Flowers, Feathers and Fun Open the Kings Fair on June 9

The Kings County Fair opens Thursday, June 9 with the special ticket price of $1/adult; free for seniors, students and children. Carnivals rides that day are also $1/ride.

This year’s theme is Flowers, Feathers and Fun and the carnival area includes most of the same great rides as last year and more, along with games and prizes for the whole family.

Kings Theatre concerts, included with admission, feature Thunderball, Tribute to Tom Jones on Thursday, June 9 at 7pm; James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash also on Thursday at 8pm; Skynnyn Lynnyrd, Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd on Friday, June 10 at 8pm; Life in the Fast Lane, Tribute to the Eagles on Saturday, June 11 at 8pm; and Los Sables de Tierra Caliente on Sunday, June 12 at 8 pm.

Grandstand events include King of Kings Wing 360 Races on Friday at 7pm. On Saturday at 7:30pm the Maxx Kakl Tractor Pull begins. Admission for this event is $7.

Over in the livestock arena 4-H and FFA students will be showing hogs, sheep, goats, beef cattle and dairy cattle as well as rabbits and poultry on Thursday and Friday. Saturday brings the Junior Livestock Auction at 9am and Sunday, listen to the kids’ crow during the Rooster Crowing Contest (as mimicked by humans) at 10am.

The Dock Dog Competition, last year’s big hit, takes place daily. Fearless canine competitors leap into the air to fetch off the dock into the water in this heart-warming crowd favorite.

Freckle Farm Pony Rides and Petting Zoo will also be open daily and BC characters will be roaming the grounds to surprise the little ones.

The Wine Garden features live entertainment with Prestige on Thursday, 8:30-11:30pm; Kevin Willard & The Cadillac Boys on Friday, 8:30-11:30pm; and Midnight Wine on Saturday, 8:30-11:30pm.

The fair is open from 5:30pm-12am daily throughout the Thursday-Sunday run. Regular admission is $8/adult; $6/seniors & students; $5/children with children 5 years and under free. Unlimited wristband presale is $20 prior to opening day and $30 at the gates. Wristbands are available at the fair office and numerous locations throughout Hanford and Lemoore.

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