California State Fair & Food Festival

Come out and enjoy the California State Fair, happening July 17th - August 2nd, 2020.

The Cal Expo and California State Fair & Food Festival teams remain optimistic that we will be together again this year for the fair. For updated event information regarding The California State Fair and COVID-19, click here.

Experience the Golden State

At the California State Fair you can experience everything the Golden State has to offer, including:

  • Live music every night
  • Enjoy $2 tastes on Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Try award winning wine & California craft beer
  • Join in on cooking competitions and tasting events
  • Watch horse shows or even ride a horse for free!

Food Festival

With over 30 different vendors to choose from, rest assured there is something for you! With a Food Festival Pass, you will receive 4 tickets to use at any of our 30 participating vendors. Food Festival passes will be available for purchase online.

Book Your Stay in Rancho Cordova

Stay at a Rancho Cordova hotel, located only 20 minutes away from the Fairgrounds, and receive free parking, free wifi, and free wine with the Sierra Foothills Wine Passport!