The Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo is Riding into Town!

August 1, 2014
By: Sheri Wren
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It’s almost time once again for the County Fair with an Urban Flair at the Jefferson County Fair August 8-10,  2014!  Returning favorites and brand new events include animal exhibits and shows, Chili Cook-off and Beerfest, free petting zoo, livestock auction and farmer’s market, community open class exhibits, and the Jeffco Colorado Pro Rodeo featuring the Westernaires!  There is something for everyone with An Evening of Horses show Friday, August 8th followed by fireworks; live musical and talent entertainment all weekend, the 2015 Jefferson County Rodeo Royalty pageant,  Cowboy Church, pancake breakfast, and much, much more!

General admission is $1 Friday and Saturday, and free on Sunday to ensure a fun time!  Ticketed events are Chili cook-off and Beerfest starting at $15 advance purchase online; CPRA Rodeo $15 at the gate/$12 in advance purchase, and An Evening of Horses ($5 at the door).   The all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Sunday morning is only $5!  Kids Fun Zone includes a 200’ zip line, giant hamster balls, mechanical bull, inflatable obstacle course and much more will be all part of the fun! 

Advance tickets can be purchased at

Highlights include:

  • CPRA Rodeo, August 9th, (named the CPRA Best Small Purse Rodeo for 2010 and 2011)
  • Kids Fun Zone
  • The annual Chili Cook-off and Beerfest  (August 9th) with over 20 chili recipes and over 20 beers to taste
  • 4-H animal exhibits
  • The annual livestock sale and 4H farmers market
  • A tremendous display of local artisan talent in the Open Class exhibits
  • Petting zoo (Free)
  • An Evening of Horses (August 8th), featuring various breeds and disciplines of the equestrian world and also featuring the famous Westernaires followed by a fireworks show!
  • Vendors
  • Stage entertainment on 2 separate stages
  • Cowboy Church and pancake breakfast Sunday morning, August 10th
  • True West Productions open jackpot barrel racing and gymkhana, August 10th
  • Classic Car Show sponsored by the Golden Super Cruise, August 9th
  • 2015 Royalty pageant, August 8th and 9th

The Jefferson County Fairgrounds is located at 15200 W. 6th Avenue; Golden, CO  80401 – just off of 6th Avenue and Indiana.  For more information, please visit