Just like barbecues and pool parties, district and country fairs are a summertime staple.
Communities are working together to show off their regionalflare, from fresh farmers markets to local talent and competitions.
Each fair is unique to its place while still sharing the traditional family values of a good old-fashioned fair.
These events can be a great style for locals and guests alike to learn more about the culture of a place. For the individuals who travelling during the summer, attending a fair adds a friendly yet unexpected twisting to their agenda.
These are eight county and country carnivals you need to add to your wanderlust bucket list.
1. San Diego County Fair
Noreen Kompanik (@ noreenwriter) June 25, 2017
An awesomething about the San Diego County Fair is several of the nighttime concerts are hosted by some light DJ’s and other EDM groups, inducing these indicates more like a rave than a cold concert.
Itdefinitely clicks with anyone who wants to party, that’s for sure.
2. Minnesota State Fair
Visit Saint Paul (@ SaintPaul) June 14, 2017
This year, the Minnesota State Fair ever held from August 24 to September 4, 2017, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
The concerts taking place at The Grandstandwill feature artists such as Toby Keith, Stevie Nicks, and Nickelback, as well as comedians and entertainers.
Thisfair easily rocks themidwest.
3. California State Fair
Tina Horton (@ tinatellsyouso) July 30, 2016
Concerts, amusement park rides, and local competitions are to be expected at this classic family carnival but the fun doesn’t stop there.
To add to its relaxing, laid-backvibe, the California State Fair is well-known for its deliciouswine and brews. It will host the Best of California Brewfest on the fairgrounds on July 22 so mark your calendars.
4. Texas State Fair
Dallas oGoing (@ DallasoGoing) April 20, 2017
The State Fair of Texas takes place from late September through October in Dallas. With entertainers such asMaren Morris and Flo Rida, things are sure to heat up, despite the autumn weather.
5. Erie County Fair
Strates Shows, Inc. (@ stratesshows) February 1, 2017
The Erie County Fair is one event in New York you don’t want to miss out on. It hosts dozens of competitions each year, so guests can get a taste of New York’s finest.
6. Los Angeles County Fair
Campus Times (@ lvcampustimes) September 20, 2016
You can expect the best in music and entertainment at the Los Angeles County Fair. Fifth Harmony and Hunter Hayes will share the stage with comedians such as Patty Lebelle and Queen Latifah among others throughout September in Pomona, California.
The Los Angeles County Fair also hosts horse racing, which can be enjoyed from the consolation of the fairgrounds. You can even set a few dollars on your favorite horse, if you’re feeling lucky.
7. New York State Fair
Well I accidentally went to the New York State fair on pride day! It was awesome! pic.twitter.com/ XGrmdKr3om
chloesrocketship (@ chloesrocket) August 27, 2016
The Great New York State Fair takes place in Syracuse, New York from late August through early September.
This fair is the only one in the country to host its own Pride Day festivity. This year, events will include aflag raising, a parade, and LGBT musical performances.
8. Kentucky State Fair
Derrick Rose WHAS1 1 (@ WHAS1 1DRose) September 1, 2016
For ten days in the Bluegrass State, the fairgrounds will be home to music lovers and musicians alike. With incredibleperformances all day, your inner musician will be exhaustively satisfied.