PUEBLO — We're more than halfway through the Colorado State Fair, but there's still plenty of time to check out all the family entertainment, games, concerts, and of course the food.
Below you can find a list of events happening Thursday, Aug. 29, as well as what you should know before heading out to find a parking space or hauling too much with you.
Today is "Back to School" Day and students get free admission as well as a discounted ride band.
Thursday's schedule of events:
All day Farmer Jill balloon sculptures at Colorado Building
All day State Fair Museum near Horse Show entrance
All day Vintage tractor display in front of Sheep & Swine Building
All day History Colorado display at Cultural Heritage Building
1:00 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building
1:30 PM Ham Bone Express Racing Pigs next to the Ag Pavilion
2:30 PM All American High Dive Show next to Coca-Cola Stage
3:00 PM Farmer Phil comedy show Colorado Building
3:00 PM Tanis Chavez at Coca-Cola Stage
3:30 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building
4:00 PM Todd Pourciaux at Coca-Cola Stage
4:30 PM All American High Dive Show next to Coca-Cola Stage
4:30 PM Ham Bone Express Racing Pigs next to the Ag Pavilion
5:00 PM Hypnotist Richard Barker at Coca-Cola Stage
5:00 PM Cirque du Salida Showcase at Triangle Park
5:30 PM Farmer Phil comedy show at Colorado Building
6:00 PM Crossroads 40th Anniversary Celebrity Lip-Sync Battle at Coca-Cola Stage
6:30 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building
6:30 PM All American High Dive Show next to Coca-Cola Stage
7:00 PM The Strange Parade (Doors Tribute) at American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater
7:00 PM Cirque du Salida Showcase at Triangle Park
7:30 PM Ham Bone Express Racing Pigs next to the Ag Pavilion
8:00 PM Hypnotist Richard Barker at Coca-Cola Stage
8:00 PM Martini Shot at PB&T Bank Pavilion
9:30 PM The Strange Parade (Doors Tribute) at American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater
Monday-Thursday: 12 p.m.-11 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Labor Day: 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Ticket admission cost:
Adults (13 and older): $12
Kids (ages 5-12): $6
Children 4 and under are free
Box office hours:
Monday-Thursday: 12 p.m.-showtime
Friday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-showtime
Labor Day: 10 a.m. until showtime
Monday-Thursday: 2 p.m.-midnight
Friday-Sunday: 12 p.m.-midnight
Labor Day: 12 p.m.-midnight
Family Fun Zone Rides are open when the Fair opens and closes at 10 p.m. daily.
Mega Pass: $125 includes general admission and 11 days of unlimited rides
Unlimited Ride Band: $35
Individual Ticket: $1.25
(Some specialty rides and games not included)
Public parking is available in the Colorado State Fair lot, which is south of the Fairgrounds between Mesa and Northern Avenue.
Parking price: $10
Pueblo transit courtesy shuttle:
It will run from the city's Main Street parking garage, at 110 South Main Street in Downtown Pueblo, to the Street Fair Gate on Beulah Ave.
Shuttle will run every 15-30 minutes.
The shuttle and parking in the garage are free.
Shuttle service hours:
Monday-Thursday: 4 p.m.-midnight
Friday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-12:30 a.m.
Labor Day: 10 a.m.-12:30 a.m.
For more information call Pueblo Transit at 719-553-2727.
Handicap parking and access to the Fairgrounds is available from designated areas along Beulah and Arroyo Avenues.
Please be aware that the Arroyo gate is not open to the public.
No coolers will be allowed
No knives, guns or objects to be construed as weapons will be allowed
No dogs or pets except for handicap assistance animals or animals competing at the Fair.
No outside food or drinks
Smoking of any sort is prohibited in buildings per state law. Smoking includes e-cigarettes, joints, cigarettes, pipes, cigars, etc.