- Bring everyone out for a few days of county fair events.
- Kids are free
- Stop by the Tim’s Toyota Center for all the fun!
Overview: Bring everyone out for a few days of county fair events. From pie contests to carnival rides this is a must for your late September weekend plans. There is something for everyone!
When: 4 days of fun the last weekend in September. This year it takes place September 7th-10th, 2017.
Where: Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.
Fees: Kids are FREE and Adults are from $3 to $5 a day
Details: Located in the center of Arizona, the Yavapai County Fair attracts several thousand people from across the state. an affordable good time for the whole family.
The fair features a multitude of departments, which include: fine arts, photography, creative art/collections, floriculture, a horse show, minerals and gems, community and non-profit exhibits, horseshoe tournament, and a treasure hunt.
The first fair was held in October of 1913 and continued until 1932 except for a lapse during the Great Depression and World War II. While a fair was not held at the fairgrounds, a Yavapai County Fair booth displayed exhibits each year at the Arizona State Fair. In 1947 the fair returned to the Yavapai fairgrounds and have continued since. With track located on the fairgrounds, horse racing reigns as a major event of the fair but is not the central focus.
A free informational book including a schedule and details of the fair are available at the local library, chamber of commerce, and the Tim’s Toyota Center.
Find more information on the Yavapai County Fair website.