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Address: 100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-3910
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Home to the county fair each June and host of the El Dorado County Wine...

Home to the county fair each June and host of the El Dorado County Wine Competition, Gateway to the Sierra Sportsman's Expo, Miss El Dorado, 4th of July Family Blast, Placerville Speedway, plus weddings, reunions, cultural events, more.

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The County Fair in early June is the highlight of many in the community. From the wine events featuring local wines to the auction of 4-H and FFA animals El Dorado the county is... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Placerville, California
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Placerville, California
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121 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The County Fair in early June is the highlight of many in the community. From the wine events featuring local wines to the auction of 4-H and FFA animals El Dorado the county is well represented. Food booths and the beer garden raise funds for charities and are staffed by community organizations. It has that hometown flare.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The 2016 Golden Retriever National was held at the fairgrounds in Placerville. Hundreds of Golden Retrievers and their people. Very nice level fields, beautiful grass with nice shady trees to enjoy a cooling breeze.

Thank Vikki M
Placerville, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fair was really fun the kids had tons of fun!. Looking forward to next year! We enjoyed the food and the rides.

Thank gomezmail77
Placerville, California
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75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Your typical County Fair with a fun small town atmosphere. There are plenty of local activity booths to view and rides for the kids and livestock for everyone...

1 Thank prodocjazz
Garden Valley, CA
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Our fairgrounds are on the small "country feel" side. But still have anything a larger fair would have. Animal barns, Lots of exhibit areas. Plenty of food booths on food row. A racetrack for car racing Saturday nights, in season. Rides during fair (June), and the historic old Studebaker wheelbarrow races.

1 Thank 1bearswife
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156 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I went to these fairgrounds for a gold show. It is ideal for this and it is positioned in the middle of the Mother Lode. There is a display area and a nice lecture hall. Kids were also using another part for a play. Outside there is a nice skateboard park and next to that is a dirt track for... More 

Merced, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were there for the World of Outlaws Race! The fairgrounds were very clean, seating was good, friendly staff! A great place to go see a race!!! We will be there next year for sure!

1 Thank carrie9095
Placerville, California
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163 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The fairgrounds are well maintained and if you want to walk your dog , take a walk or skate board, this is a good place to stop. The fairgrounds are close to an exit off 50. If you want to stretch your legs, grab a bite at raleys, this is the place. Stop by during he county fair! Good family... More 

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Placerville, California
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

took the kids and it was mostly unpleasant....the animals were an attraction we all could enjoy...way too expensive and just plain creepy !

1 Thank ansoo
Monterey County, California
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64 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

A variety of activities are offered throughout the year. Summer they have evening performances outside. It is an historical area and it would be wise to see what is available before going.

Thank Caroline S

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