Picture of mariachi team on stage

Youth Mariachi Competition and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan

Golden 1 Stage
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Youth Mariachi Competition is so popular, we have moved it to the Golden 1 Stage. Come and listen as these teams of young people keep their history alive through music. The winners will play on the Golden 1 Stage with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán at 8:00 p.m.

Meet & Greet: SF Shock and Nevix

Bear Cup Esports Gaming Tournament Center
Expo Building 5
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m 
Esports gaming all day long with the pros! A powerhouse in the gaming world: SF Shock and Nevix, an Overwatch team franchise within the Overwatch League and its player who has been there since the beginning.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm • Meet & Greet with SF Shock & Nevix
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm • Ask Me Anything (AMA) with SF Shock & Nevix
7:00 pm • Showcase with SF Shock & Nevix

Plein Air at the Fair Continues

Throughout the Fairgrounds
10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
The top three paintings will be awarded first, second, and third place cash prizes. 

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Miller Lite Racetrack Grandstand
2:15 p.m. Post Time

Thoroughbred horseracing wraps up for the weekend! The beauties will return Thursday to kick off the final weekend of the CA State Fair & Food Festival.  


Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan 

Winners from the Youth Mariachi Competition will perform
8:00 p.m. on the Golden 1 Stage
This concert is FREE with CA State Fair & Food Festival admission. Reserved seats are still available. You can purchase your tickets now!

All things animals...

Dairy Goat Showmanship
Tractor Supply Big Barn
Until 12:00 p.m.

Dairy Cattle Showmanship
Tractor Supply Big Barn
Until 1:00 p.m.

Free Samples...

Gunther's Ice Cream
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
California Building B

Regrained Granola
11:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
California Building B

Day of Flowers
10:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
California Building B

Coming up...

SMUD Giving

Donate three non-perishable, non-expired food items before 3:00 p.m. and get into the Fair for FREE.

Tuesday Kids Free Day & $2 Rides for All 

Tuesday, July 23
.38 Special

Golden 1 Stage
8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25
$2 Taste of the Fair

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