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Corn, Dawgs!

It was a blustery tuesday afternoon, (that’s not true but I don’t remember what day it was and I’ve been told details are essential to hook your reader. I digress). The finals for Milo’s annual corn dog eating contest at

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Spotted: Dole Whip at the Fair!

Before I begin, I was looking for a joke to start this blog off with when I discovered something unexpected.  There are ZERO good jokes about pineapples.  The almighty internet provided very little material for me to use.  Like seriously

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9 Must Haves for The Fair

Don’t get beat by the heat! Plan ahead to avoid letting hot summer days stop your fun at the California State Fair. Courtesy of the Sacramento News Review, here are the must have items to help you stay cool and

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The Best Kept Secrets

Face painting and fine art. Guinea pigs and Ferris wheels. Cotton candy and Plain White T’s (July 9). However you do the Fair, you’re crushing it, California. For true Fair insiders, here’s a preview of the newest and most exciting

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Fair Pairing

By Mathew Craig If anyone can pair the perfect wine with a corn dog, it’s Mark Chandler. With close to 40 years in the wine industry, the chief judge of the California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition is one of more than

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The Best Fun Finder

THE CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR APP IS YOUR DIGITAL GUIDE TO THE BEST OF THE BEST With the California State Fair overflowing with the Golden State’s best art, food and innovation, finding the best of the best is only a click away. Yes, there’s an app

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Farm to Fair

By Matthew Craggs Bringing together California’s newest agricultural innovations, skilled professionals and home chefs, and great food from various cultures and regions, the Fair is Northern California’s biggest and best food festival. Sacramento’s reputation as America’s Farm-to-Fork capital is reflected

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Pack Like a Pro: Gear & amenities for maximum comfort

by Mathew Craggs Hot days and hot nights are the price we pay for California fun in the sun. With our Fair packing list and tips on how to be comfortable, you can indulge in all the Fair fun at

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Bye-bye Big Yellow Slide

A familiar fair icon is saying “Goodbye.” The Big Yellow Slide, found near the Coca-Cola Main Food Promenade during the California State Fair, will not be there this summer to make room for more shaded seating in that area. Deconstruction

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10 Ways to Save Money at the California State Fair

One of the best ways to guarantee a good time at the California State Fair is by saving money. Check out the list below make the most of your money at the Fair. 1. Buy tickets early: This is winning

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