California Mid-State Fair

July 17-28, 2024

Carnival rides at the fair

The California Mid-State Fair runs for 12 days at the end of July. Enjoy concerts, music, food, carnival rides, animals and MORE this summer in Paso Robles at "The Biggest Little Fair Anywhere!"

The Fair opened in 1946 and was first known as the San Luis Obispo County Fair. The Fair has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry. Artists such as Aerosmith, Garth Brooks, Tom Petty, George Strait, Journey, Miranda Lambert, Rod Stewart, Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Cardi B, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Carrie Underwood have all performed on the Main Grandstand Arena stage. 

Memories From The Midstate Fair