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El Dorado Fairgrounds

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Might be small but great fun

We went to the fair on Saturday afternoon for rides and food. We loved the selection of rides for... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
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Lots of Locals

The County Fair in early June is the highlight of many in the community. From the wine events... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Placerville, California
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
24 Jun 2018
“Might be small but great fun”
5 Sep 2017
“Over priced puke rides and greasy food.”
Home to the county fair each June and host of the El Dorado County Wine Competition, Gateway to the Sierra Sportsman's Expo, Miss El Dorado, 4th of July Family Blast, Placerville Speedway, plus weddings, reunions, cultural events, more.
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100 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-3910
+1 530-621-5860
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the fair on Saturday afternoon for rides and food. We loved the selection of rides for all ages. The food was so good we ordered more. Tried alligator, it was so good. I would recommend this to family's or friends. Great concerts,...More

1  Thank KRISTIEN216
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We took the kids here for years, but the prices have become the same as Disneyland, so we'll just drive to Anaheim instead.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The EDC Fair Grounds were a great venue for the World Championships of Gold Panning. The layout and amenities made for easy access and enjoyment.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The County Fair in early June is the highlight of many in the community. From the wine events featuring local wines to the auction of 4-H and FFA animals El Dorado the county is well represented. Food booths and the beer garden raise funds for...More

1  Thank calguyCalifonria
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The 2016 Golden Retriever National was held at the fairgrounds in Placerville. Hundreds of Golden Retrievers and their people. Very nice level fields, beautiful grass with nice shady trees to enjoy a cooling breeze.

Thank Vikki M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fair was really fun the kids had tons of fun!. Looking forward to next year! We enjoyed the food and the rides.

Thank gomezmail77
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Your typical County Fair with a fun small town atmosphere. There are plenty of local activity booths to view and rides for the kids and livestock for everyone...

1  Thank prodocjazz
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Our fairgrounds are on the small "country feel" side. But still have anything a larger fair would have. Animal barns, Lots of exhibit areas. Plenty of food booths on food row. A racetrack for car racing Saturday nights, in season. Rides during fair (June), and...More

1  Thank 1bearswife
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I went to these fairgrounds for a gold show. It is ideal for this and it is positioned in the middle of the Mother Lode. There is a display area and a nice lecture hall. Kids were also using another part for a play. Outside...More

1  Thank MITCHEL N
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were there for the World of Outlaws Race! The fairgrounds were very clean, seating was good, friendly staff! A great place to go see a race!!! We will be there next year for sure!

1  Thank carrie9095
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JoAnn S
9 March 2015|
Response from Jody G |
It depends on the date, however, we do our best to accommodate our patrons. For the big race on April 8, we will have RV's parked on the Main Lawn Area, which is close to the racetrack, a short walk.