What you need to know

A: Entry to the 2022 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.  There are two ATMs on site.

A: The Otero County Fair has a Security and First Aid Station onsite during the Fair.  The Sheriff's Mobile Office is just inside the Main entry gate.  First Aid Station will be located in the Emergency Services Trailer near the entrance to the Fair as well.  

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.  Tickets are available at the gate, Dollar Boots and Jeans in Alamogordo, NM or on our website home page.

A: Reserve Seats are $20.00 

    General Admission seats are $15.00

    Ages 13 and under are free for general       

    admission tickets.

You can drop off your Fine Arts, Photography, and Home Arts on Saturday September 16 from 9am to Noon and again Monday September 18 from 3pm to 6pm. Baked Goods and Food Preservation drop off is Wednesday September 20 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 24 from 8 am to 11 am.

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.