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California Exposition & State Fair

1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815-5199
+1 916-263-3000
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Typical fairground

Was here for a horse expo. It's too bad some of the other attractions aren't open like the forest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan R
Irvine, California
Sacramento County Fair 2017

Great family fun that's affordable. As of this year 2017, kids 12 and under were free all others... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David T
Sacramento, California
via mobile
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815-5199
+1 916-263-3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for a horse expo. It's too bad some of the other attractions aren't open like the forest and the farm. There were a few food vendors. They need more directional signage.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great family fun that's affordable. As of this year 2017, kids 12 and under were free all others $6.00 a person. Lots of animals to see. Shopping, carnival, pig and duck races are the best. The kids love that. You can see and do all...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go opening day every year. We love all of it. The food, the exhibits.the animals the entertainment,the horse races etc.We always find something we have to buy & we do not regret our purchases.

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Davis County Fairgrounds completely sucked everything is hella expensive and their staff is stupid and dumb as a bag of wet hammers

Thank 1captainlucky
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have always come to the state every year but this year it wasn't as good as I thought it would be.   Compounding that, I ran into an incident that kind of spoiled part of the day. We came on opening day, maybe that's...More

Thank Holdtheair
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited the fair these past few years and it gets better each year. The fair basically has the same events each year, the livestock event, animal and bird competition, the museums, a photo contest for amateurs and semi-professional, however, it is the variety...More

Thank Tlazazalca
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great adventure and lots of neat lights! Adequate enough rides for the younger kids. Any fair food purchases was delicious, gourmet food, the Chinese, was disgusting! Lights were stunning willmgo to again next year! It was magical!

Thank themermaidrach
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I went there on 12/21/16 with a friend, his daughter and grandchildren. It was very expensive but thank goodness you can get discounts on Groupon and Living Social. The light displays are cool but in order to ride the rides you have to pay an...More

1  Thank tweetygirl6767
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Christmas Wonderland event for the holidays. It was nice. They had some really nice Christmas lights and holiday blow ups. They had a pretty good size Midway with rides for the kids. I recommend checking Groupon for good...More

2  Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The California State Fair is always wonderful--many traditional vendors and events and always something new. If your legs can hold up, you can easily spend all day here, especially if you have kids. The big problem is that the fair is in the summer and...More

Thank John W
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How far to be ready golden corral resturant from state fair
22 July 2015|
Response from Kathi C | Reviewed this property |
Golden Corral Restaurant is not close to Cal Expo; certainly drivable but not in the immediate vicinity (5 to 7 miles).
When is the State Fair? I saw no dates for it on this website! We are in Sacramento July 19, 20 and July 27 and 28.
10 July 2015|
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Response from randlb | Reviewed this property |
July 10th to July 26th are the dates for the California State Fair in 2015.