Eat your way through the 2019 CA State Fair with the BRAND NEW Food Festival Pass! Pick 4 items from over 30 different offerings: mouth-watering appetizers, one-of-a-kind entrees, and to-die-for desserts, all for only $28!

Thirty food vendors will have a special Food Festival item for you to eat by yourself or share! There’s something delicious for every palate. From savory – like the Grizzly Mac Attack (mac-n-cheese topped with sweet bbq pulled pork and coleslaw), to sweet – the bacon and pecan cinnamon roll, to fried – A fried banana hot dog, and even something for vegans – a Vegan Philly Cheesesteak…are you Frik’n Vegan kidding me!

Here’s how it works:

Buy your Food Festival Pass here for only $28 (a $40 value!). You will receive 4 Food Festival Pass tickets to be redeemed at any of the 30 participating vendors for items that have been entered in the Food Festival and Competition. One ticket is good for one Food Festival item, each valued at $10. 

Food Festival Pass tickets are transferable and may be used any day of the CA State Fair, July 12th – 28th.  Download the CA State Fair app and map out your eating adventure!


And the Gold winners are…


Bacon Pecan Cinnamon Roll, Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls: Best of Show, Best of Division – Dessert, Gold for Dessert
Elote Fries, Sharky’s: Best of Division – Savory, Gold for Side
Burnt Tri Tip Ends Sandwich, Eat at Joe’s: Gold for Entree
Deep Fried Caramel Apple Pie, J & L Sweeties: Gold for Fried
Mangonada Shaved Ice, Shaved Ice: Gold for Fruity

Click here for  a list of all the winners!

Come visit all of our award-winning Food Festival Pass participants, see their well-deserved ribbons displayed at their booths and taste their delicious entries!!

Food Festival Passes may be purchased online, at the Box Office, and at the State Fair Souvenir Shops during the CA State Fair July 12th – July 28th. All passes are picked up at the Main Entrance Box Office.

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Participating Vendors:

Savory servings

Boss Burger

  • Cap’n Crunch Chicken Sliders

Chili Peppers

  • Hot Cheeto Chicken Burrito

Eat at Joe’s

  • Deep Fried Chicken Skins

El Pollo Vaquero

  • Roasted Chicken Taquitos

Fiestas Mexican Food

  • Chicken or Carne Asada Two Taco Plate

Frik’n Vegan

  • Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

  • Frik’n Vegan Nachos

Golden Bear Grill

  • Loaded Tator Tots

Kasinak BBQ

  • Burnt Tri Tip Ends Sandwich


  • Milo’s Monster Corndog


  • Grizzly Mac Attack Mac & Cheese

The Original State Fair Soft Taco

  • Beef Taco Salad

Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes

  • Pizza Funnel Cake

Pignotti’s Gourmet Snacks

  • Italian “Alps” Nachos

Pon’s Chinese Food

  • Orange Chicken Fries

Rainbow’s End & Candytown

  • Jalapeno Bacon Jumbo Corndog


  • Elote Fries

Sweet Summer Faire

The Bacon Habit

  • Spicy Chocolate Covered Bacon

California Ice Cream Company

  • Strawberry, Pineapple Shortcake Sundae

Chimney Cake Cones

  • Chimney Cake Cone

Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls

  • Bacon & Pecan Cinnamon Roll

  • Pina Colada Smoothie

  • The Green Monster Smoothie

Hot Doggin’

  • Deep Fried Banana Hot Dog

J & L Sweeties

  • Deep Fried Caramel Apple Pie

Monster Cookies

  • Oreo-stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

Moyer’s Pizza by the Slice

  • Cookie Dough Sundae

Shaved Ice

  • Mangonada Shaved Ice

Suck It Up

  • Oreo Sundae

Sweet Cheeks Fried Treats

  • Deep Fried Fanta

Sweet Art Cotton Candy

  • Cotton Candy Bunny

Ice Cream in a Fruit

  • Passionate Pineapple Smoothie

  • Dairy-free Ice Cream in a fruit

Ye Olde Kettle Korn

  • Unicorn Kettle Corn