Posts by Heritage Foundation

New Barn Construction Underway!

The CMSF Heritage Foundation’s newest addition to the fairgrounds is a new livestock barn.  We said goodbye to the old barns and broke ground on the new at the end of September 2016. This new facility will be 64,000 square feet under cover and will be the home to 4-H & FFA exhibitors beginning at…

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New Concessions, Come Check It Out!

The CMSF Heritage Foundation is excited to share our newest concession & additions with you!  Stop by and say hello, grab a bite and have a nice cool drink to enjoy! Check out the Mid-State Fair’s newest concession, The Island Bar & Grill, which is run by the Heritage Foundation! It is located on the…

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CMSF Heritage Foundation Barn Party!

The California Mid-State Fair Heritage Foundation is having a Barn Party and you’re invited!  Please join us on Saturday, August 27th for a final goodbye to the old “hog barn” and hello to the ground breaking for the new barn.  Many years of memories have been had under the roof of this nostalgic building and we…

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The 16th Annual Crab Feed

The 16th Annual SLO County Foundation for Agriculture Awareness, Inc. & The CMSF Heritage Foundation 4 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2015 Paso Robles Event Center — Estrella Hall, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles Tickets are $55 per person Gather your friends who love to eat crab and reserve your table(s) of 8, 9 or 10 people…

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CowParade SLO Selects Title Charities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CowParade SLO Selects Title Charities Upcoming arts movement identifies three key fundraising beneficiaries   August 25, 2016 (San Luis Obispo, CA) – The CowParade™, an arts movement that has raised over $30 million for local charities across the world, has landed in San Luis Obispo County. Three title charities have been selected:…

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Pole Barn Donation & Market Place – 2000

Originally used for an educational, interactive livestock area, this barn was moved in 2003 to the south end of the fairgrounds.  Currently, it hosts the Market Place, a celebration of local foods, where the fairgoer experiences premium wines, olive oil sampling and chef demonstrations. Cost: $36,619

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Equipment – On-going

The CMSFHF has contributed numerous pieces of equipment to the betterment of the facility.  This Case tractor is just one example. Other pieces include a water truck, mules, forklift and tractor implements. Cost: $38,500

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Commercial Building #3 – 2007

This structure hosts commercial exhibitors with a western flare during the annual fair.  In the interim it has served as a show ring for the Cal Poly Western Bonanza junior livestock show and to house horse stalls for the various equestrian events. Cost: $648,990

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Section 8 Grandstand – 2007

Completed in conjunction with the Heritage Building, this section of bleachers feature 480 seats.  Regular membership tickets are located in this section with the remaining seats being sold to the general public through the fair box office. Cost: $400,870

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