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Something For Everyone At The Stanislaus County Fair
Suzy Haner

The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes back comedic hypnotist Suzy Haner, the lively pig races, the unbelievable High Diving performance, and the beautiful Butterfly Exhibit.

“There are never ending options at the Fair, whether you are looking to just sit back and enjoy or participate in an event,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “The Fair has something to offer each guest, you will not want to miss out on some of the free entertainment.”

Watch as your friends are convinced to do outrageous things they would never attempt by one of the most sought-after performers around the world, Suzy Haner. Her combination of talent and charisma makes her a must-see at the Fair. Guests are sure to experience an unpredictable night of entertainment. She will be performing on the PG & E Community Stage weekdays at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and weekends at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

If you are searching for something to entertain the kids, visit the pig races. Each exciting and educational show includes four race heats featuring audience participation, pig trivia, and prize giveaways for winning race cheerleaders. Show times are weekdays at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and weekends at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Another must-see event at the Fair is the high diving performance. Witness diving pro, Dana Kunze and his fearless crew take death-defying dives as they set themselves on fire from as high as 80 feet. See what happens as they entertain audiences this year with a fire diving performance. Watch the incredible event weekdays at 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. and weekends at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Lastly, visit the two world class galleries at the Butterfly Exhibit. The first gallery takes the wonderfully popular butterfly feeding program and enhances the experience in the Flutter Garden. The second component of the Butterfly Discovery Center is the Exploratorium gallery that brings the fun to science education. The Exploratorium showcases the life and diversity of butterflies and moths through graphics, video, and interactive exhibits.

The 2017 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 14 for a 10-day run. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass are on sale now through Thursday, July 13. Visit the Fair’s website for upcoming ticket sale information at

The 2017 Fair will feature a spectacular children’s area presented by Sky Trek Aviation. Also, planned for 2017 are 10-nights of free celebrity concerts included with Fair admission, a total of three stages of live entertainment, upwards of 30,000 local exhibits and over 1,750 animals. Metal-mashing motorsports and three nights of rodeo in the FoodMaxx Arena will also be featured.


The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment and technology.