Coconino County Fair, Flagstaff Arizona

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Coconino County Fair

Flagstaff's fairgrounds are located in the city outskirts, not far from the scenic backdrop of the desert and mountains for which it has become so legendary. However, each year it hosts one of the most thrilling events in its annual calendar, the Coconino County Fair. Read More

  • Events take place at the Coconino County Fairgrounds
  • This annual event is typically held over Labor Day weekend
  • Entry fees vary by age

Overview: The Coconino County Fair has become synonymous with fun, excitement and all the fixings of a good old-fashioned get together. It is an annual event, located in the fairgrounds in Flagstaff, Arizona, attracting not only fair goers, but even local tourists who are camping out in its nearby wilderness.

Where: Coconino County Fairgrounds

When: September 1st-4th, 2017.

Cost: Entry fees vary by age. Carnival rides and food vendors are separate from event fees.

Details: Imagine for a minute the childhood thrill at walking across a grassy field and entering a magical world of tents, animals, candy and plenty of rides. That is what the fair is all about, being held on Labor Day's weekend, in the grounds of old Fort Tuthill.

The fair is like a local exhibition combined with a touch of country. Livestock and horses mingle peacefully amongst the many tented venues. The smell of barbecued hamburgers and hotdogs tantalizes the taste buds into a feeding frenzy. As if that was not enough, popcorn, milkshakes, corn dogs, brownies, fudge, cotton candy and toffee apples appear around almost every corner. Huge carnival sized rides – ferris wheels and bumper cars – draw in the crowds. Local artisans and crafts people offer interesting and unique trinkets as take home souvenirs. In the background, the fair dances to the sound of local musicians and folk music whilst in the distance, the demolition derby revs its cars' engines to the cheers of onlookers.

Find more information on the Coconino County Fair website.

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