New this year: Fiesta Del Charro!


PASO ROBLES (CA) – The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce a brand new event for 2016: Fiesta Del Charro Rodeo on Sunday, July 31. The exciting day of rodeo action will take place in the Main Grandstand Arena starting at 2:30 pm.

Tickets for the Fiesta Del Charro Rodeo will be $25 and go on sale Friday, May 6. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am online at or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR.

Fiesta Del Charro is a classic Mexican-style rodeo competition, complete with traditional Charros. The fast-paced rodeo action, paired with authentic Hispanic Flare, makes for an event like no other. The rodeo will include a Bull Riding competition between American and Mexican Charro riders, Trick Roping, Dancing Horses, and Escarmusa (Mexican Drill Team). The combination of traditional Bronc Riding, American-style Bull Fighting and live Mariachi bands will bring the flavor of Mexico to the sport of the rodeo. The rodeo will be announced in both English and Spanish, with live Mexican music.

The 2016 California Mid-State Fair runs July 20 through July 31. This year’s theme is “The Adventure Continues…”