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 a.m.: Cutting Horse Show, Equestrian Center
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Noon: Carnival and buildings open
Noon: Yosemite Jazz Band, Mulbeary Park
Noon: Fresh Flowers, Floriculture Building
Noon: Farm of the Day, Estrella Hall
Noon, 2, 4 p.m.: Cutest Show on Earth, Headliner Stage
Noon, 5 p.m.: Studios on the Park, Mission Square
1 p.m.: 4-H Dog Show, Livestock Pavilion
1, 3 p.m.: A-Town Park Demonstration, Headliner Stage
1, 3, 5 p.m.: Central Coast Woodworkers Association, Landscape Area
1, 3, 5 & 7:30 p.m.: Mutton Bustin’, South Gate Lawn
2, 4 p.m.: Junior Ranger Program, Paso Pete’s Ponderosa Stage
3, 4 p.m.: Home Arts Demo, Frontier Pavilion
4 p.m.: Olive Oil Demo, Estrella Hall
5:30 p.m.: Artistry in Motion, Headliner Stage
6 p.m.: Chef of the Day, Demonstration Kitchen
6 p.m.: Cupcake Challenge, Paso Pete’s Ponderosa Stage
6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: Wild the Coyote, Frontier Stage
6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: El Desayuno, Mission Square
7 p.m.: Traditional Campfire Program, Headliner Stage
7:30 p.m.: The Fab Four, 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.