The Sac County Fair is fast approaching and there are plenty of equine and non-equine things to see! The fair is great for families, with lots of activities for kids! Â Everyday there will be horse activities. Â The open show in multiple disciplines run Thursday through Sunday and on Monday is a RSNC-sanctioned Ranch Sorting.
Here is some general information for the fair:
|â€¢Â Thursday, May 23||Opening Day-Celebrating Your Community-Invitational Mayorâ€™s Goat Milking Contest|
|â€¢Â Friday May 24||Value Day – Dollar Food Items, 4 to 9 pm & Demolition Derby|
|â€¢Â Saturday, May 25||Stars & Stripes Bull RidingÂ sponsored by Lasher’s Elk Grove Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram|
|â€¢Â Sunday, May 26||Junior Livestock Auction, 10 am, Livestock Barn & Gran Jaripeo (Mexican Rodeo & Fiesta)|
|â€¢Â Monday, May 27||Military Appreciation Day &Team Sorting|
Kids 0-12: FREE
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 CÂ
A private place for nursing moms enjoying the Fair
May 23 – 24, Thursday and Friday 10 am – 10 pm
May 25 – 26, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 10 pm
May 27, Monday, US Army Memorial Day 10 am – 7 pm
May 23 – 24, Thursday and Friday 12 noon â€“ 10 pm
May 25 – 26, Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 10 pm
May 27, Monday, Memorial Day 11 am – 7 pm
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.
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 pricing and promotions click
Come out and support your local 4-H, FFA, Grange, and Independent youth while they show their horses in a variety of events. There is also an open Ranch Sorting competition on Monday 27th starting at 9:00 am in the Rodeo arena. Â For more information on the Ranch Sorting, see below the Sac County Fair Poster.
Thursday 9:00 am: Warm up for Western Show
Friday 9:00 am: Warm up for English Show, followed by Gymkhana warm up
Saturday 8:00 am: Western & English Showmanship, followed by Halter and then Western classes
Sunday 8:00 am: English show
Monday 8:00 am: Gymkhana
Check out the Sacramento County Fair’s Website.
2nd Annual Sacramento County Fair Ranch Sorting
Memorial Day ~ Monday, May 27, 2013
(Except for Open=60%!!)
Enter each class 5 times
Open $40 – 60% Payback
No.12 HC $34
No.10 Masters HC $34
No. 8 HC $34
No. 6 HC $34
Beginner(No.1 cap on sorter) $34
Entry Fees include a $3 per entry RSNC sanctioning fee
(5 Ride limit Mandatory Draw – Pick One Automatically Draw One (rider can pick up to 4 or draw all 5)
$5/Horse Haul-In Fee
Sign Up at 8:00am
Sort at 9:00am
Sacramento County Fair
May 23-27, 2013
1600 Exposition Blvd.
Sacramento CA 95815
Cal Expo Fairgrounds
Rodeo Arena – Park in Lot D
Wendy Wedemeyer, Sorting Secretary
Open $300 Added, Plus Buckle (more than 50 teams=$500)
All Other Classes: Trophy Buckle to High Point Winner!
Trophy Stirrups to 2nd High Point Winner!
Trophy Saddle Pad to 3rd High Point Winner!
For more information about the Ranch Sorting National Championships, please visit their website atÂ http://www.rsnc.us/