The annual Santa Barbara Fair & Expo offers thrills, excitement, entertainment, and memories that will last a lifetime. Make plans to enjoy some great talent on the Fair & Expo Stages. Music, illusions, dancing, magic and more will keep you and your family entertained for hours.

Get ready for some fun adventures in the exciting Carnival Midway. With more than 30 rides and attractions, you are guaranteed to have a blast. Carnival Midway is provide by Butler Amusements Inc. The "big kids" area typically requires kids to be at least 42" tall to ride alone while a separate younger children area typically allows heights starting at 36".

Many farm animals are in the livestock area. Goats, chickens, alpacas, bunnies and many other animals are on display along with interactive displays highlighting agriculture and livestock.

Youth Exhibits & Activities: Set your course for the "Close Encounters Hall." You will enjoy artwork, photography, pottery and many other projects entered by the cool kids from our community as well as exhibits andof local foods, wine & beer, arts & crafts, horticulture and fine arts displays.

There is a fee to park at Earl Warren Showgrounds. Wrist bands can be purchased at the ticket booth for unlimited rides. Wrist bands are usually sold at a discount on the first day of the Santa Barbara Fair & Expo.

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo is a non-smoking fair. Smoking is not be permitted in the fair, concession areas, carnival midway, livestock barns or exhibit areas.