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Monthly Archives: July 2016

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

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

Find Your Hangout at the Fair

By Kate Gonzales Do you long for a night in Baja, California, sipping margaritas? How about a downhome evening with friends, dancing to country music under the stars? Or maybe you want to see your favorite team beat their rival.

Beers and Cheers

  Living in the birthplace of the craft beer revolution, Californians enjoy numerous varieties of local beers — from Belgian dubbels and sours to Baltic porters and barleywine. In the Golden State, there are as many possible pours as there

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

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

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

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

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