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Ramos Brothers Circus

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Ramos Brothers Circus will bring dazzling acrobatics, juggling, high-flying daredevilry and gleeful clown antics to the Tulare County Fair. This Big Top circus features a two-hour showcase of world-class entertainment for fair-goers of all ages. Now in its ninth year, the Ramos Brothers Circus brings traditional and contemporary circus variety to venues across the U.S.

Performing daily.

Sept 13 - 17

Steve Bayner Hypnotist Show

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Comedy Hypnosis show - The Steve Bayner Hypnotist Show is one of the most sought after, successful shows of its kind. Each year, Steve performs before millions of people. Venues include fairs, corporate events, conventions, colleges, casinos and innumerable special events. His show has been performed all over the United States as well as abroad. Audience participation is key to each show’s success.

Performing daily.

Sept 13 - 17

A Walk on the Wild Side

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A Walk On The Wild Side is dedicated to helping all species of wild animals who, for various reasons, find themselves without a place to live out their lives. They are the most diverse exotic non-profit animal refuge of its kind in the State of Oregon. In addition to housing unwanted exotic species, they pride themselves on educating the public about responsible animal ownership. Their ambassador animals attend numerous public events every year, and each one has its own story to tell and its own lessons to teach. Their mission is to provide a permanent, safe and comfortable environment for all displaced exotic species. Additionally, they aim to increase awareness of the huge diversity of animal life and behavior and to encourage an interest in preserving this diversity for future generations.

Open all day, every day!

Sept 13 - 17

Buttercup the Cow

Back by popular demand … Buttercup the Cow will return, created throughout the five days of the fair by Pennsylvania sculptor Jim Victor. Each year he creates a different display with Buttercup, who has become the Fair’s mascot, using almost 800 pounds of butter. Fairgoers can watch him create, working in the chilled, glass-enclosed display near the Budweiser Stage. In coordination with the exhibit, the Fair displays information about the dairy industry in Tulare County, where milk reigns as number one.

All day, everyday!

Sept 13 - 17

Puppets & Players Little Theater – “Musical Moments from the Wizard Of Oz”

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The Puppets & Players Little Theater has a new show! “Musical Moments for the Wonderful Wizard Of Oz” Dorothy and her little dog Toto, end up on the other side of the rainbow where they meet with a Scarecrow who wants a brain, a Tin Man who wishes for a heart and a Cowardly Lion who’s only desire is to have courage. All the caricatures from the book dance and sing their way to the Land of OZ. Munchkins singing about Lolly Pops and Lullabies, the Wicked Witch of the West disappears into a puff of smoke and Glenda floats in on a crystal pink bubble. But in the end…"There’s No Place Like Home"…

Several performances daily!

Sept 13 - 17

Mind Works!

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Mind Works! is a family attraction, consisting of dozens of highly interactive and entertaining exhibits and activities. Kids and adults get to use their hands and minds to explore the amazing world of science and technology. The "Mind Works!" attraction was created so that families and children could experience the mysterious and entertaining aspects of science & technology in a casual environment without having to sift through facts and information. Learning occurs through hands-on interaction with the various exhibits.

All day, every day!

Sept 13 - 17

Great America Petting Zoo

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There are absolutely no barriers once inside the enclosure. All of the animals run freely with the public. Each and every one of their friendly animals is hand-raised at their farm in Oregon. The zoo contains a wide variety of animals including llamas, Fallow Deer, Bennett Wallabies, African Pygmy Goats, assorted exotic and domestic goats and sheep, Vietnamese Potbellied Pigs, Bantam Chickens, miniature Sicilian Donkeys, miniature Call Ducks, and baby animals born all year long.

All day, every day!

Sept 13 - 17

Cal Fire

Keeping up with Tradition in allowing families to experience a few moments of the past. Using a crosscut saw to cut a round of cedar then have it branded with Smokey Bear. Kids can come through our class room and learn Smokey’s Five WildFire Prevention Rules. CAL FIRE provides each kid with a Fire Safety Puzzle/ Coloring book. Smokey will be out and about so please stop and see us.

