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Colorado State Fair Entertainment Series Announced

Tickets go on Sale June 22 at 10am

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May 3, 2016

Contact: Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005,

Colorado State Fair Entertainment Series Announced
Tickets go on Sale June 22 at 10am

PUEBLO, Colo. – The 2016 Colorado State Fair entertainment series includes a diverse, star-studded lineup is scheduled. The stage spotlights will be shining on a variety of shows including country, classic rock, legendary musicians and up-and-coming superstars. Plus, the Budweiser Rodeo Arena will be a centerpiece for entertainment with six nights of rodeo and thrilling, engine-roaring action.

“Our entertainment lineup is diverse and exciting with a budget-friendly price tag. Tickets include Fair admission, giving fans the opportunity to arrive early and enjoy a full day at the Fair with no additional cost,” said State Fair General Manager, Sarah Cummings. “We also have two more acts to announce that will help expand our lineup to our broad customer base.”

An internet presale begins June 20 at 10am; tickets officially go on sale on June 22 at 10am and can be purchased by visiting, by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds. You can also like us on Facebook for up-to-date information and Fair activities.

Aug. 26 Last Man Standing Elimination Style Fighting

Aug. 26 PRCA Ram Rodeo with Travis Tritt

Aug. 27 PRCA Ram Rodeo with LoCash

Aug. 28 PRCA Ram Rodeo with Freestyle Bullfights

Aug. 29 PRCA Ram Rodeo Girls Night Out

Aug. 30 PRCA Ram Rodeo

Aug. 31 Champions Challenge Rodeo with Chris Jansen

Sept. 1 Foreigner

Sept. 1 Calcutta/Ranch Rodeo

Sept. 2 Toughest Monster Truck Tour

Sept. 3 Toughest Monster Truck Tour

Sept. 3 Demolition Derby

Sept. 4 Huey Lewis and the News

Sept. 4 Celebracion de los Charrós

Note: All tickets include free gate admission EXCEPT $2 Tuesday PRCA Ram Rodeo on 8/30/2016.

The Colorado State Fair runs August 26 - September 5, 2016. For more information, visit

The 2016 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 144th 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.


Editor’s Note:

  • Interviews with General Manager Sarah Cummings are available by contacting Christi Lightcap at (303) 869-9005 or email
  • Entertainment photos and biographies are also available.
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