MAY 23-27, 2019

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2019 Entertainment...

Keep On Truckin’
If you are from the Woodstock generation this band is for you! While at the Sacramento County Fair you can celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with the Keep On Truckin’ Band. We have put together a special show to celebrate one of the greatest events in music history! A tribute to the Woodstock Generation, Keep On Truckin’, performs Rock, Blues, Funk and R&B, faithfully recreating the musical experience of the greatest decade in music. Come with us and take a step back in time to enjoy the music that influenced a generation.

May 23rd • Main Stage

Rockin’ Down the Hiway
Join Rockin’ Down the Hiway, a Doobie Brothers tribute band as they celebrate their ten year anniversary tour at the Sacramento County Fair! Their show is actually two shows in one night! They celebrate the BEST of the Doobie Brothers and their original road themed rock show! Every song is done with three and four part harmonies, you are sure to be dancing in your seats!

May 24th • Main Stage

Eric “EQ” Young
“EQ” brings soul to the Sacramento County Fair! Master of the stage, performer for the soul, Eric “EQ” Young is known for his ability to fire up concert crowds with his high-energy passionate vocals and funky bass beats. This consummate musician has a long history of opening for, playing with, and being signed by established names in the business. Today, EQ confirms his place among the constellation of great Bay Area funk stars with the early release of six songs from his upcoming CD, “Just 4 You.”

May 25th • Main Stage

Viva Santana
The Rhythm Vandals present the timeless music of Carlos Santana during the Sacramento County Fair! Santana has helped shape the sound or rock and latin music since the late 60s. The Rhythm Vandals “Tribute to Santana” is a fiery tribute to the classic Santana sound, with a set list that plays like a Greatest Hits” CD! From searing guitar solos, to smooth vocals and the rhythmic beat of the congas, timbales and drums, you’ll hear everything from “Black Magic Woman” to “Jingo”, “She’s Not There”, “Smooth” and much more.

May 26th • Main Stage

Captain Jack
There are a lot of pirates around. But you can be certain, this is the one and only Jack Spareribs! No. Not that other Jack in the movie. This pirate not only wields a sword nicely but also juggles torches and knives, cannonballs and clubs... And oversees a crew of miscreants that includes a talking monkey!

May 23rd-27th • Building C

Murray Hatfield & Teresa
New to the Sacramento County Fair this world class illusionist team has been preforming for over 3 decades. Their breath-taking magic, music and interactive comedy plus the most up-to-date illusions will have you attending every show at the Fair! Over the last decade they have thrilled audiences around the globe.

May 23rd-27th • Community Stage

The Corny Crow
For 20 years Steve and his partner, “Corny Crow,” have presented their unique show for children and adults throughout the US & Canada. Either performing his hilarious show on stage or presenting his humor with a message to schools, Steve’s warmth and humor comes through in all his performances. Steve and Corny offer many tricks on how to become a ventriloquist.

May 23rd-27th • Community Stage

Something Ridiculous
Something Ridiculous is a high-energy juggling and acrobatic act performed by slapstick stuntmen Mark Wilder and VonJon. Juggling almost anything they can get their hands on, the comic duo climbs up free-standing ladder, onto a ten-foot-tall unicycle or atop each other’s shoulders in a wildly entertaining, dynamic show.

May 23rd-27th • Community Stage

Great American Duck Races
Get, ready set go! The fastest most highly trained racing mallard ducks will race to the winners circle during the Sacramento County Fair. Kids and adults will cheer on their favorite mallard duck as they race to the end of the pool. Children (and adults) are chosen during each show to release the ducks in the race track. You will learn interesting facts about Mallard ducks as you cheer on racing field of ducks.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Sunflower Saddle Ranch
Take a break during the Fair and relax under the olive trees as your children race pedal tractors, learn to milk a cow and enjoy the rural farm. The kids become the stars of the show while they compete in a fast paced, action packed pedal powered tractor pull. Kids four to twelve years old are welcome to join in the show for free and try their skill. The tractors and pulling sleds are built for fun and designed to produce smiles and laughter! Calling all kids! COME OUT AND PLAY at the KIDS PEDAL TRACTOR PULLS!

May 23rd-27th • Grounds/Under the Olive Trees

The Magic Bean
New to the Sacramento County Fair. A perfect combination of education and entertainment. Kids will learn about where their food comes from on the farm and how it ends up in their kitchen. Children will be inspired by the magic of agriculture. Both kids and adults will enjoy this interactive show.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Charlie the Veloci-Raptor Dinosaur
Charlie can be found roaming the grounds of the Sacramento County Fair throughout the day. When Charlie is “resting” he is available for photo opportunities at a small cost. Charlie will take you into the lost world of real-life, walking dinosaurs and giving you a HD Alive experience like no other. Velociraptor is a dinosaur that lived approximately 75 to 71 million years ago!

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

All-Alaskan Racing Pigs
The Famous All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are a team of the fastest and funniest athletes to serve up entertainment anywhere! Flat-track racing and hurdling are their specialties, but a good gag is always on the menu. Sourdough Jack and Soapy Smith have been cooking up fun since their first races in Fairbanks, Alaska. Don’t miss them at Sacramento County Fair!

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Extreme Dogs
New to the Sacramento County Fair this extreme stunt dog show will have you in awe of what man’s best friend can do! A team of lovable rescue dogs will soar through the air, catch Frisbees and dock dive. Let’s see how high they can jump. The show will give you tips to help your own pooch live a healthy, happy life.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Ramos Brothers Circus
Come see the magic under the Big Top! It’s a big top circus at the Sacramento County Fair. Since 2005 Ramos Brothers Circus has been entertaining circus fans from Canada to the US. Under the big top circus lovers will watch incredible jugglers, laugh at the antics of clowns, view beautiful horses, be scared during the exhilarating motorcycle dare devils, and watch the amazing flying trapeze. Each show will be filled with thrills and excitement will have you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this magical moment with your family during the Sacramento County Fair!