All day, every day!

Sept 13 - 17

Capt’n Jack Spareribs with Pirate Ship

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There are a lot of pirates around. But you can be certain, this is the one and only Jack Spareribs! No. Not that other Jack in the movie. This pirate not only wields a sword nicely but also juggles torches and knives, cannonballs and clubs... And oversees a crew of miscreants that includes a talking monkey! Of course no pirate worth his salt is without one! A ship with masts, yards, full rigging and figurehead. Oh yes and don’t forget the cannons!

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Something Ridiculous

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Something Ridiculous is a high-energy juggling and acrobatic act performed by slapstick stuntmen Mark Wilder and VonJon. Juggling almost anything they can get their hands on, the comic duo climbs up a free-standing ladder, onto a ten-foot-tall unicycle or atop each other’s shoulders in a wildly entertaining, dynamic show. Something Ridiculous’ action-packed show is fun for all ages and guaranteed to make any event more memorable!

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Gypsy Time Travelers - “Fabulous Storytelling with a Hot Iron Twist”

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They are considered the only blacksmithing/storytelling show in the world. Between Master Blacksmith Michael Olson and Bard Christy Horne, audiences get to hear legends and lore from the king of all crafts – blacksmithing – while watching live metal-working multiple times throughout the day. All of the items hand crafted by Michael Olson are given away to members of their audiences in free drawings after every show. He will make and give away more than 200 items over the five day Fair.

Several performances daily!

Sept 13 - 17

Gold Rush Mining & Refining Co.

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Gold Rush Mining and Refining Co., a life size gold panning rig, an interactive attraction and educational tool, designed to give people the adventure and excitement of panning for REAL RIVER GOLD is an activity for all ages yearning an adventure and discovery of finding genuine NATURAL GOLD and GEMS at one's own hand. Within the lengths of the Gold Rush gold panning rig's troughs of which are positioned on both sides, contain water, sand, genuine PLACER GOLD, (Placer meaning, river born) silver, river gems and geodes. The gold panning rig and its instructors of which make this great experience possible work one on one with each individual participant and alternate with prospector-students while they try their hand and learn the lost art of panning for real (PLACER GOLD). Every participant is guaranteed to find gold or Mr. Goldrush will be happy to lend a hand to make sure you find what you came for. Gold..., that is!!! Gold is guaranteed in every pan.

Several performances daily!

Sept 13 - 17

The Procrastinators

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Three outrageous drummers turn five-gallon water bottles, barstools and pots & pans into legitimate musical instruments while jumping, sliding, twisting and stomping their way through seven minutes of fast and furious rhythmic fun.

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Charlie the Veloci-Raptor Dinosaur

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Takes you into the lost world of real-life walking dinosaurs and giving you a HD Live like no other. Each performance involves interacting with the crowd and kids and taking pictures. You never know where Charlie will be. Don’t worry he’s friendly.

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Balloonacy

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Dennis Forel, one of America’s foremost Balloon Sculptors, has been performing since the Ides of March 1975. His repertoire of over 108 different animals, have taken him to state and county fairs, amusement parks, shopping centers, and special events throughout the Western U.S., Alaska, Mexico, Japan, and the Bahamas. Besides his repertoire of over a hundred different balloon animals Dennis has stories to go along with just about all of them. It’s like being entertained by a magician and getting a party favor to take home all at the same time. With more than 35 years of experience, large or small, from the most intimate of dinner parties to the outdoor excitement of a county fair this is where Dennis Forel is in his element.

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Cooks Racing Pigs

Cook's Racing Pigs is one of the nation's original pig racing shows. Before each race, audience members pick a color, blue, green, yellow or red. Each of the pigs in the race wears a racing silk with one of the colors. After the race, everyone who picked the color of the winning pig is awarded a blue ribbon – cookies and cream are a great pig motivator. Once the pigs are trained, they travel around the country, competing with one another for the ice cream and cookies at events all year long.

Several performances daily.

