2013 Marin County Fair themed Schools Rule!

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$14 - $16
Music, Family, Children's Festivals & Events


The 2013 Marin County Fair themed Schools Rule! will celebrate the creativity and imagination of Marin’s talented students and focus on the outstanding schools that continue to strive for educational excellence setting the standard for school districts across the country. In partnership with the Marin County Office of Education the Marin County Fair attracts more than 120,000 attendees over its five day run. Each year, the one-price-gate Marin County Fair offers great headline entertainment each day, many new competitive exhibits, award-winning arts and crafts, short international film and video festival, lush and bountiful gardens, a barnyard with some new and exciting animals, 28 FREE carnival rides, and the spectacular nightly fireworks over the Civic Center lagoon. Defying nature with miracles of balance, grace and agility, the CHINESE CIRCUS OF BEIJING flawlessly present an unforgettable performance infused with gripping circus skills, pulsating music, and electrifying costumes. This elite group of acrobats will delight audiences of all ages when they perform daily in the 800-seat Marin Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm.

Concert schedule includes:

“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC - Wednesday, July 3, 7 pm. The best-selling comedy recording artist of all time (and accordionist) “Weird Al” Yankovic and his Apocalypse Tour open the Marin County Fair.

THE KINGSTON TRIO - Thursday, July 4 at 3 pm. Celebrating America’s rich folk heritage, with instantly recognizable hits: Tom Dooley, MTA, Scotch and Soda, Tijuana Jail, among others.

EDDIE MONEY - Thursday, July 4 at 7:30 pm. Legendary blue-collar rock-n-roller Eddie Money brings down the house with his string of Top 40 hits from the 1970s and 1980s – from “Two Tickets to Paradise” to “Take Me Home Tonight”.

ZENDAYA - Friday, July 5 at 3 pm. Oakland native and co-star Raquel “Rocky” Blue of Disney Channel’s hit sitcom Shake It Up and star of ABC-TV’s “Dancing With the Stars” will perform her dance hits, headlined by Swag It Out.

OZOMATLI - Friday, July 5 at 7:30 pm. Ozomatli celebrates a multitude of cultures with their dance music – a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision.

NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND - Saturday, July 6 at 3 pm. With chart-topping hits including Mr. Bojangles and multiple Grammy awards, this “hippie jug” band’s accolades continue and capture legions of new country-rock fans.

THE WAILERS - Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 pm. The greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition – reggae masters The Wailers will play their world songs, from One Love to Get Up Stand Up.

MARIACHI SOL DE MEXICO DE JOSE HERNANDEZ - Sunday, July 7 at 3 pm. Traditional Mexican music with a 14-piece ensemble by blazing mariachi performers.

THE POINTER SISTERS - Sunday, July 7 at 7:30 pm. Grammy-award winning trio known for all-time hits like Jump (for my love), Neutron Dance and I’m So Excited.

More Info

415.473.6800 (Box Office)


Marin Center
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA
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  1. Marin Center
    10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA