The award-winning Marin County Fair which has earned the title as the “greenest county fair on earth” continues to break new ground with this year’s theme entitled “Going Global: Connecting Cultures.” The Fair, which promotes energy conservation and sustainable practices, will now spotlight over 50 different cultures over the five days of the fair, showcasing cultural organizations from Marin County.

The Fair takes place Thursday, July 1 through Monday, July 5th from 11am to 11pm daily. Admission will include concerts, exhibits, entertainment, nightly fireworks and 28 free carnival rides. Admission is $15 Adults; $13 Senior Citizens 65 & older; $13 Children ages 4 – 12; and Free for Children under 4. Parking is $6 in all lots.


Ø Global Kitchen – 25 presentations by great cooks celebrating “street foods” from across the globe
Ø Geocaching – the latest high tech treasure hunt for the whole family
Ø Kenya Safari Acrobats – Africa’s amazing acrobats!
Ø 28 FREE Carnival rides
Ø Fireworks nightly at 9:30pm – the biggest show ever
Ø 3-D Shows celebrating Tuscany, Mexico and Cambodia
Ø 40th annual International Short Film & Video Festival
Ø Fun fare for the family – Rawhide Express Train, Jeremy the Juggler, Play Fair Fun Fest
Ø Over 10,000 exhibits highlighting this year’s theme of global fun
Ø Barnyard with farm animals, pig racing, petting zoo, vaulting, dairy cattle, horse show, sheep dog trials and more
Ø Global Circle – 25 multi-cultural performances over five days
Ø Solar powered stage with contests, world music and dance, and performing arts competitions
Ø Master gardeners present 15 “Globalicious” presentations from bees to tomatoes

WailersCONCERTS – Marin County Fair entertainment lineup – all concerts are FREE with gate admission in Play Fair Pavilion

Thursday, July 1 Wilson Phillips, 7:30pm

Friday, July 2 The Wailers, 7:00pm

Saturday, July 3 Tea Leaf Green, 3pm
Little Feat, 7:30pm

Sunday, July 4 Del McCoury Band and Preservation Hall Jazz Band
2pm & 4pm
Masters of Hawaiian Music:
George Kahumoku Jr., with Dennis Kamakahi, and Uncle Richard
6pm & 8pm

Monday, July 5 Tiempo Libre, 2pm
The Four Tops, 6pm
The Temptations, 7:30pm

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