Sept 13 - 17

Russell Brothers Circus

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The Circus is coming to town. Russell Bros. Family Fun Circus will entertain children of all ages at the 2017 Tulare County Fair. The show will be presented under the blue and yellow circus big top and will include Magic, Juggling, Illusions, Balancing chairs, plate spinning, Squeak the magic Kitty & more. So, come and be a kid again & enjoy the circus.

Every day of the fair, multiple show times.

Sept 13 - 17

Left of Centre

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Left of Centre is based in Reno Nevada. They are the official house band at Toby Keith’s (I Love This Bar and Grill in Las Vegas). This band does it all from Brad Paisley to Bob Marley to Metallica with true conviction. They believe there are only two types of music, GOOD and BAD. They have been voted Entertainer of the year, Musicians of the year, Best Album and Best Band in multiple states and have shared the stage with Kenny Chesney, Sammy Hagar, Clay Walker, Lee Ann Rimes, Maroon 5, Joan Jett, Ratt, Quiet Riot, Cinderella, Jarrod Nienamm, Lee Brice, Diamond Rio, Tracy Lawrence, Jake Owen, the list goes on and on. The guys come from all over; East and West coasts, oh and don't forget Texas! Between the 4 of them there isn't a state that they haven't played. LOC is influenced by a wide variety of music! Frank is influenced by Merle Haggard, Hank Williams and the Beatles. Jerry is influenced by Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Brent Mason. Greg is influenced by the Beatles, Rush, and Kiss. Daren is influenced by Dream Theater, Tower of Power, and Dave Matthews Band. And Left of Centre music is influenced by Us....

Two shows daily on the Eagle Mountain Stage

Sept 13 - 17

The Magic of Frank Thurston

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Interactive, Fun-Filled, Laughter-Packed FAMILY COMEDY MAGIC Shows for ALL to enjoy!!! Frank ENTERTAINS, as well as Mystifies! Known as the Magician of "Family-Fun." Considered by many to be one of the Finest Family Entertainers Working Today!

Sept 13 - 17

Powerhouse

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Combining brilliantly innovative tap, precision clogging and explosive stomp into “Percussive Dance”, Powerhouse is an electrifying dance experience that thrills audiences of all ages. Featuring the very best competitive dancers, these performers entertain from start to finish. Drawn in by the dancers’ amazing energy, incredible talent and great audience interaction, crowds can’t help but join in the fun of a Powerhouse performance.

Sept 13 - 17

Ventriloquist Steve Chaney With Corny Crow

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For 20 years Steve and his partner, “Corny Crow,” have presented their unique show for children and adults throughout Canada, from the east to west coast in the U.S. for fairs, festivals, schools and libraries. Either performing his hilarious show on stage or presenting his humor with a message to schools, Steve’s warmth and humor comes through in all his performances.

Sept 13 - 16

Western Express Railroad

Western Express Railroad supplies a fun and safe attraction for all ages. Our locomotive is designed to resemble an 1850's steam engine. The three wagons will carry up to twelve adults each. There are three bench seats and three doors on every wagon. Come join in the Old Fashioned fun on the Western Express Railroad. Bring the family and enjoy the scenery while you enjoy the ride!

All day, everyday!

Sept 13 - 17

Camel Rides

Did you know camels can go for a week in 110 degree heat with NO water!

Camels may be the stars at this year’s fair, as an attraction that draws a large crowd. Oliver Livestock will be bringing three of the humpbacked animals and offering up a ride on a camel’s back to kids and their families.

These unique animals attract many curious gazes. Those who come to the exhibit are often awe-struck at how big and docile the camels are and just having kind of a prehistoric animal in the city kind of throws everybody off. A lot of people are not even sure what they are until they come closer up! Don’t forget to come by and get your ride on the camel.

All day, everyday!

Sept 13 - 17

Happy Day Pony Rides

Happy Day Pony Rides has been creating memories and traditions for families since 1961. Safety, educational information, contribution to the fair and customer experience are our top priorities. With years of innovation, industry leading animal welfare, and literally three generations of customers served, Happy Day Pony Rides heads into it's second half-century as America's Finest Pony Ride.

All day, everyday!

Sept 13 - 17