When is the Colorado State Fair?

colorado state fairA frequently asked question is, “When is the Colorado State Fair?” The answer would be August 28 – Sept. 7 in Pueblo, CO. The Colorado State Fair is one of the most popular events in the state and is known as being one of the best state fairs in the country. This event has been a Colorado staple dating back to 1869 and has carried on every year since. So this year, make plans to be in Pueblo between August 28 – Sept. 7 so you can experience the wonder and excitement that is the Colorado State Fair!

Pueblo is south of Denver, just take I-25 to Exit 97A and head to the fairgrounds. Pueblo is a historic Colorado town that is the perfect location for the Colorado State Fair.

The Colorado State Fair has many great things to experience and you will have a hard time fitting everything in to just one day. Among the great food and games, the Colorado State Fair will have many great concerts and live music! The acts that will be playing in 2015 include: Tracy Lawrence, Jerrod Niemann, Chase Rice, Three Days Grace, Jake Owen and Los Lonely Boys.

The rodeo is also a big attraction at the Colorado State Fair. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association brings broncos, bulls and fun to the Budweiser Rodeo Arena.

What fair is complete without great food? Try some funnel cakes, deep fried delights like deep fried Snickers or be adventurous and have some Pueblo green chiles. Have some of the best Mexican and southwest food around at the Colorado State Fair and make sure to enjoy green chili, a Pueblo specialty. Cool down with a Colorado craft beer and take the time to enjoy all of the amazing food and drinks that the Colorado State Fair has to offer!

There’s plenty of fun for the entire family at the fair. Bring the kids along for the livestock shows and petting zoos. Experience the power of the monster truck rally or relax at one of the great concerts. You and the entire family can experience so much at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

At Castle Marne, we can help you experience the great things to do in Denver, Colorado. Check out our Vacation Guide to learn more about the area! We will assist you in making your stay as wonderful as possible. Castle Marne is one of the most unique and special places to stay in Colorado. Make plans to stay with us in the fall and then take a trip down I-25 to Pueblo to have fun at the Colorado State Fair.

Prices for the Colorado State Fair:

Ages 4 and under – Free (with adult)
Ages 5 – 12 – $7 every day
Ages 13 & Older –
Monday – Thursday – $7
Friday – Sunday – $10

Carnival Prices:

Mega Ride Pass – $90
Unlimited ride band – $30 per day
Individual tickets – $1 each
Fun 4 Pack (until 8/22) – $150
(includes 4 gate admissions, 4 food items, 4 drinks and 4 carnival passes)

Photo Credit: Jeffrey Beall / Colorado State Fair Sign / Flickr