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San Juan County Fair and Carnival

Previously Held August 13, 2018 - August 18, 2018

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 13th to 18th, carnival August 10th to 18th with the parade on August 10th.

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

2018 San Juan County Fair Schedule of Events

Friday, August 10, 2018
4: 30 p.m. Parade line-up begins 
6 p.m. - San Juan County Fair Parade - Farmington Historic Downtown Main Street
6 - 10 p.m. Carnival
San Juan County Fair opens to the public August 13, 2018

Saturday, August 11, 2018
5 - 10 p.m. Carnival  
Entries accepted, see the 2018 San Juan County Fair Book
San Juan County Fair opens to public August 13, 2018.

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5 - 9 p.m. Carnival
9 a.m. Open Horse Show
Live stock check in 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
See the 2018 San Juan County Fair Book for rules and categories

Monday, August 13, 2018
Kids Day
Kids under 12 free with donation of 2 canned food items
Carnival $25 bracelet all ages 5-9 p.m.
8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
8 a.m. Goat Show
8 a.m. Rabbit Show 
9 a.m. Poultry Show 
10 a.m. Convention Center opens
5 p.m. Boer Show
5 - 10 p.m. Carnival 
7 p.m. Outhouse Races

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Two for Tuesday
$10 for two tickets into the Fair
Two bracelets at carnival for $40 (5-9 p.m.)
8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
5 - 10 p.m. Carnival 
6:30 p.m. Barnyard Olympics
7:30 p.m. Music: The Cooltones

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Special Needs & Senior Day
Seniors and citizens with special needs admitted into the Fair for free
8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
8 a.m. Lamb Show
8 a.m. Swine Show
10 a.m. Convention Center opens
1:00 p.m. Special Horse Show
4:00 p.m. FGA Ninjas (Pavilion)
5:00 p.m. Star Wards Pod Construction
6:00 p.m. Pod Race
7:30 p.m. Music: Desert Thunder
5 - 10 p.m. Carnival 

Thursday, August 16, 2017
Lions & Scout Day
Kids admitted for free with donation of eye glasses
Kids 12 and under dressed in Star Wars costume admitted for free
Boy and Girl Scouts in uniform admitted for free
8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
10 a.m. Convention Center opens
10 a.m. Beef Show
5 - 10 p.m. Carnival  
7 p.m. Goat Costume Contest

Friday, August 17, 2018
Free Flu Shot Day
Flu shots given 2-9 p.m. 
8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
8 a.m. Youth Horse Show
10 a.m. Convention Center opens
5 p.m. - 12 a.m. Carnival 
8 p.m. Music: Kentucky Headhunters

Saturday, August 18, 2017
Public Safety & Military Appreciation Day
8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Fairgrounds open to public
9 a.m. Rooster crowing contest
10 a.m. Convention Center opens
11 a.m. Stick Horse Race
11 a.m. FGA Ninjas
11 - 12:30 Buyer's Luncheon
1 p.m. Jr. Livestock Sale
2 p.m. - 12 a.m. Carnival 
4 - 6 p.m. Tractor Games
6 p.m. Tractor Pulls
6:30 p.m. Salsa Contest
8 p.m. Music: Little Texas

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Fairgrounds closed to public, check out day
 

The 2018 San Juan County Fair schedule of events is updated as details become available.  For details visit the San Juan County Fair website

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