San Juan County Fair and Carnival

San Juan County Fair and Carnival

Previously Held August 8 - 13, 2022
McGee Park
The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, live musical performances, carnival, parade, and much more! The theme for the 2022 San Juan County Fair will be "Red, White & Blue in 22". VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Event Information

McGee Park
41 Road 5568, Farmington, NM
San Juan County Fair Board
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$10 adult and $5 child or senior
505-325-5415

2022 San Juan County Fair Schedule of Events

For details visit the San Juan County Fair website

Friday, August 5, 2022
6:00PM Parade, Downtown Farmington. For information call or text Sadie (505) 947-5823.
7:00PM SJBRA, Open Rodeo Performance, Memorial Coliseum

Saturday, August 6, 2022
Entry Day 
10:00AM– 6:30PM Entries Accepted
1:00PM SWBRANM1 Barrell Race, Memorial Coliseum

Sunday August 7
Check In Day

7:00AM – 12:00PM Animals Check In 
5:00PM SWBRANM1, Memorial Coliseum

Monday, August 8, 2022
Kiss Country Kids Day

Kids 12 and under admitted into the fair with two canned food items. All food items will be donated to Echo Food Bank. Sponsored by Kiss Country. 
8:00AM - 11PM Fairgrounds open to public
8:00AM Dairy Goat, Breeding Goat, Pygmy Goat & Breeding Sheep Show, Jeanette Nichols Show Ring, Lamb Barn
8:00AM Youth Rabbit Show.  Showmanship to follow.  Rabbit Barn.
9:00AM Poultry Judging, Stark Poultry Barn
10:00AM Convention Center Opens 
10:00 AM – 7:00PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
1:00PM Barnyard Olympics, Memorial Coliseum
5:00PM Red Carpet Back Number Ceremony, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway
6:00PM Outhouse Race Check In
6:00PM Hypnosis Show, Small Patio
7:00PM Outhouse Race, Behind Food Concessions
10:00PM All Buildings Close
11:00PM Fairgrounds Close

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Two for Tuesday
Two get in for $10
8:00AM - 11:00PM Fairgrounds open to public
8:00AM Rabbit Show, Rabbit Barn 
9:00AM Market Goat Show, Jeanette Nichols Show Ring.  Market Lamb show to follow :45 minutes later.
9:00AM Poultry Judging & Showmanship, Stark Poultry Barn
10:00AM Convention Center Opens
10:00AM – 10:00PM Play with Giants, Convention Center
10:00AM – 7:00PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
12:00PM – 1:30PM  Knowledge Bowl, Look-n-Learn Barn
2:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
4:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
5:00PM FGA, Open Air Pavilion, Food Miday
5:30PM Tea with the Queen, Small Patio
6:00PM Hypnosis Show, Small Patio
6:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
6:00PM 4-H County Council Night, Open Air Pavilion
7:30PM Market Goat & Lamb Show Grand Drive, Beef Barn
10:00PM All Buildings Close
11:00PM Fairgrounds Close

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Carnival Opens 
Senior Citizens & Special Needs Day

Senior Citizens and Citizens with special needs admitted into the fair for free.
8:00PM Fairgrounds Open
8:00PM Swine, Goat, Lamb & Beef Showmanship & San Juan Bred Shows, in individual Barns. Show will be in order as listed above. A detailed schedule will be posted in barns.
10:00 AM Convention Center Opens
10:00AM – 10:00PM Play with Giants, Convention Center
10:00AM – 7:00PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
11:00AM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
11:00AM– 1:00PM Gospel Music, Small Patio
2:00PM  Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
4:00 PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
5:00PM – 8:00PM Carnival POP (pay one price $30 or $25 online)
5:00 PM-10:00PM Carnival Open
5:30PM Mann Dance, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway
6:00PM Market Swine Show, Jerry Connelly Show Ring
6:00 PM Hypnosis Show, Small Patio
6:00PM  Memorial Coliseum Dedication
7:00PM 4-H Rodeo, Memorial Coliseum
8:00PM Allie Colleen Concert, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway
10:00 PM All Buildings Close
11:00PM Fairgrounds Close

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Lions & Scout Day
Kids 12 and under admitted free with an old pair of eyeglasses that will be donated to the Farmington Evening Lions Club.
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts & Leaders in uniform admitted into the fair free.

8:00AM Fairgrounds Open
9:00 AM 4-H Horseshow, Memorial Coliseum
10:00 AM Convention Center Opens
10:00AM– 10:00PM Play with Giants, Convention Center
10:00AM Heifer Show, Beef Barn Show Ring Market Beef Show (will begin 15 minutes after the completion of the Breeding Show)
10:00AM – 7:00PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
2:00 PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
4:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
4:00PM Pulls from the sale must be completed. (Pulls begin 1 hour after the completion of the beef show)
5:00PM – 8:00PM Carnival POP (pay one price $30 or $25 online)
5:00 PM-10:00 PM Carnival Open
6:00PM  Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
6:00 PM Hypnosis Show, Small Patio
6:00 PM 4-H Rodeo, Memorial Coliseum
7:00 PM Goat/Lamb Costume Contest, Jerry Connelly Show Ring
10:00PM All Buildings Close
11:00PM Fairgrounds Close

Friday, August 12, 2022
8:00 AM Fairgrounds Open
10:00AM  Convention Center Opens
10:00AM  – 11:00PM Play with Giants, Convention Center 1
10:00AM – 7:00 PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
2:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
3:00PM Set up for Fitting Contest
4:00 PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
5:00PM – 8:00PM Carnival POP (pay one price $30 or $25 online)
5:00 PM-12:00 AM Carnival Open
4:00PM Fitting Contest, Beef Barn
6:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
6:00PM Hypnosis Show, Small Patio
7:00PM Round Robin Showmanship, Beef Barn
8:00PM Mark Wills Concert, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway
11:00 PM All Buildings Close
12:00AM Fairgrounds Close

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Junior Livestock
Sale Military and Public Safety Day

8:00 AM Fairgrounds Open
9:00AM  Rooster Crowing Contest, Stark Poultry Barn
10:00AM Convention Center Opens
10:00AM – 11:00PM Play with Giants, Convention Center
10:00AM – 7:00PM Look-n-Learn Barn Opens, Between Poultry & Rabbit Barn
11:00AM Stick Horse Race, Beef Barn
11:00AM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
11:00AM – 12:30PM  Buyer’s Luncheon, Coliseum Pavilion
1:00PM Junior Livestock Sale, Memorial Coliseum
1:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
2:00PM-12:00AM Carnival Open
2:00PM– 5:00PM Carnival POP (pay one price $30 or $25 online)
3:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
5:00PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
5:30PM Salsa Contest (check in), Small Patio
6:30 PM Salsa Contest, Small Patio set up at
5:30-7:00 PM Duck Races, Front of Memorial Coliseum
8:00PM Thompson Square Concert, Open Air Pavilion
11:00 PM All Buildings Close
12:00PM Fairgrounds Close

Sunday, August 14, 2022
Check out Day
2:00PM – 5:00PM  Carnival POP (pay one price $30 or $25 online)
2:00PM – 8:00PM Carnival Open
10:00PM Fairgrounds Close

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