Summer is in full swing and the Stanislaus County Fair is upon us as well. The fair runs from Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 22 at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock. This year the FoodMaxx Arena has plenty of events that sports fans of all ages will appreciate.
On the fair’s opening night, Friday, July 13 the WGAS Motorsports Tractor Pull Smokers will take the arena. The action begins 6:30 p.m. The following night, Saturday, the action continues with WGAS Motorsports Gas and Alcohol Tractor Pull, also starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $8 for general bleacher seats and $10 for reserved seating. For more information about WGAS Motorsports, log onto their website at www.wgasmotorsports.com.
On Sunday, July 15 Gold Coast Bucking Bulls presents rodeo action. This event is free and is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 16 Turlock Lions Club presents Destruction Derby 1 at 6:30 p.m., featuring motorhomes. This is day one of two, with the derby continuing on Tuesday, July 17, also scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. start. Tickets for this event start at $10 for general bleacher seats and $12 for reserved seating.
Two days of rodeo action starts on Wednesday, July 18 and concludes on Thursday night, July 19. Humpz and Hornz MX Rodeo will take place on Wednesday while Thursday night will be Extreme Rodeo Games. Both events are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $8 for general bleacher seats and $10 for reserved seating.
The WGAS Motorsports group returns for two nights of monster truck action next weekend. The big boys take the track on Friday night, July 20 and Saturday night, July 21. Iconic monster truck Big Foot will be competing against other fan favorites. Monster truck action is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. both nights and tickets are $8 for general bleacher seats and $10 for reserved seating.
Wrapping up the fair is AMP Racing Motocross racing. This event takes place Sunday night, July 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for this event are available for $8 for general bleacher seats and $10 for reserved seating.