PUEBLO, Colo. — Starting with a flash sale, the Colorado State Fair announced its plans for “Mountains of Fun” during the 151st State Fair, scheduled for August 25 – September 4, 2023, at the State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colorado.
Over the span of 151 minutes, the Colorado State Fair sold admission tickets for $1.51, selling a total of more than 66,000 tickets. Additionally, the State Fair announced the headliners of the 2023 Southwest Motors Event Center performances: Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias and Lil’ Jon. Additional information about performances and events will be released in May.
To match the “Mountains of Fun” theme, the 2023 State Fair will also feature a lumberjack show, themed sand sculpture, and History Colorado’s “Our Mountains” exhibit.
Tickets for Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias and Lil’ Jon will go on sale on Friday, March 31, 2023, and can be purchased online at coloradostatefair.com, by phone at 1-800-514-3849, and in person at the Colorado State Fair Box Office. Concert tickets purchased on or before August 24 include fair general admission.
Also on Friday, advance general admission tickets will go on sale for $9 and advance single day carnival tickets will go on sale for $32. Both of those discounted tickets will be available through August 24.
“Our 151st State Fair will celebrate all things Colorado,” said Scott Stoller, General Manager of the Colorado State Fair. “We have plenty of excitement planned for the 11 days of the Colorado State Fair, including concerts, livestock competitions, and mountains of fun!”
About the Colorado State Fair: The Colorado State Fair is an annual event held in Pueblo, Colorado that creates an entertaining, inspiring, and educational inter-generational experience highlighting the preservation, promotion, and exposition of our state’s vibrant and diverse agricultural industry and culture. In 2021, the 11 days of the State Fair generated $43.7 million in total output which supported 506 total jobs and $14.9 million in total earnings in Pueblo County.
— Colorado Department of Agriculture