When: Feb. 10-12, 2009

Where: International Agri-Center
Tulare, Calif.

To get to International Agri-Center:

  • Traveling north on Highway 99 — Exit at Avenue 184 or Avenue 200 and follow the signs.

  • Traveling south on Highway 99 — Exit at Paige Avenue or Avenue 200.

Hours:

  • Tuesday/Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission:

  • General Admission: $12 at the gate.
  • Three-Day Passes: $30 at the gate:
  • Children six and under: FREE

Official World Ag Expo Show Guides are available at each entry gate detailing daily activities and seminars.

Expo grounds can be congested after 8 a.m. — particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the hassle-free Park and Shuttle offsite parking is recommended and suggested.

World Ag Expo Park and Shuttle is a free service between offsite locations and the Expo grounds. Shuttle service runs every 15 minutes from five offsite parking areas and the Expo grounds. Signs on Highway 99 will direct you to:

  • Pickup and drop-off at West Gate 2:
    Preferred Outlets at Tulare:
    Prosperity and Highway 99
    Tulare Airport:
    Avenue 200 and Highway 99

  • Pickup and drop-off at East Gate 12:
    Tulare County Fairgrounds-East
    Grandstand parking area (through Gate
    14 on Bardsley Avenue and Gate 17 on K Street)
    Mid-Valley Cotton Gin:
    Cartmill Avenue and Highway 99
    First Assembly of God Church
    3737 S. Akers St., Visalia
    Visalia Mall
    Walnut and Mooney Blvd. Visalia.
    (Shuttle runs every half hour)

RV parking

Cost: $20

RV parking is available on the show grounds. Spaces available on first-come, first-serve basis.

Helpful hints

World Ag Expo personnel recommend visitors dress casually and wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking. Due to the season, rain is occasionally encountered. Information booths are located throughout the show grounds to assist visitors in locating specific exhibitors and interest areas.