May 16-19: Contra Costa County Fair

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

The Contra Costa County Fair returns May 16-19 with entertainment, rides, food, and much more located in the City of Antioch.

Note – Be sure to check out the  Junior Livestock Auction & Livestock Show Ring on Sunday, May 19 at 9:00 am. 

Contra Costa County Event Park
1201 West 10th St.

Note – All persons under the age of 18 are required to be chaperoned by an adult.

Fair Hours

12noon – 9:30pm (Gates Close at 9:00pm) Carnival Hours Thursday 12noon – 10:00pm Friday 12noon – 10:00pm Saturday 12noon – 11:00pm Sunday 12noon – 10:00pm (Carnival will remain open after Fair Gates Close)

Ticket Prices

Kids 5 and under FREE Youth 6 – 12, $8 at the Fair, $6 presale Seniors 62 & Over, $8 at the Fair, $6 presale Adults, $12 at the Fair, $9 presale Youth Season Pass – $20 Adult Season Pass – $30 Carnival Wristbands at the Fair $40, presale $35 Daily Parking – $10 Season Parking Pass Livestock Lot – $35 Livestock Exhibitor Carnival Wristband – $99.00

Special Day Promotions

DOLLAR DAY – Thursday, May 16
$1 Admission until 5pm
Buy 1 Carnival Ride Wristband…get 1 FREE until 6pm
(Riders must be present at time of wristband purchase) SENIORS DAY – Friday, May 17
$1 Admission for Senior’s 62+ MILITARY & LAW ENFORCEMENT DAY – Saturday, May 18
Military/Law Enforcement and their families with active ID will receive FREE Admission FIESTA DAY – Sunday, May 19
Hispanic Themed Stage and Grounds Entertainment

Chaperone Policy

All youth under the age of eighteen (18) are required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian (adult – age 25+) to be admitted into the Contra Costa County Fair. Any person entering may be asked to show a valid California Driver License or Identification Card or other Government issued ID. Each adult can only chaperone 4 youth at a time. Groups larger than 4 youths require an additional chaperone for every 4 youths. The chaperone (parent/adult) are required to remain on the facility with the youth during their time at the Fair. The youth must provide a telephone number of the attending parent/adult to a Fair Security representative upon request. Any and all misbehaving youth will be held and released to their chaperone (parent/adult). Any youth under the age of eighteen (18) not accompanied by an adult will not be admitted.

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For more upcoming events in 2024, visit our events calendar

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.