Since its establishment in 1949, the Coconino County Fair continues to promote community involvement and interest in
agriculture, horticulture, livestock, household arts, and diverse traditions, as well as many other areas. This is accomplished by providing an educational and entertaining experience in a family-friendly environment that encourages the public to
showcase their accomplishments.
The 2018 Fair takes place Labor Day Weekend.
Friday, August 31 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, September 1 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 2 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Monday, September 3 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The carnival closes one hour after the Fair.
Some exhibit buildings will close at 9 p.m. Friday - Sunday.
Adult - $8
Youth (6 - 12) - $5
Senior (65 and older) - $5
Child (5 and younger) - Free
Military Discount - $7 for active, reservist, retired, and veteran U.S. military with military I.D. (not valid for spouses or dependents).
Save time and purchase tickets online!
Visit Etix to purchase Coconino County Fair admission tickets and carnival wristbands.
Update 8/24/18: We are sold out of early bird carnival wristbands for the 2018 Coconino County Fair. We encourage those who purchased early bird carnival wristbands to stop by our administration office at Fort Tuthill County Park during regular business hours to pick them up before the Fair.
Ways to Save
There are many ways to save at the Coconino County Fair:
- Ride the Bus - We are teaming up with NAIPTA to offer complimentary park and ride bus service to the Fair. Enjoy a convenient, comfortable, hassle-free way to get to the Fair.
- Bike to the Fair - Get in a good workout and save money on the parking fee.
- Food Friday - Many food vendors are participating in a $5 Meal Deal on Friday, August 31. Look for the blue ribbon at participating vendors and check out the deals!
- $1 off admission coupons can be found on our official beverage sponsor products at several grocery stores in Coconino County.
- $2 off adult admission coupons and $1 off senior and youth admission coupons can be found at several newspaper outlets in Coconino County
- Military discounts- General admission savings are available for active, retired, and veterans.
Thank you to our Sponsors
The annual Coconino County Fair is the largest event in Northern Arizona and we couldn't do it without our sponsors! They are our community partners in helping make the Fair a fun, family event over Labor Day weekend.
Thank you to:
Brown Family Trust
Getting to the Fair
The Coconino County Fair takes place at Fort Tuthill County Park, located at 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, AZ 86005. 928-679-8000
The park is located 3 miles south of Flagstaff. Take I-17, exit 337, or Hwy 89.
Getting to Fort Tuthill County Park
- From Flagstaff: Go south on Milton then proceed towards Phoenix on I-17. Take Exit 337 and follow the signs.
- From Phoenix: Go north on I-17, take Exit 337, turn left and follow the signs.
- From I-40: Go east until Exit 197 then take the I-17 south towards Phoenix. Take Exit 337 and follow the signs.
There is a $5 Parking Fee during the Coconino County Fair. There are, however, two easy ways to avoid this fee.
Free Bus Service
Coconino County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with NAIPTA (Mountain Line Bus) to offer FREE bus service to the Coconino County Fair! Enjoy a convenient, comfortable, hassle-free way to travel to the Fair!
New this year, we are offering a shuttle stop for Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 1 and 2) on Flagstaff's East Side, at Coconino County Health Department's office (2625 N. King St.). The first bus will depart King St. at 10 a.m. and buses leave every 30 minutes. The last bus departs the Fair for King St. at 10:30 p.m.
South Flagstaff / NAU
The shuttle departs from the NAU parking lot (Lot P62) on Pine Knoll Drive. on south campus. Additionally, there will be a pickup at the Mountain Line bus stop on Beulah Avenue near Wal-Mart (accessible via Routes 4 and 10) on the way to the fair, and a drop off at the Red Lobster/Olive Garden bus stop (accessible via Routes 10 and 14) on the way back.
The South Flagstaff / NAU Service is offered Friday through Monday. The shuttle departs from NAU at 4 pm on Friday and runs every 40 minutes. The shuttle departs from NAU at 10 am on Saturday, Sunday & Monday, and runs every 20 minutes. The last bus departs the Fair and returns to NAU 10:30 pm Friday through Sunday and 4:30 pm on Monday.
Fort Tuthill County Park has approximately 5 miles of trails at the park but did you know that the FUTS (Flagstaff Urban Trails System) leads right into the park? We have plenty of space to lock your bike and the ride is easy to moderate.
Friday, August 31 - Schools Day is a program available to students in Coconino County, including those completing home schooling. Schools Day is from 10 am - 2 pm and RSVP is required. Download the application.
Valley Medial Supplies will be renting scooters, wheelchairs, knee walkers, and walkers. Below is their pricing:
Rental Scooters: $30/four hours or $50/full day
Wheelchairs, Knee Walkers, and Walkers: $15/four hours or $20 full day
Things to Remember
- Service animals only. Pets are not permitted onto the fairgrounds. Help us with the safety of the fair animals and leave your pets at home.
- Outside food and drink is not permitted.
- Help lower the Fair environmental footprint. Please use recycling bins.
- ATMs are available on-site.
- If you purchased your admission tickets online, be sure to use the admission Express Lane ticket window.
- If you purchased your carnival wristband ticket online, visit Will Call to pick up your voucher, that can be redeemed for a wristband at any Brown's Amusements window. Wristbands are good for one day at the carnival.
- The Coconino County Fair is a tobacco free environment. Those wishing to smoke or chew at the Fair will be required to use a smoking area located outside of the Fair. Anyone exiting the Fair can return the same day with a hand stamp. CCPR hopes that by initiating a tobacco free event to decrease the exposure of second hand smoke by fairgoers of all ages, and provide a safe, healthy environment for all.
The Flagstaff Sunrise Lions Club organizes the Demolition Derby, located at Fort Tuthill County Park in the event arena, just a short walk away from the Fair entrance. The Derby takes place Saturday and Sunday, Labor Day weekend. Gates open at 11 a.m. Event begins at noon.