FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2017
Free Entertainment at the Colorado State Fair
PUEBLO, Colo. –The Colorado State Fair kicks off on August 25th
and with the price of admission, a wide variety of events are sure to
please every fairgoer without any additional cost… more free to see!
Free opportunities include:
The Agricultural Pavilion, presented by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, provides the ultimate experience for ag
education. The young and young-at-heart can be a farmer for a day,
visit the petting zoo, and learn how agriculture plays a role in all our
Free attractions offer a wide
variety of entertainment including Wild Science, Snap Boogie, Sea Lion
Splash Show, Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, Stilt Circus stilt-walkers,
Fables of the West strolling comedians, the Colorado Fair Museum, and
Three stages (Coca-Cola Stage, American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater and Weatherport Tent) offer free music, dancing, and events throughout the run of the Fair.
A number of livestock competitions
provide a glimpse into ranching life. Youth exhibitors work throughout
the year to get their steers, horses, chickens, rabbits, hogs and other
livestock in peak performance shape. Plus, 4-H and FFA projects are on
The Fine Arts Exhibition displays the top picks for the artwork submitted by Colorado residents for this prestigious art show.
New this year – FREE carnival rides with $10 Fair admission on Wednesday, August 30.
The 2017 Colorado State Fair will
mark the Fair's 145th 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.