• 1 Register
  • 2 Entries
  • 3 Review
  • 4 Pay
  • 5 Confirm
  • 6 Finish

 Pioneer Days to Modern Ways

2024 Santa Cruz County Fair

September 11-15, 2024

Welcome to the Fair!   We look forward to seeing you and your entries!   Most departments will accept online entries and some will accept online, mail or walk-in entries. &supplies check the entry guide for your department(s).  Amateur Winemaking, Livestock and Poultry entries must be made through the online system.
Begin your entry session by clicking on the "Register" button (#1) at the top of this page and follow the numbered steps until you are finished.
Every exhibitor is considered new this year and must register here.  Once you have registered, you may return to the system as often as you like using the Sign In button in the upper right corner and the registration name and password that you set up.   Please note that the system will time you out after 20 minutes of inactivity.  Make sure to review and save your cart if you leave your device before checking out.
A valid email address is required to receive confirmation of your fair entries. 
Junior or youth exhibitors are asked to supply birthdate on registration page. Adults need not enter this information. 
Livestock Exhibitors will be asked to upload several documents during the registration and entry submission process. Please check the list of required documents.
Entry fees (if required) may be paid by credit card through the online system. Please note that you will be asked to pay for your entire cart at check out. If you choose to pay by credit card, you can only use one card -- we are not able to split payments across multiple cards. Entry fees paid by credit card will be assessed a 3% processing fee. If you do not pay by credit card during check out, you have several options: You may pay in person by check, cash or credit card in the Fair Office. You may also pay via credit card by calling the Fair Office. Please call 831-724-5671 for current office hours. Checks may be mailed to the fair at
Santa Cruz County Fair Entries
2601 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Include your online entry confirmation number or a copy of the receipt you received via email after check out.
For most departments, the online entry deadline is Thursday, August 22, 2024.  Entry guides are available at the Santa Cruz County Fair website.  Please take note of the entry deadline/receiving dates for your entries.