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World Ag Expo® will open the gates of its 51st show Tuesday, February 13, in Tulare, California. Gates open at 9:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies will kick off World Ag Expo® at 9:15 a.m. in the World Ag Expo® Arena. All attendees are welcome to join for the ceremonial opening of the show, complete with a live performance of the national anthem by Emily de Graaf and the Tulare Community Band!

Scheduled to attend on opening day is US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. An invite only Town Hall meeting with Secretary Perdue will be held on the grounds. Growers, farmers, producers and other agriculture professionals can RSVP for the event to

The Bud Light After-Hours Party will be held on Wednesday in the World Ag Expo® Arena, starting at 4:30 p.m. All attendees are encouraged to come kick back and enjoy a free concert featuring Craig Campbell! The concert will begin at 5:30 p.m. and is free with paid World Ag Expo® admission.

World Ag Expo® and Toyota have partnered up again to offer the 2018 World Ag Expo® Toyota Tundra Giveaway. The 2018 giveaway will benefit the Guilds of Valley Children's Hospital. Tickets are $5 and will be available for purchase at World Ag Expo® at Gate 2 and at the Toyota exhibit space. The drawing will be held on Thursday, February 15, at 3:00 p.m. in the Toyota exhibit space.

Live webcams of World Ag Expo®'s show grounds, powered by HD Relay, can be viewed online at Cameras offer views of activity on the grounds, including exhibitors, attendees and volunteers.

World Ag Expo® attendees can get the latest news, information and updates about the show by downloading the new 2018 mobile app. The free app provides mobile access to the schedule of events, an exhibitor directory, map of the show grounds and other visitor resources. The app is available for download by visiting your app store and searching for "2018 World Ag Expo®."

For a full schedule of events, more information about the show or to purchase tickets for 2018 World Ag Expo®, visit

The International Agri-Center® is home to World Ag Expo®, February 13-15, 2018 in Tulare, California. An estimated annual average of 100,000 individuals from 70 countries attend World Ag Expo each year. The largest annual agricultural show of its kind, World Ag Expo® hosts 1,500 exhibitors displaying cutting-edge agricultural technology and equipment on 2.6 million square feet of show grounds.