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It's Fair Time On The South Coast; 143rd Ventura County Fair Runs August 1-12th


It’s fair time on the South Coast. The 2018 Ventura County Fair opens August 1st. It’s the 143rd annual fair, and features exhibits, entertainment, all kinds of food, and of course carnival rides.

The fair’s grandstand entertainment lineup includes the band UB40 Thursday, the Plain White T’s Friday, country star LeAnn Rimes on Saturday, plus Franke Valle and the Four Seasons Tuesday night.

More than 300,000 people are expected to visit the fair during its 12 day run, which ends August 12th.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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