Marin County Fair: 4th of July Fireworks, Carnival & Concert | San Rafael
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Marin County Fairgrounds | 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael CA 94903
A celebration of the Modern Agricultural Fair, the Marin County Fair will celebrate the Fourth of July with traditional favorites like carnival rides, a circus, farm animals, and games, as well as a concert and spectacular fireworks on July 4, 2014. Gates open at 11 am and the fireworks start at 9:30 pm every night of the fair.
The Marin County Fair is on from July 2-6, 2014 and all concerts, entertainment, 28 carnival rides, fireworks, pig races, sheep sheering and all the county fair stuff are included in admission. Admission of $17 for adults, and $15 for children 12 and under (free on July 2) and seniors 65 and over.
Live Music Schedule
July 2-6, 2014
Huey Lewis and The News
Wednesday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.
Marin County’s own Huey Lewis and The News has a long list of hits including: The Heart of Rock and Roll, Do You Believe in Love, Workin’ for a Livin’, I Want a New Drug, If This Is It, Stuck with You, Hip to Be Square, and Doin’ It All for My Baby.
Thursday, July 3, 3:00 p.m.
Folk rock band Orpheus concert features their 1968 hit single “Can’t Find The Time” and favorites from their four influential and classic albums of the late 60’s and early 70’s.
Thursday, July 3, 7:30 p.m.
On the 30th anniversary of its release in 1984, The Wailers will perform the iconic album Legend in its entirety. Together with Bob Marley, The Wailers have sold over 250 million albums.
La Santa Cecilia
Friday, July 4, 3 p.m.
La Santa Cecilia recently saw their album “Treinta Dias” win this year’s Grammy Award for “Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album” and named one of the best releases of 2013 by NPR, iTunes and more.
March Fourth Marching Band
Friday, July 4, 7:30 p.m.
Aside from their marching band themed costumes, and multi member drum and brass corps, M4 is far from a “marching band” in any traditional sense. The spectacular MarchFourth Marching Band will parade across the fairgrounds starting at 6 pm on July 4 – join in on the fun with their explosive drum battery.
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
Saturday, July 5, 3 p.m.
Specializing in the Zydeco of the Louisiana Bayou, BeauSoleil carry the Creole torch nationwide.
Saturday, July 5, 7:30 p.m.
The band’s first five albums sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and they are best known for the power ballad “Sister Christian”, “When You Close Your Eyes” and “(You Can Still) Rock in America.”
Sunday, July 6, 3 pm
Remembered as a founding member of the groundbreaking Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Marin County’s Elvin Bishop tasted pop success with his 1976 smash hit “Fooled Around and Fell In Love”.
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Sunday, July 6, 7:30 p.m.
Jett became a hit machine in the 1980s, pumping out rock anthems like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “I Hate Myself for Loving You” and “Crimson and Clover.” Jett is one of only two women to make Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time and she has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.