The Siskiyou County Fair began as an agricultural show in 1859 in Fort Jones, moved to Yreka in 1867 and became the 10th District Agricultural Association in 1926, at the current location on Fairlane Rd. The 10th D.A.A. hosted the Siskiyou County Fair until 1952 when a second fair was established in Siskiyou County, the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. The name was changed at that time to the “Siskiyou County Fair and Paul Bunyan Festival.” In 1972, the current name “The Siskiyou Golden Fair” was selected by the Board of Directors and that name is still used today. For 157 years, our traditions, heritage, culture and history have been on display through our many and varied exhibits, contests and entertainment opportunities. Share in our showcase and “Saddle Up Some Memories” at the 2016 Siskiyou Golden Fair August 10th–14th.
The Fairgrounds are available for activities of all kinds the other 50 weeks of the year and serve as a command center for natural disasters, the base for county drive thru health clinics, weddings, family gatherings, auto racing, rodeos, ropings and horse shows. Birthday parties, dog shows, swap meets and the fair sponsored; Sportsmen’s Expo & NorCal Invitational Chainsaw Carving Championships March 11-13, The Tony Nicoletti Memorial Jackpot on Mother’s Day Weekend and the Holiday Gift Fair the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
Your Fairgrounds is here for your enjoyment!
The 10th District Agricultural Association promotes excellence in agriculture awareness through the Siskiyou Golden Fair and interim programs under a financially sustainable model..
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