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Santa Fe County Fair

The Best FREE Family Fun in Santa Fe County!!!

August 6-9, 2014

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!

2014 Events

  • Calendar of Events
    Click here to view the most current Santa Fe County Fair schedule. We continue to add events and activities to the fair, please visit this section often!
  • Join us!!
    If your business, organization or special interest group is interested in hosting a booth at this year's fair please click on this link for more information!
  • 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 9th at 4 pm and compete with some of the best salsa makers in Santa Fe County!

Congratulations to this year’s Santa Fe County Fair Salsa contest winners!

1st place: ReNell Roybal, Santa Fe, NM

2nd place: Joshua Browning, Santa Fe, NM

3rd place: Orlando Padilla, Santa Fe, NM

4th place: Shannon Schwebach, McIntosh, NM

5th place: Rhonda Macias, Santa Fe, NM

6th place: Robert Anaya, Stanley, NM

This year’s Salsa contest was a huge success! Thank you to our participants, the over 100 taste testers from the public and to the team from St. John’s Methodist Church for organizing the fun and tasty contest!!

  • Chile Challenge
    Put your chile to the test! Please join us Saturday, August 9th for this fun community contest to determine who has the best chile in the county!!

Congratulations to this year’s Santa Fe County Fair Chile Challenge winners!

• 1st place Cindy Barfield

• 2nd place Amanda Mathers

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.

  • Small Pet Show
    Come and show off your favorite pet and their best trick or have them try out the pet obstacle course on Saturday, August 9th.

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.

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?

We are located at:

3229 Rodeo Road Santa Fe, NM 87507

West of the Genoveva Chavez Community Center, East of the Rodeo grounds

2014 Fair Results