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What to do at the State Fair - Monday, Aug. 26

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Posted at 10:12 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 12:27:27-04

PUEBLO — The State Fair is finally here and there is plenty to do. Today is Senior Day and those 60 and older get into the fair for free.

Below you can find a list of events happening Monday, Aug. 26th, as well as all other pertinent information.

Monday's schedule:

All day Farmer Jill balloon sculptures 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 Cultural Heritage Building

12:30 PM Silver Queen Crowning Coca-Cola Stage

1:00 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building

1:00 PM The Desert Flower Combo Coca-Cola Stage

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 Silver Mountain Bluegrass Fiddlers Coca-Cola Stage

3:30 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building

4:00 PM Fireweed Bluegrass Band 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 Coca-Cola Stage

5:00 PM Rodeo Behind the Chute Tour Grandstand

5:00 PM Cirque du Salida Showcase Triangle Park

5:30 PM Farmer Phil comedy show Colorado Building

6:00 PM Jeannie's Academy of Dance Coca-Cola Stage

6:30 PM All American High Dive Show next to Coca-Cola Stage

6:30 PM Tumbleweed Crossing next to Cultural Heritage Building

7:00 PM Cirque du Salida Showcase Triangle Park

7:00 PM Flying W Wranglers American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater

7:30 PM Ham Bone Express Racing Pigs next to the Ag Pavilion

8:00 PM Hypnotist Richard Barker Coca-Cola Stage

8:00 PM Richie Law PB&T Bank Pavilion

9:30 PM Flying W Wranglers American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater

Tomorrow is $2 Tuesday at the fair! Don't forget that tomorrow is KOAA Day at the fair, so be sure to say hello to the News5 team if you see us out there.

Fair hours:
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

Carnival hours:
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.

Carnival prices:
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)

Parking information:
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 access:
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.

Ground rules:
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.