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Getting to the Sacramento County Fair at Cal Expo

Our physical address is 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815. Vehicle entry through Gate D at Exposition Blvd and Challenge Way. Gate admission is located at the entrance to the Cal Expo Rodeo Arena.

Fair Prices & Hours

The 2022 Sacramento County Fair runs May 26 - 30 (Memorial Weekend)

Fair Theme

"Banding Together"

Fair Admission

  • General Admission: $12.00
  • Children Ages 12-16: $10.00
  • Kids under 12: always free
  • Seniors 60+ -May 26 only: $8.00
  • Military Day - Monday, May 30th FREE with a valid military ID

Carnival Wristband

Unlimited Daily Wristband: $35.00
All you can ride in one day. Does not include Fair admission. (Check back for updates)



Bike Parking

Limited bike parking is available near the Rodeo Gate Entrance.

The Sacramento County Fair is a Smoke Free Fair!

Please smoke before entering the Fair. A designated smoking section is located prior to entry.

Mommy Lounge - Bldg C

A private place for nursing moms enjoying the Fair

Military Day (May 30)

All Military Free (with valid Id). Military personnel ONLY.

Fair Hours

May 26 - 27, Thursday and Friday 10 am - 10 pm
May 28- 29, Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
May 30, Monday, US Armed Forces Memorial Day 10 am - 7 pm

Carnival Hours

May 26 - 27, Thursday and Friday 11am – 10 pm
May 28- 29, Saturday and Sunday 11 am - 10 pm
May 30, Monday, Memorial Day 11 am - 7 pm

Building Hours

Building C: Local arts, crafts, demonstrations & Wild Science
Building D: The Shoppers Expo with extraordinary products & services, free drawing daily
Thursday - Sunday 10 am - 10 pm
Monday, Memorial Day 10 am - 7 pm

Livestock Pavilion Hours

Thursday - Sunday 8 am - 8 pm
Junior Livestock Auction, Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
Monday, Memorial Day * 10 am - 5 pm
*Most animals leave the Fair early on Monday morning. To visit the most animals please plan to visit before Monday.

Carnival Rides

Midway of Fun provides 30 fun and thrilling carnival rides to make your County Fair experience memorable and magical! The Main Carnival features 20 exciting rides and our Kids' Carnival (especially for youngsters 3 - 7) has 10 rides especially for our littlest guests. For Carnival height requirement click here.
Wheelchairs and wagon rentals are available at Cost is $20 for the day. (Dependant upon availability. First come first serve. Reservations will not be accepted.)

2022 Daily Schedules

Thursday May 26, 2022

Friday May 27, 2022

Saturday May 28, 2022

Sunday May 29, 2022

Monday May 30, 2022

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