Whether you’re into
things that make you laugh, things that shock you, things that
inspire you, things that make you cheer, or things that make your
toes tap, this year’s Pinal County Fair Entertainment Lineup has
something for you!
Kingdom: New this year, audiences are
introduced to the wonders of “Down Under” as they interact with
several different species of marsupials (pouched animals) such as
kangaroos, wallabies, walleroos. Also offered are other native
Australian wildlife including lizards and birds such as the
kookaburra, rainbow lorikeet and bearded and frill dragons. Seeing,
touching and hearing the stories behind these captivating creatures
during three shows performed daily. As you wander throughout the
educational and interactive areas, you learn about native Australian
art, musical instruments and other animals, found only in Australia!
Aussie Kingdom offers this opportunity of a lifetime, along with an
ongoing display of the animals throughout the day.
Colorado the wonderful little mob of roos are shown by bush guide
Carolyn Lantz. “I think we are more likely to preserve what we
know,” says Lantz , “I truly enjoy showing these animals and helping
to educate people on just how unique they are.”
Aussie Kingdom is
the only traveling Australian Animal Show in the United States and
Gloves Boxing Tournament:
Amateur boxing comes to the Pinal County Fair!
Brought to you by Phoenix Boys and Girls Center Boxing Gym, the
bouts will take place Saturday and Sunday. Saturday the fun begins
at 4pm with bouts at 2pm on Sunday. Don’t miss this exciting
Checker’d Past: Performing on Friday
and Saturday, this awesome band brings all the on-hit wonders of
MTV’s golden age…Men at Work, Madness, Thomas Dolby, Modern English,
plus some more durable groups like Duran Duran, David Bowie and Devo!
You won’t want to miss this super fun group bring the 80’s back to
Aaron Taylor from KISS FM – Phoenix:
Aaron Taylor brings his club style mix of music and hype to the fair
on Friday night. Bring your friends and join us for dancing and
mixin’ it club style!
Keepsakes: Back by popular demand,
local talent The Keepsakes take the stage on Friday afternoon. Their
unique doo wop sound of the 50’s and 60’s will delight all ages.
Drive: An incredible dance band,
Powerdrive brings Latin and pop to the fair on Sunday afternoon.
The Traveling Troubadour: Bunky
Christiansen’s notable career in country music spans the
decades…good sound proof of his authentic approach to the music that
defines his life. This troubadour of American music has strong deep
roots in the cultural and political times in our county’s history
while maintain the classic heart and soul of country music. Bunky
plays throughout the day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Country Musicians: Local bluegrass
band, The Desert Country Musicians bring good old fashioned pickin’
and playin’ to the Fair on Friday. Everyone is sure to enjoy their
traditional bluegrass sound.
Rocket’s K9 Comets Frisbee Dogs:
Making their Pinal debut last year, this thrilling, high energy show
is not your average dog show! High flying canines defy gravity as
they attempt to catch their favorite play toy – a Frisbee. World
Frisbee Champion, Rocket Hoskins and his lovely wife Ashley travel
the country with their four legged family highlighting proper care,
training and feeding all while putting on an extremely exciting
Ventriloquist Jerry Breeden: Jerry
Breeden is an actor, singer, musician, magician and ventriloquist
who has been entertaining most of his life. Jerry and his cast of
characters bring comedy, music, illusions and magic to the Pinal
Fair for the first time. A delightful show, audience members of all
ages are sure to enjoy Jerry and his friends.
See and feel the excitement as you watch an incredible
display of fire juggling - with the juggler's hands actually ON
FIRE! You’ll gasp with astonishment and delight when you witness a
straitjacket escape, upside-down. Listen for the laughter as a
rubber chicken somehow ends up launched by a cannon. Hard to
imagine? Better yet, it is hard to forget!
Susan Rosen – Mistress of Mesmerism:
A fair favorite, Susan’s shows are highly anticipated! Watch your
family and friends (or maybe even you) become the stars of the show.
Volunteers, under Susan’s suggestions, entertain with all sorts of
This fairtime favorite features Nancy Riegler and her colorful cast
of birds. The show is full of amazing tricks, fabulous hilarious
talking segments and fun surprises. Nancy and her birds have been
seen on many TV shows and featured in movies. Whether you’re a long
time fan or a new comer, this show is sure to be a highlight of your
A one-of-a kind, unique show you have to see to believe. Filled with
comedy skits, music, impressions and laughter, you’re sure to enjoy
this side-splitting performance.
You’ll be shocked! You’ll be amazed! You’ll be awe struck! You’ve’
got to see this show! Magician Terry Godfrey entertains the masses
with a wonderful comedy magic show the whole family will love.