July 19, 2016

Tulare County Fair seeks talented kids


TULARE –Talented local kids are invited to participate in the third annual Kids Talent Auditions at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, to compete for cash and prizes.

Each contestant, age 14 and younger, must come prepared with a two-minute audition piece and music must be on a CD. Ten finalists will be selected and move on to the Kids’ Talent Showcase, to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18.

The winner of the showcase will receive $150, a corn dog on a stick, a stuffed animal and more. First and second runners-up will also receive cash and prices. Contestants must reserve a spot in advance by emailing

“The Tulare County Fair is all about showing off what makes our county special – everything from our dairy industry to our talented kids,” noted Pamela Fyock, CEO of the Tulare County Fair. “This is a great opportunity for them to show what they can do and compete for cash and gifts.”

The Tulare County Fair will run Sept. 14-18, offering a week of entertainment for the family, educational activities for children, the annual Junior Livestock Auction, Fair food, fun rides and more. Unlimited ride wristbands are now available for $20 each in advance of the fair; $30 each during the fair.

Concerts announced to date are Gin Blossoms on opening night; WAR on Thursday, Sept. 15; and Colt Ford on Friday, Sept. 16. Visit for ongoing updates to the schedule of events or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707.