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Fairtime Help Wanted!

The Mother Lode Fair is looking for new team members to help with the fair!  Positions are available in Maintenance…

Mother Lode Fair Board New Appointees

On March 21, 2023, Governor Newsom made the following announcement: Jacqueline “Jackie” Campidonica, of Soulsbyville, has been appointed to the…

Upcoming Events

  • June 1, 2023, All day: LIVESTOCK CLOSED
  • June 8, 2023, All day: Sonora High Sober Grad
  • June 19, 2023, All day: RV PARK CLOSED
  • June 29, 2023, 3:00 pm: Mother Lode Fair - Entire Grounds
  • July 9, 2023, All day: Come-In-Unity - Blake Elliott Building

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Now accepting applications for Commercial Vendors! Email completed application to – Commercial Vendor Application.

Comin' In Hot - Show Us What You Got!

Fair Entries are now open! Entries will be accepted from May 15th – June 2nd.  Submit your entries at Mother Lode Fair ShoWorks or download an entry form today!

Mother Lode Fair 4H

Free Trolley Service

Trolley service from The Junction Shopping Center (TJ Maxx) to the Fairgrounds

  • Junction to Fair Departs on the Hour
  • Fair to Junction Departs on the :30
Thurs June 294pm – 10:30pm
Fri June 304pm – 10:30pm
Sat July 13pm – 11pm
Sun July 23pm – 10pm

For more info visit or call (209) 532-0404


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