Welcome to the AV Fair & Event Center’s Official Blog!
Here you will find the latest and greatest news happening at the Fairgrounds!

Send Us Your Theme Ideas for the 2018 Antelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival

Want to get involved with next year’s AV Fair? Here’s your chance!
It’s that time again where we ask you to submit your theme ideas for the AV Fair & Alfalfa Festival!

To commemorate 80 years, the topic will be “80th Anniversary”!
Slogans must be five words or less to qualify, be specifically related to the subject of the A.V. Fair’s “80th Anniversary”, do not contain “R” Us (trademark infringement), and need not rhyme.

Multiple theme ideas can be submitted per entry in list form, on one sheet of paper, in one E-mail, Fax or envelope and must include complete contact information: Name, address, phone and Email address. All entries are date-stamped as entered. In the case of duplicate entries of the same theme, the entry submitted first will be included in the competition.

DEADLINE to submit entries to the Fair is Friday, October 20, 2017 at 5:00pm!
Entries can only be hand delivered, faxed, mailed or emailed, (no calls please) to:

Address: Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
2551 West Avenue H., Suite 102
Lancaster, CA 93536, ATTN: Trevor
Fax: 661.942.2135, ATTN: Trevor
Email: Trevor@avfair.com

Antelope Valley Fair Association Directors will select the winning entry and the winning theme will be announced on Friday, November 17, 2017.

The winner of the Fair 2018 theme contest will ride in the annual 2018 AV Fair parade as a VIP, receive two tickets to all concerts and arena entertainment, and be invited to the annual kick-off (Volunteer Appreciation) dinner in July.

We can’t wait to hear all your entries!
Good Luck!

 

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Craft Fair at the A.V. Fairgrounds

 

Craft Fair is back again at the A.V. Fairgrounds! Come support your local artists and do some holiday shopping!
There, you will find a wide range of items from holiday décor, jewelry, woodwork and more!

Craft Fair will be open Saturday, October 14, 8am-6pm and Sunday, October 15, 8am-5pm.
Admission is FREE
Parking $5

To be a Craft Fair Vendor, go to avfair.com and fill out the application. Deadline is October 6.

After shopping at the Craft Fair, experience the RAM CA Circuit Finals Rodeo on Saturday, October 14 at 7pm and Sunday Matinee, 2pm (Ticket required)

For Rodeo tickets, click HERE
For more Rodeo info, click HERE

See you there!

 

 

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RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo is Back at the AV Fairgrounds!

Are you ready for the ultimate showdown?

The RAM PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) California Circuit Finals Rodeo is coming back to the A.V. Fairgrounds October 13, 14 & 15!!

This exciting event showcases the top 12 athletes in seven events: Bareback riding, Bull riding, Saddle bronc riding, Steer Wrestling, Team roping, Tie down roping & Barrel Racing.

Get your CA Circuit Finals Rodeo tickets now by clicking HERE!
And get $10 OFF using the code: rodeo5

10/13 & 10/14: 7pm – Reserved Seats: $25/$30/$35
10/15 Matinee: 2pm (first come, first seated) – $15
Kids 2 yrs. & under: FREE w/ paid adult
Rodeo Box Seats* (6 seats per box): 10/13, 14 & 15: $450 (call 661-948-6060 to purchase)
Parking: $5
*$10 off with code does not apply to box seats

Friday night, October 13, Rodeo
Patriot Night: Wear Red, White & Blue
5pm: Gates Open
7pm: RODEO
After Rodeo: Van Dam Barn Dance

Saturday night, October 14, Rodeo
Ride for the Pink night: Wear Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness
8am: Gates Open: Craft Fair
7pm: RODEO (Gates open 5pm)
After Rodeo: Van Dam Barn Dance

Sunday, October 15, Matinee
8am: Gates Open: Craft Fair
2pm: RODEO (Matinee)
After Rodeo: Van Dam Barn Dance

All weekend you can look forward to:
– Photos with Miss Rodeo California and Miss Rodeo America
– Troy Lerwill, “The Wild Child”
– Barn Dances! – Music by Jacob Nelson & the Tone Wranglers
– Additional music entertainment: TBA
– Food!
– Shopping!

Come early on Saturday, Oct. 14 (8am-6pm) and Sunday, Oct. 15 (8am-5pm), and shop at our Craft Fair on-site!
Vendor application: Click HERE!

For rodeo info go to cafinalsrodeo.com
For rodeo tickets and Craft Fair info go to avfair.com
Visitors in need of accommodations for the weekend are encouraged to go to: www.destinationlancasterca.org

Get your tickets now and we’ll see you there!

 

 

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What’s in the 2017 AV Fair B.O.G.O. Coupon Book?

