Workers prepare for opening day! The Kern County Fair opens Wednesday, and runs through Sept. 30. With a theme of "Fair Friends Forever!," the fair has something for everyone — time with friends, of course, but also lots of fun food, carnival rides, exhibits, shows, music, competitions, demonstrations and more.
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Surrounded by Pooh! Silvia Viramontens grabs Winnie the Pooh stuffed animals as she prepares the dart toss concession at the Kern County Fair.
The Giant Wheel dwarfs a worker at the Kern County Fair.
Dakota Hauge climbs a pole to attach a chain while preparing the Buoy Pitch concession at the fair.
Here comes the prizes! Men are loaded down with stuffed animal prizes as they make their way to the midway game area.
Pedro Rivera scrubs hard as he cleans a concession tent at the Kern County Fair.
Workers assemble near the White Water ride as they race to have the rides ready for the fair's opening day.
It won't be long until the Flying Bob is packed with screaming fair-goers!
Midway attractions such as Pole Position are taking shape as the opening of the Kern County Fair draws near.