Santa Fe County Fair
The Best FREE Family Fun in Santa Fe County!!!
August 3 - 6, 2016
The County Fair is an annual event that offers youth and adults an opportunity to enter their crafts, food and animals and enjoy some down home good-hearted fun. The Fair is filled with animal shows, free live entertainment, good food and many educational opportunities.
Come join us for the best free family fun in the county!
Click here for the latest Santa Fe County Fair schedule for 2016!
2016 Santa Fe County Fair Schedule of Events
Pigs, Chile, Music and so much more . . .
2016 Fair Exhibitor Book
Any Santa Fe County resident, youth ages 5-19, or adult, is eligible to enter articles in the indoor exhibits. Articles entered must be the work of the exhibitor and must have been completed within the last year. No person is allowed to make more than one entry per class number.
Please refer to the Open Fair Book for additional rules, entry deadlines, and available classes.
The Santa Fe County Fair Board has a new and exciting opportunity for open adult exhibitors! If an exhibitor is interested in selling their exhibit (any non-food item)- the fair board is willing to assist with the advertisement. All items that are for sale will be identified with a sticker on the bottom of the entry tag. Interested buyers will contact that exhibitor using the name and phone number as listed on the entry tag. Exhibits shall be claimed upon presentation of exhibitor identification at the close of the fair. All sales are the sole responsibility of the exhibitor and must take place after check out on Sunday.
If you are an exhibitor interested in this opportunity please be sure to check the box in the For Sale column on the registration form for the items that you are interested in selling.
2016 Santa Fe County Fair Adult & Youth Open Classes Book
Be part of the fun! Click on the link to see what you can enter in the fair. This is an Exhibitors Guide for Adult and Youth Open classes, guidelines, rules and dates.
Adult Indoor Exhibits - Registration Form
Use this form to list indoor exhibits you will be entering in the fair.
2016 Open Youth Exhibit Entry Form
Youth who are not 4-H members, ages 5 - 19, please use this form to enter exhibits in the Santa Fe County Fair.
Salsa and Chile Challenge 2016!
Take the challenge and put your best chile or salsa recipe to the test!
New!! Smoker Pit Contest 2016
2016 Smoker Pit Contest entry form
New this year . . . Are you a Smoke Master?! If you are a Santa Fe County employee or 4-H family member enter this great new category and show off your smokin' talents!
Congratulations to the 2015 Chile Challenge Winners!
Gringo Chile 1st place Deanna McQuillan 2nd place Nancy Moore
Red Chile 1st place Stephanie Huerta-Branch 2nd place Lisa Boulware
Green Chile 1st place Cindy Barfield 2nd place Lisa Boulware 3rd place Nancy Moore
This year's Chile Challenge was a huge success! Thank you to the Santa Fe County Sangre de Christo Church for organizing this fun event.
Congratulations to this 2015 Salsa Contest Winners!!
Red Salsa 1st Orlando Padilla of Santa Fe 2nd Bev Kelman of Santa Fe
Green Salsa 1st Renell Roybal of Santa Fe
Pice de Gallo 1st Matt O'Reilly of Santa Fe 2nd Cynthia Rector of Santa Fe
People's Choice Cynthia Rector of Santa Fe
Special thank you to the team from St. John's Methodist Church for organizing the fun and tasty contest!!
2015 Small Pet Winners
Cutest: 1st place Lilliana and Buttercup 2nd place Holly and the The Bunnies 3rd place Serenity and Bruno 4th place Charli and Spike 5th place Tayler and Brody
Obedient: 1st place Tayler and Brody 2nd place Shayann and Moose
Best Look-A-Like: 1st place Serenity and Bruno 2nd place Maddie and Chip
Most Unusual: 1st place Charli and Spike 2nd place Maddie and the Tadpole 3rd place Mackenzie and Yael & Meadow 4th place Hanna and Jack 5th place Lilliana and Buttercup 6th place Shyann and Moose
Best Costume: 1st place Maddie and Lanny 2nd place Charli and Spike 3rd place Holly and Ginger 4th place Serenity and Bruno 5th place Tayler and Brody
Best Trick: 1st place Hanna and Jack (the Bike Riding Dog!) 2nd place Holly and Ginger 3rd place Shyann and Moose 4th place Serenity and Bruno 5th place Charli and Spike 6th place Tayler and Brody
How can I contribute to the Santa Fe County Fair?
Buyers' Guide for the Santa Fe County Fair Junior Livestock Auction
Interested in learning how your family or business may participate in the livestock auction? This link will explain your options.
Santa Fe County 4-H Boosters' Club
Become a member of the Santa Fe County 4-H Boosters Club and support Santa Fe County Fair! Please click the link above for more details.
We are located at:
3229 Rodeo Road Santa Fe, NM 87507
West of the Genoveva Chavez Community Center, East of the Rodeo grounds