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Final weekend of the El Paso County Fair in Calhan

Posted at 9:52 AM, Jul 19, 2019

There's still time to check out the El Paso County fair happening in Calhan, Colorado until it wraps up on Saturday night.

You'll find livestock exhibits, the Camel Kingdom, Reptil Adventures, the ever popular carnival, bull riding and the demolition derby during this year's events.

General admission tickets are available for purchase online or at the gates.

Admission: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for youths 3-12 years old, free for children under 3, Group of 20 people or more receive $2 off for each ticket

Bull riding at the Rodeo Arena with a free concert featuring Curtis Grimes and the Tenderfoot Bluegrass Band.

Admission: $15 for adults, $12 for seniots, $10 for youths, children under 3 years old attend for free. (Price includes fair general admission)

The Demolition Derby gets underway at 6:00 p.m. in the Rodeo Arena. Competitors will do their best to smash, then grab prizes including the big daddy $10,000 purse in the modified full-size category.

There's also the Power Wheels Derby where kids can take their shot in battery operated cars!

Stick around for the closing concert peformances by Exit West and Jon E Booth & The Nightwatch.

A complete schedule of events is available at the fair's website.