Additional Dates Added to the State Fair Food Drive-Thru Due to Popular Demand

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In response to high demand at the Fair Food Drive-Thru on opening day at the Colorado State Fair today, additional dates have been added next weekend. More than 400 cars drove through the fairgrounds, and nearly 2,000 food items were sold, with the top three favorites being funnel cakes, jumbo corn dogs and fresh squeezed lemonade.

The drive-thru will operate on the following times:

  • Saturday, August 29 – 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 30 – 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, August 31 – 5 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Newly added dates:

  • Friday, September 4 – 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 5 – 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 6 – 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Drive-Thru Fair Food event is powered by Black Hills Energy. See the full menu and drive-thru map here.

Visitors must remain in vehicles the entire time and all vehicles will exit the grounds after picking up food to be enjoyed at home. There will be no parking or seating options. Face coverings should be worn when entering the fairgrounds and ordering food. For more detailed information, please visit the Drive-Thru Fair Food FAQs page.

Visit the Colorado State Fair website for details. Please contact Devin Vaughn, Commercial Exhibits and Food Coordinator, at 719-404-2028 with questions.

The theme of the 2020 Colorado State Fair is “A Walk on The Wild Side,” and will take place August 28-September 7. FAQs related to this summer’s modified State Fair can be found here. Additionally, visit the Colorado State Fair website, Facebook page @colostatefair, or call 719-561-8484 for the latest updates and information.


The mission of the Colorado State Fair is to create an entertaining, inspiring, and educational inter-generational experience highlighting the preservation, promotion and exposition of our State’s vibrant and diverse agriculture, industry and culture. The State Fair is a division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture.