The Kings Fair Welcomes the Theme of Pigs & Piñatas, Opening June 15

The Kings County Fair opens Thursday, June 15 with the special ticket price of $1/adult and free for seniors, students and children. Carnivals rides that day are $1/ride.

This year’s theme is Pigs & Piñatas, 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 events, included with admission, feature Chris Mabrey Master of Comedy Hypnosis on Thursday, June 15; Jackson Michelson on Friday, June 16; and WAR on Saturday, June 17.

Grandstand events include Racesaver, IMCA MODS, Mini-Stocks on Friday at 7pm and USAC West Coast 360, IMCA Stock, Mod-Lites on Saturday at 7pm.

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. Tractor pull competition and a Piñata party take place Thursday and Friday at 6pm. Saturday brings the Junior Livestock Auction at 9am followed by more tractor pulls in the afternoon and another Piñata party at 6pm.

If attending on Sunday, don’t miss the Rooster Crowing Contest (Human Mimicking that is) and Pee Wee Goat Showmanship is always a hit, this year, Sunday at noon. View the entries and winners of the adult competitions on any day with entries in Fine Arts/Photography, Floriculture, Home Arts, Agriculture and Horticulture.

Find the BC Characters located around the fairgrounds each day, and look out for Fables of the West and Fabian’s Pony Rides for the younger crowd. And, be sure to visit the Circus Imagination tent. Stop by to see the Barbers Battle Tournament, which runs the length of the fair.

The Wine Garden features the Next Big Thing Talent Show, Friday-Sunday, and Chris Mabrey Master of Comedy Hypnosis on the same days.

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 $25 prior to opening day and $33 at the gates. Wristbands are available at the fair office and numerous locations throughout Hanford and Lemoore.

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