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Contact: Katie Marzullo
Direct Line 949-257-9089

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2023

The Entry Guide Is Here

Watsonville, CA – From LEGOs to livestock… poultry to poetry, it’s time to enter your animal, vegetable, hobby, invention, or collection into the 2023 Santa Cruz County Fair!

The complete Exhibitor’s Entry Guide is now available and there are several ways to get one.

The Entry Guide can be accessed online at santacruzcountyfair.com.

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Contact: Katie Marzullo
Direct Line 949-257-9089

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June 8, 2023

Santa Cruz County Fair Hires New Fair Manager

Watsonville, CA – The Santa Cruz County Fair has hired Zeke Fraser as the new manager of the Santa Cruz County Fair and fairgrounds.

Fraser has more than 25 years of experience in general management, banking, property management, customer service, operations and logistics.

Not only does Fraser have extensive experience, but he’s also a Santa Cruz County local. He’s lived in Santa Cruz for nearly 30 years.

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Contact: Katie Marzullo
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May 3, 2023

We Have a Winner!

Watsonville, CA – The Santa Cruz County Fair is excited to announce the theme of the 2023 Fair and the winner of the Fair Theme Contest.

The Fair theme is “Home Grown and Locally Shown!

The theme beautifully captures the spirit of the Fair and the agricultural roots of the community.

The winning theme comes from Kathryn Doman of Watsonville. Not only is Kathryn a fan of the Fair, but she’s also a neighbor.

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Contact: Katie Marzullo
Direct Line 949-257-9089

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2023

Santa Cruz County Fair Welcomes Ken Alstott

Watsonville, CA - My name is Ken Alstott.  Recently hired to Manager/Support the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds/14th District Agricultural Association.

I’m a retired Manager from the District Agricultural Association Fairs.  I’ve managed/consulted numerous Fairs over the past 18 years.  My vision is to ensure the Daily Operations of the fairgrounds and the upcoming Fair are met with high expectations.  This area has a wonderful Fair/Facility in which they should be proud.  We will work hard to maintain the appearance and customer service this Community expects.  Please continue to Volunteer and support your fairgrounds!

The 2023 Santa Cruz County Fair will be held September 13-17 at the Fairgrounds located on Highway 152 just east of Watsonville. Information on the fair and yearround entertainment and event venue can be found at santacruzcountyfair.com

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