell you there is a lot more to the fair than carnival rides.


Grandstand Concerts

Presale Prices:

WOW Pass: 7/5-30/2019 – $42.00 each

Season Admission Pass – 1 person each day of the fair.

Adult Admission: $11.00 each

13 years of age and above

Senior/ Child Admission: $8.00 each

Seniors aged 65 and over/ Child 6-12 years of age.

Carnival/ Game Tickets: $25.00 per sheet

Sheet of 40 Tickets

Presale Hours:

July 16th through July 29th   10:00 am – 7:00 pm   Sunday – Saturday

Closed 12 pm – 1 pm for lunch

July 30th through July 31st   10:00 am – 9:00 pm   Monday & Tuesday

Special admission days:

Dollar Day | Wednesday, July 31st

Entry to fair is $1 ’til 3 pm

Feed the Need Day | Thursday, August 1st

Purchase your adult admission ticket and bring 5 cans of food for FOOD SHARE before 5 pm & get a FREE return fair ticket, valid Mon-Thurs., Aug 5-8

Seniors & Persons with Disabilities Day | Tuesday, August 6

Senior citizens ages 65 and older and persons with disabilities admitted free

$3 Before 3 Day | Wednesday, August 7th

Admission to the Fair is $3 before 3 pm

Military Appreciation Day | Thursday, August 8

All military personnel holding a current, valid military i.d. admitted free in honor of their service

Carnival Wristband Days

Thursday, August 1st
Monday, August 5th
Tuesday, August 6th
Thursday, August 8th


The Fair will open at 11:00 AM every day. On Tuesday, August 6th, early birds are admitted at 10:00 AM. The fair closes at 11:00 PM and the carnival closes between 11:00 PM and midnight.

  • Carnival Midway opens at noon every day.
  • Children’s Dell opens at 11:00 AM every day.
  • Exhibits close at 10:00 PM
  • Commercial exhibits open until 11:00 PM on Friday and Saturday only
  • We take admissions until 10:00 PM

Ventura county fair


On-site parking accommodates fewer than 2000 vehicles and the charge is $10.00 per vehicle. However, free shuttle service will be provided daily during the Fair from 10:30 am until 11:00 pm from off-site parking locations listed below.

FREE parking and free shuttles to the Fair run continuously at: 

Additional Parking:

  • State Beach Parking Lot:
    Shuttle is free, however there is a $10 parking fee at State Beach

For show times, exhibit entries and additional information visit or call (805) 648-3376.


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