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Giant Fair!

Giant Fair, Giant Fun!!! This more than a week long fair has all the fun fair attractions you would... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
San Francisco, California
Good for x-mas trees & festivals

The only reason to ever really go here is for the christmas trees every year and for all the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Monterey, California
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20 Aug 2018
“Giant Fair!”
20 Jul 2018
“Good for x-mas trees & festivals”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA 93940-5260
+1 831-372-5863
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This central location on the Monterey Peninsula is fabulous for all the music festivals, county fair and other community events. We love hearing the music in the air. The organizations always do such a wonderful job promoting, sponsoring, creating and monitoring these events. Thank you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KimHall831Realtor
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Giant Fair, Giant Fun!!! This more than a week long fair has all the fun fair attractions you would expect. Im NOt a fan of what happens to the precious animals after the fair. They all should be PETS and made family members. Don't you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 55Mickey
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The only reason to ever really go here is for the christmas trees every year and for all the various festivals that happen. Decent facilities. It's a fairground

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mike_45454545
Reviewed 25 April 2018

It's definitely nothing fancy, but it has free wifi and showers. It's safe, everything takes a code to get in. I forgot to tell my husband and he went out to pick up dinner and couldn't get back in. He forgot his cell, so he...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

It is a historic place and even featured the Monterey Pop festival with people like Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Rava Shankar and a host of other legendary rock stars back in the 70s. The Fairgrounds continues to be the annual host for the Monterey Blues...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We've visited three times now and always something going on, this time was Greek Festival. Very clean, food great, grounds well kept, keep it up Monterey

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Cardzfan1
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Recently came to the fair here. Great place for families, couples or individuals. Food, vendors, animals and lots of fun rides! There are quite a few places for bathrooms and everything seemed easy to find without a map. Staff seemed helpful. First day of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank bblogit
Reviewed 18 October 2016

They always seem to have something going on here. Love the Monterey County Fair the best! Good food, good FREE entertainment & friendly employees & Volunteers.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank TravlinWoman
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was one of the worst venues for an outdoor jazz festival that we have attended. The main stage is totally in the open and we had to leave during some really good music because they had concerts starting at 9:00 & 10:10 p.m. and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just happenstance that I was in town visiting family when the Artichoke Festival was also in town! Had to drive around a while, but finally secured free parking. Could have paid to park, but was on a mission to park for free! Enjoyed sampling wok-style...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Betsy R
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