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Alfred & Seymour
New to the Sacramento County Fair Alfred and Seymour are two grown men that dress alike, have never been in the Boy Scouts, can’t play sports and can’t sing. But they ARE one of the most hilarious comedy duos you’ll ever see. They have a standard of excellence that meets the criteria of ANY audience, young or old. Alfred and Seymour are cousins. They have been seen on the “Tonight Show”, “Friday Night Videos” on NBC, Nickelodeon’s “Kenan and Kal”, and “Hangin’ With Mr Cooper”. Do you remember the hit TV series, “Roundhouse” on Nickelodeon? Well, it was a bunch of years ago and the Boyz were really young, but they were on that show about a million times.

May 23rd-27th • Community Stage

Randy Cabral Comedy Juggler
New to the Sacramento County Fair Randy Cabral has been dazzling audiences worldwide for the past 15 years with his interactive blend of fast-paced and flexible humor. In fact, you may recognize him from his appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show. Randy Cabral’s passion for comedic entertainment made its debut in his college years, when he performed over 5000 shows at Walt Disney World. After graduating college cum laude with a degree in psychology, Randy pursued his calling by performing all over the world, including Japan, Europe and throughout North America. Randy has been featured in over four thousand shows at Walt Disney World.

May 23rd-27th • Community Stage

Walk on the Wild Side
From a turtle to a big cat Walk On The Wild Side is a favorite with Sacramento County Fair goers. Children and adults enter through a rain forest and the education starts there. Kids can play on a lily pad, slid through the water and enter the magical jungle of wild animals. During the adventure guests will learn about exotic animals and their native habitat. Walk On The Wild Side is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to helping all species of wild animals who, for various reasons, find themselves without a place to live out their lives. The animal ambassadors at the Sacramento County Fair each have their own lesson to teach.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Puppets & Players Little Theatre
Watch your child’s imagination grow as they participate in The Puppets & Players Little Theatre. Children’s faces light up as they watch puppets come to life on the puppet stage. Inspired by an Italian opera house in Mailan the century old puppet theatre will entertain both children and adults during the Sacramento County Fair.

May 23rd-27th • Building C

Mind Works
Kids and adults get to use their hands and minds to explore the amazing world of science and technology. Wild Science continues to stretch a child’s mind as they play in over 4000 sq. ft. of space. An excursion into the wild and amazing world of science through dozens of highly interactive activities is available during building hours. Learning occurs through hands-on interaction with the various exhibits, rather than through signage and information. Adults, as well as children, have great fun participating.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Great American Petting Farm
Children have the opportunity to get up close with the animals during America’s premier petting farm. With no barriers inside kids can spend hours with cute, cuddly animals. The farm contains 55 beautiful, friendly hand-raised animals including: Nubian and Alpine Goats, Boar Goats, and miniature Pygmy Goats, Baby Doll Sheep, St Croix and Shetland Sheep, miniature Sicilian.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Hypnotist Steve Bayner
Are you brave enough to be hypnotized during the standing room only hypnotized show at the Sacramento County Fair? Watch as the participants drift into a hypnotic state and follow the directions of world renowned hypnotist Steve Bayner. You never know what you will see or hear from participants. You will leave the show laughing and wondering how did he do that! Steve Bayner ~ Hypnotist Show was once recognized as the best performing hypnotist show in America.

May 23rd-27th • Main Stage

Camel Rides
You don’t have to visit the Safaris to ride a camel! All you need to do is attend the Sacramento County Fair. One hump or two? These questions can be answered as you have the opportunity to ride a camel and learn about camel facts. Did you know camels can go for a week in 110 degree heat with NO water! Don’t forget to come by and get your ride on the camel during the Fair!

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Chef Ray Duey
Can you make a lion out of a watermelon? Chef Duey can and much, more. Culinary artist, Chef Ray L. Duey, CEC, is nothing short of amazing when it comes to food sculpting. To call him an artist is an understatement at best. In addition to working his magic on centerpieces, he travels around the country, teaching the culinary art of fruit and vegetable carving, leaving spectators and culinary professionals alike spellbound. Chef Ray is known for taking any fruit or vegetable and turning the ordinary into something extraordinary.

May 23rd-27th • Building C

The Procrastinators
You will hear them coming, you’ll stop and watch and then you’ll look around to see where they will be preforming next! Strolling around the grounds of the Sacramento County Fair these incredible “street musicians” play anything you can imagine. From pots and pans to five-gallon water bottles they turn the incredible sound into legitimate music while jumping, sliding, twisting and stomping their way through the Fairgrounds.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Western Railroad Express
All aboard! This 1850’s style steam engine will pick you up at the “Train Stop” by Walk on the Wild Side and take you on a tour of the grounds. If you have walked all day take advantage of the scenic ride around the grounds and you relax while seeing all the sights and sounds of the Sacramento County Fair.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Great American Pony Rides
Where did you ride your first pony? At a Fair most likely. Stop by the pony tent to have your child ride their first pony. Year after year families return to ride they favorite pony during the Sacramento County Fair. All day, everyday families can create memories and learn about the ponies during the popular pony rides.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds

Balloonacy
Dennis Forel is the voice of the Fair and the official balloon maker! What is your favorite balloon shape? Ask Dennis to make anything. He turns balloon magic into a reality. He can also be seen riding is “big bike” around the Sacramento County Fair visiting with Fairgoers or just answering a question. Make sure you stop him for a balloon, picture or a question.

May 23rd-27th • Grounds