SPECIAL DAYS AT THE 118TH FAIR
Thursday, August 14
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
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
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