Colorado State Fair

Nearly Half A Million Visitors Attended 150th Colorado State Fair in Pueblo

The Colorado State Fair celebrated its 150th year with 461,104 visitors who traveled to Pueblo to have fun, support the next generation of agriculture, and learn more about one of our state’s primary economic drivers: agriculture. 

While attendance overall exceeded that from 2021 by only one percent, Fiesta Day, celebrated Sunday, September 4, 2022, saw the largest single day of attendance in 13 years, with 69,562 visitors who walked through the gates.

Colorado’s Electric Cooperatives Junior Livestock Auction Brings In More Than $491,000 to Benefit Colorado Youth

The 2022 Colorado’s Electric Cooperatives Junior Livestock Sale held yesterday at the Colorado State Fair, raised more than $491,000 in the auction of 139 animals raised and shown by young people from across Colorado. The 2022 Grand Champion Market Beef, raised by Stetson Gabel of Weld County, was sold for $58,000 at today’s event and was purchased by Sam Brown and Family.

Governor’s Plate Winners Named at the Colorado State Fair

Anne's À La Mode Wins Esteemed Golden Plate Award

Nine food trucks competed for culinary honors during the second annual Governor’s Plate competition today at the Colorado State Fair. Anne's À La Mode was crowned the Governor’s Plate winner in the Colorado-sourced food competition. The mobile restaurant took home the coveted Golden Plate award, while Papa Mario’s, the 2021 champion, was recognized as the People’s Choice winner. 

What To Expect At The 150th Colorado State Fair

The 150th Colorado State Fair kicks off this Friday, when the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo will be bustling with hundreds of activities aimed at delighting fairgoers both young and old. This year’s State Fair runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022 and will be a sesquicentennial celebration filled with special events and attractions, as well as returning beloved fair favorites.  

Grammy-Award Winning The Band Perry To Play At 150th Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair announces sibling trio The Band Perry will take the stage at the Southwest Motors Event Center on September 2, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the show are on sale now on the Colorado State Fair website. The music act joins artists such as T.I., Walker Hayes, Stone Temple Pilots, and comedian Jim Gaffigan in the list of headliners performing at the 150th Colorado State Fair.

Lady A Postpones 2022 Tour, Including Colorado State Fair Appearance

Country music trio Lady A has announced a postponement of their North American tour and with it the performance at the 150th Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. The performance, originally scheduled for Friday, September 2, 2022, will be postponed until next year. The rescheduled date is Friday, September 1, 2023. 

Current ticket holders have the option of keeping their tickets for the 2023 show or can receive a full refund if requested by November 30, 2022. Refunds are available at point of purchase.  

Coloradans Encouraged to Submit Their Creations for the 150th Colorado State Fair By Friday

Along with exciting concerts, livestock competitions, rodeos, and annual fair fun, the 150th Colorado State Fair is scheduled to host 20 general entry and fine arts contests for both adults and children. From fine art to farm and garden contests, the State Fair showcases talent from some of the finest artists, artisans, bakers, and gardeners across Colorado. 

Rock, Rap, Norteño Music Icons Join Artist Lineup for 150th Colorado State Fair

Multi-Platinum Rockers Stone Temple Pilots, Lou Gramm Original Lead Singer of Foreigner with special guest Berlin, T.I., and Los Tucanes de Tijuana Slated To Perform

The Colorado State Fair announced a new round of performers who will help the state celebrate the 150th Fair. Stone Temple Pilots (sponsored by the Colorado Lottery), Lou Gramm (original lead singer of Foreigner) with special guest Berlin, T.I., and Celebración de los Charros with Los Tucanes de Tijuana presented by Mercado Motors have all joined the lineup of musical acts.