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Category: Traditions & Trends

Join Us on an AGventure!

The sweltering mid-May sun beat down on my thirteen year old face as I waited anxiously in a pig pen. The sounds of baying, clucking, and shouting could be heard echoing from every angle, and I was in the center

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The Greatest Hits

Yeah, the rhythm feels good. This year’s Toyota Concert Series on the Golden 1 Stage kicks off with Oakland-based R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné and doesn’t stop until Loverboy has you “Working for the Weekend.” In between you’ll be walking

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Party Like a Rock Star With Live Karaoke

Ever fantasize about fronting a rock band? You can make that dream a reality during the California State Fair with Rock On! Live Band Karaoke. Take center stage as thousands of fairgoers cheer you on. Here’s what founder Adam Donald

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Bringing the Best to Californians

By Matthew Craggs In preparing for the biggest party of the summer, the California State Fair (July 8–24) has curated creative artists, delicious food and electrifying entertainment from across the Golden State. The only thing left — the secret to

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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 Reasons Why The Farm is #TheBest Attraction 

At its heart California really is all about agriculture. Yes, places like San Francisco and Los Angeles get a lot of attention and can be fun to visit (despite the traffic). Yosemite and old-growth redwood forests are downright magical. It

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