This year’s AV Fair Buy One Get One Free (same item) B.O.G.O. Coupon Book, presented by Printing Boss, is our best yet!

The AV Fair B.O.G.O. Coupon Book is back with 20 coupons and over $140 worth of savings!! Inside you will find coupons from some of your favorites like BB’s Mesquite Ranch BBQ, Tasti Chips, and more! You can also find new deals like a B.O.G.O. Cheeseburger & French Fries Meal from Smokehouse! YUM!

Save BIG and pick up your A.V. Fair Buy-One-Get-One (B.O.G.O) Free Coupon Book at A.V. Albertsons/VONS in Palmdale and Lancaster, and cash only at Vallarta Supermarkets 7/28 – 8/17/2017, with purchase of Pre-sale $7 DAILY Admission (valid all ages, any one day of Fair) tickets, and/or $20 Unlimited Rides Wristbands (not valid on Saturdays). Coupon books are also available with purchase of 8/20 La Arrolladora Banda El Limon/Banda Machos concert tickets at A.V. Vallarta Supermarkets. ONE (1), AV Fair B.O.G.O. Coupon Book per transaction, NOT per ticket purchased. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

New this Year! AV Fair’s “Best Day Ever!” Concert Coupon Promotion!

If your B.O.G.O. coupon book has an AV Fair “Best Day Ever!” Concert Coupon in it, you have won ONE (1) PAIR of tickets to an AV Fair/Palmdale Auto Mall Concert of your choice (subject to availability)! DO NOT REMOVE CONCERT COUPON from Coupon Book!

Find full contest details here.

The A.V. Fair Coupon Book DOES NOT APPLY to any tickets purchased online.

How to Claim Prize:

  1. Bring ENTIRE, original, 2017 Antelope Valley Fair B.O.G.O. Coupon Book with “Best Day Ever!” Concert Coupon attached in coupon book to:

A.V. Fairgrounds Admin. office:       Now through 8/11/17
A.V. Fair Box Office                           8/14/2017 through 8/17/2017
A.V. Fairgrounds address:               2551 W. Ave. H., Ste. 102, Lancaster, CA 93536.  avfair.com

  1. DO NOT REMOVE CONCERT COUPON from Coupon Book. Coupon VOID if removed.  Copies of coupon WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  1. At the Fairgrounds, ticket seller will remove “Best Day Ever!” Concert coupon from Coupon Book in exchange for Two (2) tickets to an A.V. Fair/Palmdale Auto Mall concert of your choice (subject to availability).

Rules:
– Must be 18 or older
– Must bring original AV Fair B.O.G.O. Coupon Book with “Best Day Ever!” Concert Coupon to claim prize

The A.V. Fair 2017 Coupon Books are part of the “Graceful Giving” campaign.  One dollar for each $7 Pre-sale A.V. Fair DAILY admission ticket sold at Albertsons/Vons in Palmdale and Lancaster will be given to Grace Resources (local food bank/shelter).  One dollar for each $7 Pre-sale A.V. Fair DAILY admission sold at A.V. Vallarta Supermarkets will be divided between the Antelope Valley Hospital and Palmdale Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.

Buy your Pre-sale $7 admission and/or $20 Unlimited Rides Wristbands and get your coupon books today, while supplies last!

See you at Fair!

 

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Special Days at Fair

Mark your calendars for the Money Saving Special Days we have at the AV Fair & Alfalfa Festival (8/18-8/27)!

Friday, August 18, 2017:
FREE Admission and Parking (4-5pm ONLY): We kick off the A.V. Fair 2017 Cele-Grape-tion with FREE ADMISSION and PARKING from 4-5pm ONLY!

Monday, August 21, 2017:
Kids (11 and under) Day: FREE ADMISSION for Kids (11 and under) after 4pm!
Seniors (62+) & Special-Needs Citizens Day: FREE ADMISSION for Seniors (62+) and Special-Needs Citizens (and 1 caregiver). There will also be FREE Parking (2-4pm ONLY) and a FREE lunch (2-3pm ONLY or while supplies last).

Wednesday, August 23, 2017:
Grace Resources Canned Food Drive (4-6pm ONLY): Bring 5 cans of food and get ONE FREE admission ticket and ONE ride pass (no games)

Thursday, August 24, 2017:
Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Budweiser: FREE ADMISSION for active and retired military & dependents with I.D. or DD214s!

Rotary Club of Lancaster Book Drive (4-6pm ONLY): Bring 1 new or 3 gently used books and get ONE FREE admission ticket and ONE ride pass (no games)

!! Save even more money !!
Buy the new $18 AV Fair SEASON Admission Pass here. Sold on-line only.

See you at fair!

 

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