Updated: 8/14/2017

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Colorado State Fair

Aug. 25–Sept. 4, 2017
Pueblo
Intrepid cowboys and cowgirls greet thunderous applause at Budweiser Rodeo Area, while a daytime and late-night carnival supplies classic Americana fun. Don’t miss sampling Pueblo’s famed chiles; we recommend the green-chile sloppers, cheeseburger patties smothered in fiery deliciousness.

Montrose County Fair & Rodeo

July 1–30, 2018
This 132-year-old bash boasts rodeos, livestock and horse shows, the second largest fiddle contest in Colorado, a Bacon Day with pig-calling and bacon-eating contests and a 5K run (so you don’t have to feel guilty about eating all of that bacon).  

Denver County Fair

July TBA, 2018
Endearing oddities abound, including a kitten pavilion with a feline celebrity guest, flea circus, unicorn rides, trick pig show (yes, they do impressions) and drag-queen pageant.

The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo
The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo

El Paso County Fair

July TBA, 2018
Calhan
Watch tractor pulls and auto races; greet some of south-central Colorado’s farm-animal celebrities and kick your heels up in the dance tent.

Mesa County Fair

July TBA, 2018
Grand Junction
This Western Slope tradition has dazzled spectators with demolition derbies, pro bull riding and wine-making competitions for more than 120 years. 

Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo

July TBA, 2018
Golden
A pigeon race, Dress-A-Bunny costume contest, rodeo dance, chili cook-off,
beer fest and oodles of 4-H exhibits keep locals and visitors amused all weekend long.

Boulder County Fair

July TBA–Aug. TBA, 2017
Longmont
The spirit of Colorado’s Front Range shines at this affair, with a farm-to-table dinner, Boulder Craft Distiller Festival and crowd-pleasing shows featuring stunt dogs and ballet on horses. 

Archuleta County Fair

Aug. TBA, 2018
Pagosa Springs
Taste entries in the homemade ice-cream contest, cheer on contestants in the blindfolded lawn-mower races — and if you’d really like to achieve Archuleta County Fair stardom, enter the pie-eating contest.

Larimer County Fair

Aug. TBA, 2018
Loveland
Highlights include the Dog and Pony Show, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls and Moo U, a guided livestock tour that offers cityfolk insight into the complexities of the livestock industry. 

San Luis Valley Fair

Aug. TBA, 2018
Monte Vista
This southern Colorado delight serves up all of a fair’s usual subjects, including fetching farm critters, a truck-and-tractor pull and team-roping competitions. But the newest addition to the event is cow-pie bingo, where cows roam a giant bingo board and the square that receives the first cow pie (read: cow dropping) determines the game’s winner. 

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