National Date Festival

The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Thank you to all of our visitors, sponsors, entertainers, vendors and volunteers for a fabulous 71st year! Presented by Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, the 71st year, was full of fun and as always, included with the price of Fair admission, was the headliner entertainment! The Eli Young Band performed on Saturday, February 18th, Voz de Mando took stage on Sunday, February 19th, Cheap Trick returned with their performance on Friday, February 24th, WAR took us back on Saturday, February 25th and on the last day of the Fair, Sunday, February 26th, Super Fiesta packed the house with Los Dareyes La Sierra and Sonora Santanera.

What's new
Queen Scheherazade Pageant Get your application in soon!

The Queen Scheherazade Scholarship Pageant is at the heart of this world renowned Festival, which also serves as the County Fair.  The highly visible court acts as the goodwill ambassadors for this event and makes many public promotional appearances during the year-long reign.

Magic Carpet Music Scholarship Competition $4,500 in scholarships!

2018 will mark the third year of the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival’s very own Magic Carpet Music Scholarship Competition! 

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The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival is pleased to announce its extra value days giving fairgoers even more bang for their buck! Click here for more info!

ATTENTION: Community Stage Applications

Group Performances & Vocal Competition

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