media release

Colorado State Fair

Colorado Department of Agriculture

www.coloradostatefair.com

www.facebook.com/colostatefair

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 4, 2012

Contacts:  

Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@ag.state.co.us

Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (719) 924-0154, Christi.Lightcap@ag.state.co.us

                                   

Colorado State Fair Entertainment Tickets Now on Sale

Colorado’s Largest Summer Event Celebrates 140 Years

PUEBLO, Colo. – From hot country tunes, to legendary beats, to top rodeo performers—there’s a variety of crowd pleasing acts lined up for the 2012 Colorado State Fair.  Fans can start planning their summer fun today; tickets to the largest summer event in Colorado go on sale at 10 a.m.

 

“This year, the Colorado State Fair is celebrating 140 years of providing a fun, educational opportunity for the people of Colorado; we’re dedicated to supporting youth and agriculture and this year promises to be an exciting State Fair,” said State Fair General Manager, Chris Wiseman.

 

Tickets purchased prior to the day of show include gate admission which allows for a day full of free activities found at the fair.  This includes free music stages, art shows, an exotic petting zoo, and a number of free family-oriented acts that perform throughout the fairgrounds. Plus—the sandcastle is back by popular demand!

 

Tickets may be purchased by visiting the Colorado State Fair box office, any Ticketmaster outlet, or by logging on to http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/872701.  To charge tickets by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.

 

2012 ENTERTAINMENT SERIES

DATE

ACT

TIME

PRICE

8/24/2012

FIGHT BRIGADE MMA

7:00 PM

$25 & $45

8/24/2012

PRCA RAM RODEO & CHRIS YOUNG

7:00 PM

$22

8/25/2012

PRCA RAM RODEO & THOMPSON SQUARE PRESENTED BY BIG R

7:00 PM

$22

8/26/2012

PRCA RAM RODEO & FREESTYLE BULLFIGHTS (AMERICAN HERO DAY)

7:00 PM

$12 OR $5 WITH SERVICE ID

8/27/2012

PRCA RAM RODEO

7:00 PM

$12

8/28/2012

PRCA RAM RODEO

7:00 PM

$1

8/29/2012

MERLE HAGGARD

7:00 PM

$30

8/29/2012

CSF INVITATIONAL BULL WARS

7:00 PM

$10

8/30/2012

STEVE MILLER BAND PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE

7:00 PM

$40

8/30/2012

RANCH RODEO

7:00 PM

$7

8/31/2012

THE TEMPTATIONS & THE FOUR TOPS

7:00 PM

$30

8/31/2012

MONSTER TRUCKS

8:00 PM

ADULTS $20/KIDS AGES 5-11 $15

9/1/2012

KENNY LOGGINS

7:00 PM

$25

9/1/2012

MONSTER TRUCKS

1:00 PM

ADULTS $20/KIDS AGES 5-11 $15

9/1/2012

DEMOLITION DERBY

7:00 PM

ADULTS $20/KIDS AGES 5-11 $15

9/2/2012

CELEBRACION DE LOS CHARROS

7:00 PM

$12

9/3/2012

CTTPA TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL

3:00 PM

$10

* Note--PRCA RAM Rodeo on 8/28/2012 does not include gate admission.

 

The 2012 Colorado State Fair runs from August 24th – September 3rd.  For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.

 

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Editor’s Note: 

·         Interviews with General Manager Chris Wiseman are available by emailing Christi.lightcap@ag.state.co.us.

·         Entertainment photos and biographies are also available.