There aren't too many county fairs where you can meet live sea lions, see a hypnotist in action, and watch a pile-up at a demolition derby. For over seven decades, the Santa Clara County Fair has delighted locals and visitors alike with its unique collection of attractions and entertainment. Taking place on August 4-7, this family-friendly festival features carnival games and rides, deep-fried fair food, livestock exhibitions, and live performances – including a pirate show. You can also have a personal encounter with a sea lion, if you are brave enough. The schedule for the Santa Clara County Fair includes the following performances and entertainment events for 2016:
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