2011 County Fair Schedule & Discount Days

It’s almost fair season in Colorado!  Here’s a roundup of the county fairs that will be taking place this July, August and September in Denver and northern Colorado (and the state fair in Pueblo).

We’ve also got the scoop of the discount days that will be offered at each of the fairs.

Colorado State Fair

August 26th through September 5th
1001 Beulah Avenue in Pueblo

Regular admission prices

  • Adults:  Monday through Thursday $7, Friday – Sunday $10
  • Kids: 6 and under are free with accompanied by an adult

Discount days and coupons

  • Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: look for the $2 off gate admission on the back of an Orange Crush. Actual empty can must be presented at the gate.
  • Thursday, August 25th: carnival ride bands are $10 and admission is FREE from 5 PM to midnight.
  • Sunday, August 28th: Military Appreciation Day.  Active, retired, discharged military and family members of active military receive, with proof of military affiliation, free gate admission.
  • Monday August 29th through Thursday September 1st, and Monday, September 5th: pick up a discounted State Fair gate admission ticket at any Loaf ‘N Jug store. The ticket is good Monday through Thursday.
  • Monday, August 29th and Monday, September 5th: B1G1 free gate admission and all-you-can-ride carnival wristbands. Coupons available at Southern Colorado Loaf ‘N Jug stores.
  • Tuesday, August 30th: Pepsi Dollar Day.  Admission to the fair carnival ride and rodeo tickets are all only $1 each.
  • Wednesday, August 31st: senior citizens 60+ receive free gate admission.
  • Friday, September 2nd: free gate admission and $11 discounted carnival ride band coupons for students with tickets distributed at participating Southern Colorado school districts.

For more info, visit the Colorado State Fair website.

Arapahoe County Fair

July 20th through July 24th
Arapahoe County Fairgounds, 25690 East Quincy Avenue in Aurora

Regular admission prices

  • General Admission (those 36″ and taller): Wednesday through Thursday $5, Friday through Sunday $10
  • Kids (less than 36″ tall): free

Discount days and coupons

  • Download a coupon on their website for $2 off a Carnival Pass.

For more info, visit the Arapahoe County Fair website.

Douglas County Fair & Rodeo

August 4th through August 7th
Douglas County Fairgounds, 500 Fairground Drive in Castle Rock

Regular admission prices

  • General Admission: $5
  • Children 7 and under: free

Discount days and coupons

  • Thursday, August 4th: free admission

For more info, visit the Douglas County Fair website.

Boulder County Fair

August 2nd through August 6th
Boulder County Fairgounds, 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont

Regular admission prices

  • General Admission: free

For more info, visit the Boulder County Fair website.

Denver County Fair

July 28th through July 31st
National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street in Denver

Regular admission prices

  • General Admission: $10
  • Youth (5-12): $5
  • Children 4 and under: Free

    For more info, visit the Denver County Fair website.

    Larimer County Fair

    August 5th through August 9th
    The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds in Loveland

    Regular admission prices:

    • General Admission: Free

    For more info, visit the Larimer County Fair website.

    For fairs in southern Colorado, visit our roundup on our sister site, Colorado Springs Bargains.