The Weld County Fair is a free event July 22nd - July 31st, 2017 at Island Grove Park. The fair is open to the public and has a variety of displays and contests.  Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, July 26th

Kick Off Day

  • All Day - Sandpile for Fun - Center Oval
  • 6:00 am – 9:00 am - Beef and Dairy Cattle, Horse, Lamb Animal Health Inspection - Parking Lot South of Centennial Village
  • 6:00 am – 9:00 am - All Sheep Arrive and In Place
  • 6:00 am - Ranch Horse Exhibitor Check In - Grandstand Arena
  • 6:00 am – 6:00 pm - BEEF BARN SETUP
  • 7:00 am – 6:00 pm - SWINE BARN SETUP - After getting pen assignment at Fair
    Office
  • 7:00 am - 4-H Horse Show Ranch Horse Grandstand Arena
  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public - All Buildings
  • 9:00 am – 7:00 pm - 4-H Leaders Food Booth - North side of 4-H Building
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm - 4-H Youth Rock Café Open - 4-H Building Event Center during Goat Show
  • 9:00 am - Dairy Cattle In Place
  • 9:00 am - Market & Breeding Goat Show Event Center
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am - Market Sheep Weigh In, Breeding Sheep Check In (all animals must have arrived by 9:00 am for Health Inspection) - Event Center
  • 8:30 am – 11:30 am - Vegetables, Field Crops & Creative Weeds Exhibits Check In - Event Center Great Room
  • Noon - Ranch Horse Classes - Grandstand Arena
  • 1:00 pm - Vegetable & Field Crop Judging - Event Center
  • 1:00 pm - Dairy Cattle Check-In (all animals must have Arrived by 9:00 am for Health Inspection) - Livestock Barn
  • 9:00 pm - ALL LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS CLOSE

Thursday, July 27th

  • All Day - Sandpile for Fun - Center Oval
  • 6:00 am - Livestock Buildings Open to Exhibitors
  • 6:00 am – 9:00 am - Animal Health Inspection & Stalling for Beef, Rabbits & Poultry
    Parking Lot South of Centennial Village, Poultry Check-In - Event Center, Rabbit Check-in - Event Center
  • 7:00 am - 10:00 am - Weld County Farm Bureau Free Breakfast - In Front of Exhibition Building
  • 8:00 am - Dairy Cattle Showmanship & Show - North Oval
  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public All Buildings
  • 8:00 am – 7:00 pm - 4-H Leaders Food Booth - North side of 4-H Building
  • 8:00 am – 11:00 am - Market Beef Weigh-In (all animals must have arrived by
    9:00 am for Health Inspection) - Livestock Barn
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - 4-H Youth Rock Café Open - 4-H Building Event Center during Sheep Show
  • 9:00 am - Market & Breeding Sheep Show Event Center
  • Noon – 1:00 pm - Breeding Beef Check-In (all animals must have arrived by
    9:00 am for Health Inspection) - Livestock Barn
  • 1:00 pm - Dairy Heifer Sale - Oval
  • 5:00 pm - Blow-n-go Beef Showmanship - North Oval
  • 6:00 pm - Restoration Check-In - Event Center, Agricultural Mechanics Check-In - Event Center
  • 7:00 pm - Restoration Check-In Event Center Agricultural Mechanics Check-In - Event Center
  • 9:00 pm - ALL LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS CLOSE

Friday, July 28th

Noble Energy Senior Day

  • All Day - Sandpile for Fun - Center Oval
  • 5:30 am – 9:00 am - Animal Health Inspection for Swine - Parking Lot South of Centennial Village
  • 5:30 am – 9:00 am - All Swine arrive, weigh in (market) or check in (breeding) and in place (all animals must have arrived by 9:00 am for Health Inspection) -Exhibition Building
  • 6:00 am - Livestock Buildings Open to Exhibitors
  • 7:00 am – 7:00 pm - 4-H Leaders Food Booth - North side of 4-H Building
  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public All Buildings
  • 8:00 am - Market Beef Show - North Oval
  • 8:00 – 11:00 am - Flower/Horticulture Check In - Historic Bunkhouse
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - 4-H Youth Rock Café Open - 4-H Building
  • 9:00 am - Poultry Showmanship - Event Center
  • 10:00 am - Rabbit Showmanship - Event Center
  • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm - Historic 1900’s Admission fee of $2.00 to visit Centennial Village
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - Special Events - Celebrating Seniors - Pavilion
  • 1:00 pm (approx.) - Breeding Beef Show Following the Market Beef Show - North Oval
  • 1:00 pm - Flower/Horticulture Judging - Historic Bunkhouse (Open to Public)
  • 4:00 pm - Weld County Swine Breeders Assoc. Show at Weld County Fair - Exhibition Building
  • 5:00 pm - Open Team Roping at Weld County Fair - Grandstand Arena
  • 9:00 pm - ALL LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS CLOSE

