Schedule

2019 Gilpin County Fair Schedule

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Attractions going on all weekend include:

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  • Kiddieland
  • Fabric & Fiber Arts Show
  • Firetruck rides
  • Merchandise booths
  • BMX riding
  • Carriage rides
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  • Fair food
  • Face painting
  • Office Stuff’s Kids Craft Booth
  • Giant sandbox
  • Adults watering hole
  • FREE RIDES

 

Please note: the schedule may change.
The Fair is open Friday, July 12 from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Stage area only.

Friday, July 12

6:00pm  Fired Up Friday (till 9:00pm)

Community Potluck

Chili Cook-Off sponsored by Gilpin
Parks & Rec

Rides

Goat Happy Hour

Paint Party

Capture the Flag

Brain Freeze popsicle eating contest

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NEW- Bring a dish and join in this community celebration! Gilpin County Fair is sponsoring hot dogs and drinks.

NEW– Enter your best in the Chili Cook-Off, then come vote of your favorite! Voting proceeds support Gilpin County Senior Living.

NEW- Brain Freeze Contest brought to you by Gilpin Archwood 4-H Club

8:00pm Fire Dancer & Awards Show

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Royalty Presentation

Chili Contest Awards

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NEW- Fire Dancer Tani Korb!

 

Saturday, July 13

10:00 Gilpin County Fair OPENS
Free Ameristar Breakfast (from 9:00-11:00) Stage Join us for a free breakfast by the Ameristar Casino.
Nederland School Orchestra Stage Nederland Middle/Senior High School Orchestra is trying to raise money for their New York trip– come check them out!
Horseshoes Registration Contest Area NEW- Horseshoes are on Saturday. Information here.
Parade staging (behind Community Center) Service road NEW- You can join in in this community parade! Information here.
10:30 Extreme Dogs Show extreme_dogs_promo_photo_1 Rides Area NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
11:00 ATV Rodeo sponsored by JKQ BBQ (till 12:30) Arena 2018- DSC_0999 (432) Bring your own ATV and come play! Information here.
Tae Kwon Do demo Stage
Horseshoes Contest (till 6:00) Contest Area NEW- Horseshoes are on Saturday. Information here.
12:00 Battle of the Bands (till 2:00)

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Gilpin Gourmet entries due (till 3:00)

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NEW- 3 bands will play, but who will win? Prizes total $1000! Information here.

 

New categories! Bring in your best foods! Information here.

12:30 Parade Fairgrounds NEW- Information here.clown-1047828_960_720
1:00 Mutton Bustin’DSC_0154.jpg Arena Register under the eaves of the Barn. Information here.
1:30 Extreme Dogs Show Rides Area NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
1:45 Voting for Battle of the Bands Stage NEW- We need your help to decide the winner!
2:00 Talent & Karaoke Show Stage Come show off your talents in this fun contest. Information here.
2:45 Sheep Scramble Arena Ages 6-12, try to fetch the ribbon off of the sheep’s neck. Register under the eaves of the Barn. Information here.
3:00 Gilpin County Fair Bulls & Beads Rodeo feat.  bulls, ranch broncs, mutton bustin’, Nederland HS Orchestra and the
Colorado Stampede Riders
 

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The only rodeo in Gilpin County!

NEW features include the Colorado Stampede Riders and the Nederland Middle/Senior Hight School Orchestra.

Rodeo information here.

Mutton Bustin’ information here.

4:30 Extreme Dogs Show Rides Area NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
6:00 Gilpin County Fair CLOSES

 

Sunday, July 14

8:00 Pancake Breakfast (till 10:30) Stage Support the High Country Auxiliary and your community.
Gymkhana (till 11:30) Arena NEW- Calling all horses and riders for these speed events. Information here.
10:00 Gilpin County Fair OPENS
Log Splitting Contest (till 2:30) Contest Area NEW- Log Splitting is on Sunday PLUS a new women’s division. Information here.
10:00 Extreme Dogs Show

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Rides Area aaaaaaaaaaaaa NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
10:30 Cowboy Church Rides Area You don’t have to miss out just because you’re at the Fair! Brought to you by Christ the King Community Church.
11:30 Wood Carving Stage Bongo love wood carving NEW- What will professional and local wood carver Bongo Love make? Then you can buy his carving during the auction at 1:00.
Mutton Bustin’ Arena Register under the eaves of the Barn. Information here.
12:00 Central City Fire Department Obstacle Course Arena Young and old, try out your firefighting skills!
Extreme Dogs Show Rides Area NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
12:30 Dog Agility Registration Barn Everyone’s welcome at this fur family event! Information here.
1:00 Gilpin Gourmet & Wood Carving Auction & Awards (till 2:00) Stage Here’s your chance to take home the best foods from the Gilpin Gourmet or the one and only wood carving piece from the Fair. Proceeds support the Gilpin County Food Bank.
Dog Agility Contest Barn

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Everyone’s welcome at this fur family event! Information here.
Mutton Bustin’ Arena Register under the eaves of the Barn. Information here.
1:30 Extreme Dogs Show Rides Area NEW- The nationally known dog performance group, Extreme Dogs, is coming to you!
2:00 Westernaires Show Westernaires Arena NEW- The nationally known mounted drill team, Westernaires, will bring their best for the final show of the Fair.
2:30 Log Splitting Finals Contest Area Don’t miss the action packed finales!
3:00 Gilpin County Fair CLOSES