Maricopa County Fair Unveils A New Wave of Family Fun

April 5-14, 2024

By Sponsored Content March 11, 2024

Maricopa County Fair Unveils 

"Splash Sea Lion Show": A New Wave of Family Fun

 April 5-14, 2024

This year, the Maricopa County Fair is set to make a splash with the addition of a brand-new attraction that will delight visitors of all ages. The "Splash Sea Lion Show," a unique and engaging showcase of talented sea lions, will be featured throughout the fair, running from April 5-14, 2024, at the Arizona Exposition and State Fairgrounds. 

The Splash Sea Lion Show offers fairgoers the extraordinary opportunity to witness these remarkable marine animals up close. Attendees will be captivated by the sea lions' playful antics, impressive tricks, and interactive performances.  Designed to entertain and educate, the show promises to be a highlight of this year's fair, offering insights into the lives of sea lions, their behaviors, and the importance of conservation. 

Interactive Fun for the Entire Family 

Beyond the scheduled performances, the sea lions will be on display all day, allowing visitors to watch them swim, play, and interact with their trainers. The exhibit provides an unparalleled chance to learn about these fascinating creatures in a fun and engaging environment. 

For those looking for a memorable experience, the Splash Sea Lion Show includes photo opportunities that are sure to be a hit. Fairgoers will have the chance to get up close with the sea lions for a personal photo, and may even receive a "sea lion kiss," making for an unforgettable fair moment. 

A Must-See Attraction at the Maricopa County Fair 

"We are thrilled to introduce the Splash Sea Lion Show to the Maricopa County Fair," said Karen Searle, Executive Directo of the Maricopa County Fair. "This addition to our lineup of attractions underscores our commitment to providing unique, educational, and entertaining experiences for our visitors. The sea lions are not only amazing performers but also ambassadors for marine life conservation. We can't wait for our guests to meet them." 

Admission to the Splash Sea Lion Show is included with the fair entrance fee, making it an accessible attraction for families looking for a fun and educational outing. With the fair's theme, "Even MORE in '24," the introduction of the sea lion show is just one example of how the Maricopa County Fair continues to expand its offerings to create more engaging and diverse experiences for its guests. 

About the Maricopa County Fair 

The Maricopa County Fair is an annual event that celebrates community, agriculture, and education through a variety of entertainment, competitions, and exhibits. Held at the Arizona Exposition and State Fairgrounds, the fair aims to provide a fun, enriching experience for visitors of all ages.

A Whirlwind of Entertainment Awaits
Prepare to be entertained, amazed, and thrilled as the Maricopa County Fair presents its most exciting lineup of free entertainment yet:

Splash Sea Lion Show: Dive into fun with our new aquatic marvels! Witness the grace and humor of these incredible sea lions in a
show that's sure to make a splash with the whole family. You’ll also see them play and swim as they are on display all day! There
are photo opportunities, and you may even get a kiss from a sea lion!

Monster Truck Shows: Feel the roar of engines and witness the sheer power of monster trucks as they soar, spin, and smash their way through daring stunts and obstacles.
Demo Cross: Experience the chaos and excitement of Demo Cross, a unique blend of racing and demolition derby where anything can happen.
Superhero Bicycle Stunt Show: Marvel at high-flying bicycle stunts performed by our talented team of superhero cyclists. It's an action-packed spectacle that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
Wildman Phil: Get up close and personal with nature as Wildman Phil introduces you to an array of exotic animals, including snakes, spiders, and even a crocodile, in an educational and entertaining showcase.
Community Acts: Celebrate the talent of Maricopa County with performances from local high school choirs, bands, dance troupes,
spirit lines, and more. It's a wonderful way to support and enjoy the artistic endeavors of our community.

More Than Just Rides
While the
Maricopa County Fair is renowned for its thrilling rides and delicious fair food, the heart of this event lies in its commitment to providing high-quality, accessible entertainment for everyone. Admission to the fair opens the door to a world of excitement, learning, and fun, all without the need for additional tickets or fees.

Join the Celebration
The Maricopa County Fair invites everyone to join in this celebration of community, creativity, and entertainment. With so much to see and do, the fair is the perfect destination for a day out with friends and family, offering experiences that will be cherished for years to come.

Event Details:
Date: April 5-14 (Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) Location: Arizona State Fairgrounds. 

Admission: Information available on the Maricopa County Fair website –

About the Maricopa County Fair
The Maricopa County Fair is a beloved annual event that brings together the best in entertainment, education, and agriculture. As a not-for-profit organization, it is dedicated to providing a vibrant and enriching experience that celebrates the spirit and talent of our

Don't miss out on the excitement!
The Maricopa County Fair is the place to be for fun, adventure, and unforgettable memories. We
can't wait to see you there!