New in 2019

Fired Up Friday: Join us Friday from 6pm-9pm for a community potluck, chili cook-off, goat happy hour, paint party, free rides, glow-in-the-dark capture the flag and a fire dancer. Extreme Dogs– Be sure to catch one of the multiple shows by the nationally renowned Extreme Dogs. Battle of the Bands– 3 bands will compete on…

Battle of the Bands

Now accepting entries! Information To Enter: To enter, email your contact information, number of members in your band and a sample of your music to Fair@gilpincounty.org by July 1, 2019. 3 bands will be accepted to play at the Gilpin County Fair and to compete for winnings. Date/ Time: The competition will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2019 on the…

Gymkhana

Calling all horses and riders! Date/ Time: The competition will take place on Sunday, July 14 at the Gilpin County Fairgrounds. Registration will take place from 7:30am-8:30am. Competition will begin at 8:00am, beginning with leadline and followed by all other events and divisions. Equipment: Participants must use proper western equipment and must wear long pants and riding…

Fabric & Fiber Arts Contest & Show

Gilpin County Fair is excited to announce our new Fabric & Fiber Arts Contest and Show!  Pre-enter here before July 1 Fabric & Fiber Arts entry form to be submitted with item on July 8 to July 11 printable Fabric & Fiber Arts information & rules Information Dates and times: Pre-enter your item(s) between February 1 and July…

Chili Cook-Off

Enter your Chili OR come taste and vote on your favorites! Sponsored by Gilpin County Parks & Recreation Dates & Times: Cooking- cooking should be done at home and be present at the Fairgrounds by 6:00pm. See below for more details. Judging & Serving- from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, the public will be able to sample your…

Join in the Parade

Date/Time:  Saturday, July 1312:30pm. Staging begins at 10:00am on the service road behind the Community Center. Superintendents: Fair Royalty- Samantha and Alicia Parade Rules: Parade participation is open to all! All vehicles, materials and participants must be family-friendly. Vehicles, materials or participants may be deemed inappropriate and will not be allowed on display. All participants…

Employment opportunities

Looking for a summer job? The Gilpin County Fair is looking for temporary laborers and fair security. Benefits include valuable work experience, making friends, and being part of a great county event! Apply today! http://www.gilpincounty.org/employment

2017 Highlights

Check out all of the fun that happened at the 25th Annual Gilpin County Fair here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/GilpinCountyFair/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1647548171933337