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California Exposition & State Fair

1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815-5199
+1 916-263-3000
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Wow. Underwear showing and Rap with profanity.

It disappointing to hear Rap music blaring over the speakers with very understandable profanity for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Great fair, overpriced

We have made a habit of visiting other states' state fairs. This was one of the best we've been to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
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1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815-5199
+1 916-263-3000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It disappointing to hear Rap music blaring over the speakers with very understandable profanity for all those families with children. Wait, it gets worse. No, it wasn't a guy with his undies hanging out for all to see. It was an 18-20 year old female...More

1  Thank SkinnyEddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have made a habit of visiting other states' state fairs. This was one of the best we've been to, but it was also (by far) the most expensive. The price to get in is slightly more than other fairs, but the price for parking...More

Thank paigepants
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been somewhat of an annual event for many years, from childhood when it was located on Stockton Blvd to now on Exposition Blvd. Much has changed, some good and some bad. The good is that there is still the livestock and Ag displays,...More

Thank tmeebg
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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 31 May 2017 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 23 May 2017

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 15 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 15 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
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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).
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.