What you need to know
A: Entry to the 2020 Otero County Fair is free.
A: No outside food or drink is allowed. With many food and beverage vendors onsite, there is sure to be something for everyone!
A: Most vendors will accept multiple payment types, however, having cash on hand for the few that do not accept cards would be advisable.
A: The Otero County Fair has a Security and First Aid Station onsite during the Fair. The Security Office is located under the Main Pavilion and the First Aid Station will be located in the Emergency Services Trailer near the entrance to the Fair.
A: Yes. From hogs to rabbits, the Otero County Fair has them all. Please visit the Livestock Barn where the youth of Otero County showcase their yearlong efforts and hard work raising their livestock.
A: Yes. Friday and Saturday nights Rodeos have Reserve Seating. The Ranch Rodeo shows are only general seating. Call the fair office for ticket purchase locations and options.
A: Reserve Seats are $15.00
General Admission seats are $10.00
Ranch Rodeo tickets are $8.00
Ages 12 and under are free
You can drop off your Fine Arts, Photography, and Home Arts on Saturday September 18 from 9am to Noon. Baked Goods and Food Preservation drop off is Tuesday September 21 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. Drop off at 401 Fairgrounds Rd in the Exhibit Building.
Pick up for all Home Arts, Fine Arts, Photography etc. is Sunday September 26 from 8 am to 10am.
How Does the Livestock Sale Work?
A: At the showring in the Livestock Barn.
A: Registration occurs in the Livestock Barn prior to the Sale.
A: All except for Steers, which are sold by the pound.
A: You may have the animal processed, sell the animal to the packer, donate the animal to the Booster Pot, or take the animal home. Details on processing and packer sales will be available at the Sale.