Dog & Pony Show
August 2nd

A fun family variety show filled with equine and canine acts with western flair! Experience fast and furious chuckwagon races, the famous slides and spins of freestyle reining performances, and dog acts that will make you say bow-wow!
Performance is at 7pm - Ranch Way Feeds Indoor Arena
Day of ticket sales will open at 5:30pm
in the Ranchway Feeds Indoor Arena foyer
Doors open at 6:30pm
$5 kids (2-12)
$10 (13 & older)
$25 Family Four Pack

VIP Seats – Includes the best seats in the house, padded seating, appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages.
Limited seating available
$15 adults
$10 kids

Tickets now available at
Budweiser Events Center Box Office



The Carnival is Open Weeknights from 4 p.m. to Midnight
and Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to Midnight
$25 All Day Carnival Pass Available at the Carnival Daily!

$50 Mega Pass for All Days available from

Call for Group Discount Rates 970-619-4122



Toast to Ag
Open to the Public

Join us Friday, August 2 for The Ranch's Toast to Agriculture, a 4-H and CSU Scholarship Fundraising Dinner. The event is located in the Private Party Tent outside the main entrance of the Ranch Way Feeds Indoor Arena.

Open to the public, enjoy a delectable, locally grown meal from various local farms in the Northern Colorado Area and meat from CSU Meat Sciences catering. This year will include a Pie Auction and fun activities for the whole family!

$15.00 for adults, $8.00 for kids 6-12, and kids 5 and under eat free!

For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 970-619-4004.



Pancake Breakfast

Join us Sunday, August 3rd 6:30-9:30am for a complimentary pancake breakfast served by your Larimer County Fair board Stop by the Private Party Tent located outside the main entrance of the Ranch Way Feeds Indoor Arena for a stack of piping hot pancakes, ham and orange juice!

A special thank you to the following sponsors for their continued support:

  • Wendy's
  • IHop
  • Nordy's
  • Murdochs
  • Maxey Trailers
  • Ovations Catering


Crystal Lyons

Crystal Lyons Ministry returns to the Larimer County Fair and Rodeo Sunday, August 3, 2014. After a complementary pancake breakfast join us for a powerful Cowboy Church service at 9:00am in Budweiser Events Center.

Visit Crystal Lyons Ministry HERE.



Cinema under the Stars

Join us Monday August 4th and Tuesday August 5th for a movie under the stars! Starting at 8pm nightly in the Courtyard, join us for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Monday) and Despicable Me 2 (Tuesday). Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs!




Larimer County Open Roping & Barrel Race
A Larimer County tradition!
Thursday and Friday evenings- July 31st and Aug 1st at 7pm in the Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena. The Larimer County Fair will host team roping and barrel race events. Come out to see your neighbors swing a rope! For entry information please refer to the participant page.


Friday, Aug 1st:

Larimer County Freedom Horse Show
Organized by Front Range Exceptional Equestrians with support from Hearts and Horses. A fantastic opportunity to come out and see the riders of these two programs show at the top of their game! Friday, August 1st , 9am-4pm in the Budweiser Events Center.


Larimer County Mule & Donkey Show
Driving (single & hitch), Trail/Obstacle, Gymkhana and other fun games. Classes for Adults and Youth. Exhibitors will be showing in the Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena all day Friday, August 1st from 8am-5pm.


Larimer County Draft Horse Pull
Don't miss the Gentle Giants performing for you. You will see horses at halter, farm horses in farm style competition and the beautiful hitches all prettied up and prancing at their best. There is nothing like the 6 horse hitches performing in the arena. You can feel the ground pounding when they are in the arena!! Join us at this show for a day of great entertainment!! See you there!!


Larimer County Regulators
Mounted Shooting Competition- A taste of the old west! Competitors will ride a fast paced pattern while performing quick draw maneuvers and taking out as many balloons as they can in the fastest time! Excitement you won’t want to miss! Round-Up Outdoor Arena- Friday, August 2nd 4pm-dark.


Saturday, Aug 2nd:

Larimer County Junior Rodeo
Managed by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Posse. Saturday, Aug 2nd in the Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena 8am-6pm. The best of the best in Junior Rodeo will be out to show you their barrel racing, goat tying, and steer riding skills, just to name a few! Junior and Senior divisions available. For entry information please visit the Participant page.


Larimer County Draft Horse Show
Saturday, Aug 2nd in the Budweiser Events Center 8am-5pm. Northern Colorado Draft Horse Club brings us the Gentle Giants showing in classes ranging from cart, team and 4 horse hitches to farm team classes such as obstacle and farm team races and other great events.


Larimer County Fair and Rodeo
Lady In Waiting Contest will take place Saturday, August 2nd starting at 5:30pm. Other portions of the contest will take place throughout the day with this being the horsemanship portion of the contest. Following the horsemanship portion, the winner will be announced for the next Lady In Waiting. She will be officially crowned at the PRCA Rodeo on Tuesday, Aug 5th.


Sunday, August 3rd:

Ranch-Dog Gymkhana
Organized by the Continental Divide Herding Association. A mix of all the best ranch dog herding events! Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena, Sunday, August 3rd 8am-Noon.


Flavia Vaulting Clinic and Demonstrations
Organized by Complete Equestrian out of Fort Collins. A Vaulting Clinic will take place on Sunday, August 3rd from 8am-12:30pm, and 1:30 to 3:30pm followed by a demonstration on Sunday evening , August 3rd from 5:30pm-8:00pm in the Round-Up Outdoor Arena.


Lamb Scramble


Monday, August 4th:

Calf Scramble, Parade of Champions, & 4H Family Night


Tuesday, August 5th:

Goat Scramble, “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Night, & Larimer County Fair and Rodeo Queen Coronation