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coconino county fair

Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2019 ~ Labor Day Weekend

 

Mission

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.

Hours

The 2019 Fair takes place Labor Day Weekend.
Friday, August 30 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 1 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Monday, September 2 - 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.


Prices

EARLY BIRD
Carnival Wristband - $25 (Each carnival wristband is good for one day of unlimited rides.)

Beginning August 1 - Early Bird Carnival Wristbands will be available in the County Parks & Recreation Office (while supplies last) (Office located at 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop).

Regular Admission

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).

Parking

Per vehicle - $5

Save time and purchase tickets online!

Visit Etix to purchase Coconino County Fair admission tickets and carnival wristbands.

Ways to Save

There are many ways to save at the Coconino County Fair:

  • Ride the Bus - We partner 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.

  • Foodie Friday - Many food vendors participate in a $5 Meal Deal on Friday. 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 2019 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:

Nackard Pepsi

Brown's Amusements

Twin Arrows Casino Resort

Sunstate Equipment

Findlay Toyota Flagstaff

Capstone Homes

Great Circle Media

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Brown Family Trust

 

Nackard Pepsi, Official Beverage Sponsor of the 70th Annual Coconino County Fair

Nackard Pepsi, Official Beverage Sponsor of the 70th Annual Coconino County Fair


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.

Parking

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 is partnering 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!

East Side

We offer a shuttle stop on Saturday and Sunday from Flagstaff's East Side, at Coconino County Health Department's office (2625 N. King St.). The first bus departs 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 p.m. on Friday and runs every 40 minutes. The shuttle departs from NAU at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sunday & Monday, and runs every 20 minutes. The last bus departs the Fair and returns to NAU 10:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday and 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

FUTS/County Trails

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. 


Schools Day

Friday, August 30 - We realize that it is expensive to take field trips so, to offset your costs, we are continuing to offer the Coconino County Fair Schools Day on Friday, August 30, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., RSVP required. All students and required chaperones will receive FREE entry into the Fair on this day while accompanied with their school. In an effort to make the process more uniform and streamlined, we ask that the program participants are made aware of the guidelines before you fill out the application form.

School's Day


Services

Valley Medial Supplies will be providing rentals of power scooters, wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons at the Coconino County Fair. Fairgoers are encouraged to make a reservation in advance of their trip to secure their booking. Visit their website for their equipment rental rates.


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.


Entertainment Schedule

Coconino County Fair has live entertainment, 4-H youth and livestock shows, demonstrations, and much more! Check out the 2019 entertainment line-up!


Demolition Derby

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 and requires a separate admission. The Derby takes place Saturday and Sunday, Labor Day weekend. Gates open at 11 a.m. Event begins at noon.