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San Juan County Fair and Carnival

Previously Held August 14, 2017 - August 19, 2017

McGee Park

VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, a parade, vendors and an excellent selection of live musical performances. The San Juan County Fair will be held August 14th to 19th, carnival open August 11th to 19th and the parade will be held on August 11th.

Event Information

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

2017 Schedule of Events

August 11, 2017

6 p.m. - San Juan County Fair Parade - Farmington Historic Downtown Main Street

6 - 10 p.m. Carnival open - pay one price bracelet $20 from 6 to 9 p.m.

San Juan County Fair opens August 14, 2017

 

August 12, 2017

Non-livestock entries accepted

See the 2017 San Juan County Fair Book for rules, guidlines and all categories

5 - 10 p.m. Carnival open - pay one price bracelet $20 from 5 to 8 p.m.

*San Juan County Fair opens August 14, 2017

 

August 13, 2017

Livestock check in

See the 2017 San Juan County Fair Book for rules, guidlines and all categories

5 - 10 p.m. Carnival open - pay one price $20 bracelet from 5 to 8 p.m.

*San Juan County Fair opens August 14, 2017

 

August 14, 2017

Kids Day
Kids 12 and under enter free with two canned food items

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

8 a.m. Goat Show – Jeanette Nichols Show Ring, Lamb Barn

8 a.m. Rabbit Show - Rabbitt Barn

9 a.m. Poultry Show - Stark Poultry Barn

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

5 - 11 p.m. Carnival open - pay one price $20 bracelet from 5 to 9 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Outhouse Race behind food concessions

7 p.m. Music: Soundmachine DJ - Open Air Pavillion

10 p.m. Buildings close

11 p.m. Fairgrounds close

 

August 15, 2017

Two for Tuesday 
Two get into the Fair for $10

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

8 a.m. Lamb Show – Jeanette Nichols Show Ring, Lamb Barn

8 a.m. Open Rabbit Show – Rabbit Barn

9 a.m. Poultry Show – Stark Poultry Barn

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

5 - 11 p.m. - Carnival open - two carnival ride bracelets for $30 from 5 to 8 p.m.

6 p.m. Tractor Games - between the Lamb and Swine Barns

6:30 p.m. Barnyard Olympics - Memorial Coliseum

7 p.m. Music: Valencia DJ - Open Air Pavilion

10 p.m. Buildings close

11 p.m. Fairgrounds close

 

August 16, 2017

Senior Citizens & Special Needs Day 
Seniors and citizens with special needs will be admitted into the fair at no charge

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

8 a.m. Swine Show – Jerry Connelly Show Ring, Swine Barn

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

5 - 11 p.m. Carnival open 

10 p.m. Buildings close

11 p.m. Fairgrounds close

 

August 17, 2017

Lions & Scout Day 
Kids 12 and under admitted free with an old pair of eye glasses. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts & Leaders in uniform admitted into the fair free.

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

8 a.m. Youth Horse Show – Memorial Coliseum

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

10 a.m. Beef Show, Beef Barn Show Ring

5 - 11 p.m. Carnival open

6:30 p.m. 4-H Rodeo, Memorial Coliseum

7 p.m. Goat Costume Contest, Jerry Connelly Show Ring, Swine Barn

7:30 p.m. Ronnie Hill Christian Comedian - Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway

10 p.m. Buildings close

11 p.m. Fairgrounds close

 

August 18, 2017

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

5 - 12 a.m. Carnival open

6 p.m. Rabbit Catch-it Contest – Jerry Connelly Show Ring, Swine Barn

8 p.m. Music: Restless Heart Concert, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway

11 p.m. Buildings close

11:59 p.m. Fairgrounds close

 

August 19, 2017

8 a.m. Fairgrounds open to public

9 a.m. Rooster Crowing Contest – Stark Poultry Barn

9:30 a.m. Tractor Pulls – Memorial Coliseum

10 a.m. Convention Center opens

11 a.m. Bakers Showcase – Convention Center

11 a.m. Stick Horse Race – Beef Barn Show Ring

1 p.m. Junior Livestock Sale – Jerry Connelly Show Ring, Swine Barn

2 p.m. - 12 a.m. Carnival open - pay one price ride bracelet $20 from 2 to 5 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Salsa Contest, Small Patio

8 p.m. David Lee Murphy Concert, Open Air Pavilion, Food Midway

 

August 20, 2017

Fairgrounds closed to public, check out day

 

Voted a Jolt Worthy Event!

The Farmington Branding Alliance has voted this a Jolt Worthy Event for August 2017! The Farmington Branding Alliance is a group of local residents, organization and businesses working together to energize how we live, work, play and stay Farmington.
 

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