Sierra County Fair

October 3-6, 2024

Sierra County Fair - chickens, pigs, steer, calves, vegetables, flowers, art
Annually: the weekend after Southern NM State Fair
Cost: free

Arts, crafts, livestock, food vendors, community groups, and fun! Fair exhibits are open to the general public Thursday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. This Junior Livestock Dance is Friday night.

2023 Schedule (subject to change)

October 2-3, Mon & Tues

9:00 am-9:00pm — buildings open for booth construction (must be done by Tuesday)

October 3, Tues

1:00pm — Fair/HSRA Queen Contest

October 4, Weds

8am-3pm — Receive Indoor Department Exhibits (Home Science, Home Arts, Crafts, Ag. Produce, Decorative Arts, Ag Mechanics & 4H Projects)
8-10am — Rabbit / Poultry Check-In
9am — All Pigs on Grounds (Start weighing at 9:30)
10am — All Other Livestock on Grounds (Weigh Lambs at 10:30, followed by goats then cattle)
12pm — Mandatory Livestock Exhibitors Meeting (Lunch Provided by Johnny B’s Restaurant)
3pm — Exhibit Building closed for judging of exhibits & booths
4pm — Rabbit/Cavy Shows – Old Sale Ring
6pm — Adult Beef Showmanship

October 5, Thurs

8am-7pm — Exhibit Buildings Open
8am — County Bred Swine, Market Swine, Breeding Gilt, Showmanship, Pee Wee Pig Show – Old Show Ring
11am — Poultry Show – Old Show Ring
1pm — Rabbit Showmanship Contest – Old Sale Ring
3pm — County Bred Goat Show, Market Meat Goat Show, Showmanship, Breeding & Pygmy Goat, PeeWee Goat Show – Pavilion Show Ring

October 6, Fri

8am-7pm — Exhibit Buildings Open
8am — County Bred Lamb, Market Lamb & Breeding Sheep Show, Showmanship, Pee Wee Lamb Show – Pavilion Show Ring
4pm — Breeding Beef, County Bred Steer & Market Steer Show, Showmanship – Pavilion Show Ring
8-10pm — Junior Livestock Dance

October 7, Sat

8am-6pm — Exhibit Buildings Open
8am — Round Robin Showmanship, Pavilion Show Ring
10am — Set Up for Jr. Livestock Sale (Mandatory for Sale Exhibitors)
12pm — Team Sorting – City Arena
1pm — Cow Patty Bingo – Old Sale Ring
5pm — Buyers Dinner- Albert Lyon Event Center
6pm — Crowning of Fair Court – Pavilion Show Ring
6:30pm — Junior Livestock Sale

October 8, Sun

9am-12pm — Exhibit Buildings Open
10am — Dog Show / Pet Show Events – Pavilion Show Ring
12pm — RELEASE ALL EXHIBITS (Indoor exhibits released between 12-3)
12 — Booth breakdown / removal

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