Celebrate 25 years of Gilpin County Fair!

2017 Schedule

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All day activities
Arena-     ¨ Arena events¨ 25th Anniversary Booth w/ souvenirs ” Beer & Cider ¨ Booths¨ Contest Area¨ BMX Contest
Barn-     ¨ Petting zoo¨ Booths¨ Camel rides  Sunday only¨ Face painting¨ Office Stuff’s Craft Booth¨ Keller Williams Toddler Bounce House¨ Mutton bustin’ signup at Gilpin County Youth Wrestling
Food Row-  “delishious food ” Wagon rides
Stage-     ¨ Main Stage with special performances¨ Zombie Paintball¨ Booths¨ Meyers Services giant sandbox” Dunk Tank
Rides Area-    “Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course¨ All ages bounce house & slide¨ Human foosball¨ Gilpin Ambulance with EKG’s & 1st Aid ” Timberline Fire & Fire Truck Rides

Events & activities are subject to change.

Saturday, August 19
9:00 Peak to Peak Gymkhana
(till 2:30)
10:00 Gilpin County Fair OPENS
Log Splitting Contest
(till 2:30)
Contest Area
Gilpin Gourmet entries
accepted (till 3:00)
Community Center
11:00 Tae Kwon Do Stage
12:00 Salida Circus Stage
Dog Agility Contest Barn
Mutton Bustin’ Arena
1:00 Magic Show by Doc Murdoc Stage
2:00 Rocky Mountain Aardvarks interactive kids music

Lego Robots Live- for ages 5-105, come try robotics! (till 4:00)




2:30 Mutton Bustin’ Arena
3:00 Salida Circus

Log Splitting Contest finals


Contest Area

 3:45 Sheep Scramble Arena
4:00 Mardi Gras Bulls & Beads
w/ Broncs, Legends Bull Riding, Mutton Bustin’ & a special half-time show
4:30 Talent & Karaoke Contest Stage
6:00 Gilpin County Fair CLOSES
Bonfire & hotdog dinner
(till 8:00)
6:30 Pie Eating Contest by Gilpin Archwood 4-H Arena
8:00 After-Party at the Mardi Gras Mardi Gras Casino
9:00 Mardi Gras Bulls & Beads
Award Ceremony
Mardi Gras Casino


Sunday, August 20
8:00 Pancake Breakfast by High Country Auxiliary (till 10:30) Stage
9:00 Cowboy Church by Christ the King Community Church Arena
10:00 Gilpin County Fair OPENS
Horseshoes Contest
Contest Area
ATV Rodeo registration Arena
11:00 ATV Rodeo (till 12:30) Arena
Horseshoes Contest (till 1:30) Contest Area
11:30 History & Hardships of
Central City by Gilpin
Historical Society
12:30 Raptors of the Rockies Stage
Mutton Bustin’ Arena
1:30 Colorado Cowgirls
Trick Riding
2:00 Gilpin Gourmet Contest
Auction & Awards
2:30 Mutton Bustin’ Arena
2:45 Closing Ceremony &
3:00 Gilpin County Fair CLOSES