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Riverside County Fair and
    National Date Festival 2017 Schedule

February 17 - 26, 2017

    Daily Schedule
Friday, February 17, 2017 - Opening Day

Time ______ Event _______ Location

  9:30 - Opening Day Ceremony & Blessing of the Dates - Gate 1
10:00 - Gates Open
10:00 - Hedrick’s Petting Zoo & Baby Barn - Livestock
10:30 - Hedrick’s Racing Pigs - Pig Arena

11:00 - Godfrey Comedy Magic Show - Genie Stage
11:00 - Mecca Elementary School - Magic carpet Stage
11:30 - Jest In Time Circus - Family Fun Stage
12:00 - The Marvelous Mutts - Shalimar Lawn



12:30 - Hedrick’s Racing Pigs - Pig Arena
12:30 - Captain Jack Spareribs, Magic, Juggling, Ventriloquism - Pirate Ship Stage
12:30 - Colonel Mitchell Paige Md. School "Band" - Magic Carpet Stage
1:30 - Cooking with Dates - Taj Mahal

2:00 - The Marvelous Mutts - Shalimar Lawn
2:00 - Godfrey Comedy Magic Show - Genie Stage
2:00 - Grupo Folklorico Tonantzin - Magic Carpet stage
2:30 - Jules Physical Comedy - Grandstand

3:00 - Hedrick’s Camel & Ostrich Races - Grandstand Arena
3:30 - Jest In Time Circus - Family Fun Stage
3:30 - Captain Jack Spareribs, Magic, Juggling, Ventriloquism - Pirate Ship Stage
3:30 - Carrillo Ranch Folklorico - Magic Carpet Stage



4:00 - Hedrick’s Racing Pigs - Pig Arena
4:00 - The Marvelous Mutts - Shalimar Lawn
5:00 - High School Competition - Grandstand Arena

5:00 - Godfrey Comedy Magic Show - Genie Stage
5:00 - Academy of Musical Performance (AMP) - Family Fun Stage
5:00 - Carrillo Ranch Elementary School - Magic Carpet Stage
5:30 - Hedrick’s Racing Pigs - Pig Arena

6:00 - Captain Jack Spareribs, Magic, Juggling, Ventriloquism - Pirate Ship Stage
6:00 - Salute to America - Pageant Stage
(With a special token of appreciation for all Unites States Veterans who attend)
6:15 - Nightly Musical Pageant - Pageant Stage



6:30 - Suzy Haner Hypnosis Show - Magic Carpet Stage
6:30 - Jest In Time Circus - Family Fun Stage
7:00 - Karaoke sign-ups - Genie Stage
8:00 - Karaoke w/Freddie Prez - Genie Stage
8:30 - Suzy Haner Hypnosis Show - Magic Carpet Stage

Fantasy Springs Concert Pavilion and Grandstand Events - Seating is Limited. First-Come, First-Served

Daily On Grounds:
Lanky the Clown, Jules Physical Comedy, Hilby the German Juggle Boy, Din Din Walk-around character.

The Rawhide Express “Trackless Train” - grounds: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Crafts and Hobbies Building: Quilters Demo 11:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Coachella Valley Model Railroaders Train Club Demo (building train cars, weathering, tree making technique) 11:00 am - Noon and 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Junior Building: Magical World of Science 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Kids’ Peddle Tractor Pulls 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm
Hedrick’s Petting Zoo and Baby Barn – 10:00 am - 8:00 pm




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