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Arapahoe County is celebrating its Fair, July 27 – 30, 2017 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds at
25690 East Quincy Ave, in Aurora.


In a time where everyone is pinching pennies and watching dollars, the fair is an incredible value for families looking for a full day of laughter and good wholesome fun.


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    • Redeem your online ticket two ways
      1. print  your ticket and showing it at the gate
      2. show bar code proof of purchase on a smart phone

    • We will not have record of your online purchase at the gate

    • No admittance, if you do not have a printed ticket or proof of purchase on your phone

    • Parking and gate fees are CASH only

    • Some vendors take credit cards

    • Forgot your wallet, you’re in luck. ATMs are located at the gate and inside the event

    • Parking fees are $5 per vehicle and CASH only

    • You may leave and reenter, on the same day by showing your permit upon reentry

    • Handicap drop-off parking is available

    • For questions about vendor, exhibitor or entertainment parking, call 303-795-4952

    • Discount pricing is available HERE. Discount pricing ends at 4 p.m. on Thursday July 28.



    • Fair tickets are non-refundable

    • Your wristband is required to reenter the Fair, on the same day only

    • Your parking permit is required to reenter the lot, on the same day only

    • Threat of severe weather may cause rides to shut down
      • We may ask Fairgoers to seek shelter
      • Once weather has passed, entertainment and ides will resume as scheduled

    • Children must be 36” tall to ride

    • All fairgoers over 36” tall must pay admission to enter the Fair

    • There are limited rides for children between 36” and 42” and some require an adult to accompany them

    • Carnival riding is UNLIMITED!

    • The carnival is just one feature of the fair, if you do not wish to ride, we encourage you to enjoy our full lineup of concerts on the main stage, the high-flying dock dogs, rodeo’s, the metal mayhem derby, 4-H and open class exhibits and shows, tractor pulls and much more.
  • CAN I BRING...

    • Service animals with identification are welcome

    • Domestic pets are prohibited

    • Food and beverage in a cooler is allowed
      • NO glass
      • NO alcoholic beverages

    • Purses and small backpacks are allowed

    • Umbrellas are allowed

    • Lawn chairs or stadium/bleacher cushions are allowed.

    Be sure to keep all personal items with you, the Fairgrounds is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please be courteous to others when using an umbrella during a spectator event and do not use lawn chairs in designated handicap areas.