San Luis Valley Fair

The San Luis Valley Fair started in 1902. It is a local event for both youth and adults. The fair offers a variety of events and shows, from cake decorating to horse and livestock shows. The San Luis Valley Fair is run by a dedicated group of volunteers.

It's Friday and we have another Friends of Fair Sponsor!! Thank you Rio Grande Hospital!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #FriendsofFairSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

The early bird registration deadline for the Ray Hinton Memorial Livestock Jackpot is Tuesday, June 11th. Don't miss the chance to save money if you are planning on entering this show. See our Facebook event for more information.

It's the LAST DAY to Sponsor!!! Meanwhile thank you Steve & Donna Burris for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Shout out to Sinclair Farms for their Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Woohoo last minute Bronze Sponsor!! Thank you Eric L Ellithorpe for your support!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BrozneSponsor

Thank you Mark Holman for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

It's the last week to Sponsor and we'd like to thank David Faucette Farms for their Buckle Sponsorship! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

It's about that time, 2019 SLV Fair Sponsorships are due June 1!!!

San Luis Valley 4-H

Interested in getting some show experience in before fair? Don't miss the Ray Hinton Memorial Livestock Jackpot next month. Check out the flyer for info and get registered before the early bird deadline to save some cash.

San Luis Valley 4-H

New 4-H families, want to learn what fair is all about? Join us at our Fair 101 class, May 29 from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Extension office. We'll walk you through the whole fair experience, including navigating the fair book, submitting entries, setting-up, judging, competing in shows, and selling an animal. RSVP to the office if you plan to attend, as space is limited!

Ecodynamics thank you for your Friends of Fair Sponsorship!!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryarinFairadise #FriendsofFairSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

We want to send a special shout out this Mother’s Day to all of our 4-H moms who help make the best better! #MothersDay

Happy Friday!! We have a few more Brand Sponsors, thank you, Daniel Davis, Erin Nissen, and Mosby Farms!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairaidise #BrandSponsors

Another Buckle Sponsor!! Thank you Circle K MillS\s for your Sponsorship. #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Mineral County, thank you for your support towards the 2019 Fair!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #CountySponsor

Heikes Trucking LLC thank you so much for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

Save the date for the Ray Hinton Memorial Jackpot, June 22-23 at Ski Hi Park. This show, put on by the Sand Dune Drifters 4-H Club, is a great opportunity to get some practice in the show ring.

San Luis Valley Fair

We still have a long list of buckles that need to be sponsored and of course, any other sponsorships are appreciated!!

Keep seeing all the people you know, but not your name/business?? It's not too late to sponsor the 2019 SLV Fair!! Sponsorships are due June 1st, click below for more information. #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #Sponsorsmakeitbetter

Gold Sponsor Alert!! Thank you Monte Vista Coop for your generous donations over the years!! Also, thank you for helping with our sheep/goat/swine weigh/tag date this past weekend!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #GoldSponsor

Buckle Up Show Camps

2019 schedule! Message us to sign up!!

Friends of Fair Friday Again!!! Huge shout out to Poole Chemical Co and their sponsorship! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #FriendsofFairSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

Our last free Meat Quality Assurance session of the year will be next week, Monday, May 6 at 6 pm at the Monte Vista Chamber. Don't miss this training if you need to attend this year! Also, please make sure you're on time.

Another Buckle Sponsor!! Thank you United Potato Growers of Colorado. #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFaiaradise #BuckleSponsor

Colorado Junior Swine Association - CJSA

Sunday is going to be a fun day filled with all kinds of activities at the Stan Brehon Memorial. Pack your Hawaiian shirt and check out all that will be offered.

Thank you Husmann Plumbing for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Woohoo Bronze Sponsor here, thank you San Luis Valley Federal Bank for your sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BronzeSponsor

Texas Youth Livestock and Agriculture

The acceptable range of fat is .55” to .90”. It is important to have a leaner, trimmer design with little to no excess fat. A groove down the top and a dimple right in front of the tail are also good features indicating leanness. #tipstuesday #livestockjudging

San Luis Valley 4-H

Our May newsletter is hitting inboxes this morning. Check it out there or at the link below for important info on weigh-ins, Fair 101 class, Cloverbuds, Amy's departure, and more.

San Luis Valley 4-H

Market Sheep & Goat Members: the SLV Fair Goat & Sheep Weigh-In is this Saturday, May 4, from 8 to 11 am at Ski Hi Park. All market animals in these species MUST attend to get weighed and tagged. Don't miss it! If you are planning on showing at State Fair, please bring the $5 per animal retinal scanning fee and all the info you need to fill out your nomination forms (premise ID, breed, sex, etc).

We hope everyone had a fantastic weekend and enjoyed the warm weather!! And we would like to thank Daniel Davis for his buckle sponsorships! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

All market hog members: don't miss the Hog Tagging and ID, Saturday, May 4 from 8 am to 11 am at Ski Hi Park. All market hogs must get tagged and IDed at this event in order to show at the SLV and State Fairs. This is also where folks planning on going to State Fair fill out nomination forms.

We love our brand sponsors!! Thank you Bear Creek Ranch, Faith Cattle Co. LLC, and Virgil, Sherri and Joshua Valdez!! Thank you all for your Brand Sponsors. #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BrandSponsors

Sweet Life Bakery

In support of the Blue Spruce 4H Club, we will have Krispy Kreme donuts available today after 11:00 am! Come see us and support these hard working 4H kiddos! 🍀🍩 $10/dozen
**while supplies last**

Thank you so much Dr. Mikaila Pence for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFaiaradise #BuckleSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

Calling all #4HGrown alumni! Celebrate #TBT by sharing your favorite @4-H throwback photo (like this steer photo from our archives) and help us #InspireKidstoDo by raising your hand for Colorado 4-H! #TrueLeaders

Shout out to Jason & Heather Tillman for their Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Colorado Junior Swine Association - CJSA

Please note CSU show will be in Greeley.

San Luis Valley 4-H

This is the last week to apply for Colorado 4-H Foundation scholarships! Graduating seniors, don't miss this opportunity to get some of your college funded! Applications close May 1! Learn more and apply at

Another Buckle Sponsor, thank you Ron & Sarah Stoeber!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Thank you so much Rio Grande County for your contributions towards fair, we truly couldn't do it without our counties!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #CountySponsor

Finally, it's Friday!! We'd like to say thank you to Van Treese Farms for their Buckle Sponsorships!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckelSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

Dog project members: you must submit a dog identification form in 4HOnline by May 1! Make sure you get this done ASAP. You need to ID your dog by this date to show it at the county and state fairs this summer. If you need help completing this requirement, give us a call at 719-852-7381 or drop by the office.

Thank you Nissen Farms, LLC for your Buckle Sponsorship!! #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadise #BuckleSponsor

Another Buckle Sponsor!! Thank you Ironman Hitch for your Buckle Sponsorship. #2019SLVFair #AnotheryearinFairadies #BuckleSponsor

San Luis Valley 4-H

Horse members: Don’t forget to complete your Horse Identifications in 4HOnline in the next few weeks! You must ID all project horses by May 1. Horses that are not identified by that date will not be allowed to show at the county or state fairs. Holler at us with questions!

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