Grounds Entertainment

  • AgVenture Park
  • Family Fun Stage
  • Strolling Acts
  • Kid's Park
  • Wine Garden

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Street Drum Corps

Street Drum Corps is a world-renowned, high energy, drum and percussion show formed in Los Angeles in 2004 that performs on musical tours, performing art centers, festivals, theme parks, sporting events, fairs, military bases, private parties, schools and colleges.

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Chinese Acrobats of Hebei

Performing 3 shows EVERY DAY at the 2018 Alameda County Fair!

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(Show content and personnel may vary)

Great American Petting Zoo

Ours is a very different kind of petting zoo. There are absolutely no barriers once inside the enclosure. All of the animals run freely with the public, and the public loves it! Each and every one of our friendly animals is hand-raised at our farms in Oregon and Texas.

All Alaskan Racing Pigs

Show Times: TBD

The Famous All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are a team of the fastest and funniest athletes to serve up entertainment anywhere! Flat-track racing and hurdling are their specialties, but a good gag is always on the menu. Sourdough Jack and Soapy Smith have been cooking up fun since their first races in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Cowboy Bootcamp

A completely self-contained educational kids area attraction with all hands-on activity stations including: Gold Panning, Horse Shoes, Cowboy Campout, Milk a Cow, Learn to Lasso & Steer Roping, Dress Like a Cowboy, General Store, Cowboy Craft & Face Painting, Saddle, Bridle, & Grooming Station, Pedal Tractors and Bean Box

Doo-Wah Riders

Since 1978 there has been no one else like the Doo-Wah Riders. For over 40 years they have been riding their own patch of the musical range throughout the west. They possess the rare combination of many years of experience and youthful energy, fired up by a love for what they do. The Doo-Wahs are country, with a unique, original sound.

Doo-Wah Riders

Crawdadio

Every night is Mardis Gras when Crawdaddio is in town. This band brings the spirit and rhythm of the bayou to life with their driving zydeco beat, performing at festivals, clubs, and corporate events everywhere. For the last four years Crawdaddio has headlined Disney’s Mardis Gras Celebration at Pleasure Island in Orlando, Florida. Bring a little bit of Louisiana to your event with Crawdaddio.

Crawdadio

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Roberto The Magnificent

Captivating audiences for more than two decades, Robert Stuverud (a.k.a. Roberto the Magnificent) is recognized as one of the nation’s most unique variety acts performing throughout the USA. Robert learned to juggle and unicycle at age 11, within four years he was awarded a silver medal at the World Juggling Championships. Since then Robert has accumulated more than two decades of experience performing for live audiences.

Tadpole The Clown

Tadpole the Clown Tadpole is a professional clown, magician, balloon sculpturist and entertainer.

Fables of the West

The cowboy comedy team (often referred to as ‘the little cowboys on the little horses’) has,in 16 years time, performed at over 900 fairs and events (in their entirety) from Alaska to Florida to Texas to their home state of California. They have opened up concerts for many of the top recording artists in the business including Lonestar and Kenny Chesney, and have appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

One Man Band And Son

The One Man Band and Son put on an inspiring performance playing instruments Marc has created. They perform on event grounds in multiple locations using a motorized and self-powered wagon loaded with 3,000 watts of modern sound equipment. The repertoire aims at songs every age covering the 60’s thru to today with a mix of Rock, Country, Pop and more.

One Man Band And Son

Frank Thurston Magician

Interactive, Fun-Filled, Laughter-Packed FAMILY COMEDY MAGIC Shows for ALL to enjoy!!!

Frank Thurston Magician

Greg Frisbee

Comedian and Juggler Greg Frisbee will have you laughing out loud and keep you on the edge of your seat. See and feel the excitement as you watch an incredible display of fire juggling – with Greg’s hands actually ON FIRE!

Greg Frisbee

Regular Performance Schedule:

Dave Badilla – 2pm – 5pm
Steve Freund – 5pm – 8pm
Terry Hanck – 8pm – 11pm

4th of July

Dave Badilla – 11am to 1pm
Steve Freund – 1pm to 4pm
Terry Hanck – 4pm to 6pm

Terry Hanck

Blues and soul music fans know that the soundtrack to early rock’ n’ roll ran on three-minute instrumentals with sax in the lead, and was directly related to 1950s and 1960s New Orleans R&B hits, along with that deep-fried wildness that came from Memphis.

Dave Badilla

“Versatile” is a word often used to describe Dave. Sometimes he’s singing and playing guitar, sometimes bass, sometimes harmonica and occasionally playing a few keyboard parts when needed. A night listening to Dave sing and play could (and usually does) include songs from such artists as Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Garth Brooks, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Money, Merle Haggard, James Brown, The Eagles, and Santana, as well as songs by newer artists such as Jason Mraz, Ceelo Green, and Train.

Steve Freund

Guitarist, producer and bandleader Steve Freund, praised by Rolling Stone for his “masterful, no-nonsense guitar work,” continues to share his feeling for the blues wherever he can.

Developing his love for American roots music, including blues and jazz, in Brooklyn during the 1960’s, Steve moved to Chicago after meeting the legendary pianist and singer Sunnyland Slim, in 1969 at a show in Greenwich Village. Slim told Steve to “look me up when you come to Chicago.” That is exactly what the young guitarist did, arriving in 1976 and staying until 1994.

During that period Freund played an average of 200 shows per year, with many being two or even three gigs a day. The list of blues masters he has worked with includes Sunnyland Slim, James Cotton, Big Walter Horton, Koko Taylor, Floyd Jones, Luther Allison, and many, many more. He also has appeared on well over fifty recordings, and is an established Delmark recording artist. His latest release is a collaboration with long time colleagues under the name of Rockwell Avenue Blues Band.

 

 

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