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Free Entertainment for All Ages

08/26/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 26, 2015

Contacts:  

Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@state.co.us

Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (720) 480-8672, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
                                 

Free Entertainment for All Ages

 PUEBLO, Colo. –The Colorado State Fair has a wide range of free attractions and exhibits to entertain every fair goer. This includes free entertainment at the Coca-Cola Stage, American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater and WeatherPort Tent, as well as ongoing free attractions and activities to make your visit special. Among the free activities sponsored by OneMain Financial:

 

Rodeo Experience

This attraction is built to give rodeo fans an interactive experience to learn about the original extreme sport. Fans can ask questions, learn about the history of rodeo, see the equipment and try their hand at roping. The Rodeo Experience is supplied by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the sanctioning body for the professional rodeos during the first six nights of the fair.

 

ARCY Murals

Come see as Ryan “ARCY” Christenson makes a one-of-a-kind mural from eight 12’x8’ original pieces during the Fair. Known for his unique style of large-scale graffiti/mural art, ARCY has been working throughout the world to perfect his craft.

 

Lego Sculptor & Kids Building area

This is an amazing live build show where the artist delicately designs a unique LEGO sculpture from scratch. Kids can come and build their very own sculpture at different stations. Come experience each step of the exciting process as the artist creates a one-of-a-kind sculptures that all ages will enjoy.

 

Wild About Monkeys

Kevin and Martina Keith, host and trainers of the show, bring fun, education, and celebrity status with their troop of monkeys and other animals. The comic troupe will delight and amaze their audience with fun, education and great entertainment for the whole family.

 

The Olate Dogs, John Beatty, “The Strongman”, the Nature and Raptor Center, Stirrup Some Fun Magic Show, Ol’ Doc Ezee, the Kid’s Fun Fountain and the Children’s FFA Barnyard are among the returning free attractions that are always crowd favorites. Plus, there are additional entertaining contests such as the Pet Rock Olympics, livestock and horse shows, small animal displays, cooking contests, and 4-H and FFA displays, plus much, much more! Families can also find daily discounts by checking the Deals & Discounts page athttp://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/About-The-Fair/155. The Colorado State Fair runs August 28 - September 7, 2015.  For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.

 

The 2015 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 143rd 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. 

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 Editor Notes:

Interviews are available with General Manager, Chris Wiseman. Contact Christi Lightcap at (720) 480-8672 or Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us.

Media outlets can apply for media credentials at http://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/news/182.

 

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