Summer carnival with games, rides kicks off in Merced this week

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A pop-up carnival is coming to Merced in July.

The Merced County fairgrounds will host the event beginning Thursday, July 1 through Sunday, July 11.

The Merced Summer Carnival will have about 20 rides to enjoy, 12 carnival games and three different fair food booths.

Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for kids over 36 inches tall.

The Merced County Fair CEO said she is excited about the new event since the traditional fair was canceled the last two years.

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