Colorado State Fair
Colorado Department of Agriculture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2013
Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@state.co.us
Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (719) 924-0154, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
Deals Plus Discounts Equals Dollars Saved
PUEBLO, Colo. – The 2013 Colorado State Fair is offering amazing discounts each day of the event. With numerous deal days and affordable events, as well as free attractions, families are sure to have a great time while saving some major bucks.
“The Colorado State Fair strives to provide family fun while fitting the family budget,” said State Fair General Manager, Chris Wiseman. “It’s important to give families an opportunity to attend the Fair and a great way is to offer a variety of discounts.”
The 2013 State Fair offers these special deals and discounts:
Colorado State Fair Mega Ride Pass
Carnival fans can purchase a $90 Mega Pass at the State Fair Box Office, Gates 2, 4, 5 and 9 on the Fairgrounds, charge by phone by calling TicketHorse at (866) 461-6556 or online at www.tickethorse.com.
Thursday, August 22
98.9 Magic FM Sneak Peek Night
5 pm - midnight
Get the jump on all the carnival rides this year with a $15 all-you-can-ride band the night before the actual
Fair opens! All attendees must purchase a ride band to enter the Fairgrounds.
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays
Pepsi Weekend Gate Crusher
Pick up a two-liter bottle of Orange Crush at your local Pepsi retailer and look for the coupon for $2 off gate admission on any Friday, Saturday or Sunday on the neck hanger on the bottle. Actual hanger coupon must be presented at the gate.
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
This is a buy one, get one free on gate admission for all military members. Offer is valid each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the Fair. In order to get the Troop Swap deal, visit www.troopswap.com.
Loaf ‘N Jug Discount Days
Monday through Thursday
Celebrate the end of summer with this spectacular special. Purchase a discounted State Fair gate admission ticket for $5 at any Loaf ‘N Jug store. The ticket is good Monday through Thursday.
Saturday, August 24
The Colorado State Fair thanks and appreciates the hard work of marching bands in preparing to perform in the State Fair parade. All marching band members in uniform get free gate admission and will perform on the Pepsi Stage throughout the day.
Sunday, August 25
American Heroes Day
All military personnel, with proof of military affiliation, and emergency responders, with proof of affiliation, may take advantage of $5 gate admission on this day. Rodeo tickets will also be available for $7, with gate admission included.
Loaf ‘N Jug Super Mondays
Monday, August 26 & September 2
Buy-One-Get-One-Free gate admission and all-you-can-ride carnival wristbands. Coupons are available at participating Loaf ‘N Jug stores.
Tuesday, August 27
Pepsi Dollar Day, presented by KOAA 5
Admission to the Fair, carnival rides, and rodeo tickets are all only $1 each. If you’ve never seen a rodeo before, this is a great way to check out the original extreme sport. It’s also the day of the Jr. Livestock Sale and Cowboys Kickin’ Cancer night at the Rodeo.
Wednesday, August 28
St. Mary-Corwin Senior Citizens’ Day, presented by The Pueblo Chieftain
Senior citizens 60 years of age or older receive free gate admission on this day. And NEW THIS YEAR, the annual Silver Queen Contest will be held on the grounds of the Colorado State Fair at noon in the WeatherPORT Tent.
Thursday, August 29
Colorado Lottery Day presented by KRDO 13
Come out and celebrate the Colorado Lottery’s 30th Anniversary! On this day, present a non-winning lottery ticket at any gate and receive $2 off adult gate admission.
Anadarko Exhibitor Appreciation
Anadarko Oil & Petroleum is sponsoring a coupon to all 4-H & FFA exhibitors for a $15 ride band. Youth exhibitors get the coupon in their packets.
Fridays, August 30
Back to School Day
Free gate admission and $15 discounted carnival ride band coupons will be distributed at participating schools and can be redeemed at any gate admission booth.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado Health Day, presented by KOAA 5
Saturday, August 31
10 am - 8 pm
The Colorado State Fair is partnering with Kaiser Permanente and KOAA 5 in getting healthy and invite you to join us at this one-day event for a chance at physical, mental, dietetic and even spiritual well-being.
Colorado Lottery 2nd-Chance Drawing for 2013 Dodge Dart
Daily at 6 pm
Final drawing Monday, September 2, at 2:30 pm
Colorado Lottery is teaming up with Loaf ‘N Jug, the Colorado State Fair and Southern Colorado Dodge dealers to offer a chance to turn non-winning Lottery tickets into winners at the Fair. Players can submit non-winning tickets for a chance to win a 2013 Dodge Dart.
The Colorado State Fair runs from August 23 – September 2, 2013. For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.
The 2013 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 141st year as Colorado's premier celebration of agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the Hispanic culture.