KUSA - The first fair in Adams County was in 1904. Highlights at that time included mule racing, tomato fights and bicycle rides. It has come a long way to include rodeos, children's pavillion, truck pulls and much more.
The fair dates are July 31 to Aug. 4, 2013.
Here are some frequently asked questions and answers to help you!
What is the admission charge to the Adams County Fair?
There is no admission charge to the Adams County Fair. Parking is FREE on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. However, on Saturday & Sunday the parking is $5 per car.
What are the hours of the Adams County Fair?
Wednesday, July 31 - 5 to 10 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 1 - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 2 - 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Aug 3 - 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, Aug 4 - noon to 8 p.m.
What are the hours of the Carnival?
Wednesday, July 31 - 5 to 11 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 1 - 5 to 10 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 2 - 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3 - 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 4 - noon to midnight
Where can I purchase tickets to the Grandstand Events?
Tickets for all United Power Grandstand Events are available for purchase at the Adams County Regional Park Complex located at 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or online with those purchases incurring a service charge.
Is there reserved seating at the Grandstand?
All seating in the United Power Grandstand Arena is general admission and we do not offer reserved seating.
How much are the carnival armbands? Are there any specials?
Wednesday, July 31 - $15 unlimited carnival armband
Thursday, Aug. 1 - $20 unlimited carnival armband
Friday, Aug. 2 - $11 unlimited carnival armband up until 3 p.m.; $1 off if patron brings a canned food item to benefit local food pantries and proudly sponsored by 9 Cares Colorado Shares; after 3 p.m. carnival armband is $25
Saturday, Aug. 3 - $25 carnival armband
Sunday, Aug. 4 - $1 ride day or $25 unlimited carnival armband sponsored by 96.5 La Tri Color & Univision Colorado
When is Kid's Day?
9NEWS Kid's Day at the Fair is Friday, Aug. 2 and located in the Platte Valley Medical Center Children's Pavilion.
When is Baby Boomers & Beyond (formerly Senior Day)?
Baby Boomers & Beyond is on Thursday, Aug. 2 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Waymire Dome Building.
Where is the Adams County Fair?
The Adams County Fair is located at the Adams County Regional Park Complex at 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton. We are conveniently located off US Highway 85 from the North and South, 120th Avenue, and Riverdale Road.
Hope to see you there!