Special Days at the 78th Annual San Mateo County Fair with plenty of Freebies and Fun
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The San Mateo County Fair, “Where Tradition Meets Innovation” announces the full line-up of 2012 Special Days for the Fair running June 9-17 where patrons can see new exhibits and returning favorites more often and for less.
From the heart-racing carnival rides to the pageantry of the pig races, the Fair is a time-honored summer tradition of the Peninsula that keeps getting better and better. When you first set foot at the lush, clean grounds of the San Mateo County Event Center, you are flooded with a seemingly endless choice of fun-filled activities: technology exhibits, games and rides along the Midway, agricultural and interactive culinary exhibits, horticulture, beer and winemaking contests, home crafts, and of course, rides just for kids.
Following is the 2012 line-up: Saturday, June 9th Disaster Preparedness Day-Free Admission and Parking for First Hour onlyfor Disaster Preparedness Day (10am-11am) Sunday, June 10th Humane Society Pet Adoption-Adopt a pet at the Fair Monday, June 11th Kids Day presented by XFinity.Looking to save at the ticket booth? Help Sleep Train stuff the bus with new clothes for foster kids and get half off general admission with your donation at the San Mateo County Fair. Everyone 12 and under that go through the turnstiles are free. Tuesday, June 12th Seniors Day. If you are young-at-heart, yet over the hill, come celebrate Seniors Day where guests 62 and better are invited to attend a day filled with special events, music, awards and family fun FREE all day. Donate your used eyeglasses at the YP.com Information Booths. Wednesday, June 13th PAL (Police Action League) Day at the Fair and Free til 3 p.m Thursday, June 14th Second Harvest Food Bank Canned Food Drive; $1 discount per can donated. (Limit one can per person.) Friday, June 15th Teens (13-19 years old) are admitted for only $5 from 12pm-5pm.
The San Mateo County Fair recently announced its free entertainment Verizon Wireless Concert Series that is, perhaps, the finest lineup ever:
The Pointer Sisters Saturday June 9th Foghat Sunday June 10th Boyz II Men Tuesday, June 12th Tower of Power Wednesday June 13th Thursday June 14th Evolution: Journey Tribute Band Friday June 15th Night Ranger Saturday June 16th Dia de la Feria Sunday, June 17thConcert doors will open at 6:30pm with music scheduled to start at 7:30pm. Concert admission general seating is free with a valid Fair ticket, but get there early as seats fill fast. Fairgoers are encouraged to purchase Season Ticket Passes which provide valuable savings and entrance to all concerts.
The San Mateo County Fair also offers its exclusive Season Pass, meaning that for only $17 (if purchased before 6/9), attendees get admission to all nine days of the fair, including all concerts, exhibits and attractions.
About The San Mateo County Fair
The San Mateo County Fair “Where Tradition Meets Innovation” boasts a stunning variety of world class musical entertainment, live performances, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and a “Ferris Wheeling” carnival. The fair lasts nine days and will be attended by over 150,000 guests.
“We are excited to offer these headline acts and know that the line-up puts us at the top of the entertainment spectrum for the entire region,” says Chris Carpenter, San Mateo Event Center General Manager. “There is music for just about everyone at the Fair -Top 40, Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues and much more.”
The San Mateo County Event Center is the host of the San Mateo County Fair, which will be held June 9-17, 2012. Visit the web site: www.sanmateocountyfair.com often for regular updates, contest rules, entertainment schedules, promotions, giveaways and sponsorship information.
SOURCE San Mateo County Fair