July 31, 2015

Window Dressing Contest to focus on “We Got It … Something for Everyone”

TULARE – Downtown merchants in Tulare and Visalia are encouraged to decorate their shop windows in the Tulare County Fair theme of “We Got It … Something for Everyone.”

Applications are due by Aug. 19, and the competition runs from Aug. 21 through Sept. 3. Judging will take place Sept. 8. First and second place winners will be chosen from Tulare and Visalia. First-place winners will receive free advertising; the second place winner will receive a family four pack that includes gate admission passes, a parking pass, four corndogs and four passes to either the Monster Truck show, Friday, Sept. 18, or the Demolition Derby, Saturday, Sept. 19.

In addition to the judges’ decision, shoppers can vote for their People’s Choice favorite online at There will be one overall winner between Tulare and Visalia entrants, who will receive free advertising in the Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register.

Last year’s winners were Pacific Treasures and Essentials in Visalia; Colleen’s Services and Within I in Tulare.

“We hope merchants will have fun with the theme, draw attention to their business and help us promote our County fair,” said Pamela Fyock, CEO of the Tulare County Fair.

Throughout fair week, local entertainers will perform on community stages, and fairgoers can enjoy an acrobatics show, an exotic animal exhibit, puppet shows, a wild science exhibit and new rides in the Midway. For details and to order tickets online, visit