Come celebrate our hometown heroes at the 102nd NOS Citrus Fair! We will be delivering EIGHT days of fun this year with more attractions than ever! Citrus Strikes Back will be fun for all ages with local vendors, carnival rides, and an array of events.
Unleash your inner superhero on Superhero Sunday by participating in our costume contest, or support our local heroes on Community Hero Saturday where we will be donating part of our ticket sales to local heroes. Come join us for some legendary fun!
HOURS & PRICING
2017 NOS Citrus Fair May 4- 14
Week 1: May 4-7
Week 2: May 11 -14
Adults, 13+ $10
Child, ages 5-12 $5
Child, ages 4 & under FREE
Veterans w/valid I.D. FREE
This pricing does not apply to Thursdays
3rd Annual Veterans Dinner
We are happy to invite all Veterans and Active duty military to the 3rd annual Veterans Dinner. We just want to say thank you for all that you do and have done, so come and have dinner on us and enjoy the NOS Citrus Fair! We are excited to have California State Senator Mike Morrell as our Keynote speaker!
For more information please contact Alma at 909.888.6788 x 411
NEW Sunshine Day Info
FREE Events for all children & Adults with special needs!
Exclusive access, activities, entertainment, and snacks provided
All participants must register by April 21, 2017
Children 17 & Under: Friday, May 5th 10:00am – 1:00pm FREE
Adults 18+: Friday, May 12th 10:00am – 1:00pm FREE
1 ticket $1
25 tickets $23
80 tickets $70
Thursday – Sunday Wristband $25
You must be 36″ or taller to ride any of the rides.
- Free admission until 5pm: Free viewing of The Incredibles
- 4:00 – 11:00
- Between the hours of 3:00pm – 6:00 pm select food vendors will offer deals and discounts if you dress like your favorite superhero
- 12:00pm – 11:00pm
- Seniors 55+ enter free until 3:00pm
- Come dressed to impress in your best superhero costume and enter the costume contest to win the grand prize (Entry fee of $5)
- Free admissionuntil 5pm: Free viewing of The Avengers
- 4:00 – 11:00
- Donate 5 canned goods (per person) and receive one free admission that day
- 12:00pm – 11:00pm
- Fire, paramedics, sheriffs and police with valid ID get in for FREE.
- 12:00pm – 11:00pm
- Pay it forward and become someone’s hero for a day
Brad’s World of Reptiles
All Alaskan Pig Racing
Jeremy the Juggler
Street Drum Corps
Live Stingray Encounter – New
Tina Marie – Hypnotist
Crimson Apple – May 13
Battle of the Bands
Journey’s Tribute Band – May 13
Metalachi – May 7
Perdidos de Sinaloa
Psycho Punx – May 7 & 11
Blues Dawg Band – May 13 & 14
Festival Cino De Mayo
Perdidos de Sinaloa
Contests & Participation
Ways to get involved
For food vendors, this is a great opportunity to expose guests to new menu items or offer enjoyment with their Fairtime favorites. Food is at the top of the list of reasons why people coming running to the NOS Citrus Fair.
For our commercial vendors, the fair is a place to push new products, communicate one on one with customers, build brand awareness and an opportunity to make on-site sales.
We have several contests this year at the NOS Citrus Fair. You can bake us your favorite dessert, bring art and culture to the Fair with the snap of a camera, or even build a Citrus display that represents something you care deeply about.
Eat & Shop
With a variety of local vendors, there’s something here for everyone. We will have food stands from various local artisans and merchandise from community retailers.
For full list of vendors:
Fair food Vendors
List of food vendors:
AB Sorbets – Fruit Sorbet
Angels Candy- Mexican Candies & Chips
Ah So Good Chinese Food
Ah So Good Mexican food
Funnel Cake Express
Gary Morse Concessions – Ice Cream and Lemonade
Leno’s Rico Taco
Little Benny’s – Kettle Corn & Cotton Candy
Mestmaker Enterprises – Finger Steaks &Curly Fries
Ricos Manjares Mossita – Mexican Food
Sophia’s Concessions – Hot Dogs & Hamburgers & Shaved Ice
Stroud Enterprises – Monster Grill
Kandytown – Cotton Candy, Corndogs, etc.
