THE MARIN COUNTY FAIR ANNOUNCES ITS NEW THEME FOR 2014
THE HAPPIEST FAIR ON EARTH
SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 23, 2013) – Officials from the Marin County Fair have just announced the new theme for the 2014 Marin County Fair, titled The Happiest Fair On Earth. The 2014 edition of the award-winning Marin County Fair will offer more family fun than ever before and underscore its popularity as the County’s most beloved summer attraction. The Fair’s theme will be on display throughout the Fair via special shows, concerts, exhibits and attractions over the July 4th weekend – July 2 – 6, 2014. Early highlights include:
The popular Chinese Circus of Beijing returns with an all-new show of spectacular acrobatics including sensational balancing acts, martial arts, tumbling and circus acts – fun for the entire family!
Game On! makes its Bay Area debut with 36 fun and interactive games and activities in three zones: Classic Games, Puzzles & Plexers, and the Construction Zone! In Classic Games, fairgoers will find giant-sized versions of games we grew up with: 3' Pick-up Sticks, Checkers, Chutes & Ladders, Scrabble, Twister, and a life-size Operation game. In Puzzles & Plexers, fair guests will challenge their mind with 3D Puzzles, large Tavern Puzzles, wood puzzles, and a World Map jigsaw puzzle. The Construction Zone, geared for toddlers, features the ever popular bubble arena, large foam blocks, wood blocks, magnetos, Lego Wall, and magnetic build-it-yourself Rube Goldberg Wall. Game On! is designed to tease and challenge minds of all ages.
“The Marin County Fair is renowned for presenting affordable family fun, and we plan to offer even more in 2014,” stated Jim Farley, director of the Department of Cultural and Visitor Services. “The 2014 Marin County Fair will offer amusement for all ages – with great concerts and exhibits – contests, healthy foods, 28 free carnival rides, nightly fireworks, shopping, farm animals, and gardens. Our competitive exhibits program – the ‘heart and soul’ of our county fair – will feature new and returning exhibits in fine arts and crafts, photography, flowers, art chairs, dairy cows and lots, lots more - 800 categories in all. We celebrate the creativity and imagination of Marin County and Bay Area residents,” added Farley. “We are also planning a few surprises – so stay tuned!”
The 2014 Marin County Fair poster art is designed by Mez Design of Sausalito, California.
The 2014 Marin County Fair will open on Wednesday July 2 and run through Sunday, July 6.