The fair is open from noon to midnight; the box office is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tickets: Adult (13+): $10; Child (6-12): $6; Senior (62+): $8.
8:15 a.m.: Cow Dog Trials, Equestrian Center
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11:30 a.m.: Cattlemen and Farmer’s Day BBQ lunch, Livestock Pavilion
12 p.m.: Carnival & Buildings open
12 p.m.: Farm of the Day, Estrella Hall
12, 5 p.m.: Studios on the Park, Mission Square
12, 2, 4 p.m.: Cutest Show on Earth, Headliner Stage
12:45 p.m.: Presentation of Tractor Restoration Winners, Livestock Pavilion
1, 3, 5 p.m.: Central Coast Woodworkers Association, Landscape Area
1, 3, 5 & 7:30 p.m.: Mutton Bustin’, South Gate Lawn
2:30 p.m.: Industrial Awards and Project Auction, Livestock Pavilion
4 p.m.: Junior Ranger Program, Paso Pete’s Ponderosa Stage
4 p.m.: Cattlemen and Farmer’s Day Social Hour, Livestock Pavilion
4 p.m.: Olive Oil Demo, Estrella Hall
5:30 p.m.: Class Act Dance, Headliner Stage
6 p.m.: Chef of the Day, Demonstration Kitchen
6 p.m.: Farmer’s Favorite Cobblers and Crisps, Paso Pete’s Ponderosa Stage
6:30 p.m.: Cattlemen and Farmer’s Day Awards, Livestock Pavilion
6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: Elvin Bishop, Frontier Stage
6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: Karen Sweeney, Mission Square
7 p.m.: Traditional Campfire Program, Headliner Stage
7:30 p.m.: Kid Rock, Main Grandstand Stage
8:30 p.m.: KJUG Barn Dance, Headliner Stage
Free shuttles to and from parking run every 10 to 30 minutes. Visit www.midstatefair.com/local_shuttles.php for more information.