Saturday, July 29th

UCHealth Community Day

  • All Day - Sandpile for Fun - Center Oval
  • 6:00 am - Livestock Buildings Open to Exhibitors
  • 7:00 – 9:00 am - Hot Air Balloons, weather permitting - Southeast Oval Grass Area
  • 7:00 am – 7:00 pm - 4-H Leaders Food Booth - North side of 4-H Building
  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public All Buildings
  • 8:00 am - Market and Breeding Swine Show - Exhibition Building
  • 8:00 am - Rabbit Show - Event Center
  • 9:00 am - Poultry Show - Event Center
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - 4-H Youth Rock Café Open - 4-H Building
  • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm - Historic 1900’s Admission fee of $2.00 to visit Centennial Village
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm - Fiddle Fest (entries begin at 9:00) - Pavilion
  • 10:00 am - Garden Tractor Pull at Weld County Fair Grandstand Arena
  • 3:00 pm - Photo Session - 4-H Grand & Reserve Grand Champions - In front of 4-H Building
  • 3:30 pm - Photo Session- Open Class, Flower, Vegetable & Crops Overall Champion/Reserve Champion & Reserve Champions Event Center Middle of West Foyer
  • 4:00 pm - Photo Session - Open Class Grand & Reserve Grand Champions
  • 5:00 pm - Open Team Roping at Weld County Fair - Grandstand Arena
  • 6:00 pm - Catch-It Program - North Oval
  • 8:00 pm - Midnight Fair Dance - South Grand Stands, Concessions by 4-H Hard Rock Cafe
  • 9:00 pm - ALL LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS CLOSE

Sunday, 30th

Anadarko Family Fun Day

  • All Day - Sandpile for Fun - Center Oval
  • 6:00 am - Livestock Buildings Open to Exhibitors
  • 7:00 am – 4:00 pm - 4-H Leaders Food Booth - North Side of 4-H Building
  • 7:00 am - Rocket Fly Day - Dirt Parking Lot West of Centennial Village
  • 8:00 am - Cowboy Church - Sermon & Worship by Justin Todd Herod, Public Invited - Pavilion
  • 8:00 am – 3:00 pm - All Buildings Open to Public
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am - Animal Health Inspection for Bucket Calves
  • 8:00 am - Vette Fest 2017 Car Show Presented by: Corvettes West Car
    Club at Weld County Fair - South East Oval
  • 9:00 am - All Around Large Animal Showmanship - North Oval
  • 10:00 am - Bucket Calf Show - North Oval
  • 10:00 am - All Around Small Animal Showmanship - Event Center
  • 10:30 am - Parade (after Bucket Calf Show) - Staging at Bunkhouse
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm - Fair Barbeque - Pavilion
  • Noon – 5:00 pm - Historic 1900’s Admission fee of $2.00 to visit Centennial Village
  • 1:30 pm - Awards Ceremony Immediately following BBQ - Pavilion, Horse Awards immediately following Awards Ceremony, Exhibition Building Room 5
  • 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Premium Payout - Event Center Outside Ticket Window
  • 3:00 pm - 4-H and Open Exhibits Closed
  • 4:30 pm - Meeting for all exhibitors with Animals in the Junior Livestock Sale - North end of Event Center on bleachers
  • 4:00 to 5:00 pm - Release of all Non Livestock Exhibits (4-H, FFA, Open Class & Agriculture)
  • 5:30 to 9:00 pm - Release of Market Livestock Projects (except sale, sale committee shipped and Carcass Contest entered animals)

Monday, July 31st

  • 6:00 am - Livestock Buildings Open to Exhibitors
  • 8:00 am - Ultrasound for Sheep, Goat & Swine Carcass Contest
  • 2:30 pm - 4-H Rock Café Open Event Center – at Sale
  • 3:00 pm - Junior Livestock Sale - Event Center