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Santa Fe County Fair

August 8-11, 2013

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!

2013 Events

  • Special Attractions
    Click here to preview some of the "Special Attractions" that will be at this year's county fair!
  • Salsa Contest
    It's a great time to show off some of that hot stuff. Try out your favorite salsa recipe or share your family's secret recipe with us. Join is Saturday, August 10th at 2 pm and compete with some of the best salsa makers in Santa Fe County!
  • Small Pet Show
    Come and show off your favorite pet and their best trick or have them try out the pet obstacle course on Sunday, August 11th.
  • Chile Challenge
    Congratulations to this year's Santa Fe County Fair Chile Challenge! Winners for the green chile category are 1st place, Stephanie Huerta and 2nd place Nancy Moore. Winners for the red chile category are 1st place Stephanie Huerta, 2nd place Nancy Moore and 3rd place Eli Martinez. This year's Chile Challenge was a huge success! Thank you to our participants, the over 100 taste testers from the public and the Santa Fe County Cowboy Church for organizing this fun event.

Fair 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.

  • 2013 Adult Results
    Congratulations to all of our adult participants! We look forward to seeing you next year!

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.

How can I contribute to the Santa Fe County Fair?

  • Booster's Letter
    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