Benbow Historic Inn - Garberville, California, 95542, United States

2014 Humboldt County Fair • August 14 - 24

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SPECIAL DAYS AT THE 118TH FAIR
Thursday, August 14

Opening Ceremony
Begins at 10:45 a.m. Supervisor Rex Bohn leads parade through the midway highlighting the "Bounty of the County," from atop a camel.

Mad River Community Honor Guard, 11:30 am at Friendship Square

DATE NIGHT
Happy hour at 5 p.m., free flower for first women on date, date night specials at the concessions and carnival

Friday, August 15

Seniors' Day: 62 and older admitted free

Saturday, August 16

Sunday, August 17

Monday, August 18

FREE admission.
County Bounty Days: Local Market Day, featuring music by Lindsey Battle

Bring your shopping bags to purchase locally grown vegetables, locally made products, organic products. Talk to Humboldt Made producers, sample their wares.

Tuesday, August 19

County Bounty Days: Humboldt Outdoors Day, featuring music by M Notes

Backpacking, kayaking, fishing, hunting...Come explore all that Humboldt has to offer. Watch mule packing demonstrations. Meet local running and fitness groups. It’s the 150th anniversary of the California Park Services. Humboldt Outdoors will feature everything outdoors that enables all of us to enjoy the natural beauty of Humboldt County.

MARIO ANDRETTI LIVE AT THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIR!

Wednesday, August 20

Kids' Day: ages 12 and younger admitted free County Bounty Days: Firefighters & First Responders Celebration Day

Come cheer on firefighters and first responders from all over the county during our Historic Fire Truck mini-parade featuring beautifully restored historical fire trucks and apparatus. Displays and demonstrations will all be part of a colorful, fun day. See the latest in equipment and techniques.

Personal Appearance by MARIO ANDRETTI

FREE face painting by GIRL FRIDAY for 4 hours on August 20 between noon and 4 pm

Thursday, August 21

County Bounty Days: Western Roundup

We’ve rounded up Humboldt’s cowgirls and cowboys for an exciting bull riding, lasso twirling time. A professional Bull O’Rama will highlight the day, plus a lively Western BBQ Cook-Off. Check out the special animal scramble and mutton busting fun for the kids. Come celebrate Humboldt’s rich western heritage.

BOUNTY CHALLENGE BBQ
MINI RODEO UNDER THE GRANDSTANDS, 12 TO 6 PM

Friday, August 22

Pierson's Day at the Races: Free racing admission

Ladies Hat DaySaturday, August 23

Ferndale Jockey Club
Ferndale Jockey Club Day
Ladies' Hat Day with GUY FIERI, EMCEE

Guy Fieri, guest emcee

Sunday, August 24

Hispanic Heritage Day

mariachi Lucha Libre Wrestlers

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Reservations

Historic Hotels of America California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns Visitor's Bureau Benbow KOA Wine Spectator Award