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Riverside County Fair and Date Festival



Held in the nearby city of Indio, the Riverside County Fair and Date Festival is a fun filled, family friendly annual event that you won’t want to miss during your late winter or early spring vacation in Greater Palm Springs.

Good Old Fashioned Fun at the Riverside County Fair

The Riverside County Fair and Date Festival takes place over the course of 10 days from mid- to late February each year, coinciding with the end of the date harvest in the Greater Palm Springs region.

During the fair, you and your guests can enjoy carnival rides, camel and ostrich races, a petting zoo, musical and scholarship pageants, a President’s Day Grand Parade, bull riding, cooking contests using dates, monster truck and freestyle motocross events, musical performances, and more.

Daily hours for the fair are from 10:00am – 10:00pm on Friday through Monday and from 12:00pm – 10:00pm on Tuesday through Thursday, with extended carnival hours from 10:00am – 12:00am on weekends.

Admission for the Riverside County Fair and Date Festival is priced at $11.00 for adults, with discounted rates available for children and seniors. Veterans and children under the age of 6 years are admitted for free. Options for unlimited carnival rides, season passes, and groups are also available. Parking ranges from $10.00 - $15.00.

The Riverside County Fair and Date Festival is located at the Riverside County Fairgrounds at 82503 Hwy 111, Indio, CA 92201. For more information, ask our representatives at Acme House Co.

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