2019 Marin County Fair, Over the Moon! kicks off in high gear this summer offering spectacular fun for five days and providing something for everyone. The 2019 fair will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing as well as the things Marin County values the most: family, art, agriculture, and the environment including:
Celebrate in spectacular style as the skies are filled with fireworks every night over the lagoon. The fireworks take place every night of the Fair, shot from three barges over the lagoon in a low-level, safely choreographed extravaganza of music, rockets, Roman candles, comets, meteoric showers and spectacular bursting cascades – all beautifully reflected in the water below. Bring the entire family and enjoy this amazing show every night of the Fair, from July 3 through July 7 at 9:30 pm.
OTHER FAIR HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
The Space Station Museum: special exhibit of largest private collection of U.S., Russian and Soviet space exploration artifacts.
On the Blue Ribbon Stage, featured cheese of the day as an homage to the moon made of cheese in the Fair artwork.
Street Drum Corps will rock the Fair with world-renowned, high energy, drum and percussion. Three shows daily in the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium. 1pm, 3pm, & 5pm.
Special street painting exhibit by Italian Street Painting Marin in the Shade Garden Tent, featuring local master Madonnari Lisa Jones, Joel Yau and Genna Panzarella. ** Fun street painting activity for youth on Children’s Day – Wednesday, July 3rd.
49th Annual International Short Film and Video Festival in the 300-seat Showcase Theater at 5 & 7 pm daily.
Attractions for the entire family: Something Ridiculous comedy juggling duo, Golden Gate Garrison — 501st Legion, Stilt Circus and Rawhide Express Train.
Three Twins Solar Stage features popular contests: Hip Hop and Break Dance, Dancing Stars, Singing Stars and “Star Search” Performing Arts Competitions.
Over the Moon Virtual Reality – Experience the Fair in an otherworldly way! The XR Barnyard helps the cow, rooster, chick blast off to the moon with a little Augmented Reality help. Step into the virtual time machine to experience the Apollo 11 journey through the eyes of those who lived through it. Fairgoers will help the farm animals find the supplies and find the robot to make the epic moon landing and answer these questions...... Is the moon really made of cheese? What is on the dark side of the moon? Do aliens really live in the craters?