The great Kern County Fair is almost here! With a theme of "Fair Friends Forever!," this year's fair runs Sept. 19-30.

There's something for everyone — food, animals, the carnival, exhibits, competitions and more.

Enjoy our guide to this year's fair.

Plus, check out for new stories throughout the duration of the fair. The Kern County Fair website at also has lots of information.

The fair is encouraging the use of these hashtags: #KCFair18 and #FairFriendsForever.

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