A Country Fair with Ocean Air

The 2022 Santa Cruz County Fair!

September 14-18, 2022

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.  Please check the entry guide for your department(s).  Livestock entries must be made through the online system.
Entry fees (if required) may be paid by credit card through the online system. Entry fees paid by credit card will be assessed a 3% processing fee. Checks may be mailed to the fair at
Santa Cruz County Fair Entries
2601 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Fees may also be paid in the Fair Office.  Please call 831-724-5671 for current office hours.
Begin your entry session by clicking on the "Register" button (#1) above and follow the numbered steps until you are finished.
Every exhibitor is considered new this year and must register here.   A valid email address is required to receive confirmation of your fair entries.   Once you have registered, you may return to the system as often as you like using 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.
Junior or youth exhibitors are asked to supply Date of Birth and Age as of Jan 1, 2022, on registration page.  Livestock exhibitors ages 9 to 19 are asked to supply their valid YQCA certificate number.   Adult exhibitors need not include Date of Birth or Age as of Jan 1 on the registration page.
Livestock Exhibitors of Large Animals: Please have your Exhibitor Eligibility, Release of Liability and Code of Conduct Forms signed and ready to upload when you register.
Entry guides are posted on the Santa Cruz County Fair website.   For most departments, the entry deadline is Thursday, August 25, 2022.  For Poultry, the entry deadline is August 6, 2022.  Please take note of the deadline/receiving date for your entries.
Consult the entry guides at the Santa Cruz County Fair website.