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How do I redeem my online ticket?

You can redeem your ticket two ways.

1) Print your ticket and show it at the gate
2) Show bar code proof of purchase on a smart phone

We will not have record of your online purchase at the gate. There is no admittance if you do not have a printed ticket or proof of purchase on your phone. Parking can be purchased on site for $10.

Do I need to bring Cash?

Yes, only a few vendors take credit. Please bring cash.
ATMs are available on site

Does Mutton Bustin' cost money to compete?

Yes. Mutton Bustin' has a $15 entry fee for competition. However, you can watch the shows for FREE. Please register to compete 45 minutes prior to each show at the Tommy Gildone Event Trailer.

What's included with my admission ticket?

Unlimited carnival rides, fireworks, rodeos, truck/tractor pulls, petting farm, kids' corral, homestead, dueling dogs, splash zone, livestock pavilion, concerts, Open Class and 4-H exhibits and more.

*Midway games, food, beer are additional cost. Vendors have items for purchase.

*Boots, Not Suits Dinner, Craft Brew Festival and Home Brew Competition are ticketed events. Please visit the TICKETS page to purchase.


How much is it to park at the Fair?

Parking fees are $10 per vehicle. Cash only.

You may leave and re-enter, on the same day.
Handicap and ride share drop-off parking is available.
For questions about vendor, exhibitor or entertainer parking please call 303-795-4955.

Is there a Ride Share drop-off/pick-up area?

Yes, you can get a ride share service to or from the Fair. Please look for signs that say Ride Share near the main entrance.

Refunds - Weather Closure - Reentry

How do I get a refund if there is a closure due to weather?

Fair tickets are non-refundable.
To ensure the safety of fair-goers severe weather may cause rides to shut down. Once inclement weather has passed, entertainment and rides will resume as approved by Fair management. If you leave due to inclement weather, you may re-enter the Fair with your wristband.

How do I re-enter the Fair?

The wristband you redeem will be valid to reenter on the same day you redeem your ticket. If you would like to come back another day of the Fair you will have to purchase another entry ticket.

How long is my parking permit valid?

Your parking permit is valid for one day only, the day of purchase.

Carnival Rides

How tall do I have to be to ride the rides?

Children must be at least 36" to ride carnival rides. Children under 36" will not have to purchase a ticket to enter the fair. All fair-goers over this height must purchase a ticket to enter the fair. Children 37" - 42" have limited rides available and some require an adult to accompany them on the ride.
Carnival riding is UNLIMITED!
The carnival is just one feature of the Fair, if you do not wish to ride, we encourage you to enjoy our full lineup of concerts on the main stage, the high-flying dueling dogs, rodeo's, 4-H and open class exhibits and shows, tractor pulls and so much more!

Can I Bring...

What can I bring?

Dogs and domestic animals are prohibited. We welcome service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as animals participating in Fair contests and approved entertainment.

Food and beverage in a cooler is allowed (no glass containers or alcoholic beverages).
Purses and small backpacks are allowed.
Umbrellas are allowed.
Lawn chairs or stadium/bleacher cushions are allowed.
Be sure to keep all personal items with you, the fairgrounds is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please be courteous to others when using an umbrella during a spectator event and do not use lawn chairs in designated handicap areas.


How do I get a discount?

Pre- Sale discounted pricing is available online until 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 25 at $10 per person, at which time ticket prices increase to $15 per person. Convenience fees apply.
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