Chilipepper Cookhouse – Full Menu
Hot dog Wagon
The NOS Citrus Fair offers FREE educational activities and shows throughout the run of the fair. Our fun educational programs will touch base on agriculture in southern California, but the main focus is on citrus agriculture.
These fun activities will educate people about a huge part of our geographical heritage, as well as about the future of agriculture.
-Travel Through the Beehive and learn all about Honey Bees.
-Create your own honey bee.
-Explore the exciting world of Citrus
-Win Prizes Playing Corn Hole
-SBUSD Student Art
-Travel Through the History of the N.O.S.
The 2017 NOS Citrus Fair will be our 102nd year of family fun, and we are making things bigger and better than ever with EIGHT days of excitement! From a carnival midway and Venardo’s Circus to an OTB and a mini concert series, there’s something here for everyone. We will also have community events and so much more!
Check out our fully customizable sponsorships. We can tailor your sponsorship to ensure that it meets your marketing objectives.
Whether your goal is to increase sales or create a buzz about
your brand, the NOS Citrus Fair team will create a customized
sponsorship program to maximize your return on investment.
Our team has created several valuable packages to choose
from and make your own.
- Superman Sponsor (Title Sponsor) – Limit 1
- Gold Sponsor – Limit 2
- Silver Sponsor – Limit 3
- Bronze Sponsor – Limit 5
- Stage Sponsor
- Sunshine Day Sponsor
- Citrus Building Sponsor
- Veteran’s Dinner Sponsor
- Student Ticket Sponsor
- Movie Night Sponsor
- Bubble Car Sponsor
- Wine Area Sponsor
- Fruit Donation
- Volunteer Food Donation
- Photography Contest Prizes
- Baking Contest Prizes
- VIP Bag Sponsor
- Citrus Building Giveaways
- Cinco De Mayo Sponsor
- Volunteers – FREE
Online and Mobile
- Website: 15k+ page views
- Facebook: 5,405 followers
- 17k+ Facebook reach
- 7.3k Facebook Post Impressions
- Twitter: 1,261 followers
- Instagram: 404
- 58% is a female audience
- Over 30% are between the ages of 18-24
- 30% are between the ages of 25-24
- Radio: Music & Talk Radio Format
- Print: The Sun, Press Enterprise, Highland Community News, Redland’s Daily Facts, etc
- 6 week paid media campaign
- Reach: Inland Empire
- Advertisers in Inland Center, Tyler, and Victoria Gardens Malls
For more information
Community Development Liaison
909.888.6788 ext. 415
689 South “E” Street
San Bernardino, CA 92408
2017 Photography Results
Division 1200, Class 02
First: Beatriz Montejano with a Digital Citrus Collage
Division 1201, Class 03
First: Anne- Marie Martin with “Blue Land and Sea”
Second: Marlene Herrera with “Flight of the Midnight Sun, Norway”
Third: Marlene Herrera with “Two Strangers at Polihale State Park, Kaua’i”
Division 1201, Class 04
First: Matt Montella with “Polaroid”
Division 1201. Class 05
Tied First: Theresa Hernandez with “In the Shadows”
Tied First: Barbara Simpson- Lara with “Underground”
Division 1202, Class 08
First: Melissa Regalado with A Digital Untitled Piece
Second: Melissa Regalado with A Digital Skull and Smoke
Division 1202, Class 09
First Place: Anne-Marie Martin with “Stick House Iceland”
Division 1204, Class 03
First: Robert Behee with “River Rocks”
Second: Charles Crabb with “Icicles”
Third: Charles Crabb with “Footsteps”
Division 1204, Class 04
First: Charles Crabb with “Careful Step”
Second: Robert Behee with “Night Writing”
Third: Kent Nishimura with “Despair, 1 minute 46 seconds”
Best Of Show
Anne-Marie Martin with “Stick House Iceland”
Charles Crabb with “Icicles”
Melissa Regalado with A Digital Untitled Piece